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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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T.C. Williams football field lights move closer to fruition

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:23pm

The Alexandria School Board on Thursday night inched closer to installing lights at the T.C. Williams High School football field, a process that could take years but already has raised the ire of neighbors.

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Abuse Cases at 2 Schools, With Technology at the Root

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:21pm
Recent cases in New Jersey and Brooklyn highlight how online communications have blurred boundaries between students and teachers.






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Amid Backlash, Colo. Board Rethinks U.S. History Review

Education Week - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:20pm
A Jefferson County school board proposal to ensure that U.S. history courses promote citizenship and patriotism and downplay civil disobedience led to weeks of student protests in the suburban Denver district.
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Motherlode Blog: Not a ‘PTA Mom’

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 11:57am
Before my son started school, I shared my parents’ hippie view of the P.T.A. as a perfect-parent filled hassle and just another part of The Establishment trying to squelch creativity out of learning.






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Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 11:22am
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.






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Motherlode Blog: The Family Table: Slow-Cooker Tacos, Sesame Noodles and Meatloaf

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 11:13am
What family dinner really looks like at our house: tacos, noodles, slow-cooker curry with mixed success and a meatloaf from the freezer.






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Strauss: Author Nicholas Sparks accused of being racist, homophobe by ex-head of Sparks-founded school

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 9:08am

The  former headmaster of the North Carolina private school founded by best-selling author Nicholas Sparks filed a lawsuit saying that “The Notebook” writer responded to his efforts to recruit black students and faculty and support gays with racist and homophobic comments. He also alleged that Sparks locked him in a room until he agreed to a resignation letter.

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The Learning Network: Teenagers in The Times | September 2014

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 8:03am
A collection of everything published in The Times about young people this month, all in one spot.






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