The research reports of the Congressinal Research Service (CRS) in Washington are usually not easily accessible to the public.A new website called EveryCRSReport.com has been launched by a bipartisan coalition. The site currently includes...Show More Summary
In public libraries, most managers have an impressively broad range of duties. Our training and background may be primarily in some audience or service specialty and our day-to-day responsibilities may still include significant quantities of work related to that area. Show More Summary
The same things that make libraries a good place to study also make them a place where individuals feel they can get away with drug use.
"Some refugee students are enrolled in "newcomer" classes where they are provided intense English instruction before being placed in mainstream classrooms. Others go directly into classes with English-fluent peers but are assigned to smaller groups for individual instruction. Show More Summary
The library’s reach isn’t limited to just its walls. The library’s reach should extend to the whole community. In a way, the whole community is part of the library: the schools, the civic groups, the offices of local politicians, the senior centers, the playgrounds, and much more.
In a free, democratic society, we live by a sacred code–a guarantee that some countries just do not have or if they do, it is not upheld. Libraries, as purveyors of the freedom of information, lay the foundation of democracy by encouraging literate, thinking people who participate in government and become educated voters. Show More Summary
The Wall Street Journal joins the growing ranks of college rankers, which used to be a field U.S. News and World Report dominated.
A composite ranking shows usual suspects at top, but also some surprises.
The fifth annual Designing Libraries for the 21st Century conference, held at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta, spotlighted “Innovations with Impact,” and featured voices from the design, library, and education worlds. The conference brought together about 250 practitioners from across the world.
"It’s not uncommon to assign students the task of watching the presidential debates. But in this election, the sexualized and rough rhetoric is proving a new challenge for teachers." via PBS NewsHour (For educators, there’s no debate: this is a tough election to teach)
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At the beginning of the 2016 academic year Ann Marie Stock, professor of Hispanic studies and film and media studies at the College of William & Mary (W&M), Williamsburg, VA, stepped into her new role as the inaugural W&M Libraries faculty scholar. Show More Summary
Our Board of Ed told us: they do not have to put the related services on the IEP related services providers cannot have goals added to the IEP the only Continue Reading ?
King: Arbitrary caps on charter schools 'don’t make sense' ow.ly/eEmk100mKPt Secretary King: Strong Civics Education Helps Prepare Students to Tackle Inequity blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig… When CA schools call cops it disproportionately...Show More Summary