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Building global perspective and cultural awareness in the world of education

William Woods EDU

According to the most recent survey by The National Center for Education Statistics, the number of English language learners (ELL) in U.S. public schools increased by an estimated 300,000 from the year 2002 to 2013. More so, as a result of the most recent wave of immigration, classrooms in public schools across the U.S. are […]

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December 18th, 2015

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Summer slide or summer sanctuary — the school calendar debate.

William Woods EDU

When it comes to something as fundamental as whether schools in Missouri and across America should change length of the school day and/or year, opinions tend to be strong and vary widely. Some have been making a case for extending school days and year-round-education for a decade or more, claiming that the current system is […]

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June 16th, 2015

Posted in Curriculum Advances, Education News

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US-Cuba thaw may expand academic travel for education majors

William Woods EDU

Even during the half-century long political and economic standoff between the United States and Cuba, and even among the loudest critics of the Marxist regime of Fidel Castro, there has been recognition that k-12 education thrives in Cuba, despite great odds and obstacles. The UK Independent published a deep look into what it calls “the […]

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January 7th, 2015

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