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Burbank Game Hack Recognizes the Value of S.T.E.M.

Recognizing the important of S.T.E.M, also known as Science, Technology, Engineering and Math – and looking to engage veterans, women and minorities – the Burbank Community YMCA, Nickelodeon and the City of Burbank partnered together to produce a 3 day hackathon called Game+Hack 2014

LOS ANGELES – The fate of California’s teacher tenure laws is now in the hands of a judge. In closing arguments Thursday, the attorneys for the Vergara vs. California plaintiffs argued the laws protect so-called bad teachers, while attorneys for the state said they’re needed to be able to attract and retain quality teachers.

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SEATTLE – Washington is getting more funding to introduce kids to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in the hours beyond the school day. A $120,000 two-year grant will be used to train more after-school program providers and connect them with experts in STEM-related fields.

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WASHINGTON, The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) today announced research which explores knowledge gaps and opportunities for leveraging academic and vocational education programs to improve the reentry outcomes of incarcerated adults and juveniles.

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“Looking at the glaring expulsion, arrest and dropout rates for our black and Latino students, I knew that we had to do something dramatically different,” Runcie said.

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We mobilize a team to enable public middle schools in low-income communities to provide a longer learning day rich with opportunities. Our deep partnerships with schools put young adults on track to succeed by connecting the resources of communities, companies, governments, and philanthropies.

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Charter schools might make up only 5 percent of the nation’s schools, but they do get a lot of attention. The Obama administration has strongly encouraged their expansion, and Republican hopeful Mitt Romney promised more school choice in his recent campaign speech to a Latino group.

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Because of new learning standards called the Common Core, New York City educators attending the presentation will soon have to revamp how they teach reading. The coach, who wears glasses and a colorful floral blazer over dark capris and no-nonsense sandals, is trying to teach them how to do that. When teaching from a book like Yes Day! –

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The standards are designed to be robust and relevant to the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers.

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Delivering significantly more money to schools based on the number of low-income children they serve is at the heart of the sweeping new K-12 finance system approved by the state Legislature in June.

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