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Ed News: Teacher Shortages Affecting Every State As 2017-18 School Year Begins

This week in education news, federal data shows that every state is dealing with shortages of teachers in key subject areas; the University of North Carolina in Charlotte has launched an on-campus high school for aspiring teachers; several districts and … Continue reading

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Will the science education plan work in the knowledge economy?

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan shared his views on the direction of Science Education in the Knowledge Economy in the May 2011 issue of NSTA Reports. Duncan says the administration is “committed to ensuring our country’s science teachers have the resources, … Continue reading

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Science Education Leadership

Leaders from diverse constituencies in science education bring their insights and advice together in an important new book from NSTA Press. Science Education Leadership: Best Practices for the New Century discusses how leaders at the local and national levels, from … Continue reading

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Educated Opinions: What's Next in Education Reform?

Response to “What’s Next in Education Reform?” From the December 2009 issue of NSTA Reports: Race to the Top, the most recent federal educational improvement initiative, is driven by dismal statistics indicating the United States ranks highest among industrial countries … Continue reading

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