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Seattle Pacific University Students Stopped Gunman

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 8:42pm
For some at Seattle Pacific University, a Christian campus, there was a tone of quiet affirmation of the actions of people who the police said had helped subdue the gunman and save lives.






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Indianapolis Holds Contest for Innovative Schools

Education Week - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 4:31pm
Dozens of applicants are competing to be part of a new crop of charter-like public schools to replace failing district schools.
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Days Apart, Two States Opt to Replace Common Core

Education Week - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 3:23pm
The Republican governors of Oklahoma and South Carolina signed legislation in recent days that requires their states to develop new standards to replace the common core.
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American, Canadian and French students observe 70th anniversary of D-Day

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:31pm
Students in the U.S., Canada and France have been participating in observances this week to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Da -More
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Experts, educators push summer reading to curb learning loss

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:31pm
Education experts, school principals and librarians say that students should read anything and everything during the summer m -More
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Report offers 60 recommendations to help reduce suspensions

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:31pm
Suspending students should be a last resort, according to a recent report by the Council of State Governments Justice Center. -More
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Ind. district to offer universal, free meals

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:31pm
Indianapolis Public Schools this fall will offer all students free breakfasts, lunches and snacks of fresh fruits or vegetabl -More
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How educators at one Mass. school are using Twitter

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:31pm
Some teachers at a Massachusetts high school have joined Twitter to keep their students informed about homework assignments a -More
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N.H. students help raise money to buy defibrillator for school

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:31pm
The Student Ambassadors club at Rundlett Middle School in New Hampshire recently helped raise $388 to buy an on-campus, autom -More
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Wash. workshop students build neighborhood Little Free Library

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:31pm
Salk Middle School workshop students in Washington recently fulfilled a neighbor's request by building a house-like structure -More
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NCSS Live Learning Center

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:31pm
The NCSS Live Learning Center features selected NCSS Annual Conference Session recordings to keep you current on the trends i -More
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Inspiration for My Colleagues: Take the Advantage!

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:31pm
Rhonda Watton, 2013 Outstanding Middle Level Social Studies Teacher of the Year provides the May/June 2014 "Inspiration for M -More
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Art is the signature of civilizations.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:31pm
Beverly Sills, American opera singer -More
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Motherlode Blog: Give Kids Your Undivided Attention — or No Attention At All

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:19pm
Either shut your phone and laptop down and be present, or grab the gadgets and get to work. It’s the half-measures of attention that don’t work for parents or kids.






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This Life: How Commencement Speeches Go Viral

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:05pm
How commencement speeches like Ellen DeGeneres’s and Barbara Kingsolver’s went viral.
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