STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESSES: Diplomas in Indiana, School Choice Debate in Mississippi, Major Funding for Education in Idaho

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January 30, 2018 01:32 pm

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President Trump isn’t the only one addressing Americans about the state of our nation. Governors have taken to stages across the country to deliver state of the state addresses. In early January speeches, governors have focused on life after high school, made big pushes for more education funding, and touched on the school choice debate happening at the local level.

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Alabama, Arizona, Florida, High School Graduation Rates and Secondary School Improvement, Idaho, Indiana, Mississippi

Deeper Learning Digest: Stepping Outside the Classroom to Bring Academics to Life

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January 19, 2018 05:05 pm

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How can stepping outside of the classroom engage students in deeper learning? In this week’s digest, stories on math trails and apprenticeships show how to engage students outside of school, while another story on “high-impact” classrooms shows how to transform spaces within schools to deepen student learning.

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Deeper Learning, Deeper Learning Digest

How PISA Can Keep Students from Being Duped by Fake News

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January 08, 2018 12:46 pm

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In the past, when students gathered information for a report or term paper they usually read an entry in an encyclopedia or visited a few well-regarded webpages to get what they needed. But that no longer is sufficient. Students now must be acute critical thinkers, able to judge the quality of websites they visit and the information they collect.

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Deeper Learning, International Comparisons

Deeper Learning Digest: Our Top 5 Deeper Learning Moments of 2017

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January 05, 2018 03:50 pm

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While the countdown to 2018 rang out on New Year’s Eve, we were thinking of another countdown: our top deeper learning moments of 2017. As we kick off the new year, let’s take a quick step back to highlight some of our favorite deeper learning work in 2017.

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Deeper Learning, Deeper Learning Digest