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The English language has evolved from a melting pot of influences, from Latin and Ancient Greek to French, Italian and Portuguese. But what is...

Prevalence, Requirements, and Outlook for Teaching Students with Special Education Needs

This interactive infographic (courtesy of Saint Joseph's) illustrates current and future special needs education outlook for each of the fifty states in the US. Currently,...

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The Silent Learner: How to Scaffold ELLs in Their Pre-Production Phase

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The Silent Learner: How to Scaffold ELLs in Their Pre-Production Phase

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MY six years in the Marine Corps taught me the importance of learning the basics....

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Nancy Zimpher to Resign as SUNY Chancellor in 2017

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Education is a system of collaboration. Each subject, even though it may seem distinct in its own way, relates to the knowledge students gain...

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