The 11 contestants on the top three teams have backgrounds in particle physics, computer science, data analysis, and even foreign service work.
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April 03, 2012
This time, Luis Huerta cautions that a vision of a more stratified teaching force outlined in a paper from Public Impact is not based on empirical evidence.
March 20, 2012
The creation of a 48-member group is significant in the state that is home of Silicon Valley.
March 12, 2012
The survey, free to complete online, is open until early May.
January 26, 2012
Joel Rose and Chris Rush will also be allowed to resume relations with New York City schools under a new agreement.
January 23, 2012
A survey found that just because most teachers report having computer access in classrooms doesn't mean they are satisfied with the amount of access.
September 22, 2011
The Khan approach emphasizes the use of videos to teach math concepts, with more than 2,400 videos now available.
June 14, 2011
Next Generation Learning Challenges announced the 19 entrants who won grants for programs addressing 7th and 9th grade common-core standards instruction.
April 25, 2011
Kristin Kipp reflects on her career, the award, and the benefits and challenges of entering online education.
February 28, 2011
Delaware will partner with Wireless Generation to implement a two-year teacher data coaching plan funded with $8.2 million in federal Race to the Top grant money.