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K12 FEDERAL DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION IS KILLING PUBLIC EDUCATION 
http://www.edu-cyberpg.com/k12.html


And the mediocrity continues
A report from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute on the quality of state U.S. 
history standards finds them "mediocre-to-awful" in a majority of states, 
singling out Texas for giving students a "politicized distortion of history."
<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?llr=ojzalicab&et=1104556786270&s=95761&e=0019VEwW0g41pXMrVfEYWSDdTpxAs-vpTg3GcMl7ny5xN-qDMsT2nvOAxdvwk-3RBLEoWKBSKOQ8Lid90es0g-LxSiddMZZcbPc36XTnnlZBCEk46bOYhNa4rBu_67Kz0OShlxx_PFZKdEiu4gPwe9rpLuxRTKyNvJ7EB6rLC5gryUM9MOu8P5k5ClkUMauSFrtoXdWegDrZnlitX2dAU3f-bJmkJ7W5kSnUxA76FQTjBRRHt1AJ3ERm-JlrgBNwbdDV1YRJ9u2IRw=>http://content.usatoday.com/communities/ondeadline/post/2011/02/study-us-history-standards-in-most-schools-mediocre-to-awful/1


Kohl's Corporation: Kohl's Kids Who Care Scholarships
The Kohl's Kids Who Care Program recognizes and rewards young volunteers who 
transform their communities for the better. Maximum award: $10,000 scholarship 
toward post-secondary education. Eligibility: youth 6 to 18 years old, not 
graduated from high school by March 15, 2011. Deadline: March 15, 2011.
<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?llr=ojzalicab&et=1104556786270&s=95761&e=0019VEwW0g41pXdTaOXBfSprT7u3MiYTSDllncJys22HWPasE-5bND96eWFZt7kfPWDZhdF1Vk1qRdXn7Hyj2kINAwseGXCkkvJX1wma63l6GE43EGJkUZ5xMt_-e0pNn5JD6H5ud56yMaCrJmr_2Q9OvNyqi4mLCSiLok5IjjTwGAmXgvmBkjPvQ==>http://www.kohlscorporation.com/CommunityRelations/scholarship/index.asp


American Historical Association: Awards for Teaching of History
The American Historical Association Beveridge Family Teaching Prize recognizes 
excellence and innovation in elementary, middle school, and secondary history 
teaching, including career contributions and specific initiatives. The 
individual can be recognized either for individual excellence in teaching or 
for an innovative initiative applicable to the entire field. Maximum award: 
$1,500. Eligibility: teachers K-12. Deadline: March 15, 2011.
<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?llr=ojzalicab&et=1104556786270&s=95761&e=0019VEwW0g41pUEiM25gB_PRyKvur0sG1kT33VkbJzABKNlrk4lqSCmJTsZsDLDO3DoHsRsbRgugQkYCpXPzcAedhyFed63OFWFULV-uYlpmu0saclzDJKEZsxcTSFlIYKwT7wHSyysHkl2qSbt8vNzZQ==>http://www.historians.org/teaching/Beveridge.htm


2011 educational technology survey of in Higher education instructor and 
student perspectives on and its impact on student engagement and learning 
outcomes across the United States. 
Effective IT use, Computer access by students, Technology preference, 
Engagement, Technology impact on student engagement, Student engagement 
improvement, Barriers to learning and engagement, Improving learning and 
engagement
http://www.edu-cyberpg.com/Technology/

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