California Community Colleges Boost Virtual Labs with Netlab+

(Photo: Wikimedia, Creative Commons) Netlab+, a remote access application by Network Development Group, is going public by joining with Californian community colleges, with the IT courses allowing faculty and students to schedule and engage in lab exercises. Almost 50 colleges are using Netlab+ to give students training in Career Technical Education. More...

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Texas Board of Ed Continues Battle on Evolution in Biology

(Photo: Pexels, Creative Commons) A Texas committee has written the first draft of a recommendation that would remove the requirement that state high school biology teachers teach theories that vie with the scientific More...

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First Three-Parent Baby Arrives in the World

(Photo: Pixabay, Creative Commons) A new technique that combines DNA from three people has been used successfully in the birth of boy who is now aged five months, according to New Scientist’s Jessica Hamzelou, More...

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Local Partnerships May Ease Teacher Shortages, CAP Says

(Photo: Pixabay, Creative Commons) A new report from the Center of American Progress takes a closer look at the teacher shortage issue occurring across the United States and offers a series of recommendations More...

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Holcomb Proposes to Build on Pence’s Ed Reforms in Indiana

(Photo: AP) Indiana Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb, now also the Republican candidate for governor of the state, explained his education plan that continues many of the initiatives of Gov. Mike Pence and will broaden others, More...

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Muslim Students at UK School Don’t Want Single Sex Classes

(Photo: Pixabay, Creative Commons) Muslim students at a UK Islamic faith school have told inspectors that they do not want to participate in single-sex lessons because doing so would not prepare them for modern More...

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Digital Access Codes Contribute to High Textbook Prices

(Photo: Pexels, Creative Commons) Digital study tools may be convenient, but they can prove to be a significant added cost for university students. Often, the tools are needed to complete homework tasks but require More...

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Nickelodeon Peddling Sugar, Bad Food to Kids, Study Says

(Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons) A new report issued by the Center for Science in the Public Interest found 65% of the ads aired on Nickelodeon to be for foods of poor nutritional quality, while not a single More...

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Georgia Board of Ed Backs Opportunity School District Takeovers

(Photo: Sierra Club) In Georgia, local school boards have been creating resolutions against a constitutional amendment (Amendment 1) that would allow the state to take authority over “failing” schools – More...

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Journalism Classes Appear to Increase Civic Engagement

(Photo: Pexels, Creative Commons) A new study suggests that students who enroll in a journalism class may be more likely to vote. Published by two University of Kansas professors, the study, “Civic implications More...

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