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Ky. teachers learn from each other in PLCs

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:36pm
A Kentucky high-school principal and teachers have turned around their struggling school by focusing on data to determine stu -More
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Fla. educator explains the importance of mentors for beginning teachers

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:36pm
It is important for novice teachers to have mentors they can rely on, asserts David Cutler, a high-school history teacher in  -More
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Why students need to learn about the digital trail they leave online

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:36pm
Some schools are teaching students about online citizenship and their "digital footprint" -- the comments, photos and other m -More
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S.C. 8th-graders interview civil-rights leader in D.C.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:36pm
A pair of eighth-graders from Mount Pleasant, S.C.  -More
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Mass. 5th-graders to take their classroom to the community

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:36pm
Fifth-grade students at Amesbury Middle School in Massachusetts will be venturing out into their community to learn about eig -More
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NCSS professional development webinars

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:36pm
NCSS presents the 2014 Social Studies Professional Development Series.  -More
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Be an NCSS leader! Serve on an NCSS Operations Committee

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:36pm
NCSS is seeking applicants to serve on NCSS Operations Committees.  -More
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I have never been hurt by what I have not said.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:36pm
Calvin Coolidge, 30th U.S. president -More
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State of the States: Kansas

Education Week - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:21pm
Gov. Sam Brownback used his speech to state lawmakers to call for full-day kindergarten at every public school in the Sunflower State.
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State of the States: Georgia

Education Week - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:18pm
Gov. Nathan Deal told lawmakers that he would push for more education funding during the next year so that districts can restore instructional days, end furloughs of teachers, and boost educators' salaries.
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State of the States: Arizona

Education Week - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:16pm
In her fifth State of the State address, Gov. Janice Brewer introduced policy proposals that include her bid to revive a plan she unveiled last year to overhaul the K-12 formula for state aid.
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State of the States: Nebraska

Education Week - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:16pm
Gov. Dave Heineman used part of his speech to blast the federal Affordable Care Act, saying its mandatory provisions will cost the state.
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State of the States: Rhode Island

Education Week - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:16pm
In his State of the State address, Gov. Lincoln Chafee pledged to continue investing in education, proposing an additional $38 million for fiscal 2015 through the state's K-12 funding formula.
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State of the States: New Jersey

Education Week - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:15pm
Gov. Chris Christie gave a State of the State address that put key K-12 education changes at the top of his 2014 to-do list.
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State of the States: Kentucky

Education Week - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:15pm
Gov. Beshear used his State of the State speech to renew his call for an expansion of gambling to, in part, increase funding for schools.
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State of the States: Indiana

Education Week - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:14pm
Gov. Mike Pence offered state lawmakers perhaps his strongest indication yet that he wants Indiana to drop entirely out of the Common Core State Standards initiative.
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State of the States: Virginia

Education Week - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:09pm
In his first speech to the legislature, newly sworn-in Gov. Terry McAuliffe put assessment reform high on his list of priorities for K-12 education.
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Wash. Governor Pledges School Aid Boost

Education Week - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:09pm
Washington state's governor tells lawmakers he wants to pour additional money into education to meet that state's basic education mandate.
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