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Teacher-preparation rules, more still pending from education dept.

9/29/2014

  • Education Week (tiered subscription model)

Education Secretary Arne Duncan had a lengthy list to accomplish over the summer, according to this blog post, which examines the items he checked off the list, the items still pending and what educat… Read More

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Global education news

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

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Effort in New Zealand seeks to provide students with digital skills

9/29/2014

  • Stuff (New Zealand)

Students and their families in a New Zealand community are petitioning officials to invest in take-home technology to close the digital divide between low-income students and their more affluent peers… Read More

NASBE State Ed SmartBrief

News for the education and policy communities

NASBE State Ed SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of State Boards of Education

Group seeks to add civics test to graduation requirements

9/22/2014

  • U.S. News & World Report

Recent research shows that American adults may be lacking in their knowledge of basic civics. A national campaign called the Civics Education Initiative is seeking to get all states to add the U.S. na… Read More

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Education news for teachers

Accomplished Teacher® by SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

Teacher: Share the books that made a difference in your life

9/30/2014

  • Scholastic.com

There is a list of books that stand out as particularly important in the life of Meghan Everette, a first-grade teacher in Alabama. In this blog post, she shares those books -- including "Bridge to Te… Read More

ECIS SmartBrief

News in international education

ECIS SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: European Council of International Schools

Australian school fuses mindfulness techniques with photography

9/23/2014

  • EducationHQ

Grade nine students at Brisbane Grammar School in Australia are learning about mindfulness -- a method to limit distraction and improve focus -- through the use of outdoor photography. In this opinion… Read More

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News for leaders in education

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Do you have what it takes to be a great leader?

9/29/2014

  • Three Star Leadership blog

When you're offered a leadership role, think carefully about what you really want, writes Wally Bock. Leadership is only fun or fulfilling if you enjoy helping others to succeed, taking responsibility… Read More

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Higher education leadership news

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Calif. community colleges to offer bachelor's degrees

9/30/2014

  • EdSource

Vocational degrees requiring advanced credits now will be available at 15 California community colleges after Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday signed Senate Bill 850. The pilot program, which makes Californ… Read More