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NAEP Crafts Plans to Deploy Tablets for Testing The architects of one of the best known gauges of student achievementthe National Assessment of Educational Progressare preparing for a dramatic expansion of technology-based assessment.
Education Week | 21 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
2014 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools and District Sustainability Awardees Announced Acting Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality Mike Boots joined U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today to announce the 2014 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools award honorees.
ED.gov | 22 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Motherlode Blog: Striving for School-Mom Perfection As a child, I wished my mother could spend more time involved with my school and activities, but thats not who she was. I hoped to do better, but I wasnt sure what that would look like.
New York Times | Apr 22, 2014 4:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Section 28-style bans on promoting homosexuality on the rise in UK schools, teachers say Growing numbers of schools are introducing Section 28-style bans on promoting homosexuality in the classroom, delegates told the National Union of Teachers' annual conference in Brighton today.
The Independent | Apr 22, 2014 4:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. Department of Education Announces Awards to Arizona and New Hampshire to Continue Efforts to Turn Around Lowest-Performing Schools U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Arizona and New Hampshire will receive more than $12 million to continue efforts to turn around their persistently lowest-achieving schools through new awards from the Department's School Improv
ED.gov | Apr 22, 2014 4:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
US court upholds state decision on race ban Read full story for latest details.
Education Week | Apr 22, 2014 4:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Marking boycott: should postgrads who teach side with students or staff? Graduate teaching assistants have divided loyalties we support call for better pay but worry about impact on students Continue reading...
The Guardian | Apr 22, 2014 3:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Recognizing Green Schools on Earth Day To celebrate Earth Day, earlier today U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the 2014 U.S.
ED.gov | Apr 22, 2014 3:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What can be done to protect teachers from cyberbullying? open thread New research shows that 21% of teachers have received abuse online. What support do teachers need to cope with this? Share you views, stories and advice with us Continue reading...
The Guardian | Apr 22, 2014 2:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Volunteers find scenes of hope, despair at S. Korea ferry site Hundreds of bereaved parents, relatives, and friends mingle with volunteershere in a display of agony and heartbreak, shame and disbelief,over the sinking of a ferry on a holiday cruise packed with high school students on a school excursion. An atmosphere
Yahoo! News | Apr 22, 2014 2:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend