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Mar 24, 2017
Do Healthy Lunches Improve Student Test Scores?
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For more than a decade, standardized-test scores have been the dominant metric for measuring what public-school students know and are able to do. No Child Left Behind, the sweeping federal education law enacted in 2002, ushered in a new era of student testing and school compliance. And in the years that followed—to meet targets and avoid ...
The Atlantic
Middle School Gym Class, Log In First
Physical education teachers at Parker Middle School are noticing a little extra hustle from their students. When a volleyball ...
Tribune Chronicle
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School Robotics Grooms Tech Leaders of The Future
Advances in automation and artificial intelligence can give those with skills in robotics – both in programming and in constructing ...
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What Exchange Students Say About U.S High Schools
A funny thing happened on the way to making U.S. high schools harder: The rest of the industrialized world made theirs ...
USA Today
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The Future of Textbooks
To Garnet Valley High School social studies teacher Christine Gumpert, the biggest waste in her Non-Western Cultures class ...
Philly
A Farewell to the Coalition of Essential Schools
The final Coalition of Essential Schools Fall Forum took place in December 2016, marking the end of a 33-year run for an ...
Edutopia
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10 Most Valuable Things to Plant in Your Garden This Spring
With the days getting longer and warmer, I find myself looking out the window thinking about what to plant in my garden ...
Wise Bread
Community Walks Create Bonds of Understanding
Community walks are one of my favorite ways to break down barriers between schools and families. These walking experiences ...
Edutopia
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8 Ways to Improve School Entrance Security
Many school and university buildings in the United States have been constructed to achieve an inviting and open campus ...
Campus Safety
Supreme Court Rejects Education Minimum Applied by Gorsuch
The justices said schools should not be satisfied with minimal educational progress for disabled students, a standard Judge ...
The New York Times
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A Little Help With Your Homework
If you're assigning the same homework to all of your students, you may not be helping them reach their full potential ...
Edutopia
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NWEA's MAP Growth Assessment Wins 2016 Award of Excellence
ESSA Guidance Document
McGraw-Hill Education Launches Connect2, New Innovative Approach to Higher Education Course Design and Management
         
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What were the top five high-paying states for public school teachers in 2013?
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Exxon Valdez Runs Aground
Exxon Valdez Runs Aground
The worst oil spill in U.S. territory begins when the supertanker Exxon Valdez, owned and operated by the Exxon Corporation, runs aground on a reef in Prince William Sound in southern Alaska.
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Quote of the Day
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
Gail Godwin
Trivia Answer
What were the top five high-paying states for public school teachers in 2013?
Answer: New York, Massachusetts, District of Columbia, Connecticut, and California.
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