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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 really that superficial?"
"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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"The question is not how to eliminate third-party access to my children’s data, but rather how to give parents and teachers control over how that...
Is access to valuable EdtEch tools worth giving up a little bit of children's privacy? Parent Marie Bjerede argues yes.  In an opinion piece...
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"A close relationship with the Jackson family to improve the quality of programs for the Gary Community School Corp. can mean tremendous gains for...
A school in Gary, Indiana, may be renamed after the world-famous late pop star. According to Post-Tribune, the school board is now discussing...
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Cost can be a barrier to teaching kids coding, but Google's "CS First" offers affordable after-school and summer coding programs.
Coding is a hot activity in classrooms across the nation, but for some schools, the tools necessary for effectively teaching coding can be expensive...
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The initiative aims to ensure that boys and young men of color receive equal educational opportunities and can reach their full potential.
The Obama Administration has launched a new initiative to ensure that boys and young men of color receive equal educational opportunities and can...
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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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