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President Signs Jobs Bill

Passed by congress on July 9, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act will streamline the federal workforce training system, trimming 15 programs that don’t work, giving schools the opportunity to cater their services to the needs of their region, and empowering businesses to identify what skills workers need fo...

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Solving Global Challenges with Cross Disciplinary Initiatives

By: Julie Keane, PhD. Global challenges can only be addressed by cross disciplinary initiatives that bring together science art and the humanities. We must cross these boundaries.

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The Best of School & Other Great Poems in Teaching With Heart

“Teaching with Heart is full of good news about our schools” said Parker Palmer. “The good news comes from ninety gifted and committed educators, each of whom shares a brief personal story about the teaching life, accompanied by a poem that embodies insights, values, or a vision that helps sustain him or her.”

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Las Vegas: Downtown Project, Blended Progress

“Education is the bedrock on which a truly great city is built,” according to Tony Hsieh. His Downtown Projects is reshaping the old city center north of the Vegas Strip. Clark Co has some great magnets and blending learning plans.

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Quality Collective Impact = Impactful Innovation

By: Jeff Edmonson and Greg Landsman. Collective impact is wonderful concept that is at the risk of becoming yet another social sector buzz word. Investors, researchers and practitioners are all confused as they look for solid examples, but instead find cases where the word “collaboration” seems to have been replac...

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Florida Virtual School

Florida Virtual School® (FLVS®) is a fully accredited public school district with an established history of successfully educating students. An award-winning, international leader in online learning, FLVS offers access to more than 120 core, AP®, and elective courses to students all over the world.

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EdTech 10: “A” is for Access

The letter of the week is “A” for Access, and this week we noticed meaningful movement in expanding it! Check out this week’s top ten edtech news stories that reveal student access to high-quality learning opportunities is on the rise.

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Course Access Can Expand Learning Opportunities to Underserved Students

Newly released, “Leading in an Era of Change: Making the Most of Course Access Programs,” highlights policies and signals an important evolution from school choice to course choice.

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