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"Developing and implementing long-term anti-bullying initiatives that engage top-level community stakeholders...is critical for the health and safety of not only our children, but all our residents," said Sacramento's mayor.
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"Developing and implementing long-term anti-bullying initiatives that engage top-level community stakeholders...is critical for the health and safety...
As part of a major new national initiative, The United States Conference of Mayors has launched a new partnership with The BULLY Project - the Mayors...
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Data-safety experts, tech-company reps and school districts tackled the issue of student data safety, and what they said might surprise you.
The issue of data privacy touches a nerve for many, triggering visions of an internet-era Big Brother beyond Orwell’s wildest predictions. And no...
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ISTE 2014 picks for educator professional development platforms include Knowledge Delivery Systems, LearnZillion, Pearson Review360 and Lynda.com.
Summer isn't over yet; teachers still have time to enhance their professional development. Resources such as books, websites, apps and forums abound...
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Ziauddin Yousafzai spoke about his daughter's efforts and the necessity of equal opportunity in education.
Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani student and prominent activist for women's right to an education, has a great story to tell. Her father, Pakistani...
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Playing traditional games such as cards or board games can help develop a child's executive functioning and build IQ points.
Playing traditional games such as cards or board games can help develop a child's executive functioning and build IQ points. According to The...
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Despite worries about food waste and lost revenue, a new survey suggests that students actually enjoy healthier lunch options.
The debate over healthy school lunches continues. Although many claim students do not enjoy healthier alternatives and end up wasting food, a new...
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When buying back-to-school supplies at Walmart July 25-31, teachers will receive an eGift Card reflecting 10 percent back on the total spent.
When buying back-to-school supplies at Walmart July 25-31, teachers will receive an eGift Card reflecting 10 percent back on the total spent....
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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...
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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