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“Attention” Curriculum Powerpoint Presentation in Chinese



GTA is in the Process of Set Up Regional Learning Center Hub at China.



Layoffs prompt teachers to move online


Virtual schools are seeing a dramatic rise in job applications as state officials cut education budgets to battle declining tax revenues. Read More >>>



Senate bill supports 21st-century skills


Bipartisan measure would give states matching funds to develop progressive curricula. Read More >>>




46 States Commit to Common-Standards Push


Forty-six states—representing 80 percent of the nation’s K-12 student population—have formally agreed to join forces to create common academic standards in math and English language arts through an effort led by the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers. Read More >>>



Quick Start Guide to Where the Money is and How to Get it


Technology is an enabler of learning and funding for it is available for such things as professional development, online curriculum, and strategies that work. This Quick Start Guide will focus on new federal stimulus funds and other sometimes overlooked funding sources to help you find those dollars, get them, and put them to work in your district. Read More >>>



New Jersey Joins 49 States and Territories in Common Core State Standards Initiative


Governor Jon S. Corzine and Education Commissioner Lucille E. Davy today joined the Common Core State Standards Initiative, a state-led process to develop common English-language arts and mathematics standards.Please visit http://www.nj.gov/education/news/2009/0601core.htm for the full news release.


California Going Digital with Math, Science Textbooks


California will offer "free, open-source" digital textbooks in math and science for high school students, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has announced. The governor says his state would be the first in the nation to take that step. Read More >>>

More resources about this news:

• California open source digital textbook plan faces barriers. Read More >>>

• Digital textbooks coming to state high schools. Read More >>>

• California considers open digital textbooks. Read More >>>

• California Launches Digital Textbook Initiative. Read More >>>