U.S. Wants Teacher Training Programs to Track How Graduates’ Students Perform

The Department of Education is seeking to require states to develop rating systems for teacher preparation programs that could affect who receives federal grants.

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I now have a Canadian Father

I now have a Canadian Father

– elearnspace.org

I now have a Canadian FatherOver two years ago, I complained about the cruel and frustrating rejection of my dad’s Canadian citizenship. It has been a long process. It is deeply discouraging to see your parent frightened and stressed that he will be sent back to a country that hasn’t been his home for over 40 years, leaving behind children and grandchildren…

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Transformative Experiences

Transformative Experiences

– blog.learnlets.com

I’ve had the pleasure last week of keynoting Charles Sturt University’s annual Education conference.  They’re in the process of rethinking what their learning experience should be, and I talked about the changes we’re trying to make at the Wadhwani Foundation.
I was reminded of previous conversations about learning experience design and the transformative experience…

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How pupil power makes schools more open about mental health problems

It’s not enough to educate teachers about mental health. Journalist Matthew Jenkin explores how putting change in the hands of students helps schools be more inclusiveThree years ago, a student at Simon Langton Girls’ grammar school in Kent returned to class after being treated for an eating disorder…

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Bad Boys and Billionaires (The Naughty List Romance Bundles series Book 1) (Kindle Edition) newly tagged "college"

Bad Boys and Billionaires (The Naughty List Romance Bundles series Book 1) (Kindle Edition) newly tagged "college" Bad Boys and Billionaires (The Naughty List Romance Bundles series Book 1) (Kindle Edition)By Lynn Red Buy new: $0.00 Customer Rating: First tagged “college” by vanessa fritz Customer tags: new adult, college

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AM News: School Closures Worsen Things For Ferguson-Area Kids

AM News: School Closures Worsen Things For Ferguson-Area Kids

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The other injustice in Ferguson: Schools are closed Quartz: The list of closures affects schools that are rich and poor, black and white, emblematic of districts that are more segregated today than before Brown vs. Board of Education. 
Oklahoma: Education Waiver Is Restored for State NYT: The Department of Education announced Monday that Oklahoma — which lost its No Child Left Behind waiver after repealing Common Core — would have its waiver reinstated…

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Nine-year-olds should recite times tables by heart, says Schools Minister

Nick Gibb says primary schools should adopt Chinese-style teaching methods, with an emphasis on memorising times tables at the start of lessons

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A University’s Noble Image Falters Amid Rape Report

A University’s Noble Image Falters Amid Rape ReportThe governing board will meet Tuesday to discuss complaints that the university has for years mishandled reports of sexual assaults on campus.

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Lucid Dream On Command – Advanced Techniques For Multiple Lucid Dreams Per Week by Jamie Alexander (Kindle Edition) newly tagged "college"

Lucid Dream On Command - Advanced Techniques For Multiple Lucid Dreams Per Week by Jamie Alexander (Kindle Edition) newly tagged "college" Lucid Dream On Command – Advanced Techniques For Multiple Lucid Dreams Per Week by Jamie Alexander (Kindle Edition)By Jamie Alexander Buy new: $2.99 Customer Rating: First tagged “college” by Key Customer tags: meditation, dreams, college

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Teacher and assistant 'singled out and bullied seven-year-old girl at school'

Rachael Regan, 43, and Deborah McDonald, 41, are accused of shutting her in a storeroom, tying her shoes on with string and goading her with a biscuit

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