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School board to meet legislators discuss funding - The Cherokee County Board of Education will meet with local legislators tonight to discuss the district’s legislative priorities and address how b...

School board to meet legislators discuss funding - The Cherokee County Board of Education will meet with local legislators tonight to discuss the district’s legislative priorities and address how b... | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
School board to meet legislators discuss funding - The Cherokee County Board of Education will meet with local legislators tonight to discuss the district’s legislative priorities and address how both sides will begin to work together to tackle an...
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US Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey on the legacy of the Civil War

US Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey on the legacy of the Civil War | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
US Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey talks about Walt Whitman and the mythology of the Civil War that still influences America's historical memory.
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A “Hive” Pop-Up Previews the San Francisco Hive Learning Network | YOUmedia

A “Hive” Pop-Up Previews the San Francisco Hive Learning Network | YOUmedia | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Maker Camp

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Brought to you by Make: creators of MAKE magazine and Maker Faire, Maker Camp is a virtual summer camp for teens hosted on Google+. Maker Camp is free and open to all, runs from July 16 to August 24 and features 30 awesome projects in 30 days.
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Flap over Chip Rogers’ $150,000 salary at GPB

Flap over Chip Rogers’ $150,000 salary at GPB | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A longtime producer has resigned and at least some Georgia residents have begun to cancel their donations over former state Sen. Chip Rogers’...
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Despite millions spent, human trafficking’s scope is unknown

Despite millions spent, human trafficking’s scope is unknown | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The situation was dire, police warned. The City of Atlanta was under siege by human traffickers. Some 1,000 Asian women and girls ages 13 to 25 wer...
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Todd Keruskin - Google+ - Want to share our new Media Center modeled after the…

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Want to share our new Media Center modeled after the YOUMedia Center in Chicago at our public high school near Pittsburgh, PA.  Just opened a couple of…
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Clark Howard: It’s not so easy to cut cable or satellite TV | Atlanta Bargain Hunter

Clark Howard: It’s not so easy to cut cable or satellite TV | Atlanta Bargain Hunter | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Consumer expert Clark Howard’s column appears here each Thursday in conjunction with Deal Spotter, a weekly print section in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
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In Douglas County, this is not what a world-class education looks like - The Idea Log

In Douglas County, this is not what a world-class education looks like - The Idea Log | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
In Douglas County, this is not what a world-class education looks like - The Idea Log : The idea log The Denver Post editorial board shares commentary and opinion on issues of interest to Coloradans.
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Georgia teachers: Prefer to be judged on student work rather than on student test scores or surveys | Get Schooled

Georgia teachers: Prefer to be judged on student work rather than on student test scores or surveys | Get Schooled | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The Professional Association of Georgia Educators queried its members regarding Georgia's new teacher evaluation system and found more support for using
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Ohio’s New Teacher Evaluations: Lessons from the First #ohedchat

Ohio’s New Teacher Evaluations: Lessons from the First #ohedchat | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Ohio educators are edgy: State law requires schools to phase in a new way of evaluating teachers, one based at least in part on student performance.
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West Sac Prep to team up with Makerspace! - West Sac Prep Charter School

West Sac Prep to team up with Makerspace! - West Sac Prep Charter School | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Main Site for West Sac Prep Charter School
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As Georgia bleeds high-paying jobs, can education provide a salve? | Get Schooled

Are the architects of Georgia's education policies paying close enough attention to the vicissitudes of the state's job market? Should they be? Should
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To test or not to test: Should parents be able to decide whether kids take state exams? | Get Schooled

To test or not to test: Should parents be able to decide whether kids take state exams? | Get Schooled | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Should parents in Georgia decide whether their children take annual state exams? A reader told me that her daughter was showing signs of test anxiety
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#alamw13 Top Ten (plus) Tweets - Day 2 (Saturday) | American Libraries Magazine

#alamw13 Top Ten (plus) Tweets - Day 2 (Saturday) | American Libraries Magazine | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
American Libraries Magazine, the magazine of the American Library Association, delivers news and information about the library community.
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Study: Georgia pre-k better but needs a boost

Study: Georgia pre-k better but needs a boost | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
First-grader Isabella Watkins is soaring academically at Decatur’s Oakhurst Elementary. Her dad, Steve Watkins, says that’s most likely because of ...
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How Libraries can meet the Evolving Needs of Patrons in the Digital Age

How Libraries can meet the Evolving Needs of Patrons in the Digital Age
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Essay on the flaws of distance education | Inside Higher Ed

Essay on the flaws of distance education | Inside Higher Ed | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Georgia earns a C for how well it selects and prepares its teaching force. Colleges are not selective enough. | Get Schooled

Georgia earns a C for how well it selects and prepares its teaching force. Colleges are not selective enough. | Get Schooled | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The National Council on Teacher Quality gave Georgia an overall grade of C in its teacher preparation policies, docking the state points for the lack of
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A Doll's Magic, Free to Renew

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Kirsten, an American Girl doll with a $110 price tag, is one of the most well-loved and sought-after items at a library branch in the East Village.
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