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Russia Cancels Exchange Program After a Student Seeks U.S. Asylum

Education News from NY Times - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 1:48pm
Russian media reported that the student feared returning to Russia because he could face persecution over his sexuality.
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The parents of missing U-Va. student plead for her return

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 1:15pm

The parents of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham issued a statement Saturday pleading for anyone with information about their daughter’s whereabouts to come forward.

John and Sue Graham spoke in a video released Saturday asking for help to find their 18-year-old daughter, who vanished three weeks ago.

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For another year, Hispanic enrollment grows in Montgomery County schools

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 7:35pm

Montgomery County’s kindergarten class is made up of more Hispanic students than children of any other racial or ethnic group for the third year in a row, a trend that school planners say is likely to continue in Maryland’s fastest-growing school district.

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Virginia Cases Show Vulnerability of Women on Campus

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 5:59pm
The safety of female students is a focus at the University of Virginia after a man was linked to the recent disappearance of Hannah Graham, a student, and a killing in 2009.






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Strauss: Sidwell Friends School had both a lockdown and an evacuation this week

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 5:45pm

The private Sidwell Friends School, where President Obama’s two daughters attend, went into emergency security mode twice this week with both a lockdown and an evacuation, according to an e-mail sent to parents.

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Degrees and Difficulty: Community College Students Face a Very Long Road to Graduation

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 3:19pm
For the 50,000 students at LaGuardia Community College, the challenges can seem insurmountable.






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Strauss: Students ask Harvard University to cut ties with Teach For America

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 2:04pm

Teach For America has a deep association with Harvard University. The Graduate School of Education has a page on its Web site called “Stories by Teach For America,” which features, not surprisingly, heartwarming stories about students who joined TFA.

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Maine students research, digitize historical documents

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:35pm
Students from Spruce Mountain High School in Maine, participants in a grant-funded project, are donning gloves to research an -More
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A teacher's guide to introducing design-thinking

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:35pm
"The Most Magnificent Thing" by Ashley Spires is a book that inspired Kriscia Cabral to engage her students in design-thinkin -More

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Colo. board moves ahead with curriculum review as NCSS, others object

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:35pm
The Jefferson County, Colo., Board of Education has moved ahead with a proposed review of the Advanced Placement U.S.  -More
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Federal guidelines aim to ensure racial equality in schools

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:35pm
The Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Education has released guidelines to help school districts curb racial inequ -More
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How teachers can improve tech skills during Connected Educator Month

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:35pm
October is Connected Educator Month.  -More
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La. high-school students celebrate kindness to discourage bullying

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:35pm
Students in a Louisiana high school recently participated in "Project Be There," a weeklong anti-bullying awareness campaig -More
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Park project helps teach fractions, teamwork

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:35pm
Some students at a California elementary school learned fractions and teamwork by creating designs for a new city park.  -More
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2014 CUFA Program

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:35pm
The schedule and program for the 2014 CUFA Conference at the NCSS Annual Conference is now available. Learn more. -More
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Become a CAEP Program reviewer

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:35pm
NCSS seeks members to serve as reviewers of university social studies teacher education programs for the Council for the Accr -More
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