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Courts play larger roles in teacher-related policy decisions

3/2/2015

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Battles over teacher-related policies increasingly are being decided by the courts, rather than lawmakers. This article highlights some recent examples, including the American Federation of Teachers' … Read More

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Global education news

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Report calls for focus on career training in Australian state

2/23/2015

  • Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The

Schools in New South Wales, Australia, focus too much on university entry -- rather than preparing students for the workplace -- according to a recent report. The study points to programmes in Germany… Read More

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Tips to help make better technology purchases

2/25/2015

  • eSchool News (free registration)

Purchasing the right education technology can be a daunting task for school leaders, suggests John Carver, superintendent of Howard-Winneshiek Community Schools in Cresco, Iowa. In this commentary, he… Read More

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Research: 5 teaching practices that work

3/1/2015

  • Edutopia.org

Teachers should be clear about expectations when beginning a project or course of study and frequently facilitate classroom discussions, Rebecca Alber writes. In this blog post, she cites these and ot… Read More

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News in international education

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4 in 10 international schools teach England's national curriculum

2/23/2015

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

In the global education marketplace, English exams are considered the "gold standard" despite their controversial reputation in their home country. Data show that 4 of 10 international schools now tea… Read More

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6 ways to eliminate toxic complaints

3/2/2015

  • Fast Company online

Complaints are a way for people to bond, but over time, the complaints swirling around a workplace can become toxic, argues Jon Gordon, author of "The No Complaining Rule." This article offers six pos… Read More

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Higher education leadership news

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Ideas for college admissions offices on using content marketing

2/27/2015

  • HubSpot.com

Higher-education admissions offices can boost enrollment by targeting what motivates a student's interest in the school, Converge Consulting marketing strategist Holly Stayton suggests in this blog po… Read More