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Witness the search for extraterrestrial life at this NASA web site

Witness the search for extraterrestrial life at this NASA web site

The tragic loss of the space shuttle Columbia and its crew Feb. 1 hasn’t deterred NASA from its search for new worlds. This search is being conducted over the next…

Browse through timely research briefs with this new web publication

Browse through timely research briefs with this new web publication

With the No Child Left Behind Act now requiring schools to adopt only “research-based” programs and activities, it’s more important than ever for school leaders to stay abreast of the…

Weighing in on federal proposals is no longer a hefty chore with

Weighing in on federal proposals is no longer a hefty chore with

In a step forward for eGovernment, the Bush administration has unveiled a new web site, Regulations.gov, that allows individuals to participate in the federal rule-making process more easily. The site…

Use this site to track the development of the atomic bomb

Use this site to track the development of the atomic bomb

On Dec. 6, 1941, the U.S. government pledged $2 million to the Manhattan Project, charging scientists with the task of developing the world’s first atomic bomb. Four and a half…

Peruse this Houghton Mifflin site for NCLB news and information

Peruse this Houghton Mifflin site for NCLB news and information

To mark the one-year anniversary of the controversial No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), educational publisher Houghton Mifflin has unveiled a new web site dedicated to helping schools achieve the…

“Illuminations” uses Java applets to shed light on difficult math concepts

“Illuminations” uses Java applets to shed light on difficult math concepts

Created by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), “Illuminations” aims to revitalize mathematics instruction for students by providing a wealth of online resources spanning the entire math curriculum.…

Tap into this CoSN toolkit for “Promoting Online Safety”

Tap into this CoSN toolkit for “Promoting Online Safety”

The Consortium for School Networking has released new resources to help guide school leaders when they talk to parents and other community members about online safety issues. Sponsored by the…

Browse the “National Science Digital Library”

Browse the “National Science Digital Library”

More than 100 teams of educators nationwide are working with the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop what they hope will be the nation’s most comprehensive digital library for the…

Examine the ABCs of reading with help from PBS

Examine the ABCs of reading with help from PBS

“Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers” is the latest in a long line of complementary educational web sites from the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). According to the site, this resource, which…

“Leave No Child Behind” leaves no rule unexplored

“Leave No Child Behind” leaves no rule unexplored

No one said meeting the requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act would be easy. To help schools, districts, and state departments of education overcome the challenges of the…