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This high school student just won $250,000 for his film explaining Einstein's theory of relativity

Education News from Washington Post - November 9, 2015 - 2:44pm
Ryan Chester was the first winner of Silicon Valley's "Breakthrough Junior Challenge."









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Thank you, Missouri football team, for giving us a good story about college athletes

Education News from Washington Post - November 9, 2015 - 2:28pm
Students of color on the Tigers team stood up to racial injustice and prevailed.









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U-Va. fraternity files $25 million lawsuit against Rolling Stone

Education News from Washington Post - November 9, 2015 - 1:42pm
The Phi Kappa Psi chapter at the University of Virginia filed a $25 million lawsuit Monday against Rolling Stone for the fraternity's portrayal in a 2014 story alleging that its members gang-raped a freshman in 2012.









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Ore. school's seniors, history teacher honor veterans with projects

NCSS Smartbrief - November 9, 2015 - 1:07pm
Students from an Oregon high school have in recent years been using their senior projects to honor military veterans.  -More
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How some D.C.-area private schools are approaching global education

NCSS Smartbrief - November 9, 2015 - 1:07pm
Some Washington, D.C.-area private schools have launched global studies programs in response to students' interest in foreign -More
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Is poverty at the root of lower test scores in US?

NCSS Smartbrief - November 9, 2015 - 1:07pm
Mediocre test scores in the US cannot be explained by poverty alone, Michael Petrilli, president of the Thomas B.  -More
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PARCC releases Common Core exam questions

NCSS Smartbrief - November 9, 2015 - 1:07pm
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers recently released hundreds of questions used this year on -More
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How 11 teachers manage cellphones in the classroom

NCSS Smartbrief - November 9, 2015 - 1:07pm
Eleven teachers share how they handle cellphones in the classroom if the devices become a distraction, including one teacher  -More
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Students pitch business plans in study of early American investors

NCSS Smartbrief - November 9, 2015 - 1:07pm
Fifth-graders at a South Carolina school created business models and pitched their plans to local business leaders.  -More
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N.C. students help curb hunger among classmates

NCSS Smartbrief - November 9, 2015 - 1:07pm
Students at a North Carolina high school have opened and now operate an on-campus food pantry for peers.  -More
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C3 Framework at the NCSS Annual Conference

NCSS Smartbrief - November 9, 2015 - 1:07pm
The 2015 Conference will include a special strand that will focus on the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework.  -More
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The NCSS Conference in your pocket

NCSS Smartbrief - November 9, 2015 - 1:07pm
Attending the conference?  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - November 9, 2015 - 1:07pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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U. Missouri president resigns over handling of racial incidents

Education News from Washington Post - November 9, 2015 - 12:09pm
Amid widening protests over race, the Missouri Students Association called on the Board of Curators to fire Tim Wolfe.









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Ex-quarterback indicted in fatal wreck after teen party

Education News from Washington Post - November 9, 2015 - 12:09pm
Samuel Ellis of Montgomery County is charged with vehicular manslaughter and other counts.









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