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Data: Investment in safety technology varies among schools

5/21/2015

  • U.S. News & World Report

More schools -- 75% in 2013-14 compared with 64% in 2011-12 -- are investing in security cameras on campus, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education. However, data reveal some ga… Read More

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Global education news

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

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Study offers global view of gender stereotypes in STEM

5/19/2015

  • U.S. News & World Report

Individuals in the Netherlands, Hungary, Vietnam, South Africa and Estonia may be most likely to associate science with men, according to a recent study of 66 countries. The study offers a global pict… 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

Ala. board could lose charter-school commission authority

5/20/2015

  • Montgomery Advertiser (Ala.) (tiered subscription model)

The Alabama State Board of Education would have no power to approve members of a charter-school commission under legislation passed this week by a House committee. The measure comes after board member… Read More

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Education news for teachers

Accomplished TeacherĀ® by SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

"Shark Tank" exercise offers business experience to Ill. 4th-graders

5/21/2015

  • Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Fourth-grade students at an Illinois school recently designed innovative products, plus business and marketing plans, and presented them to entrepreneurs in a "Shark Tank"-like exercise. The project i… Read More

ECIS SmartBrief

News in international education

ECIS SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: European Council of International Schools

AP, IB students in Indonesia use artwork to support local orphanage

5/18/2015

  • Jakarta Globe (Indonesia)

Students in Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate art courses at a school in Indonesia are displaying their artwork to raise funds to help others. The money raised will go to Akhiruz Zaman… Read More

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Give feedback if you want to see improvement

5/20/2015

  • Business Insider
  • Business Insider

Giving tough feedback isn't much easier than receiving it, but it's a vital skill that benefits everyone involved, writes Facebook executive Andrew Bosworth. "And if you master that skill you will fin… Read More

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Higher education leadership news

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Ga. Regents grants raises to 3 public college presidents

5/22/2015

  • American City Business Journals

The presidents of three of Georgia's top public universities have been granted significant raises by the Board of Regents. Starting July 1, Georgia Tech President "Bud" Peterson and Georgia State Univ… Read More

HERC Leadership SmartBrief

Leadership news for higher education professionals

HERC Leadership SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Higher Education Recruitment Consortium

Survey: More women in technology would increase innovation

5/20/2015

  • CNET

About 73% of Americans believe having more women in technology would make the field more innovative, according to a survey by advertising-tech firm Mediaocean. Nearly 40% of those surveyed said they b… Read More