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Georgia agencies, school districts brace for fiscal cliff

Georgia agencies, school districts brace for fiscal cliff | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
For Georgia, going over the “fiscal cliff” would mean less academic support for at-risk schoolchildren and fewer meals for low-income senior citizens, among other repercussions for cuts in most federal programs.

 

Millions more in cuts could be coming to school districts from federal Title I funds — which provide academic support services to those who are falling behind state standards at schools with high concentrations of low-income students — and to grants for special-needs education under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

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7 Things You Think Are Good For You But Are Actually Wasting Your Time

7 Things You Think Are Good For You But Are Actually Wasting Your Time | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
"Pink, wimpy dumbbells," my coworker said on her turn, "usually accompanied by a smart, Lululemon-attired 20-something terrified she will become overly bulky if she lifts anything over 10 pounds."
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Free Technology for Teachers: Develop Great Interview Questions With the StoryCorps Question Generator

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AERA 2015 Annual Meeting Theme "Toward Justice: Culture, Language, and Heritage in Education Research and Praxis"

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"Toward Justice: Culture, Language, and Heritage in Education Research and Praxis"
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Arizona State tells non-tenure-track writing instructors to teach an extra course each semester @insidehighered

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Boy's 'Chocolate Bar' Book Nets $1M for Rare Liver Disorder Research

Boy's 'Chocolate Bar' Book Nets $1M for Rare Liver Disorder Research | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
ABC News Thanks to friends from across the globe — in all 50 states and more than 60 countries — Dylan Siegel and his best friend Jonah Pournazarian have reached a megamilestone. Dylan’s book, “Chocolate Bar,” written to raise funds for research into a rare liver disorder called glycogen storage disease type 1B, netted $1 million in book sales this week. Boy author raises $750k for sick friend. Boy raises more than $30,000 for sick friend. Boy author raises $400k for sick friend. In fall 2012, D
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Report recommends public flagship universities plan for, incentivize technology in classroom @insidehighered

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Teacher: The day I knew for sure I was burned out

'Teaching at a high-poverty school was different because no matter how fast or long I worked, I could not get everything done.'
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Cleveland makes Travel + Leisure's list of the best places to visit in 2015

Cleveland makes Travel + Leisure's list of the best places to visit in 2015 | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Among the reasons cited for Cleveland's inclusion: new hotels, great restaurants -- and the return of LeBron James.
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Clouds fill Grand Canyon in rare weather event

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A rare weather phenomenon at the Grand Canyon had visitors looking out on a sea of thick clouds just below the rim.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Three Tools for Creating Multimedia Year-in-Review Collages

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Partnerships: Second Branch of BiblioTech “All Digital” Public Library Will Open in a San Antonio Public Housing Project | LJ INFOdocket

Partnerships: Second Branch of BiblioTech “All Digital” Public Library Will Open in a San Antonio Public Housing Project | LJ INFOdocket | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A new partnership between BiblioTech (the all-digital public library in Bexar County, Texas that opened 15 months ago) and the San Antonio Housing Authority will establish a new BiblioTech branch (BiblioTech West) in the Gardens at San Juan Square public housing project. From
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Digital Ephemera During Finals: a photo essay - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Kaizena for Google Docs Getting Started Video - YouTube

Share your videos with friends, family, and the world
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Lauren Hill: Basketball hero opens up about living and dying with brain cancer and fundraising goal

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Lauren Hill: Basketball hero opens up about living and dying with brain cancer and fundraising goal
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Blackmon: Georgia educational accountability measures are wasteful

Sometimes I think if I hear the term "college- and career-ready" one more time, I'll run screaming to another country.
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Critics, advocates doubt oft-cited campus sexual assault statistic @insidehighered

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New concerns about big quake fault

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San Diego State says San Jacinto fault system rivals San Andreas.
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Re Richt: Disgruntled UGA fans should be careful what they wish for | Mark Bradley blog

Re Richt: Disgruntled UGA fans should be careful what they wish for | Mark Bradley blog | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Say you're a college team based in a Power Five league and you're looking for a head coach. Being a team in a Power Five league, you're aiming high. Here are the hires made this offseason:

Florida: Jim McElwain, 22-16 at Colorado State.

Kansas: David Beaty, wide receivers coach at Texas A&M.

Nebraska: Mike Riley, 93-80 in two stints...
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Getting enough sleep is a problem for most teens

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Too many teens are not getting enough sleep and the problem is getting worse, according to a study from Columbia University.
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10 Warning Signs You Need a Career Change

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Do you love your career… or does it feel like it’s slowly killing you? If these signs apply to you, it might be time to consider a career change.
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