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11 foreign education policies that could transform American schools

We learned the latest PISA results last week, and American students performed the same on the well-regarded international exam as they have for the past 10 years -- completely stagnant, smack dab in the middle of the spectrum.

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The Weather Channel and Discovery Education give students an inside look into the science behind severe weather and preparedness

These two trusted brands are launching this initiative with a virtual field trip to provide scientific expertise, weather curriculum and streaming content across multiple platforms.

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McGraw-Hill Professional teams with OverDrive to offer eBooks to public libraries and schools

Through OverDrive, K-12 school libraries and public libraries will be able to offer 24/7 access to McGraw-Hill Professional digital titles in four broad categories: Business/Consumer, Science/Technical, Test Prep/Education, and Medical.

CoSN 2014 Annual Conference

March 19-22, 2014

Washington, D.C.

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ASCD Announces Pre-Conference Institutes for 2014 Annual Conference and Exhibit Show

ASCD recently announced the pre-conference session lineup for its 69th Annual Conference and Exhibit Show, being held in Los Angeles, Calif. The three-, two-, and one-day Pre-Conference Institutes will be held March 12–14, 2014, and offer intensive learning experiences on curriculum, instruction, assessment, and more.

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AASA Statement on the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA)

With respect to these results, it’s important to realize that children in the United States are not falling behind.

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Houston schools that use Native American images may change mascots

Superintendent Terry Grier says district's new policy will correct "a longstanding wrong" by banning mascots and nicknames that use race or ethnicity.

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Lakeshore celebrates four 2014 Teachers' Choice (SM) Awards

Lakeshore's Math Plinko and Launch It! Language Games have won the Teachers' Choice Award for the Classroom, making this the second year in a row that the company has won in this category.

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Minneapolis schools look at new ways to discipline students

Facing federal scrutiny, Minneapolis schools are considering revisions to a discipline policy that is intended to keep order in classrooms but has imposed heavier ­penalties on black and American Indian ­students.

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LynTec's RPCM recognized with LDI 2013 Award

The solution was selected for its innovative new technology by a panel of industry experts working in conjunction with the editors of Live Design.

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