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Mar 15, 2017
Could Tech Help Eliminate Snow Days?
Could Tech Help Eliminate Snow Days?
A proposal to allow Minnesota schools to use technology to keep classes in session even when blizzards hit and buses can't run is intriguing to local school officials, as long as it doesn't become mandatory. A bill in the state House of Representatives would let school districts use "e-learning" to avoid canceling school for winter weather or other ...
Inforum
Yesterday Was Pi Day; 4 Findings on Math Education
For almost 30 years, math enthusiasts have been taking part in festivities on March 14 to honor an infinitely long number ...
Pew Research Center
Play As a Test Prep Tool
Play As a Test Prep Tool
Standardized tests can be a wonderful teaching tool to enrich and deepen classroom learning. What?! The prevailing wisdom ...
Edutopia
How one district is eliminating budget discussion guesswork
How one district is eliminating budget discussion guesswork
The Souderton Area School District in Pennsylvania is revamping its budget procedures to focus more on hard data and less on ...
Education DIVE
Find Your Birthday Hidden in Pi
March 14 is recognized across the math world as Pi Day, thanks to the resemblance of the date "3/14" to the first three digits ...
Time
DeVos to Urban School Leaders: I Support Public Schools
DeVos to Urban School Leaders: I Support Public Schools
In perhaps her biggest mea culpa to date, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, an ardent supporter of school choice and private ...
US News & World Report
Maximizing Your Feedback’s Impact
Although the importance of meaningful feedback is well-known, one aspect of feedback that's often overlooked is how students ...
Edutopia
City-School Data Sharing Improves Student Outcomes
City-School Data Sharing Improves Student Outcomes
In recent years, K–12 schools have used data analytics to measure engagement, learning and student success. For schools ...
EdTech
Researchers calculate real cost of high school suspensions
A new study looking at the costs associated with suspending students in California finds that taxpayers are on the hook for ...
Education DIVE
The All-Academic Men's Tournament Bracket
The All-Academic Men's Tournament Bracket
The National Collegiate Athletic Association took a major step this year toward recognizing the importance of academic ...
Inside Higher Ed
Winter Storm Stella Brings Thundersnow to the Northeast. What Exactly Is It?
While New York City's blizzard warning has been cancelled - and its snow forecast downgraded to 4 to 6 inches - some ...
Time
         
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Johnson Calls For Equal Voting Rights
Johnson Calls For Equal Voting Rights
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