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ASCD SmartBrief

News serving the K-12 education profession

ASCD SmartBrief

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Survey: Job satisfaction is high among teachers despite challenges

5/5/2015

  • T.H.E. Journal

Job satisfaction is the primary reason teachers stay in the profession, according to a recent survey of more than 1,000 K-12 teachers. The survey also found that despite the challenges of the job, 68%… Read More

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Global education news

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

80 schools in India adopt cloud-based learning platform

5/5/2015

  • Business Standard (India)

Students and teachers in 80 Sri Chaitanya Schools, a pan-India network of K-12 education institutions, now have access to Microsoft's Edu-Cloud. The recently launched platform will give students acces… 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

Ind. legislature expands authority of board of education

4/30/2015

  • Chalkbeat

Indiana lawmakers have passed a measure giving more power to the Indiana State Board of Education and less to the state superintendent. The bill, expected to be signed by Gov. Mark Pence, gives the bo… Read More

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Education news for teachers

Accomplished TeacherĀ® by SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

Teacher collaboration can tap expertise to support student needs

5/5/2015

  • eSchool News (free registration)

General-education and special-education teachers need to work collaboratively to meet students' needs, writes Christine Fax-Huckaby, a special-education academic support teacher in California. In this… Read More

ECIS SmartBrief

News in international education

ECIS SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: European Council of International Schools

Survey: Record enrolment reported at UK independent schools

5/4/2015

  • Guardian (London), The

Private schools in the UK are enroling a record number of students, according to a survey by the Independent Schools Council. Findings also show fewer British residents are studying in independent sch… Read More

ASCD K12 Leadership Brief, powered by SmartBrief

News for leaders in education

ASCD K12 Leadership Brief, powered by SmartBrief

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Manage up without losing your values

5/4/2015

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Leadership

Would-be leaders should be confident in their values and willing to influence those above them, writes Harry Kraemer, former CEO and chairman of Baxter International. It's important, however, to be ho… Read More

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Higher education leadership news

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Do SAT changes go far enough?

5/4/2015

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The College Board will release a new SAT in the spring of 2016, but even with much-needed changes, the college-entrance exam remains flawed, according to University of California President Emeritus Ri… Read More

HERC Leadership SmartBrief

Leadership news for higher education professionals

HERC Leadership SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Higher Education Recruitment Consortium

Online classes a big piece of college puzzle, Stanford president says

5/4/2015

  • CampusTechnology.com

Online technology will be the main driver for continuing and vocational education at colleges and universities, said Stanford University President John Hennessy. During a recent talk, Hennessy said sc… Read More