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State's Retention Policy Based on Reading Scores Spurs Debate

5,612 third graders in Mississippi were informed earlier this month that they had not met the reading score determined by the state's Board of Education, meaning that as a result of legislation signed by Gov. Phil Bryant, they face the possibility of being held back.

The Learning Counsel Seeks Survey Answers to Help Schools Implement Digital Curriculum

The well-know research institute The Learning Counsel is seeking responses to its 2015 Digital Curriculum Strategy Assessment Tool & Survey from educators everywhere to help it best design support for schools and districts looking to build a better digital curriculum, according to TheJournal.com.

Popular 'Clash of Clans' Game Raises Concerns of Bullying

Clash of Clans is a new game that allows players to build their own “clans” and battle it out with other’s online, however, new worry has been raised among young players with a recent example of bullying and exclusion.

Education Loses a Voice; Educators Remember Grant Wiggins

The 'Understanding by Design' author passed away from a heart condition at age 64 and left behind a legacy in the education sphere.

New Google Kit Set to Provide Classrooms with Virtual Field Trips

Google's new 'Expeditions' kit allows for teachers to take their kids on trips all over the world while not stretching the already tight budget. The focal point of the kit is cardboard--specifically Google Cardboard viewers.

District Behind Successful One-to-One Laptop Initiative Reveals Tips

Administrators from the Savannah-Chatham County Schools in Georgia are sharing lessons they learned from from the positive outcomes of making a successful one-to-one laptop initiative in their schools via TheJournal.com

Community Warns Against Ignoring Music Education for Test Scores

In Michigan's New Haven Community Schools, most thought music education was part of its past as core academic programs took financial priority over what was considered the "luxury" study of music.