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Billionaire education advocates giving thousands in Jersey City school board race - The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

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Billionaire education advocates giving thousands in Jersey City school board race The Star-Ledger - NJ.com New Jersey billionaires who seek to revamp the state's education system are again pouring money into a Jersey City election, with a Far Hills...
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New Jersey School District Cancels Testing After Exams Are Leaked on the ... - New York Times

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Where Bill de Blasio, Joe Lhota stand on the issues - New York Daily News

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New York Daily News Where Bill de Blasio, Joe Lhota stand on the issues New York Daily News When New Yorkers decide between Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota on Tuesday, they face the clearest mayoral choice in two decades, as the candidates hold...
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Fine Print: Unions Withhold Support for Newark's New 'Race to the Top' Bid - NJ Spotlight

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Wall Street Journal Fine Print: Unions Withhold Support for Newark's New 'Race to the Top' Bid NJ Spotlight What is it: Newark Public Schools under state-appointed Superintendent Cami Anderson yesterday filed its application to the federal Race to...
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Why Students Benefit When Grown-ups Collaborate for Race to the Top - Huffington Post

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Why Students Benefit When Grown-ups Collaborate for Race to the Top
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At face value, the arguments from the teachers' union at Newark Public Schools, New Jersey's largest school district, seem reasonable.
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Education Dept. to Hear School Closing Complaints - New York Times

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Education Dept. to Hear School Closing Complaints New York Times PHILADELPHIA — The United States Department of Education is investigating complaints that plans to close or reorganize public schools in Philadelphia, Detroit and Newark discriminate...

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Should Coding be the "New Foreign Language" Requirement?

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Over the decades, students have been required to take a foreign language in high school for reasons that relate to expanding communication abilities, furthering global awareness, and enhancing perspective-taking. Recently, our home state of Texas passed legislation that enables computer science to fulfill the high school foreign language requirement. Coding (defined by BusinessDictionary.com as "the process of developing and implementing various sets of instructions to enable a computer to do a certain task") is, after all, both a language and a foreign subject to many students -- and much more.

 


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Ja, #Coding ipv #Grieks en #Latijn

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People are staring to believe that "coding" is a new foreign language. With this they believe in school where students learns other languages, thats coding should also be a option for them. Read this article for more information. 

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44 QR Codes Resources For Teaching & Learning

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44 QR Codes Resources For Teaching & Learning


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A look at the NJ governor's race by key issues - Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

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Philly.com A look at the NJ governor's race by key issues Mid Columbia Tri City Herald His campaign criticized Buono's education plans as too costly and said Buono is too closely aligned with the state's biggest teachers union, the New Jersey...
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Christie or Buono: Will the Real 'Education Governor' Please Stand Up? - NJ Spotlight

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Christie or Buono: Will the Real 'Education Governor' Please Stand Up?
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State Senator Buono, his Democratic challenger, is a darling of the New Jersey Education Association.
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Dr. Leonard Jeffries • The Story That Must Be Told: African Pilgrimage Panafest (Part 2)

http://thedropsquad.com/ Leonard Jeffries was born and raised in Newark, New Jersey, educated in Newark Public Schools, graduated from Sussex Avenue School i...
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Explainer: What's Become of Zuckerberg's $100M Gift to Newark Schools - NJ Spotlight

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Explainer: What's Become of Zuckerberg's $100M Gift to Newark Schools NJ Spotlight Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and CEO of Facebook, announced with much fanfare three years ago that he would give $100 million matching to Newark public education...
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Acting Assistant Secretary Forte Leaving US Department of Education

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Think that leaves a lot of folks in "acting" key roles at the U.S. Department of Education? You're right! ... Politics K-12. Education Week's blogs > Politics K-12 See our Schools & Stimulus coverage · Politics K-12 · Alyson Klein.
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Cheyney's Fleming would rather hit than talk - Delaware County Daily Times

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Cheyney's Fleming would rather hit than talk
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native and Newark High School graduate was eager to get his college career started so he signed with Division II Wingate University in North Carolina.
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Lead Newark Public Schools | Hiring Principals for Newark Public Schools Newark, NJ

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Among the most successful schools, there are leaders with the courage, vision, and passion to strive for excellence for every single child.


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3 Apps to Turn Your iPad into Interactive Whiteboard

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Getting Ready for Your Board's Reorganization Meeting

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Whether a school board reorganization occurs in January or April most issues are the same. What actions does a board need to make at this meeting? What occurs if the board cannot come to decision on items such as to who should be board president?

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