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Head of the Class 2.0
posted by: Megan | March 23, 2011, 10:28 am   
Twitter. People are still abuzz about it. What about Twitter + classroom discussions? This communication trend tool in the classroom is only picking up speed. The benefits of emerging technologies like Twitter outweigh the downfalls. Look at this interactive class at the University of Texas at Dallas using Twitter to increase student engagement."
Reform Bill Moves Closer to Passing in Florida
posted by: Megan | March 14, 2011, 10:18 am   

In the wake of union-crippling legislation in Wisconsin, signed into law today, legislatures across the country are in various stages of passing their own bills that encourage education reforms and sweeping changes to union monopolies. This week Florida is making headlines for moving one step closer to their own bold law that encourages bold education reforms.

Developments in Wisconsin
posted by: Megan | March 07, 2011, 07:47 pm   

For over three weeks, union members, leaders and activists have converged in Madison to protest Governor Walker's bill to end forced unionism and close major budget shortfalls. Experts have called Madison ground zero for the labor battle that has been heating up all over the country. This weekend additional protests from both sides and efforts to persuade AWOL legislators to come back to the state have once again gained nation headlines.

PACE Nights at the Pepsi Center
posted by: Megan | March 07, 2011, 11:45 am   

PACE is excited to announce that we have upcoming PACE nights with the Colorado Avalanche and the Denver Nuggets.  Check out this flyer for discounted ticket information.  We look forward to seeing you there!

News Out of Ohio and Wisconsin
posted by: Megan | March 03, 2011, 12:08 pm   

With labor protests continuing in state capitals in Wisconsin and Ohio, many are wondering how the situation will resolve itself with either passed legislation or concessions. Today the Republican-controlled Ohio Senate passed a bill that would end forced unionism and make it illegal for public employees to engage in strikes. Meanwhile, in Wisconsin emergency legislation was enacted to fine senators for each day they boycott the budget vote.

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