Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Be in the Know

Here are a few interesting news stories we found while perusing the news over the course of today. Some of it from sports, some of it Seattle schools and a study about the advantages enjoyed by the whole community when less students drop out of high school. These are just a few articles we thought might interest some of our readers.

“As School Exit Tests Prove Tough, States Ease Standards” by Ian Urbina, New York Times, Jan. 11, 2010 http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/12/education/12exit.html?ref=us

“Rainier Beach will get Second Principal” by Linda Shaw, Seattle Times, Jan. 11, 2010 http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2010768758_principals12m.html

“What is Generation adidas?“ by Matt Gaschk, The Rave Green Blog, Jan. 11, 2010 http://www.soundersfc.com/News/Blogs/Rave-Green.aspx

“Four Teacher Tricks You Can Try at Home” by Julie Williams, Education.com, Jan. 12, 2010 http://www.education.com/magazine/article/Four_Teacher_Tricks/?cid=90.710

“The Economic Benefits from Halving the Dropout Rate: A Boom to Businesses in the Nation’s Largest Metropolitan Areas” The Alliance for Education http://www.all4ed.org/publication_material/EconMSA

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