Your daily education news and insight for March 23, 2015. View as web page.
Curriculum Associates -- Advertisment
Number of Libraries Dwindles in N.Y.C. Schools Number of Libraries Dwindles in N.Y.C. Schools
At a time when school library services in many big cities are feeling squeezed, the Big Apple's declines are steeper than most, advocates say. Read more.
Share: Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Addthis

Garden-Based Learning in Schools
Ripe for Change provides a wealth of resources to show how garden-based learning is being implemented in a systematic way in public education, and offers next steps to widen and deepen the practice to reach children in all schools. Bring gardening to your school!

Districts Ramp Up Efforts to Link Spending, Academic Priorities
A still-nascent effort is under way to shift school district budgeting to a multi-year, collaborative process that has finance and academic officials working in tandem. Read more.
(Education Week)
Assessment Authority for Chief Academic Officers Varies
Knitting assessment thoughtfully into any work on curriculum is crucial, experts say, so it's important to have oversight models that ensure that it happens. Read more.
(Education Week)

Are Common Core pressures driving you away from what you know is In the Best Interest of Students? In his new book, Readicide author Kelly Gallagher surveys what's good about the standards and what's not as he helps you stay true to what works in your ELA classroom. Includes dozens of practical lessons and teaching strategies. Click here to read Chapter 1 online!

Common Core and White Privilege: The Claim With a Long Internet Life
Close to a year ago, one of the common core's authors made a remark about his race when talking about the standards. How have his remarks been discussed and publicized? Read more.
(State EdWatch)
For Students Who Want to Be Teachers, New Documentary Explores Obstacles
"The Road to TEACH" follows the cross-country road trip of three 20-somethings who are considering careers in education despite discouragement from parents and peers. Read more.
(Teaching Now)
Senate Democrats Introduce Legislation to Increase Child-Care Tax Credit
(Early Years)
Schools, Districts Recognized for Supporting Music Ed.
(Curriculum Matters)
Parent Advisory Council Members in Conn. Sue Local Superintendent, Board
(K-12 Parents and the Public)
WriteReader, Top Selling Reading App, to Expand
(Marketplace K-12)
Ed Tech in Elite Private Schools: A Look Ahead
(Digital Education)
'Glee' Finale Makes the Case for Arts Education
(Education and the Media)
Ed-Tech Concepts That Every Teacher Should Know
(Education Futures)
What I Learned From Chorus
(Work in Progress)
Leaders: Balance Knowledge With Heart
(Leadership 360)
Educating Sexes Together or Apart?
(Walt Gardner's Reality Check)
What Role Do You Play in Social Media?
(Finding Common Ground)
What Cage-Busters Believe
(Rick Hess Straight Up)
1. Teacher Exodus Is No Surprise (Walt Gardner's Reality Check Blog)
2. Hurdles in Pairing General, Special Education Teachers
3. Why Ed Tech Is Not Transforming How Teachers Teach
4. Is Advanced Placement's Value in the Class or the Test? (Inside School Research Blog)
5. ESEA Reauthorization Efforts Running Up Against Senate Calendar (Politics K-12 Blog)

+ High School Math and Science Teachers (STEM-based High School) The Interdistrict Science Magnet Schools at the Fairchild Wheeler Campus, Bridgeport, CT
+ SAGA TUTOR SAGA Innovations, Multiple Locations
Browse top education jobs. Search Jobs>>
Recruit top education professionals. Post a Job>>

Update Preferences   |    Customer Care   |    Editor Feedback   |    Advertising

This message was intended for %%to_email%%. You are receiving this free e-newsletter because you requested it when you registered on or To change your e-newsletter subscriptions or other email preferences, please click here.

This free e-newsletter is a service of Editorial Projects in Education, Inc., 6935 Arlington Road, Suite 100, Bethesda, MD 20814. EPE is the publisher of Education Week, Digital Directions, Teacher Professional Development Sourcebook,,,,, and

Copyright © 2015 Editorial Projects in Education.