Rhode Island: a detailed Q/A with Rhode Island Ed Commissioner Deborah A. Gist about the state’s ambitious goal to be the first state to fully blend technology into all schools (Hechinger Report)

College Readiness: 5 Higher Ed Skills to teach kids now (eSchoolNews)

Digital Learning: making learning fun and effective (American Thinker)

Students First: Michelle Rhee stepping down as CEO (Huffington Post)

BONUS LINK:  in honor of the 19th anniversary of the passing of Yankees great Mickey Mantle, some rare archival footage of his last home run, hit this week in 1973 (YouTube)