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Data: US schools give fewer tests than most other nations

NCSS Smartbrief - December 7, 2015 - 2:04pm
Despite reports that students in the US are overtested, an analysis of data from the Organization for Economic Cooperation an -More
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Survey: 64% of districts invest in more resources for digital learning

NCSS Smartbrief - December 7, 2015 - 2:04pm
A majority of school districts have invested in additional resources, including hiring more staff, to support digital-learnin -More
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"Harry Potter" mock trial teaches Fla. students about civics

NCSS Smartbrief - December 7, 2015 - 2:04pm
A group of seventh-grade students in Florida recently learned about the legal system and civics through a mock trial based on -More
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Ill. judges educate students about social media, crime

NCSS Smartbrief - December 7, 2015 - 2:04pm
Illinois judges recently spoke with middle-school students, telling them -- in part -- that cellphones and social media are m -More
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2015-16 NCSS Board of Directors Elections

NCSS Smartbrief - December 7, 2015 - 2:04pm
The 2015-16 NCSS Board of Directors is now open! Voting closes Jan. 15.  -More
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NCSS state and local councils

NCSS Smartbrief - December 7, 2015 - 2:04pm
Are you a member of your NCSS Affiliated State Council? See the full list. -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - December 7, 2015 - 2:04pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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If you have always done it that way, it is probably wrong.

NCSS Smartbrief - December 7, 2015 - 2:04pm
Charles Kettering, inventor -More
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Some schools rely heavily on substitute teachers. Why?

Education News from Washington Post - December 7, 2015 - 1:59pm
Substitutes staff schools that are difficult to teach in.









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The successor to No Child Left Behind has, it turns out, big problems of its own

Education News from Washington Post - December 7, 2015 - 1:43pm
It might be better than No Child Left Behind, but the Every Student Succeeds Act has problems of its own.









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Survey: 32 private university presidents earned more than $1 million in 2013

Education News from Washington Post - December 7, 2015 - 1:13pm
The top earners were Columbia's Lee C. Bollinger (more than $4 million) and U-Penn.'s Amy Gutmann (more than $3 million).









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What's more telling for future earnings, your college or your major?

Education News from Washington Post - December 7, 2015 - 12:26pm
Graduates of some schools fare better in the job market than others. But why?









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Montgomery County announces radon testing for all 202 schools in its system

Education News from Washington Post - December 7, 2015 - 12:26pm
Concern triggered by data showing elevated levels of the radioactive gas at 26 schools.









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Two college students, both football players, rescued after allegedly being held hostage

Education News from Washington Post - December 7, 2015 - 11:25am
The two University of Rochester seniors were reported missing Saturday night.









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