Technology

Lawmakers in Utah recently mandated that school districts allow high school students to take online courses from state-approved providers. In Florida, large districts must give students online-course options from at least three different providers. Recent legislation in Georgia altered the funding structure for students who take virtual courses; the action provides an incentive for districts…

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  By Scott Fishman, Forum Publishing Group http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/broward/sunrise/fl-cn-podcast-0916-20120914,0,4517320.story Principal Angela Fulton was looking for another way to improve communication with parents, and she found it last school year by launching a monthly video podcast. “We try to communicate with parents in as many ways as possible,” said Fulton, principal at Discovery Elementary School in Sunrise.…

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Reading is key to success in school, but one third of Florida’s third grade students struggle with this basic skill and cannot read at minimally proficient levels. To address this problem, ReadingPals, a statewide, three-year initiative sponsored by United Way, is being launched to engage, encourage and enhance early literacy among pre-kindergarten through third grade…

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By Maribel Alvarez Mouro Education has been to mankind systematic representation of the formation of human beings. Within the field of formal education levels, there is one particularly interesting in the art of cutting consolidate professional competence: “the University”. The university campus is a world twinned with social reality, where science, technology and innovation are…

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