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Conn. State Board Of Education Approves Guidelines For Teacher Evaluations

The Connecticut State Board of Education approved guidelines for a new system that will tie student performance to teacher evaluations.

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Education Trust Report Emphasizes Need For Culture, Policy Changes In High-Poverty, Low-Performing Public Schools

A new report released by The Education Trust emphasizes the need for policy and culture changes in the public education sector, and not just updated teacher evaluation systems.

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Report Blasts Sacramento-Area School District

A grand jury is blasting a Sacramento-area school district and its police force.

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Bice Outlines Changes for Birmingham Schools

Alabama State Superintendent of Education Tommy Bice said that the state's takeover of the Birmingham school system was intended to end its reputation for being top heavy with administrators, and he will do that with or without the cooperation of the city school board.

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The Art of Building STEM Professionals

Despite the prominence that STEM seems to be gaining publicly, there is still a ways to go to fulfill the market needs of professionals in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields.

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School Districts Team Up to Demand Better Textbooks

New York City schools chancellor, Dennis M. Walcott, and his team have been beating the drum about the rollout of tougher Common Core standards and the need to get students better prepared for college and careers.

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Iowa Asks for Freeze of No Child Left Behind Education Requirements

The Iowa Department of Education has asked for a one-year freeze of escalating federal requirements in No Child Left Behind, a move Sioux City-area school officials say temporarily would alleviate pressure from unfair guidelines.

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Young People Like Tech but Not Enough to Work in IT

If companies want to find a steady pool of future tech employees, they’re going to have to do a better job convincing teens and young adults that the job will be rewarding.

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Greetings from ISTE!

The 2012 ISTE conference in San Diego is wrapping up its final hours. Although hardly a rookie to the trade show junket, this is in fact my first time attending the ISTE conference, and the energy from the attendees is overwhelming and can be felt across San Diego.

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