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Gov challenges schools to embrace digital textbooks

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The Obama administration challenges schools to embrace digital textbooks, and releases a 67-page playbook to schools to offer guidance to schools. Continue reading “Gov challenges schools to embrace digital textbooks” »

10 Staggering Facts about Education in America

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Here at DegreeSearch.org, we’re always on the lookout for interesting education stats. We find plenty of tidbits that are interesting, but some are truly staggering. There are a lot of negative education numbers in our infographic, but don’t let that get you down. There is plenty of data out there to show that … Continue reading “10 Staggering Facts about Education in America” »

Accredited online education degree

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Getting your degree online is mainstream in today’s educated world. An important part of preparing to get your online education is to make sure the school you are considering is an accredited school. What does it mean to be accredited? According … Continue reading “Accredited online education degree” »

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

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I saw a clip last week of Stephen Colbert interviewing Arne Duncan, the US Secretary of Education. After shooting hoops outside the studio, Stephen and Arne got down to business talking about the future of education in the United States. In the interview Duncan sets forth his main goal: make sure kids are graduating high … Continue reading “Secretary of Education Arne Duncan” »

President Obama’s 2010 education proposal

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On March 12, 2009 the U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan addressed the House Budget Committee and laid out President Obama’s education plan “to invest in our economic future by providing the high-quality education our kids need to compete in the global economy.” He also shared the President’s … Continue reading “President Obama’s 2010 education proposal” »