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Students weigh what happens after "going viral"

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:41pm
A photo of a teenage Target employee -- now known as "Alex from Target" -- has gone viral, leading to a surge of popularity f -More
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Former President Carter to appear at JFK library

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:41pm
Participants in the pre-conference clinic at the NCSS Annual Conference in Boston on Thursday, Nov.  -More
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Follow the Annual Conference on Twitter

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:41pm
Follow @Ncssnetwork on Twitter for program updates, changes, reminders, special offers and reports on speakers and sessions.  -More
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Cast your vote for the 2014 Educators' Choice Content Award

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:41pm
SmartBlog on Education this year launched a monthly Editor's Choice Content Award, which recognizes content written by educat -More
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It's better to walk alone than with a crowd going in the wrong direction.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:41pm
Diane Grant, Canadian playwright and screenwriter -More
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Motherlode Blog: Our ‘Mommy’ Problem and Mine

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 12:29pm
As a new mother, newly laid off, it quickly become painfully clear that the life I’d imagined for myself once upon a time—as a professional, wife, and mother—had been a modern-day fairy tale.






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Strauss: How Princeton violated federal law

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 11:50am

The U.S. Department of Education has found Princeton University to be in violation of  Title IX, a federal law that broadly prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender at schools that receive federal funding. In this case, the department found the Ivy League school to be in violation of the law as it applies to sexual harassment and violence.

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Strauss: ‘You can’t even buy groceries for $160, let alone run a school for 400 kids for a year’

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 11:10am

To understand just how much budget cuts have ravaged Philadelphia’s public schools, consider the discretionary budget — used to buy things like books, paper and other supplies — that the new principal of an elementary school discovered  he had for 400 students this year: $160. That’s 40 cents per child.

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The Forgotten Struggles of Rural Schools

Education Week - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 9:22am
The needs of schools in rural communities are often ignored in the national education conversation, writes April Bo Wang.
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Common Core Redoes the Math

Education Week - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 9:21am
Schools and teachers face complex challenges and competing demands as they work toward implementing the new math standards.
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Approach to Fractions Seen as Key Shift in Common Standards

Education Week - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 9:21am
The common core's emphasis on fractions as points on a number line offers a window into the framework's divergence from past conventions.
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