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Governor’s race: Sununu, Kelly far apart on education

When it comes to public education, Gov. Chris Sununu and his Democratic challenger Molly Kelly offer very different curriculums. Most glaring is the first-term Republican governor’s push to allow some parents to send their children to private or religious schools, or home schooling, with state-taxpayer funded scholarships. The …

How To Crack The Toughest Nut In Education: High School

There’s been a lot of handwringing lately about the lack of rigor in high school courses, and critics have blamed educators’ “low expectations.” But they’ve overlooked one powerful strategy that could boost both expectations and performance: teaching students to write about what they’re learning. In recent weeks, two …

The festival of ideas: shaping the future of education

Technology in education is about enhancing teaching and learning, reaching out and engaging with a generation of learners who are digital natives and ensuring that they are prepared for a world beyond school which – while we may not know precisely what it will look like – we …