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When a longer school day failed to raise achievement, a New Haven, CT, school turned things around by creating more time for teachers to improve their craft.
When a longer school day failed to raise achievement, a New Haven, CT, school turned things around by creating more time for teachers to improve...
In 2010, a school in New Haven, CT, took one of its lowest-performing schools, extended the school day to 4:15 p.m. -- and did not see any...
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For example, these two experts dismiss claims that "cyberteaching is an efficient, cost-saving and highly effective means of education."
The education system always needs some refurbishing. Some reform strategies, however, simply do not work.  So said Gene V. Glass and David C...
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"Rolling out the new [evaluation] methods has proved difficult in some cases...as teacher groups resist and problems arise during implementation."
In terms of evaluating teachers, Texas needs another year before implementing its new system. The state is seeking to delay use of the new system...
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The danger of perceiving high rates of student socioeconomic disadvantage is having lower expectations that negatively impact student learning.
A new international study revealed that principals in American schools vastly overestimate the proportion of their students who come from...
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This is one district's story about replacing pre-plated, processed meals with freshly prepared food made from locally grown ingredients.
A new documentary, "Cafeteria Man," looks at the issue of processed foods in schools. The film follows Baltimore Public Schools Food Service Manager...
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The law limits the number of hours and days football teams can practice tackling and other hitting plays.
Schools in California are tackling football concussion concerns with a new law that will limit the total number of hours and days their football...
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EdSurge has compiled a list of the best 40+ tools to get started. Whether you (and students) are complete novices or advanced coders, you'll find...
There are endless online resources available to learn programming, and EdSurge has compiled a helpful list of the best 40+ tools to get started....
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"Shopping and having the right clothes are of higher importance than potentially huge problems like bullying and subpar teachers. Are most of us...
Back-to-school preparation stresses out children and parents alike, but for different reasons.  Time reported on a recent survey, which...
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"It isn’t about encouraging girls to try classes that are 'different,'" she said. "It’s about teaching our girls to think that those courses aren’t '...
Women remain underrepresented in the sciences--for example, male faculty at top research laboratories tend to employ fewer females than do female...
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Newer software and apps require an actual physical keyboard, so cheap laptops help students consume as well as create new content.
Google said it sold more than one million low-cost Chromebook laptops to schools last quarter, giving Apple's iPad stiff competition in the education...
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