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FCC expected to vote Friday on E-Rate overhaul

7/9/2014

  • Education Week (tiered subscription model)

The Federal Communications Commission is expected to discuss -- and vote -- Friday on a proposal to modernize the E-Rate program. Commissioners specifically will review a proposal published by FCC Cha… Read More

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Research suggests increased use of cognitive enhancers among European students

7/8/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Consumption of so-called smart drugs among European university students likely has increased over the past few years, according to Boris Quednow, an assistant professor and psychologist at the Psychia… Read More

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Wyo. state education board halts work on new science standards

7/2/2014

  • Wyoming Public Media

The Wyoming State Board of Education has voted to suspend the work of a state education department committee reviewing new science standards. The board doubted the committee's ability to come up with … Read More

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How to ask questions to develop higher-order thinking in students

7/9/2014

  • Edutopia.org

Students often are not asked a range of questions in the classroom that promote higher-order thinking and help them reach their full potential, writes Maurice Elias, a professor at Rutgers University.… Read More

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News in international education

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Should Canada do more to protect children online?

7/8/2014

  • Toronto Star, The

While the US has taken steps to protect children's privacy online, in Canada, there are no laws on the books that specifically protect children online. However, with the popularity of gaming at home a… Read More

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Kan. board of education proposes $459M spending increase

7/9/2014

  • Hutchinson News (Kan.), The

In a mostly symbolic move, the Kansas State Board of Education on Tuesday voted to increase spending by $459 million for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 school years. The proposed spending increase comes as t… Read More

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Calif. college breaks ground on $23.4M student services building

7/9/2014

  • Press-Telegram (Long Beach, Calif.)

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Tuesday for a new $23.4 million Student Services building at Long Beach City College in California. The building, funded by a voter-approved 2008 bond measure, will … Read More