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Facing down debilitating anxiety - a college freshman's story

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2016 - 4:26am
'It felt like my heart was on fire and a hippopotamus was sitting on my rib cage and crushing me. It was in these moments that everything I had ever learned left me.'









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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | novelty

Education News from NY Times - February 2, 2016 - 12:01am
This word has appeared in 291 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Top Education official will acknowledge ‘poor judgment’ at hearing into his behavior

Education News from Washington Post - February 1, 2016 - 5:23pm
Chief information officer ran home theater installation, car detailing business and employed subordinates.









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GOP-led states increasingly taking control from local school boards

Education News from Washington Post - February 1, 2016 - 5:08pm
Governors are seizing control of struggling urban schools, prompting bitter resistance.









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How Ohio Gov. John Kasich took over the schools in Youngstown

Education News from Washington Post - February 1, 2016 - 5:08pm
Handpicked business leaders met with state officials in secret for 10 months to craft a takeover law.









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Department of Education pulls federal aid to trade schools

Education News from Washington Post - February 1, 2016 - 2:49pm
The Department of Education cut off federal loans and grants to dozens of beauty schools and three technical trade schools for falsifying a wide range of records.









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Students rally over allegations that black women were attacked by white people shouting racial slurs

Education News from Washington Post - February 1, 2016 - 2:19pm
Police are investigating allegations by three black women that they were assaulted on a bus by a group of 10-12 people shouting racial slurs









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Colo. students share family histories in podcast

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2016 - 1:20pm
A fifth-grade class in Colorado has created a podcast, "The Immigration of Room 121," that enables students to share their st -More
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Students get first-hand lessons on Iowa caucus session

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2016 - 1:20pm
High-school students enrolled in an Advanced Placement government class in Ohio recently traveled to Iowa to learn about the  -More
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Teacher: How simulated assembly lines teach STEM, history

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2016 - 1:20pm
Simulated assembly lines can be used to teach students about history, teamwork, plus science, technology, engineering and mat -More
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3 activities to help teachers get below the surface of learning

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2016 - 1:20pm
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Middle School Resources Help Diverse Students Succeed
Text pairs with matching content at two reading levels make grade-level social studies material accessible, and the Famous People, Famous Words Reader's Theater scripts engage mixed-ability groups in active learning about historic documents, authors and events. Language-leveled social studies sets for ELs also improve content comprehension. FREE Sampler.

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N.Y. scraps timed standardized testing

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2016 - 1:20pm
New York soon will end the practice of timing standardized tests administered to students in third through eighth grade.  -More
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Obama seeks $4B to expand computer science education

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2016 - 1:20pm
President Barack Obama is seeking $4 billion in federal funding to expand access to computer science education.  -More
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Farm-to-school program teaches Wis. students about nutrition, agriculture

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2016 - 1:20pm
The Holmen School District in Wisconsin is teaching students about farming and healthy eating through gardens at each school. -More
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Lifting the lid on London's many-layered history

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2016 - 1:20pm
London sits on the detritus of its past, and construction workers digging foundations or tunnels routinely stumble across anc -More
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Be an NCSS leader! Serve on an NCSS Operations Committee

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2016 - 1:20pm
NCSS is seeking applicants to serve on NCSS Operations Committees.  -More
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