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05/15/2014 - 11:10am
For students taking the STAAR test in Texas last month, it was their lucky day when they received an email with two test essay questions and sample answers. Pearson, which runs Texas' standardized school tests, accidentally leaked these... 05/15/2014 - 11:10am ago
05/15/2014 - 11:49am
Despite teachers asking to cancel tests their students will most likely fail, the state is making students take them anyway. Oregon's teacher union estimated 35 to 40 percent of students will pass these new tests, but Schools Chief Rob... 05/15/2014 - 11:49am ago
05/15/2014 - 12:26pm
Get your emojis ready! Teachers around the country are now sending texts to high school seniors to keep them on track for college, reports Education Week. West Virginia launched a pilot program this year alerting students about deadlines... 05/15/2014 - 12:26pm ago
05/15/2014 - 4:23pm
Worried about budget cuts? The good news: Many key things educators can do to prepare students for the future don't necessarily cost money, says columnist Tim Elmore from the Huffington Post. The bad news: Teachers must commit to paying... 05/15/2014 - 4:23pm ago
05/15/2014 - 3:59pm
A new youth-focused website, MakeYourJob.org, offers free, game-like training and resources to help students turn their interests into summer businesses. Anyone between the ages of 14 and 19 can sign up and be guided through a business... 05/15/2014 - 3:59pm ago
05/01/2014 - 10:37am
Sean McComb of Maryland, who was named 2014 National Teacher of the Year on April 30, 2014, tells The Washington Post he is a strong advocate for public education.
05/01/2014 - 11:04am
The Public School Forum of North Carolina released a new policy brief urging the state to continue to move forward in implementing the Common Core State Standards.
05/02/2014 - 11:44am
Suzanne Bouffard's blog examines the struggles teachers face in meeting the needs of individual students.
05/02/2014 - 3:28pm
Snapchat, an app that lets users communicate through photos and videos, released an update that is "every teacher's worst nightmare," reports The New York Post.
05/05/2014 - 12:09pm
A recent multistate field-testing of online Common Core assessments has found few snags, according to Education Week. In addition to tech glitches, the exams seemed harder to students than did state assessments. The field-testing's main... 05/05/2014 - 12:09pm ago
05/05/2014 - 1:04pm
At the annual What If...? Conference on March 1, 2014, two educators, Thomas Riddle and Wes Dodgens, asked the question, "What if the secret to better teaching is making learning more relevant?" According to an article in The Huffington... 05/05/2014 - 1:04pm ago
05/06/2014 - 3:01pm
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, Georgia School superintendent John Barge shared a poem titled, "Here's to the Teacher," said The Atlanta-Journal Constitution.
05/09/2014 - 2:35pm
The Chicago Teachers' Union passed a resolution on May 9, 2014 opposing the use of Common Core State Standards in teaching and testing. The group also plans to lobby the Illinois Board of Education and its parent union, the American... 05/09/2014 - 2:35pm ago
04/23/2014 - 11:34am
Happy birthday, William Shakespeare! In honor of The Bard's 450th birthday, YouGov Omnibus conducted a survey asking Americans whether they think Shakespeare is one of the greatest playwrights of all time. Results showed more than half (53... 04/23/2014 - 11:34am ago
05/09/2014 - 10:34am
Members of The Center for Teaching Quality wrote a piece in Education Week describing their views on classroom practices and philosophies. The article celebrated Teacher Appreciation week and supported #TeachingIs, a social media campaign... 05/09/2014 - 10:34am ago
05/09/2014 - 11:51am
Tablets and other "smart" devices have become the norm in classrooms, says Gayle Bennett, Dell representative, in a USA Today article. According to Speak Up, an initiative of the education nonprofit Project Tomorrow, between 41 percent and... 05/09/2014 - 11:51am ago
05/06/2014 - 3:16pm
Have you ever received a ridiculous answer from a student? A Reddit thread is revealing the funniest teacher and student exchanges participants have "ever seen." The thread is titled "We asked our biology teacher for the funniest answer... 05/06/2014 - 3:16pm ago
05/05/2014 - 11:56am
At a recent conference at North Carolina State University, state representatives looked at teacher compensation and Common Core State Standards.
05/05/2014 - 10:58am
A recent study on the "diversity gap" in U.S. public schools revealed that 18 percent of teachers are nonwhite, while roughly half of all students are nonwhite.
05/02/2014 - 1:38pm
ProQuest has recently enhanced its popular online resource, eLibrary, making it easier for students to conduct research and complete school assignments. The new mobile Web edition is now available and enables access from smartphones as... 05/02/2014 - 1:38pm ago

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