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Silicon Valley Design Infuses Classrooms
posted by: Melissa | February 22, 2017, 01:33 pm   

EdSource is reporting on how schools in Silicon Valley are working to transform classroom environments to reflect the office spaces often found in leading tech companies.

 
Even Beginners Can Participate in this Week's Hour of Code
posted by: Alana | December 06, 2016, 12:03 pm   

 

This week educators across the nation are participating in the “Hour of Code.” Celebrated annually during Computer Science Week, Hour of Code 2016 is being recognized from the 5th to the 11th December.

 

 
What People Are Saying About Civics Education
posted by: Alana | November 18, 2016, 12:35 pm   

 

Last week, the United States finished one of the most contentious and bitter elections in recent memory. While there are a lot of things that could be said about the election, one thing that became clear to people on all sides is that the US has neglected teaching civics in its schools. According to The Atlantic:

 

 
Union Spending Alarming to Rank and File?
posted by: Alana | November 16, 2016, 11:43 am   

 

Yet again, the teachers unions are among the largest political funders in local and national elections alike from coast to coast.

 

In addition to early presidential endorsements by both the AFT and NEA, the largest teachers unions in the nation spent a whopping combined total of $32.2 million dollars during in the 2016 election cycle as of the September 30th FEC reporting period. And that number is bound to be even higher when 4th quarter reporting numbers come in.

 

But that's not even the half of it.

 

 
Where do the presidential candidates stand on education?
posted by: Alana | October 28, 2016, 12:17 pm   

 

We're getting down to the wire and early voting is already in full swing across the nation. There is so much at stake in this presidential race from education reform initiatives to school funding, yet thousands of Americans are still undecided heading into the 2016 elections. It's absolutely imperative that educators make well informed decisions at the voting booth this November. 

 

PACE is proudly non-partisan, does not endorse candidates, or tell members how to vote. We do, however, urge each and every educator to brush up on the candidates' stances on education at the federal, state, AND local levels before heading to the polls. 

 

 
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