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A Complex experience

Earlier this week we visited Albany’s College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering… and what a Complex -and experience- the place is.

A place where the nanotech market sector thrives, companies in the likes of Sematech (who hosted) and Tokyo Electron carry out research here, all while students develop through their choice of focused Undergraduate and Graduate programs. 186 more words


UEP Program Director Kenneth Wong Talks Seattle Schools with KPLU Radio

Dr. Kenneth Wong, Urban Education Policy Program Director, took time to discuss unique mayoral involvement in Seattle Public Schools. Dr. Wong has completed extensive research on school governance redesign, among other topics. 8 more words

TRAILS is a great information literacy assessment

Thank you to everyone who has worked on TRAILS. It is awesome. Everyone should give this assesment in their school.

TRAILS (Tool for Real-time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills): 317 more words

School Libraries

How do states define alternative education?

How do states define alternative education? (PDF)
Source: Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education

Key findings

  • Forty-three states and the District of Columbia have formal definitions of alternative education.
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Government And Politics

For the birds!

This is a guest post by my partner and teacher-naturalist extraordinaire at Audubon New York, Laura Revilla. She gets to spend her time teaching 2-4th graders about NYC birds and their conservation. 531 more words

Conservation Solutions