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Math, science teachers gain hands-on job experience

7/28/2014

  • WRAL-TV (Raleigh, N.C.)

Some math and science teachers in North Carolina, California and other states are gaining real-world experience through programs that place teachers in on-the-job settings. Some educators say such pro… Read More

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Global education news

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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

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Md. education board moves forward on discipline guidelines

7/23/2014

  • WBAL-TV (Baltimore)

The Maryland State Board of Education on Tuesday accepted new discipline guidelines to help districts determine when to suspend or expel students. The guidelines were prompted by concerns that too man… Read More

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How teachers can start the school year off right

7/28/2014

  • Edutopia.org

Teachers can have mixed emotions going into a new school year, writes transformational leadership coach Elena Aguilar. In this blog post, she offers tips to help teachers ease back into the school yea… Read More

ECIS SmartBrief

News in international education

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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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Leaders should be built for velocity, not speed

7/28/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Kenny

Leaders need to move fast, but they also need to learn to communicate goals clearly and ensure their energy is focused and well-directed, says Weather Company CEO David Kenny. "Speed without a purpose… Read More

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Higher education leadership news

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Ohio colleges begin offering tuition guarantees

7/28/2014

  • Akron Beacon Journal (Ohio)

Two Ohio public community colleges will offer tuition guarantees to incoming freshmen this fall. A new state law allows colleges to offer a flat rate for up to three years. Ohio State University is ex… Read More