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Ed News: How P-16 Education Can Increase Women In STEM Fields

This week in education news, the majority of the nation’s seniors will graduate having never taken physics; report finds teacher shortage and lack of supplies delay rollout of the new science standards in California; new study shows women dominate the … Continue reading

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Ed News: New Science Standards A Boon For The Littlest Learners

This week in education news, new science standards a benefit for children in grades K-2; science education under attack in Florida public schools; Smithsonian partners with Carnegie Learning to build new STEM products; providing only STEM courses for gifted students … Continue reading

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Ed News: TFA, Alternative Programs Marginally Better Than Traditional Teacher Prep

This week in education news, study finds that alternative teacher preparation programs are slightly better than traditional programs; Idaho education leaders are working with a consulting firm to gather data and feedback about testing; Colorado unveils plan to tackle teacher … Continue reading

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Ed News: Educators Are More Stressed At Work Than Average People, Survey Finds

This week in education news, California colleges to decrease time to become a math teacher; a new survey finds that educators are feeling more stressed, disrespected and less excited about their jobs; two new RAND Corporation reports emphasize the role … Continue reading

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Ed News: Educators Gain Valuable Tech Experience Through Industry Certifications

This week in education news, early exposure to robotics helps break gender stereotypes; the next generation of science education means more doing; dance programs help students develop skills such as creativity and persistence that benefit them in the classroom and … Continue reading

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Ed News: Critics Say Proposed NM Science Standards Omit Evolution, Climate Change

This week in education news, New Mexico unveiled proposed science standards that omit references to climate change and evolution; all California teachers with a teaching credential, including preliminary credentials obtained through a traditional teacher preparation program or an intern credential, … Continue reading

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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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Ed News: VR Is Great, But Here’s Why Hands-On Learning Can’t Disappear

This week in education news, hands-on learning can’t disappear; new data shows that the U.S. teaching force has grown by 13 percent in four years; STEM instruction offers workforce benefits beyond the traditional fields; a new survey shows more than … Continue reading

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Ed News: 8 Principles To Help You Advance To Flipped Learning 3.0

This week in education news, Indiana has work to do on preparing students for college-level coursework; flipped learning is evolving; Iowa teachers are spending the summer learning at externships; Florida has a growing shortage of math and science teachers; lessons … Continue reading

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Ed News: The Role Of Science In Boosting Outcomes For English Learners

This week in education news, students attending high-poverty schools have fewer opportunities than students attending low-poverty schools; K-12 school spending got caught up in budget standoffs this year; the number of girls taking AP computer-science exams more than doubled; writing … Continue reading

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