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Harvard Study Examines Teacher Effectiveness

A new study reveals that teacher effectiveness is not only unrelated to the college the teacher attended, but also that teacher effectiveness peaks after 10 years.

Unleashing a Quiet Revolution

DA Senior Editor Angela Pascopella recently caught up with U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan.

School Health Has Many Faces

Last year, Arkansas gave Springdale (Ark.) Public Schools an award for wide-ranging policies and educational programs that promote the health of students, their families, and school staff.

K12 Schools Must Fill Need For Digital Media Skills

A recent report out of Northwestern University, "Trust Online: Young Adults' Evaluation of Web Content," finds college students take for granted online information, pointing to the need for public schools to teach these skills.

Motivation Is Key to New Kind of Virtual Learning

A small pilot study using Skype in K12 districts finds that that student motivation is the best indicator of success for this new type of virtual learning.

Enhancing Open Source Technology

A new partnership between Dell and Moodlerooms brings cloud computing, software and open source technology together in the classroom.

STEM Education Can Help Prevent the Next Disaster

The gulf drilling explosion on the Deepwater Horizon caused an unprecedented disaster. The most sustainable and forward-thinking answer to prevent the next disaster may lie in education.

Redefining Online Learning Standards for Athletes

On August 1st, the National Collegiate Athletic Association put into effect new standards for online courses high school athletes may take.

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