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Employers Are Integral to Career Tech Programs - Education Week

New CTE programs pose a new challenge for educators: how to form deeper, longer partnerships with businesses.

Outside Groups Build Bridges Between School, Business - Education Week

Third-party entities are showing educators and businesses how to work together to shape new, more relevant career and technical education programs.

Employers Are Integral to Career Tech Programs - Education Week

New CTE programs pose a new challenge for educators: how to form deeper, longer partnerships with businesses.

Outside Groups Build Bridges Between School, Business - Education Week

Third-party entities are showing educators and businesses how to work together to shape new, more relevant career and technical education programs.

New Studies Find That, for Teachers, Experience Really Does Matter - Education Week

Education Week - Teachers - 24 March 2015
New research challenges the belief that teachers plateau early in their careers, suggesting instead their effectiveness grows over the first decade in the classroom and beyond.
Topic: Teachers

Teacher of the Year Program In Jeopardy in Kansas - Education Week

Education Week - Teachers - 24 March 2015
Kansas lawmakers are considering a proposal to replace the state teacher-of-the-year program with a cash-awards system.
Topic: Teachers

U.S. Educator Awarded Global Teacher Prize - Education Week

Education Week - Teachers - 24 March 2015
A language arts teacher from Maine last week won the Global Teacher Prize that comes with a $1 million award.
Topic: Teachers

Teacher-Leadership Movement Gets Boost From Ed. Dept. - Education Week

Education Week - Teachers - 24 March 2015
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has pledged continued support for the Department of Education’s Teach to Lead initiative.
Topic: Teachers

Robot Teaches Handwriting Via Student Role Reversal - Education Week

A robot from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne may be able to help students improve their cursive and boost their self-esteem—by letting them teach it how to write.

U.S. Citizenship Test Gains Traction as Diploma Criterion - Education Week

Arizona and North Dakota require high school students to correctly answer portions of the test to graduate, and other states are weighing such a mandate.

Teacher Education Group Airs Criticism of New Accreditor - Education Week

Education Week - Teachers - 17 March 2015
An apparent fracture has opened up between two major players in the increasingly edgy teacher education field, with the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education approving a resolution stating that there is a “crisis of confidence” toward the national accreditor for teacher colleges.
Topic: Teachers

Supreme Court Mulls Teachers' Duty in Reporting Abuse - Education Week

Education Week - Teachers - 17 March 2015
Arguments in an Ohio case revolved around whether the requirement that teachers report child abuse turns them into agents of law enforcement.
Topic: Teachers

Efforts to Overhaul NCLB Law Inch Ahead in Congress - Education Week

Negotiations on a rewrite of the No Child Left Behind Act continue among key senators, despite a recent setback in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Rebranding No Child Left Behind Act a Tough Marketing Call - Education Week

Any rewrite of the outdated No Child Left Behind Act will need a new name that captures both its policy essence and the public's attention.

Review of Math Programs Comes Under Fire - Education Week

Publishers and others are hammering a Consumer Reports-style review of math instructional materials that faulted programs for failing to align to the common core.

Literacy - Education Week

Reading Partners, a one-on-one literacy program, provides an inexpensive model for boosting children's reading skills, a new evaluation has concluded.

PARCC Exam Makes Inroads as College-Readiness Proxy - Education Week

Two public colleges in Colorado say they will consider the results of the assessment from the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers when they place students into entry-level credit-bearing courses.
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