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Can Schools ‘Teach Students to Think’?

Last week I wrote about what Jim and I had seen on another visit to the (exceptional) Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (MSMS), a public, residential two-year school for juniors and seniors. We’ve been reporting on the school over…

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In Georgia, a Surprise School-Recess Fight

The Democratic lawmaker and chief sponsor of a bill that would have mandated recess in Georgia elementary schools says he was caught off guard by Gov. Brian Kemp's veto of the measure late last week, but that the legislative fight…

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Schools turn to apps, other tech to guard against shootings

Schools trying to protect kids from mass shootings are turning to gunshot detection systems, cellphone apps and artificial intelligence — a high-tech approach designed to reduce the number of victims. Technology that speeds up law enforcement's response and quickly alerts…

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Aldine ISD Invests in IoT for School Safety

The use of the Internet of Things has the ability dramatically shift the way that schools deal with crisis situations and building management. In Houston, Aldine Independent School District is taking the first steps to pilot the use of IoT…

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Grant to help Pacific prepare STEM teachers

A $1.45 million grant will play a key role in helping University of the Pacific recruit and prepare aspiring teachers majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics to address the shortage of STEM teachers in San Joaquin County. The Robert…

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