National Education News

Maxwell receives educator award for promoting environmental education

Washington Post Education News - October 29, 2014 - 2:37pm

Prince George’s County Schools Chief Executive Officer Kevin M. Maxwell was named the 2014 Educator of the Year by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation for his work in promoting environmental education in Maryland.

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App Smart: Duolingo, Busuu and Other Apps Teach Languages on Phones

NYT Education News - October 29, 2014 - 11:31am
Plenty of smartphone apps offer worthwhile and entertaining lessons.

The Ad Campaign: Cuomo, With a Daughter’s Help, Tweaks His Education Image

NYT Education News - October 29, 2014 - 10:55am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s “Education” television ad appears to be a response to criticism from his opponent, Rob Astorino, of his support for the Common Core standards.

Apple: iPad photography is here to stay

CNN - Tecnology - October 29, 2014 - 10:42am
It's the most controversial issue since people started filming videos in portrait mode. Should tablets be used as cameras?

Twitch bans nude, suggestive gaming

CNN - Tecnology - October 29, 2014 - 10:12am
Looks like it's a bad time to be sexing up your publicly viewable video gaming.

See Verizon's new Droid in :60

CNN - Tecnology - October 29, 2014 - 8:24am
Verizon's new Droid Turbo has up to two days of battery life.

Trial Begins for First Band Member in Hazing Death of Florida A&M Drum Major

NYT Education News - October 29, 2014 - 8:06am
The death of Robert Champion, 26, brought heightened focus to college hazing and prompted a flurry of strict antihazing laws across the country.

Connecticut Family Sues Over School's Ebola Fears

Education Week - October 29, 2014 - 7:59am
The father of a Connecticut third-grader filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday saying his daughter has been unfairly barred from school amid fears she may have been exposed to the Ebola virus while in Africa.
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