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  • Obama Taking on Education

    The President explains the urgency of changing the way we educate our children, and offers four pillars of reform.

    Tags: education, obama, teachers

    1768 days ago

  • Duncan: Opposition of Obama School Speech "Silly Stuff"

    Secretary of Education Arne Duncan appears on "Face the Nation" to address criticism from the right regarding President Obama's in-school speech to schoolchildren."All the drama, all the hoopla, at the end of the day, if the President motivates... one student who's thinking about dropping out to ...

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    1768 days ago

  • Education Chief Duncan to Give Innovation Grants - NYTimes.com

    Federal officials said the Investing in Innovation Fund would be distributed in three categories. Small development grants of up to $5 million will support new, unproven ideas that seem worth exploring, they said. Validation grants of up to $30 million will support existing programs tha...

    Tags: education, grants, innovation, federal, obama, arne duncan

    2846 days ago

  • How to Provide Parental Guidance on Web Video for Children - NYTimes.com

    If you still need convincing that the digital future has arrived, consider this: By the time you finish this article, at least 10 more hours of new video will be uploaded to YouTube. Combine this with a young child’s curiosity and pocket-size video players, and you get the perfect reci...

    Tags: education, digital media, parenting, youtube

    2845 days ago

  • Arne Duncan Interview on The Colbert Report (10.05.09)

    Secretary of Education Arne Duncan wants longer school hours so American students can compete with the rest of the world. (06:30)

    Tags: interview, sports, kids, education, reform, school, basketball, arne duncan, obama administration

    2845 days ago

  • Journal of Educational Computing Research

    AIMS & SCOPE Every issue of this truly interdisciplinary, rigorously refereed Journal contains a wealth of information: articles of value and interest to you, the educator, researcher, scientist. Designed to convey the latest in research reports and critical analyses to both theorists and pr...

    Tags: journals, education, computing, research, technology, educational technology

    2840 days ago

  • Florida Officials Fail to Provide Quality Education, Suit Claims - NYTimes.com

    The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit on Thursday accusing state officials in Florida of failing to ensure that students in Palm Beach County receive a high quality education, as evidenced by their poor graduation rates.

    Tags: education, florida, graduation rates, k12

    2816 days ago

  • Koofers.com Demo Video - 2008 version

    Koofers.com provides an interactive community that serves the academic needs of college students through information sharing. Students benefit from collaboration with their peers and the experiences of former students. Many helpful services span the entire academic calendar from course selection ...

    Tags: koofers, university, student, rating, teacher, grades, study, quizzes, tests, exams, vt, virginia tech, community, social, professor, college, education, schedule, discussion, notes

    1768 days ago

  • 'No Child Left Behind': Obama To Seek Sweeping Changes In Law

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is proposing to overhaul the No Child Left Behind education law, replacing the school accountability system that has slapped a failing label on more than a third of schools, including many that made big gains but just missed their annual targets.

    Tags: nclb, obama, education, k12

    2729 days ago

  • A Vision of Students Today

    a short video summarizing some of the most important characteristics of students today - how they learn, what they need to learn, their goals, hopes, dreams, what their lives will be like, and what kinds of changes they will experience in their lifetime. Created by Michael Wesch in collaboration ...

    Tags: education, statistics, media, ecology, ksu, ksudigg, digital, ethnography, wec2008

    1768 days ago