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Education Schools Flunking Math

Education Schools Flunking Math | Education across the Nation | Scoop.it
Elementary School Teachers Poorly Prepared To Teach Math, Study Finds...
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Elizabeth Wood's curator insight, July 18, 2015 9:43 AM

This article discusses how teacher education programs are inadequately preparing elementary teachers to understand and teach math.  This in turn creates students who lack an understanding of basic math concepts, a problem that compounds as the progress to more difficult mathematical concepts. 

Cassie Faught's curator insight, October 5, 2015 9:26 PM

As a high school teacher, I am constantly battling with kids who don't know enough about the basics to complete more complicated math. This article gives some insight into what could be causing that problem. 

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Suit Targets 'Locator' Chips in Texas Student IDs

Suit Targets 'Locator' Chips in Texas Student IDs | Education across the Nation | Scoop.it
Track suit: Family challenges 'locator' chips embedded in student ID cards at Texas schools...
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Teachers accused in test-taking fraud that spans three states, 15 years

Teachers accused in test-taking fraud that spans three states, 15 years | Education across the Nation | Scoop.it
It was a brazen and surprisingly long-lived scheme, authorities said, to help aspiring public school teachers cheat on the tests they must pass to prove they are qualified to lead their classrooms.
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Ga. schools lay unequal foundations for college

Ga. schools lay unequal foundations for college | Education across the Nation | Scoop.it
Dixie Edalgo and Allyson Reyer both graduated first in their class in Georgia public schools. Both now attend in-state public colleges.
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McGraw-Hill sells education division to Apollo

McGraw-Hill sells education division to Apollo | Education across the Nation | Scoop.it
McGraw-Hill said Monday that it reached a deal to sell its education arm to private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC for $2.
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Obama's education agenda dominated by loose ends

Obama's education agenda dominated by loose ends | Education across the Nation | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama's education agenda for next four years may look less like real reform and more like tying up loose ends, experts say, with practical budget issues and an age-old power struggle between Congress and the administration getting...
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Ga. high school graduation rate is 67 percent

Ga. high school graduation rate is 67 percent | Education across the Nation | Scoop.it
Georgia's high school graduation rate of 67 percent ranks it behind all of its neighboring states and puts it among the lowest in the nation under new federal measurements released by the U.
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