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Labor board ruling on graduate student employment rankles universities, lawmakers

Education News from Washington Post - August 25, 2016 - 12:04am
A National Labor Relations Board decision granting graduate students the legal protection to unionize now forces private universities to bargain with organized graduate groups, a new reality that's not sitting too well with schools.
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ACT scores show a smaller share of students are 'college-ready'

Education News from Washington Post - August 25, 2016 - 12:04am
But participation reaches a record high for the nation's most widely used college admission test.
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How hard is it to keep kindergartners focused on a class lesson? This hard.

Education News from Washington Post - August 25, 2016 - 12:04am
This is more than a charming look inside a kindergarten class, but a message to officials who dictate policy without understanding how children think and behave.
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University of Texas Students Find the Absurd in a New Gun Law

Education News from NY Times - August 24, 2016 - 8:22pm
At a rally against a state law allowing concealed handguns on campuses, protesters wave sex toys and say they consider the move obscene.
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QR codes link to N.C. students' Civil War film

NCSS Smartbrief - August 24, 2016 - 1:36pm
Students in a North Carolina high school's advanced placement US history class recently created a short film that visitors ca -More
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How are schools serving unaccompanied minors?

NCSS Smartbrief - August 24, 2016 - 1:36pm
Unaccompanied minors who immigrate to the US sometimes carry emotional, cultural and educational burdens that require a uniqu -More
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Teacher: Overcoming the fear of teaching social justice

NCSS Smartbrief - August 24, 2016 - 1:36pm
In this blog post, educator Tricia Ebner describes how she set aside her fear of making a mistake to teach a language arts un -More
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How to use the power of listening in school

NCSS Smartbrief - August 24, 2016 - 1:36pm
Educators should prioritize listening, asserts Mike Janatovich, an assistant principal for Harmon Middle School in Aurora, Oh -More
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Tips for using virtual reality in the classroom

NCSS Smartbrief - August 24, 2016 - 1:36pm
Ari Flewelling, a school district staff-development specialist, shares ideas and insights for using virtual-reality tools to  -More
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Texas teacher's homework policy goes viral

NCSS Smartbrief - August 24, 2016 - 1:36pm
Research shows elementary schools may be assigning too much homework, with kindergartners receiving an average of 25 minutes  -More
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Can washers, dryers at school boost attendance?

NCSS Smartbrief - August 24, 2016 - 1:36pm
More than a dozen schools in Missouri and California are installing washers and dryers to help improve attendance at school.  -More
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Check out SmartBrief Education Originals

NCSS Smartbrief - August 24, 2016 - 1:36pm
SmartBrief Education Originals connects education professionals with industry news, insights, resources and trends.  -More
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