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10 Fun Ways to Encourage Learning this Winter Break

With the holidays quickly approaching, winter break is a time of celebration and relaxation. While the time away from school provides a well-deserved break for your student(s), it also provides the opportunity for significant learning loss. Keeping your student(s) learning this holiday season can be fun and effortless while ensuring they return to school both…

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Department of Education Hosts Rethink CTE Summit to Identify Opportunities for Expanding CTE Access and Impact through Perkins V

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical and Adult Education Scott Stump and more than 100 stakeholders met today at the Department of Education to collaborate on ways to rethink Career and Technical Education. The Rethink CTE Summit expanded on the Department’s Rethink Education initiative and served as an…

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Federal Commission on School Safety Releases Comprehensive Resource Guide for Keeping Students, Teachers Safe at School

WASHINGTON—After months of research, visiting successful programs around the nation, and receiving testimony from experts and concerned citizens, today the Federal Commission on School Safety (Commission) released a 177-page report detailing 93 best practices and policy recommendations for improving safety at schools across the country.

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Ratchet Effect: The Continuous Evolution of the Portfolio Strategy – by Paul Hill

The portfolio strategy has driven real improvement in urban K–12 school systems over the past 10 years. Results in Chicago, New Orleans, and New York City have been strong, and portfolio has started to reverse the decline of poverty-ridden cities like Camden, Cleveland, and Indianapolis. But progress is now uncertain, given changes in governorships and…

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Why Education Policy’s Big Listening Moment Doesn’t Involve Much Listening – by Frederick Hess

The education space has been gripped by a newfound love of listening. The same advocates and funders who, a few years back, were exhorting us to embrace a pretty specific slate of Big “R” Reforms (like test-heavy teacher evaluation and the Common Core) are now eager to listen and are busy exhorting others to join…

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The Education Exchange: Parents Satisfied with Florida Tax-Credit Scholarship Program – by Education Next

The Florida Legislature created the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program in 2001. Last year, scholarships from the program were awarded to a total of 108,098 students to attend private schools in the state. Jason Bedrick, director of policy for EdChoice, joins Paul E. Peterson to explain how the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship program works and…

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How K12 Can Strengthen Pathways between Education and Employment – by Bruno V. Manno

Almost two thirds of the nation’s high school graduates enroll immediately in some form of post-secondary education. Why? Getting a better job is a “very important” reason for — on average since 2010 — 86 percent of entering college freshman. Is that hope realized? Yes and no. Two current studies spotlight this aspiration-to-experience rift. The…

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Udupi Revenue Dept VA Recruitment 2019-Apply 61 Village Accountant Officer Vacancy at udupi-va.kar.nic.in

Name of The Recruitment Authority:Karnataka Revenue Department UdupiEmployment Location : Karnataka State ,Udupi District Name of the Posts & No of Vacancies:61 Posts Village Accountant … Read more The post Udupi Revenue Dept VA Recruitment 2019-Apply 61 Village Accountant Officer Vacancy at udupi-va.kar.nic.in appeared first on Govt Rail Jobs Notification 2018.

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Straight Up Conversation: Seton Education Partners’ Stephanie Saroki de García – by Frederick Hess

Stephanie Saroki de García is co-founder and managing director of Seton Education Partners, which supports blended learning in 14 urban Roman Catholic schools and operates three virtue-based charter schools in the South Bronx. Previously, Stephanie launched and directed the Philanthropy Roundtable’s K-12 education programs for five years, and she also co-authored the book Saving America’s Urban…

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#RethinkSchool: Alaska Magnet School Provides Career Readiness in District the Size of Indiana

Paul Bartos knew about education in rural America after serving as a 7th grade biology teacher, assistant principal and a principal in Poplar and White Sulphur Springs, Montana.

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