At West Virginia's Ripley High, teachers are developing media literacy skills in students who are trying to critically examine allegations about "fake news" and media bias.
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September 21, 2016
Education professor Sara Goldrick-Rab landed in hot water after tweeting that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is a 'fascist,' but said social media has changed her life mostly for the better.
August 09, 2016
The California charter network famous for its partnership with Facebook will expand its Basecamp program to 100 schools across the country.
May 03, 2016
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April 08, 2016
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April 06, 2016
Effective purchasing, policymaking, and external communications are all dependent on good CAO-CTO relationships, said panelists at CoSN's annual conference.
January 28, 2016
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