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Minn. law aims to protect victims of bullying in schools

4/21/2014

  • Sun Newspapers (Minn.)

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton recently signed the Safe and Supportive Schools Act, which aims to protect victims of bullying in schools by supporting local policies, providing training for educators and … Read More

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Global education news

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Australian school uses feedback, collaboration to improve teaching, learning

4/22/2014

  • Australian Teacher Magazine online

A high school in Australia has adopted a culture of collaboration to help develop a "community of learning", educator Darcy Moore writes. The strategy includes a focus on providing timely, constructi… Read More

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Ind. works toward adoption of common core replacement

4/16/2014

  • ABC News

The Indiana Education Roundtable is expected to vote Monday on new education standards that would replace the Common Core State Standards. In the state, which was the first to abandon plans to impleme… Read More

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Ky. district forms task force to re-envision math instruction

4/22/2014

  • Richmond Register (Ky.)

A teacher-led mathematics task force in a Kentucky school district is recommending improvements to the math curriculum. The 18-member group's motto is "Meaningful Math Matters." The goal is to make ma… Read More

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News in international education

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UK leader seeks to introduce Latin, Greek into state schools

4/21/2014

  • Telegraph (London) (tiered subscription model), The

Ian Bauckham, president of the UK Association of School and College Leaders, which represents secondary heads, is urging state schools to teach Latin and Ancient Greek to help bridge the gap between s… Read More

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What leaders can learn from children's books

4/21/2014

  • Quartz

Leaders should consider learning from children's books, which tend to be more concise and captivating than management books, says former KPMG and American Red Cross official Pam Rogers, now a children… Read More

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Higher education leadership news

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Supreme Court backs Mich.'s affirmative action ban

4/22/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The
  • Politico (Washington, D.C.)

Sotomayor

The Supreme Court has refused to strike down Michigan's ban on affirmative action in college admissions, paving the way for similar ballot measures to be put before voters in other states. The ban had… Read More