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5 trends shaping the future of suburbs

A new report by the Urban Land Institute and RCLCO dispels common assumptions about the ‘burbs Urban cores and downtowns may see most of the press, but for the foreseeable future, suburbs will be where population and job growth are happening in the United States. Show More Summary

Meet The Teens Bringing Classic Poetry Off The Page And Into The Real World

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Criticisms of the Common Core curriculum have mostly centered on its staunch adherence to keeping things new, fresh and relevant. English classrooms are now asked to tether their readings to current events, rather than focusing on timeless...Show More Summary

Turning kindergarten into a kindergrind won't make kids love to read

To the editor: The article implies that high standards will lead to hard work and real achievement. But there is no evidence that tougher standards lead to more learning, and no evidence showing that the Common Core standards are better at preparing children for college and career than other standards...

Quotes: DeVos Appointment Could Press Educators To End Infighting

She’s criticized charter schools, publicly funded and government-regulated schools, as well as the Common Core standards, which aim to set a bar against which all students, schools, and teachers can be measured?—?leading to market-style consequences for poor performance. -- Elizabeth Green of Chalkbeat (Why Betsy DeVos could mean the end of the education wars as we know them)

CNN Accidentally Airs 30 Minutes Of Hard Core, Transsexual Porn

It was common knowledge that following the presidentil election, one which a painfully biased, unprofessionally partial CNN called wrong every step of the way, the pro-Clinton network would be desperate to preserve its viewership and eyeballs using every means possible. Show More Summary

Betsy DeVos is Trump’s pick for Education Secretary

"Many of you are asking about Common Core. To clarify, I am not a supporter—period."

Where Trump Stands on School Choice, Student Debt and Common Core

2 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

The president-elect has sent mixed signals on education policy, but here is an overview of what schools and universities might expect from his administration.

Open refereed paper reveals how to study unstable radioactive nuclei's dual traits

(Springer) Radioactive nuclides, found within an atom's core, all share a common feature: they have too many or too few neutrons to be stable. In a new review published in EPJ A, Maria Jose Borges and Karsten Riisager explain how overcoming technical difficulties in accelerating such radioactive nuclei beams can help push back the boundaries of nuclear physics research.

Corps Values, Core Values

"Thank you for your service." Exactly what percentage of the veteran experience is universal is undoubtedly up for debate, but one experience common to nearly every veteran I know is hearing the phrase above. Not just hearing it, but...Show More Summary

AM News: Trump Transition, Student Reactions, & Other Changes

Trump Set to Shift Gears on Civil Rights, ESSA, Says a K-12 Transition-Team Leader… Can President Trump Get Rid Of Common Core? - NPR What a Trump presidency means for America's...Show More Summary

Common Core: Election Bellwether, and What Trump May Do in Education

If you work in education policy, you maybe should have seen Donald Trump’s monumental upset coming. I didn’t, and I would guess most other wonks didn’t either. But we all saw populist frustration boil over with the federally coerced Common Core national curriculum standards. Show More Summary

Illumio releases new templates that offer better security

Adaptive security company Illumio, the just released Illumio Security Templates, offering ready-to-use security policies for core data center and cloud applications. They are pre-made to secure common applications, providing segmentation without having to reconfigure the network. Show More Summary

Maps: Common Core? Still There.

Here's an updated version of EdWeek's Tracking the Common Core State Standards map, in case you forgot which states are doing what. By EdWeek's count, 37 states have "Kept Common-Core Adoption," 9 in red have announced "a Major Common Core Rewrite or Replacement," 4 never adopted Common Core, and 1 only adopted ELA standards. Show More Summary

Election Elementary: Student debt

70 percent of students are graduating with debt. At what point does college become a poor investment? See more from Election Elementary. 2016 issues: Education politics, student loans, common cogs | Comments

How Minecraft unlocks creativity and collaboration in classrooms

last monthTechnology / Apple : Macworld

Amid tightening budgets and the pressures of Common Core standards, teachers are always looking for ways to better connect with and educate students—but the next big tool in their ever-evolving bag of tricks might surprise you. It’sShow More Summary

Veterans Showcase Integrity as a Core Strength, First and Foremost!

Integrity is a core strength that is first and foremost important to any Military member or Veteran. A common definition for integrity is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness. This is something that as you've always heard applies whether you are alone or in a group. Show More Summary

Personalized Common Core Worksheets on a Screen

"MobyMax solutions are designed to help teachers 'find and fix missing curriculum skills, motivate students, power up, and save time.' The online, interactive software and services offered by MobyMax are designed to be an 'innovative...Show More Summary

Common Core 'Incompatible' With Catholic Education, Scholars Claim

A group of scholars have released a white paper arguing that the controversial Common Core State Standards are "incompatible" with the system of education offered by Catholic schools.

‘Devastating critique’ of Common Core in Catholic education

The Common Core suffers from misunderstandings about three key aspects of Catholic education: the nature of character formation, the nature of literature and the liberal arts.

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