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How schools can keep track of mobile devices

8/21/2014

  • EdTech magazine online

As schools introduce more mobile technology, there is increased risk of the devices going missing, according to this article, which offers five suggestions to help IT officials track mobile technology… Read More

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Global education news

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Report: Japan should provide more research opportunities for students

8/19/2014

  • Mainichi (Japan), The

Japanese students given more research opportunities during their "comprehensive study" periods perform better on achievement tests, according to a recent report by the Ministry of Education, Culture,… Read More

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News for the education and policy communities

NASBE State Ed SmartBrief

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Utah education board distributes $39.2M in LAND trust funds to schools

8/20/2014

  • KSTU-TV (Salt Lake City)

The Utah State Board of Education has distributed a record $39.2 million to school community councils around the state, thanks to interest dividends from a $1.9 billion School LAND Trust, the board an… Read More

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6 lessons students should learn now to be successful later

8/21/2014

  • Edutopia.org

Teachers can act now to help prepare their students for the challenges they will face in later decades, asserts teacher and neurologist Judy Willis. In this blog post, she suggests teaching students t… Read More

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News in international education

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Published in partnership with: European Council of International Schools

Schools in Australia consider later start to benefit students

8/19/2014

  • Herald Sun (Melbourne, Australia) (tiered subscription model)

Several schools in Australia are adjusting their schedules or giving students a choice in start times because of concerns that students are waking up too early for school and not getting enough sleep.… Read More

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Texas district concerned as pay raises are used to compete for teachers

8/19/2014

  • Houston Chronicle (tiered subscription model)

Leaders in one small school district in the Houston area say a trend of pay increases for teachers in neighboring districts is threatening their recruitment efforts. Many districts -- including the T… Read More

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Higher education leadership news

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Indian students lead surge in international admissions to U.S. colleges

8/21/2014

  • InsideHigherEd.com

A surge of students from India has increased the number of international student applications at U.S. graduate schools by 10% this year, according to a new survey from the Council of Graduate Schools.… Read More