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Extra Credit: Education Cuts Found Unconstitutional

Budget cuts, budget cuts, and more budget cuts: what we're reading at GOOD Education HQ


Last year, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie slashed $820 million from the state's education budget. Now a judge has ruled the cuts violated the state constitution because they disproportionally impacted low-income districts.

State universities are facing such severe budget cuts, they may have to lay off tenured faculty. Meanwhile, community colleges in Alabama are dealing with cuts by dissolving their athletic programs.

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Technology and Teachers: The Rise of the Hybrid School

What if tech tools could be used to provide a completely customizable education experience throughout the entire school day?

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Talk to any teacher—veteran or neophyte—and she'll tell you that one of the most challenging things is teaching students who are at different levels. Imagine the effort and skill required to teach a fourth grade class where a few kids are struggling to read Dr. Seuss, a few are zipping through the last Harry Potter book, and everyone else is somewhere in between.

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