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Voters say education, economy brought them out to polls - azcentral.com

Voters say education, economy brought them out to polls - azcentral.com | BestDegree.Center - U.S. Department of Education | Scoop.it
Voters say education, economy brought them out to polls azcentral.com Democrats, Republicans and independents voting in Arizona's primaries on Tuesday largely said improving education and the state's economy were the top concerns bringing them to...
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Law Schools Catch the Startup Bug

Law Schools Catch the Startup Bug | BestDegree.Center - U.S. Department of Education | Scoop.it
To prepare students to find careers in a market oversaturated with people with law degrees, the schools are making entrepreneurship part of their curriculum.
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Must language be spoken to be heard? - Education | The Star Online

Must language be spoken to be heard? - Education | The Star Online | BestDegree.Center - U.S. Department of Education | Scoop.it
Often mistaken as a rudimentary version of spoken language, sign language is really a highly-evolved code with its own system and structure.

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“Sign language is a visual language, which is actually equal to any spoken languages because this visual language has its own grammar, structure and meaning,” says advocate for the deaf, Anthony Chong.

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10 Things That Learners Pay Attention To (And How to Use Them in eLearning)

10 Things That Learners Pay Attention To (And How to Use Them in eLearning) | BestDegree.Center - U.S. Department of Education | Scoop.it
Even more than other types of education, eLearning must struggle to attract learners' attention: the Internet is full of distractions, and adult lear

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Clark: Tying together details of education reform - Longview News-Journal

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Clark: Tying together details of education reform
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The same applies to our educational system. We may know our educational system is outdated and not working well, but we don't have the fortitude to change.
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Online education a valuable resource - The Denver Post

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Online education a valuable resource
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Since our transfer to online education, my children have excelled.
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School Leadership: Resource Roundup

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For principals and other school administrators, this list of videos, blogs, and articles includes advice and tips on effective leadership strategies, partnering with teachers, and cultivating and retaining strong leaders.

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More on American Colleges' Standing in the World - New York Times

More on American Colleges' Standing in the World - New York Times | BestDegree.Center - U.S. Department of Education | Scoop.it
More on American Colleges' Standing in the World New York Times Stuart Kerachsky, former acting commissioner of the National Center for Education Statistics, said that it was challenging in “an adult assessment to disentangle the influences of...
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I'm Tired Of Colleges Running Like Country Clubs Instead Of Schools

I'm Tired Of Colleges Running Like Country Clubs Instead Of Schools | BestDegree.Center - U.S. Department of Education | Scoop.it
A single question is raised when these factors culminate: Where exactly does the money for college tuition go to? Surely the dean's dog can't stomach $60,000 per student....
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Starbucks to Offer College Education Program for Baristas - NBCNews.com

Starbucks to Offer College Education Program for Baristas - NBCNews.com | BestDegree.Center - U.S. Department of Education | Scoop.it
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Starbucks to Offer College Education Program for Baristas
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Starbucks plans to announce a program Monday intended to help its baristas earn an online college degree.
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Distance Learning & Distance Education | GoWow Events Tutoring, Education Solutions

Distance Learning & Distance Education | GoWow Events Tutoring, Education Solutions | BestDegree.Center - U.S. Department of Education | Scoop.it
Distance Learning & Distance Education: From that vantage point of view, distance education has a higher poten... http://t.co/PTf2o94O1Q
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Recent Deep State Higher Education Cuts May Harm Students and the Economy for Years to Come — Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Recent Deep State Higher Education Cuts May Harm Students and the Economy for Years to Come — Center on Budget and Policy Priorities | BestDegree.Center - U.S. Department of Education | Scoop.it
Non-partisan research and policy institute working on federal and state fiscal policies and public programs that affect low- and moderate-income Americans (Big cuts in state higher education spending 2008-13

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A cloudy future for higher education - ITWorld Canada (blog)

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A cloudy future for higher education
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As demand for IT services increases across all service areas, higher education institutions may look to the cloud for solutions.
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Motivation: The Overlooked Sixth Component of Reading

Motivation: The Overlooked Sixth Component of Reading | BestDegree.Center - U.S. Department of Education | Scoop.it
Motivate reluctant readers by engaging them with the three critical elements of healthy child and youth development: connection, contribution, and competence.

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The next big innovation in higher ed is…collaboration? - eCampus News

The next big innovation in higher ed is…collaboration? - eCampus News | BestDegree.Center - U.S. Department of Education | Scoop.it
Higher education IT leaders and presidents say collaboration, especially in IT, is the next major innovation for colleges and universities.
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Community College Students Struggle Most with Student Loan Debt

Community College Students Struggle Most with Student Loan Debt | BestDegree.Center - U.S. Department of Education | Scoop.it
A study reveals that although their loans are usually much smaller, community college students struggle more to repay student loan debt.
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How Setting up Goals can help Online Learning ?

How Setting up Goals can help Online Learning ? | BestDegree.Center - U.S. Department of Education | Scoop.it
The annual review: we have all done it with our managers every new fiscal year.   We fill out our “Individual Development Plan” (IDP) or goal sheets to get an idea of the big picture for ourselves ...
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17 Things You Could Buy For The Cost Of A College Education

17 Things You Could Buy For The Cost Of A College Education | BestDegree.Center - U.S. Department of Education | Scoop.it
It hits everyone eventually. For me, it was the day I woke up in my parents’ spare bedroom, with a bachelor’s degree in English and thousands in student loans. Was it all worth it? Just what could I have bought instead of a college education?
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Teachers' Ultimate Directory of Free Image Sources

Teachers' Ultimate Directory of Free Image Sources | BestDegree.Center - U.S. Department of Education | Scoop.it

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Jan MacWatters's curator insight, July 10, 2014 7:56 AM

Great resource link to bookmark

 

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Obama highlights push for better skilled teachers - Fresno Bee

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Fresno Bee Obama highlights push for better skilled teachers Fresno Bee Black and American Indian students are four times as likely as their white peers to go to a school where more than 20 percent of teachers are in their first year, according to...
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Online Education Helps Clark County Students Graduate - KNPR

Online Education Helps Clark County Students Graduate - KNPR | BestDegree.Center - U.S. Department of Education | Scoop.it
Online Education Helps Clark County Students Graduate KNPR An online education is an option for Hart and other students who work in the entertainment industry that require them to fulfill their educational requirements during nontraditional school...
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Florida education news: Medical school, maintenance, value-added evaluations ... - Tampabay.com (blog)

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SUMMER SCHOOL: St. Johns Technical High offers summer courses to help students prepare for the coming year, the St.
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ETICO - Fighting Corruption in Education | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

See our new online platform, which combats corruption that is denying millions of children a quality education http://t.co/wrQjUlEa0O
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President Obama on Student Loan Debt: “No Hardworking Young Person Should Be Priced Out of a Higher Education” | ED.gov Blog

President Obama on Student Loan Debt: “No Hardworking Young Person Should Be Priced Out of a Higher Education” | ED.gov Blog | BestDegree.Center - U.S. Department of Education | Scoop.it
President Obama on student loan debt: “No hardworking young person should be priced out of a higher education”: http://t.co/VRNzjr8GSC
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New USF medical school dean wants to cut costs to students - Tampabay.com

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New USF medical school dean wants to cut costs to students
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Less than a month on the job, Lockwood is making that situation a priority, seeking to reduce medical school tuition and tap alumni in order to bolster scholarships.
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