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College admissions chiefs worry: How will students find them?

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 8:27pm

INDIANAPOLIS — Every year, high school students stress over whether they’ll get into their top-choice college. But this week, college admission officers from across the country are gathered here to contemplate their own big worries.

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Future Tense: Disrupting the Playground

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 6:53pm
To see technology’s future, look no further than nursery school.
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College Recreation Now Includes Pool Parties and River Rides

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 6:36pm
In the university recreation center arms race, the latest idea is to turn a piece of campus into something approaching a water theme park.
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Amy Cuddy Takes a Stand

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 6:25pm
A successful pose has helped Ms. Cuddy become a leading voice on TED Talks.
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William Deresiewicz Tours the Colleges of ‘Excellent Sheep’

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 5:12pm
William Deresiewicz, who’s caused a stir in Ivy League circles with his book “Excellent Sheep,” is on a tour of those colleges to discuss his critique of them and his advice.
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Retiring: A 50th High School Reunion, and a Generation to Follow

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 3:27pm
The Class of 1964 is the first graduating class of the post-World War II baby boom and the leading edge of the generation retreating to retirement.
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Obama Unveils Push for Young People to Do More Against Campus Assaults

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 2:26pm
The campaign will feature celebrities and television ads in an effort to enlist students in the fight to end violence against women on campus.
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4th-graders explore the past at Living Idaho History Day

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:20pm
Fourth-graders in Idaho recently took their study of state history to the county fairgrounds for Living Idaho History Day.  -More
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How comic books can enhance history, STEAM lessons

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:20pm
Comic books can be valuable educational tools that engage students in reading and help explain abstract concepts across subje -More
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Mo. civics initiative seeks to give U.S. citizenship exam to high-school students

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:20pm
The Missouri Civics Education Initiative seeks to increase civic education in the state by giving the U.S.  -More
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N.Y. Regents considers allowing career test instead of history exam

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:20pm
The New York State Board of Regents is considering allowing high-school students to skip a final history test in favor of tak -More
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Which mobile apps are being used by teachers?

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:20pm
School technologists and teachers are using digital tools and mobile applications to improve teaching and collaboration.  -More
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Wyo. 4th-graders learn about agriculture, food production

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:20pm
About 700 fourth-grade students in a Wyoming district are to learn about agriculture, where their food comes from and other t -More
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2 Mich. students sell lemonade, collect donations to help charity

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:20pm
Two fifth-grade girls in Michigan recently presented a donation to Habitat for Humanity.  -More
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