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Celine Provini joined EducationWorld as editor in 2011. She previously trained educators to implement and evaluate best practices for positive school climate, bullying prevention, youth mentoring and drug/alcohol prevention. Provini taught university psychology courses and a college English composition class and has done writing and editing for a variety of online and print publications. She also created test items for The Princeton Review and conducted quality control evaluations for teacher licensing exams.

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An essay that appeared recently in The Washington Post has brought renewed attention to discipline disparities taking place across all school levels, even in preschool. In the essay, black mother Tunette Powell wrote that her two preschool-aged sons...
Factional warfare such as the Common Core debate is nothing new and has been seen throughout the 1900s in the field of education. It is important to understand the factions as each tries to convince parents and legislators of the superiority of its...
The New Yorker has made its archives since 2007 (and a few articles from before that) free for the next three months. That includes some great journalism on education — a tour of the biggest debates in K-12 and higher education. "If you need...
In Atlanta, parents now can see how their children are performing compared to students with similar academic histories. The information in the Georgia Student Growth Model (GSGM) focuses on how students improved from year to year and in certain...
There are endless online resources available to learn programming, and EdSurge has compiled a helpful list of the best 40+ tools to get started. Whether you (and students) are complete novices or advanced coders, you'll find something to help you...
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 segment. UPI reported that the low-cost laptop, which runs on the Chrome OS, seems to be gaining...
Women remain underrepresented in the sciences--for example, male faculty at top research laboratories tend to employ fewer females than do female faculty. "To right that imbalance, we must continue to prepare more women to assume leadership...
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 privacy issue raises an emotional response—or requires a thoughtful approach—more than the sensitive...
Education nonprofit The New Teacher Project (TNTP) released a report titled Shortchanged: The Hidden Costs of Lockstep Teacher Pay. Business Insider reviewed the report, which noted that 90% of U.S. school districts still use "lockstep pay," where...
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, speaking Saturday at the National Governors Association convention, called on the state to repeal adoption of the Common Core State Standards for schools. "Today, I call on the members of the state Legislature to...

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