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College enrollment rates are dropping, especially among low-income students

Education News from Washington Post - November 24, 2015 - 7:25am
Despite efforts to increase access and affordability, low income students are going to college far less often than just a few years ago, dropping to just 45.5 percent.









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The Learning Network: What Responsibility Do We Have to Take In Refugees From Global Humanitarian Crises?

Education News from NY Times - November 24, 2015 - 5:00am
How do we find an appropriate balance between our moral responsibility and any security concerns we might have?









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

Education News from NY Times - November 24, 2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 13 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Admissions Quota Proposed in Brooklyn School Rezoning

Education News from NY Times - November 23, 2015 - 11:33pm
The Education Department said that students receiving subsidized lunches would be given admissions priority for half the seats at a Brooklyn school that is the subject of a contested rezoning proposal.









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Virginia teen sneaked out of house, took family car and died in crash

Education News from Washington Post - November 23, 2015 - 8:38pm
Wilberto Pitre III, a Loudoun Valley High School student, did not have a driver’s license.









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After protests, Princeton debates Woodrow Wilson's legacy

Education News from Washington Post - November 23, 2015 - 4:16pm
After the president of Princeton University reached agreement with the Black Justice League, a group of student protesters, the campus debated the issues.









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Calif. students tackle real-world issues during Model U.N. Conference

NCSS Smartbrief - November 23, 2015 - 1:36pm
More than 1,500 students from 43 high schools recently participated in a Model U.N.  -More
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Educators use Socratic seminars to analyze texts

NCSS Smartbrief - November 23, 2015 - 1:36pm
Fourth-graders at an Indiana school are developing critical-thinking skills and learning about civilized debates through Socr -More

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Survey: Students are anxious about testing in N.Y. state

NCSS Smartbrief - November 23, 2015 - 1:36pm
State-administered tests are causing the most anxiety among students in New York state, said approximately three-quarters of  -More
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Report: 77% of schools have fast, reliable Internet connections

NCSS Smartbrief - November 23, 2015 - 1:36pm
About 77% of schools in the US have reliable and fast Internet connections -- up from about 30% in 2013 -- according to a rep -More
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Halloween candy donated to troops by N.H. students

NCSS Smartbrief - November 23, 2015 - 1:36pm
Students from a handful of schools in and near Jaffrey, N.H., recently donated leftover Halloween candy to the nonprofit orga -More
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Ohio elementary students, staff walk on Wednesdays

NCSS Smartbrief - November 23, 2015 - 1:36pm
More than 1,500 elementary students in Avon Lake, Ohio, this fall have been taking Wednesday walks with school staff to promo -More
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Thanksgiving resources from NCSS

NCSS Smartbrief - November 23, 2015 - 1:36pm
Lessons about Thanksgiving can reinforce many stereotypes about American Indians and misconceptions about the "original" feas -More
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2015 NCSS Annual Conference

NCSS Smartbrief - November 23, 2015 - 1:36pm
Thank you to our program planning and local arrangements committees, volunteers and presenters for making the 2015 NCSS Annua -More
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Vote today for the 2015 Educators' Choice Content Award

NCSS Smartbrief - November 23, 2015 - 1:36pm
Vote today for SmartBrief Education's second annual Educators' Choice Content Award.  -More
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Business is all about solving people's problems -- at a profit.

NCSS Smartbrief - November 23, 2015 - 1:36pm
Paul Marsden, writer -More
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Teacher to governor: This is what I take personally

Education News from Washington Post - November 23, 2015 - 11:39am
Teacher reacts to comments from Indiana Gov. Mike Pence.









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