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Institute gives teachers in-depth knowledge of U.S. Supreme Court

7/21/2014

  • Education Week (tiered subscription model)

This summer, about 60 teachers -- self-proclaimed enthusiasts of the law and U.S. Supreme Court -- got an opportunity to understand the court more fully through the Supreme Court Summer Institute for … Read More

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Global education news

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

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Report: Teachers in England cater teaching to Ofsted preferences

7/22/2014

  • BBC

Despite a directive that teachers in England should be free to determine their own teaching styles, a think tank has released a report that finds that Ofsted inspections are prompting teachers to impl… Read More

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News for the education and policy communities

NASBE State Ed SmartBrief

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Mo. education board to hold hearings on new state standards

7/16/2014

  • KWMU-FM (St. Louis)

The Missouri State Board of Education will hold three hearings on new education standards after Gov. Jay Nixon signed a law to revise Common Core State Standards. The new Missouri standards are expect… Read More

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Education news for teachers

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Calif. district's job-embedded PD prepares teachers for technology

7/22/2014

  • San Diego Union-Tribune

A California school district is helping teachers learn to use technology to facilitate blended learning through a job-embedded professional development program. The four-week training, which was volun… Read More

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News in international education

ECIS SmartBrief

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Australian teachers union calls for advanced degrees for new teachers

7/22/2014

  • Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The

The head of the Australian Education Union says five-year courses, such as master's degrees, should be required for teachers to properly prepare them for the classroom. The union also supports a limit… Read More

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Tenn. district uses coaches to boost teacher effectiveness

7/20/2014

  • Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.) (free content), The

New and struggling teachers at one school district in Memphis, Tenn., are working with peer coaches to help improve their skills and performance. "We're not operating in silos anymore," said Amy Nelso… Read More

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Higher education leadership news

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Paper recommends colleges incorporate common core in admissions

7/22/2014

  • InsideHigherEd.com
  • Hechinger Report, The

Colleges and universities need to incorporate Common Core State Standards assessments into their admissions processes to smooth the transition for incoming students, according to a recent report from … Read More