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Feds spent $7 billion to fix failing schools, with mixed results

Education News from Washington Post - November 12, 2015 - 6:24am
Because half of the schools that received money are not part of the analysis, it’s difficult to judge outcomes.









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The Learning Network: How Big of a Problem Is Sexting?

Education News from NY Times - November 12, 2015 - 5:00am
Do you see sexting as a dangerous or risky behavior? Does it lead to embarrassment, humiliation or bullying?









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It's 2015. Where are all the black college faculty?

Education News from Washington Post - November 12, 2015 - 4:36am
'It’s an uncomfortable and unacceptable shame – nearly two decades into a new millennium, as scientists seek travel to Mars and crash test self-driving cars – the work to integrate college and university faculty and administration remains undone.'









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Saying Goodbye a Little Longer as Seattle Scrapes Off Its Gum Wall

Education News from NY Times - November 12, 2015 - 4:30am
When is a wall full of gum a piece of public art? And, when is it just gross and a public nuisance?









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

Education News from NY Times - November 12, 2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 14 New York Times articles in the past year.









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At University of Missouri, Black Students See a Campus Riven by Race

Education News from NY Times - November 11, 2015 - 9:11pm
Many black students say that racial tensions were already woven into the fabric of everyday life at the University of Missouri, well before the recent cascade of events.









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Racial Discrimination Protests Ignite at Colleges Across the U.S.

Education News from NY Times - November 11, 2015 - 8:25pm
Students say they have been inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement and the protests at the University of Missouri to demand their universities provide a safe space for students of color.









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D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson celebrates 5 years at helm

Education News from Washington Post - November 11, 2015 - 7:21pm
Most urban superintendents leave after three years; many credit stability at the top for D.C.’s improvement.









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More Young Women Waiting to Leave Home

Education News from NY Times - November 11, 2015 - 6:43pm
Cultural shifts and economic factors are keeping millennial women home in numbers not seen since 1940, an analysis of Census Bureau data suggests.









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D.C. has the nation’s fourth-highest concentration of charter school students

Education News from Washington Post - November 11, 2015 - 6:35pm
But after years of rapid growth, charter schools’ market share has flat-lined in Washington.









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Event teaches Iowa students that hunger is no game

NCSS Smartbrief - November 11, 2015 - 1:57pm
More than 900 students at an Iowa high school, along with their teachers, recently participated in an event that aimed to rai -More
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How teachers can help class clowns channel their energy, humor

NCSS Smartbrief - November 11, 2015 - 1:57pm
Class clowns may have reasons for disrupting class, says Laurence Steinberg, a psychologist and professor at Temple Universit -More
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Teacher: How to recycle resources for project-based learning

NCSS Smartbrief - November 11, 2015 - 1:57pm
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Visit HMH at Booth #601 during NCSS in New Orleans
HMH® Social Studies programs are designed to help teachers spark curiosity and inspire students to explore the cultures and events that shape our world. Participate in a Teacher Panel to share your ideas and learn from other social studies educators.
Learn more about HMH activities during NCSS

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How can educators demonstrate digital leadership?

NCSS Smartbrief - November 11, 2015 - 1:57pm
Educators can model digital leadership in two key ways, writes Michael Niehoff, a systems and leadership coach in the curricu -More
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Is there really a national teacher shortage?

NCSS Smartbrief - November 11, 2015 - 1:57pm
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Free samplers at the NCSS Conference or online
Visit Booth 321 at the NCSS Conference for a free sample of innovative K-8 Social Studies resources, which make grade-level content accessible and engaging for diverse students. You'll find text pairs at two different reading levels, materials for English Learners, and leveled Reader's Theater scripts based on historic documents. Stop by Booth 321 or click here.

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Google makes teleportation a virtual reality

NCSS Smartbrief - November 11, 2015 - 1:57pm
Educators are using Google Expeditions to transport students to far-off places for various academic lessons.  -More
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Are protests at US colleges sites for change as in the '60s?

NCSS Smartbrief - November 11, 2015 - 1:57pm
Students in US colleges are increasingly participating in demonstrations to bring about change involving civil rights, race a -More
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Students seek to have a voice in education policy

NCSS Smartbrief - November 11, 2015 - 1:57pm
Some students nationwide are joining an effort to encourage officials to consider students' voices -- just as they would teac -More
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NCSS Board of Directors Elections opens November 15!

NCSS Smartbrief - November 11, 2015 - 1:57pm
This year, the NCSS Board of Directors Election starts Nov. 15. This new schedule is much earlier than previous years.  -More
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