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The 2015 Content in Context (CIC) conference, Development & Delivery for Digital Learners, offers expert insights from industry leaders, researchers, and educators. Get a sneak peak of these thought leaders and their perspectives on the current state of education. Part two of the series...
The 2015 Content in Context (CIC) conference, Development & Delivery for Digital Learners, offers expert insights from industry leaders, researchers, and educators. Get a sneak peak of these thought leaders and their perspectives on the current state of education. Part one of the series...
The 2015 Content in Context conference features a session on untangling the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), examining the challenges, goals, and learning resource needs for the new science classroom. In this Q&A, David Beacom, Publisher and Associate Executive Director for...
The White House Science Fair, a key part of the President’s Educate to Innovate campaign, celebrates the student winners of a broad range of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competitions across the country. At the Science Fair held on March 23, Obama announced more than $...
Politicians, educators, and parents agree that the ESEA needs to be rewritten, moving U.S. education past the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) era. But despite the criticism of the current incarnation, not all aspects of NCLB are negative. An analysis of the law by the New York Timesexamines the...
A new report by the World Economic Forum, written in collaboration with The Boston Consulting Group, examines how technology can play a role in helping students become proficient in 21st century skills. Titled New Vision for Education: Unlocking the Potential of Technology, the report defines...
The House and Senate Budget Committees are deliberating their FY 16 budget resolutions this week. The budget resolutions mark the next step in the budget process, following the release of President Obama’s FY 16 budget request in early February. HOUSE BUDGET RESOLUTION On Tuesday,...
On Monday, March 16 the National Center for Education Statistics released detailed data on high school graduation rates. According to the NCES, graduation rates for black and Hispanic students increased by nearly 4% from 2011-2013, outpacing the growth for all students in the nation. Previously,...
In an occasional series, PreK-12 Learning Group staff will offer their observations from industry events. Stacey Pusey, Editorial Director, shares key themes from the 2015 AAP General Annual Meeting. The digital revolution has brought myriad ways for individuals to share their opinions whether...
The push for all digital classrooms and 24/7 learning means that students need reliable, high-speed internet connections at home and school. There are several initiatives to bring all schools online in the United States, but according to a new analysis from The Atlantic, that may not happen...

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