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Cuba: A New President

This week, Raul Castro steps down as president of Cuba after 10 years in office. The new president is expected to be Cuba’s first vice president, Miguel Diaz-Canel. While Castro will retain the powerful leadership of the Communist Party, the transition is an historic moment in a country that has …

Communist Party

Starbucks to close stores for an afternoon for bias training

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks, moving swiftly to confront a racially charged uproar over the arrest of two black men at one of its stores in Philadelphia, plans to close more than 8,000 U.S. stores for several hours next month to conduct racial-bias training for nearly 175,000 workers.<p>The announcement …

Justice

New war authorization from Congress unveiled following Syria strikes

<b>(CNN) —</b> A bipartisan group of senators on the Foreign Relations Committee late Monday unveiled a major rewrite of the Authorization for Use of Military Force, which would give President Donald Trump robust new abilities to fight ISIS and other terrorist groups while reserving the ability for …

Middle East

Stormy Daniels releases sketch of man who allegedly threatened her over Trump affair

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Stormy Daniels released a composite sketch on Tuesday of the man she alleges threatened her in 2011 and is offering a $131,000 reward to anyone who can identify the perpetrator.<p>The disclosure of the drawing and the announcement of the monetary reward on ABC's "The View" mark yet …

Donald Trump

Trump lawyer forced to reveal another client: Sean Hannity

NEW YORK (AP) — A legal fight over what should happen to records the FBI seized from President Donald Trump's personal attorney took a surprise twist Monday when the lawyer, Michael Cohen, was forced to reveal a secret — that he had also done legal work for Fox News host Sean Hannity.<p>The disclosure …

Donald Trump

The Man Behind the President’s Tweets

<b>L</b>ast July, President Donald Trump was sued in federal court over his Twitter habits. It wasn’t the tone or content of Trump’s approximately 37,300 tweets that had landed him in trouble. Instead, it was the possible unconstitutionality of the way he uses one feature of the platform: the block …

Donald Trump

San Francisco’s Big Seismic Gamble

The city’s building code does not protect its people from earthquakes nearly as much as you might think.

San Francisco

Southwest flight emergency: Live updates-Edit 

CNN

A Guide to Producing Better Student Writers and Editors With Dictation Tools

Technology in School<p>A Guide to Producing Better Student Writers and Editors With Dictation Tools<p>By Jon Pennington     Aug 10, 2016<p>Shutterstock / …

Education Technology

How an Alaska Teacher Improved Student Attendance with Minecraft

Technology in School<p>How an Alaska Teacher Improved Student Attendance with Minecraft<p>By Cindy Duncan     Feb 11, 2016<p>Image Source: Burak Oyuda / …

What’s the Perfect Data Tool for Tracking and Developing Reading Comprehension?

Technology in School<p>What’s the Perfect Data Tool for Tracking and Developing Reading Comprehension?<p>By Melanie Stevens     Dec 17, 2015<p>Mary Jo …

The Value of Modern Social Studies in Cultivating Real World Literacy

Technology in School<p>The Value of Modern Social Studies in Cultivating Real World Literacy<p>By Christine Sciascia     Mar 25, 2016<p>Thomas Hassel under CC …

It Takes Two: The Practical Benefits of K-12 Public Education and Higher Ed Partnerships

Research<p>It Takes Two: The Practical Benefits of K-12 Public Education and Higher Ed Partnerships<p>By Justin Aglio     Apr 21, 2016<p>EdSurge / …

How One Teacher Champions Student Reflection with Technology and Public Speaking

Technology in School<p>How One Teacher Champions Student Reflection with Technology and Public Speaking<p>By Stacey Roshan     Feb 25, 2016<p>Image Courtesy …

Teaching

From Literature to Science: Should the Subject Affect How a Teacher Incorporates Growth Mindset?

Research<p>From Literature to Science: Should the Subject Affect How a Teacher Incorporates Growth Mindset?<p>By Jennifer Guido     Aug 1, 2016<p>Shutterstock …

Teaching

The Secret Weapon for Any English or Language Teacher’s Data Arsenal

Technology in School<p>The Secret Weapon for Any English or Language Teacher’s Data Arsenal<p>By Camelia Perez     Mar 16, 2016<p>Wikipedia<p>Data is such an …

Education Technology

How to Improve Your School Staff’s Communication

Community<p>How to Improve Your School Staff’s Communication: Tips and Tricks from the Classroom<p>By Michael "MJ" Linane     Sep 2, 2015<p>Sebastien …

Why Making and the Arts Need Each Other to Survive and Thrive in Schools

Opinion | Community<p>Why Making and the Arts Need Each Other to Survive and Thrive in Schools<p>By Cynthia Day     Aug 14, 2016<p>Wikipedia<p>When the visual …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Instead of Paying Thousands for Student Data Systems, Try This Free Option Instead

Research<p>Instead of Paying Thousands for Student Data Systems, Try This Free Option Instead<p>By Chris Aviles     Aug 27, 2015<p>Google<p>When I taught high …

Teaching

Looking for Better Edtech Products? Why Developing Teacher-Company Relationships is Essential

Community<p>Looking for Better Edtech Products? Why Developing Teacher-Company Relationships is Essential<p>By Jason Appel     Mar 27, 2016<p>Flickr / Hugo …

Education Technology

What 10 Years of K-12 Online Professional Development Taught New Hampshire

Learning Strategies<p>What 10 Years of K-12 Online Professional Development Taught New Hampshire<p>By Stan Freeda     Jul 23, 2016<p>Shutterstock / …

Education Technology

How Maryland is Putting the 'PLAY' Back into Professional Development

Learning Strategies<p>How Maryland is Putting the 'PLAY' Back into Professional Development<p>By Emmanuel Andre     Dec 3, 2015<p>Back in July of 2015, it was …

How You Can Take the Pain Out Of Data-Driven Classrooms

Technology in School<p>How You Can Take the Pain Out Of Data-Driven Classrooms<p>By Natalie Davis     Aug 30, 2016<p>Natalie Davis<p>How often do you hear your …

Why a District 1

Technology in School<p>Why a District 1:1 Rollout Is About More Than Devices and Software<p>By Rick Stout and Ross Friebel     Oct 21, 2015<p>Flickr<p>Like many …

Education Technology

How to Manage the 4 Types of Teachers You Meet in Professional Development

column | Learning Strategies<p>How to Manage the 4 Types of Teachers You Meet in Professional Development<p>By Carla Jefferson (Columnist)     Jun 16, …

Using Project-Based Learning To Turn Students into Responsible Data Consumers

Technology in School<p>Using Project-Based Learning To Turn Students into Responsible Data Consumers<p>By Suzanne Banas     Apr 6, 2016<p>NASA Eyes in the …

The Three Big Edtech Problems in Alabama—And How Schools Are Fixing Them

Policy<p>The Three Big Edtech Problems in Alabama—And How Schools Are Fixing Them<p>By Donna Williamson     Jan 20, 2016<p>Mountain Brook Schools<p>There are …

Why Most Professional Development Stinks—and How You Can Make It Better

Learning Strategies<p>Why Most Professional Development Stinks—and How You Can Make It Better<p>By Valerie Lewis     Oct 25, 2015<p>Wikimedia<p>At the end of …

Five Myths About Classroom Technology (And What To Do, Instead)

Technology in School<p>Five Myths About Classroom Technology (And What To Do, Instead)<p>By Rebecca Recco     May 7, 2016<p>Shutterstock / JDS<p>Classroom …

Goodbye, Linear Factory Model of Schooling: Why Learning is Irregular

Opinion | Community<p>Goodbye, Linear Factory Model of Schooling: Why Learning is Irregular<p>By Dwight Carter     Jul 6, 2016<p>Shutterstock / …