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In the first three parts of my five-part series, I discussed technologies and education concepts that every teacher should know about. Today I want to continue that conversation and look at several more technology features.

While every district, school, and individual classroom operates in its own way, new technologies and education concepts will affect K-12 education across the board. I want to look at these technologies and education concepts that every teacher should know in the third part of this five-part series.

Today, I will continue my 5-part series on technologies and education concepts that every teacher should know about. I'm interested to hear your thoughts on these technologies and education concepts in the comment section as well.

In this five-part series, I plan to discuss education technologies and concepts that every teacher should know about. Some are old, some are new, and some nascent, but they all have viable classroom uses.

Educators in Ann Arbor, Michigan are striving to close the achievement gap between black and white students, and poor and middle class students. However, the school district needs some help -- and Community Action Network has stepped up to the plate.

Poverty makes it more difficult for children to succeed in school, and they come to school at a disadvantage.

The number of minority students enrolled in U.S. schools is growing at a rapid rate, yet student enrollment is not matched by minority teacher representation.

Country music star Taylor Swift donated $50,000 of profits from her hit song "Welcome to New York" to the public schools in New York City, according to MSNBC. Unfortunately, her generous gesture didn't get quite the response one would anticipate.

Sixty of the nation's largest school districts are joining President Obama's initiative to improve the educational futures of African-American and Hispanic boys, beginning in preschool extending through high school graduation -- dubbed the "My Brother's Keeper" program.

A Republican bill to revamp No Child Left Behind could make its way to the U.S. House of Representatives as early as next week, but President Obama is already vowing to veto it, according to an Associated Press report.


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