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Is 'Grit' Doomed To Be The New Self-Esteem?
http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/03/03/468870056/is-grit-doomed-to-be-the-new-self-esteem

Enhancing vocational, technical career paths for Iowa students
http://www.radioiowa.com/2016/03/04/enhancing-vocational-technical-career-paths-for-iowa-students/

North teacher builds students up
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/local/daniel-finney/2016/03/04/north-high-school-des-moines-college-board-jean-schwendau-finney/80629798/

Neuroscientists Study Real-Time Learning in Classroom Lab
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2016/03/09/neuroscientists-study-real-time-learning-in-classroom-lab.html

Yes, You Can Still Teach Kids To Love Books
http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/03/08/467970342/yes-you-can-still-teach-kids-to-love-books

A Great Teacher, Illustrated
http://www.npr.org/2016/03/09/469097318/a-great-teacher-illustrated

Superintendent Fosters a Culture of Risk-Taking in Rural Illinois District
http://leaders.edweek.org/profile/john-asplund-superintendent-innovation/

Iowa Poll: Most support holding back poor readers
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/education/2016/03/13/iowa-poll-most-support-holding-back-poor-readers/81225922/

Aviation simulator lets students fly from every U.S. airport
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/local/community/2016/03/11/central-campus-aviation-technology-pilot-simulator/81648142/

Experts: Collaborate to Create Next Generation of Women in STEM
http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2016-03-21/experts-collaborate-to-create-next-generation-of-women-in-stem

How I use comic books as a learning tool in my social studies classroom
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/how-i-use-comic-books-as-a-learning-tool-in-my-social-studies-classroom/

Breakfast in School Classrooms Expands Participation, Not Waistline
http://consumer.healthday.com/vitamins-and-nutrition-information-27/food-and-nutrition-news-316/briefs-emb-3-30-00-15et-school-breakfast-jpam-nyu-release-batch-2597-709430.html