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New York Prepares a New Exam to Boost Career Training

October 21, 2014 – New York will allow students to take a career exam in place of a Regents test, in a move that advocates say will help prepare high school graduates for the workforce (Wall Street Journal). »

Our best hope for education solutions: teachers

October 21, 2014 – E4E-Minnesota member and teacher of the year Tom Rademacher calls on teachers to "write more, speak more, share more of what we truly see and feel in our schools every day . . . and to be activists for better schools" (MinnPost). »

Are Teachers Warming Up to the Common Core?

October 20, 2014 – As Common Core implementation continues, more teachers say they are prepared to teach to the standards and that their students are benefiting (The Atlantic). »

Pushing the Envelope

October 16, 2014 – E4E-New York teacher Nick Lawrence explains why he became a teacher leader - both inside and outside his school (Teach to Lead). »

Bridgeport BOE sets superintendent search in motion

October 16, 2014 – The Bridgeport school board authorized a request for proposals for a search firm that will help find the district’s next permanent superintendent (The Connecticut Post's Education Matters blog). »

White students no longer majority in Illinois public schools

October 15, 2014 – The State Board of Education announced white students in Illinois no longer constitute the majority of public school students, and the percentage of students considered low-income has surpassed the halfway mark. (Chicago Sun-Times) »

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