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N.J. school turns hallways into "Idea Streets"

NCSS Smartbrief - January 18, 2016 - 1:46pm
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Colo. education officials announce delay in switch to SAT

NCSS Smartbrief - January 18, 2016 - 1:46pm
The SAT will become the standard college-entrance exam for high-school juniors in Colorado beginning in 2017 instead of this  -More
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Data: High-school graduation up, college enrollment down

NCSS Smartbrief - January 18, 2016 - 1:46pm
The US high-school graduation rate is at an all-time high, but data show fewer students are enrolling in college.  -More
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Survey: Admissions officers visit students' social media sites

NCSS Smartbrief - January 18, 2016 - 1:46pm
Some college admissions officers are using Google and social media sites to get more information about student applicants, ac -More
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Texas district to rename 4 schools named for Confederate figures

NCSS Smartbrief - January 18, 2016 - 1:46pm
The Houston Independent School District board recently voted 5-4 to rename a high school and three middle schools that are na -More
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Schools consider best path for observing religious holidays

NCSS Smartbrief - January 18, 2016 - 1:46pm
Leaders in some Maryland school districts and elsewhere are weighing how to treat religious holidays fairly when developing s -More
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Call for comments -- NCSS National Standards for the Preparation of Social Studies Teachers

NCSS Smartbrief - January 18, 2016 - 1:46pm
NCSS is soliciting comments on a draft revision to the NCSS National Standards for the Preparation of Social Studies Teachers -More
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NCSS Annual Conference proposal reviewers

NCSS Smartbrief - January 18, 2016 - 1:46pm
Help shape the 2016 NCSS Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., by becoming an online proposal reviewer.  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - January 18, 2016 - 1:46pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.

NCSS Smartbrief - January 18, 2016 - 1:46pm
Oprah Winfrey, media personality, businesswoman and philanthropist -More
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More U.S. academic groups join boycott of Israel - and critics push back

Education News from Washington Post - January 18, 2016 - 12:14pm
The American Anthropological Association and the National Women's Studies Association Executive Committee have taken steps to embrace the boycott.









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The Learning Network: Celebrating Martin Luther King Day

Education News from NY Times - January 18, 2016 - 3:40am
Although we have many resources in our ever-growing M.L.K. Day collection, this year we want to highlight one in particular, an essay that appeared in The New York Times Magazine in September.









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Acting U.S. Education Secretary: Civil rights community must be vigilant

Education News from Washington Post - January 18, 2016 - 12:25am
The new federal education law should be a 'clarion call' to civil rights advocates, new Acting Education Secretary plans to say.









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Sexual violence isn’t just a college problem. It happens in K-12 schools, too.

Education News from Washington Post - January 17, 2016 - 10:06pm
Federal officials have seen an increase in sexual violence complaints at the nation’s schools.









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Reporting a school sexual assault can increase a victim's risk of punishment

Education News from Washington Post - January 17, 2016 - 6:31pm
Reporting sexual violence means admitting sexual contact -- which often is against school rules.









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At Art Students League, Air Rights and Airing Grievances

Education News from NY Times - January 17, 2016 - 5:44pm
A lawsuit is challenging the way decisions are made — including selling rights to a high-rise next door — at the nonprofit art school in Manhattan.









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Community college students deserve better than they are getting

Education News from Washington Post - January 17, 2016 - 5:14pm
It took a dogged adult student to navigate the system’s failings. That asks too much of younger pupils.









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Education Technology Graduates From the Classroom to the Boardroom

Education News from NY Times - January 17, 2016 - 4:42pm
Much of the money pouring into ed tech is going to start-ups focused on corporate training or professional skills, creating greater financing hurdles for companies that develop apps for school use.









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Martin Luther King: The problem with 'so-called educated people'

Education News from Washington Post - January 17, 2016 - 4:13pm
King's prophetic comments on education: 'We are likely to find that the problems of housing and education...will themselves be affected if poverty is first abolished'









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