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Morning Announcements June 17, 2014

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June 17, 2014 12:03 pm


Maryland County teachers take on Common Core training

More than 9,000 teachers took part in a day-long Common Core training in Prince George’s County, MD – The Washington Post

Pittsburgh officials find nearly 97 percent of teachers are ‘good at their job’ following evaluations The Hechinger Report

A California bill to speed up the firing process of teachers suspected of serious offenses is making its way through the Legislature The LA Times

As more and more schools go digital in the classroom – the importance of understanding what software students and teachers need to achieve in the edtech world continues edSurge

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state Legislatures discuss a possible two-year delay in teacher evaluations linked to the Common Core State Standards ChalkBeat NY

What President Obama’s new initiatives could mean for improving education for Native American students NPR Tell Me More

Black and Latino populations in New York City’s most competitive high schools The Huffington Post

Innovative educators should brush up on their Twitter handles: here are 15 digital learning based Twitter accounts you should be following eSchoolNews

President Obama’s initiative aimed at engaging more students in science, technology, engineering, and math subjects is now in its fifth year and continues to face difficulties The New York Times

On Monday, Starbucks announced a program that would pay employees’ college tuition. But some are questioning what that means for the student’s pocket The New York Times




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