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Between the Lines» Blog Archive » The Public Library as an Institution

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Gallup.com - The Gallup Blog: The School Cliff: Student Engagement Drops With Each School Year

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Augmented Learning through Fashion Design | Connected Learning Research Network

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Weather shifting Old Man Winter restless

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Challenges remain for Georgia’s new merged colleges

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Students cheered Bonita Jacobs as she strutted into a pep rally to celebrate the new University of North Georgia.
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Secrets Of America's Happiest Companies

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“Being able to be truly happy at work is one of the keys to being happy in life,” says Heidi Golledge, CEO and cofounder of CareerBliss, an online career database. And what company couldn’t use a little more joy among its ranks?
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How do I cite a tweet?

Begin the entry in the works-cited list with the author’s real name and, in parentheses, user name, if both are known and they differ. If only the user name is known, give it alone.
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Historic vote merges eight Georgia colleges into four

Historic vote merges eight Georgia colleges into four | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The State Board of Regents officially merged eight public colleges into four Tuesday, partly in response to continued state budget cuts but also to expand academic programs.
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Here Comes 2013: The Big Themes in Learning

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Getty Here are three big stories concerning education and learning that you’ll be hearing about in the year ahead—and some pointers on how to think a
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Ethics and the legislature: Money, secrets, power rule dome

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Before the 2013 General Assembly utters a prayer, pounds a gavel or debates a bill, your legislators will observe a different sort of tradition: the feeding season.
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Parent-trigger charter bill could renew intense political battle

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The push to change Georgia’s constitution to make it easier to approve charter schools was a bruising political scrap that featured sharp elbows and plenty of haymakers.
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Community Innovation Lab

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The online hub for the Harvard Kennedy School and Graduate School of Design course taught by instructors Susan Crawford and Michael Hooper.
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Making as Learning

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If you didn’t catch today’s live hangout on air with Dale Dougherty and AnnMarie Thomas you missed a good one. The conversation was about “making as learning” and how educat...
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Big issues facing Georgia Legislature

Big issues facing Georgia Legislature | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The Republican-dominated Georgia Legislature gets back to work Monday, facing the likelihood of more budget cuts, a key decision on a hospital fee that bolsters the state’s massive Medicaid program and a decision on whether to support a new Atlanta...
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Race to Top education funds used to give teachers easier...

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Georgia is using part of its federal Race to the Top education grant to expand a statewide computer system that gives teachers years worth of information about their students at the click of a button.
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Data is fine and good, but what about money to hire more teachers to address overcrowded classrooms?

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WICHE report highlights decline in high school graduates and growing diversity | Inside Higher Ed

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Flu Widespread, Leading a Range of Winter’s Ills

Flu Widespread, Leading a Range of Winter’s Ills | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The United States is in the grip of an early start to the annual flu season with an unusually aggressive virus, a new type of norovirus, and the worst outbreak of whooping cough in decades.
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Cleveland Public Library and Ingenuity Partner on Mini Maker Faire in April

Cleveland Public Library and Ingenuity Partner on Mini Maker Faire in April | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
January 10, 2013 (Cleveland, OH) – Ingenuity Cleveland is pleased to announce the area’s first Mini Maker Faire in collaboration with the Cleveland Public Library.  The event will take place on Sat...
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Beyond Ebooks: A Question of DVD Streaming | American Libraries Magazine

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American Libraries Magazine, the magazine of the American Library Association, delivers news and information about the library community.
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Patron Privacy in a Digital World | American Libraries Magazine

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American Libraries Magazine, the magazine of the American Library Association, delivers news and information about the library community.
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Terms & Conditions: If you care about privacy, don't use Foursquare | Digital Trends

Terms & Conditions: If you care about privacy, don't use Foursquare | Digital Trends | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Foursquare's new privacy policy will go into effect later this month. Unfortunately for users, it looks as though the check-in app is just as bad for privacy as ever – maybe worse.
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Georgia Archives’ supporters remain ‘nervous’

Georgia Archives’ supporters remain ‘nervous’ | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
With its near collapse averted in October, the Georgia Archives still faces a perilous transition next year with likely new bosses but the same old budget crunch.
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Job market bleaker for millennials without college

Job market bleaker for millennials without college | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Facing the future with a college degree is like being in a lifeboat on a roiling sea. Facing the future with a high school degree is like being in the water.
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