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  • Students in Nicholas Provenzano’s Digital Seminar class at Grosse Pointe South High School in Michigan learn programming to control humanoid and spider robots. —Brian Widdis for Education Week
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'Nerdy Teacher' Brings Tech to English Class, and Beyond

As an English teacher who codes, the author of The Nerdy Teacher blog believes digital education must span subject areas. (June 24, 2016)

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School Boards Must Narrow Their Focus

School boards spend too much time on routine and not enough on issues that could have an impact on student achievement, writes Cathy Mincberg. (June 24, 2016)

Where Does Hate Come From? An Educator Responds to Orlando

Following the killing of 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., educator Peter DeWitt considers how to create a positive climate for students. (June 16, 2016)

For Charters Schools, Look Back to Look Ahead

To ensure quality, charters should focus on three principles at the core of the first U.S. charter school law, says Greg Richmond. (June 24, 2016)

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Next Gen Science Standards: A New Vision for Science Ed.

The Next Generation Science Standards, being implemented in 18 states, emphasize learning science by doing science. How are they redefining instruction in American classrooms? Read more.

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Court Upholds Net Neutrality Rules

The powerful D.C. circuit court gave the Federal Communications Commission a major win by sustaining controversial 2015 rules that protect an "open" internet. (June 14, 2016)

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You No Longer Need a Teaching Degree to Teach in Utah

Utah schools can now hire individuals with only bachelor's degrees to teach certain subjects, like computer science, in an effort to stem a teacher shortage. (June 14, 2016)

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