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State Library of NC Online Workshop Calendar

From the NCLIVE-L list: Subject: State Library Announces Fall CE Schedule The State Library has something NEW for you – An Online Workshop Calendar We are pleased to announce the Fall 2005 schedule of workshops, and we’re excited to make … Continue reading

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1,000 Top High Schools

The Complete List of the 1,000 Top U.S. Schools, from Newsweek Public schools are ranked according to a ratio devised by Jay Mathews: the number of Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate tests taken by all students at a school in … Continue reading

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The Core

I tried to post a comment on Scott’s blog about this, but it seems to have gotten lost in the ether. Probably because I’m not a LiveJournal user. Damn proprietary applications… Scott posted about an article in Library Journal by … Continue reading

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RFID for Dick and Jane

Parents protest radio ID tags for students, from CNN The only grade school in this rural town is requiring students to wear radio frequency identification badges that can track their every move. Some parents are outraged, fearing it will rob … Continue reading

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The First Amendment, who needs it?

Freedom of what?, from CNN …when told of the exact text of the First Amendment, more than one in three high school students said it goes “too far” in the rights it guarantees. Only half of the students said newspapers … Continue reading

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ETS information literacy test

According to this story from the NY Times, the Educational Testing Service has developed a standardized test to assess information literacy. According to this story, the test, called the Information and Communications Technology literacy assessment, …can assess students’ ability to … Continue reading

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Brain drain, part 3

So much for grad school enrollments rising in tough economic times. Not only is it becoming more difficult for foreign students to enroll in colleges and universities in the US, but it’s becoming more difficult for students from the US … Continue reading

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