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It takes teachers twice as long to reach peak salaries as it does in other professions, and since teachers are paid the same whether they work in high- or low-income schools, educators who take on urgent challenges often go unrewarded.
It takes teachers twice as long to reach peak salaries as it does in other professions, and since teachers are paid the same whether they work in...
Education nonprofit The New Teacher Project (TNTP) released a report titled Shortchanged: The Hidden Costs of Lockstep Teacher Pay. Business...
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"Don’t use an oversimplified narrowing methodology—like sorting through a pile of résumés by simply skimming for certain criteria—to expedite your...
Finding top-tier educators can be difficult, time-consuming and expensive. Joel Sackett, writing for District Administration, noted that...
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"We're in an election season. People desperate to be re-elected will say anything," said a legislator who questioned Scott Walker's motivations.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, speaking Saturday at the National Governors Association convention, called on the state to repeal adoption of the...
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"The data suggest that school staffing problems are rooted in the way schools are organized and the way the teaching occupation is treated and that...
Teachers are leaving the profession, and this trend is having a considerable financial impact. Nationally, attrition costs schools between $1 billion...
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"Social media can be a valuable classroom tool, but it is one that must be used carefully. It's probably not a good idea for teachers and students to...
Social media has swept schools across the nation, enabling educators and students to learn like never before.  eSchoolNews.com describes six...
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"We shouldn't feel guilty about our biases, we should wake up and do something about them," said Google X Vice President Megan Smith.
Google has started a new initative to promote coding among young women and minorities. The tech giant will pay for three months of continuing...
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"It's been incredibly motivating for kids because it does allow them to be creative and to think a little bit about some of the math and science...
With the help of 3-D printers, students and teachers can create three-dimensional items, such as a prosthetic hand, with ease. 3-D printers are...
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A five-question survey boosted detection and treatment for eating disorders. School-based screening programs are therefore a bargain in terms of time...
A brief screening survey to identify teens at risk for an eating disorder could lead to earlier diagnosis and help find hard-to-detect cases, which...
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"Behind nearly every protest...are common grievances about resource deprivation, inequity and the...feeling that ordinary Americans no longer control...
With complex issues concerning funding, the Common Core State Standards and more, some believe journalists are coming "late to the scene" in terms of...
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Computer science and statistics should take precedence, yet most high schools don’t offer these courses, or offer them only as electives.
Math education needs a reboot. Kids today are growing up into a world awash in data, and they need new skills to make sense of it all. Steven...
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