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Inslee says ending some tax breaks would aid schools

Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday proposed ending several tax breaks to put an additional $600 million into K-12 education over the next three years. Republicans, who control the Senate, argue the Legislature can wait because legislators put an additional $1 … Continue reading

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US Education Secretary Visits Haiti Classrooms

By TRENTON DANIEL Associated Press A senior U.S. official visiting Haiti called Tuesday for greater transparency to improve the quality of education in the Caribbean country’s long-struggling classrooms. In an interview with The Associated Press, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan … Continue reading

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How Do I Keep My Students Interested?

Maintaining interest in the subject matter is clearly one of the best things you can do for your teaching. If you are asked to give a speech, you want the audience to be receptive to the content of the speech. … Continue reading

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6 Surprising Study Techniques From A Valedictorian

By Stefanie Weisman on August 14, 2013 Everyone knows that to be a top student, you’ve got to study hard, write great papers, and ace your exams. But there’s so much more to it than that. A large part of … Continue reading

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10 Things To Know About Choosing a College When You Want To Be a Teacher

by Mary C. Clement 1. I know I need a college degree to be a teacher, but what do I major in? The answer to this question actually varies from state to state. In many states, you major in elementary … Continue reading

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Teachers Offer Back-to-School Shopping Tips

By Kelsey Sheehy August is the unofficial start of the back-to-school shopping frenzy. Retailers court students and their parents in earnest, eager to sell them everything from flashcards to the new must-have sneakers or laptops. States give shoppers a break, … Continue reading

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