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NCSS webinar call for proposals

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:57pm
NCSS is looking to continue to bring the best online educational programming available to the social studies professional in  -More
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April President's Message

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:57pm
In his President's Message in the April 2014 The Social Studies Professional, Stephen Armstrong reviews the objectives that t -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:57pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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It is much easier to be a hero than a gentleman.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:57pm
Luigi Pirandello, Italian writer -More
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Newest Fairfax school named Bailey’s Upper Elementary

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:31pm

The newest Fairfax County school campus, previously known only by its address at 6245 Leesburg Pike, was recently named the Bailey’s Upper Elementary School.

The five-story brick office building near Falls Church in Seven Corners is currently under renovation to accommodate students this fall. The new school will hold students in grades three through five who currently attend the nearby Bailey’s Elementary.

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Motherlode Blog: When Not to Speak Your Second Language to Your Children

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:00pm
As I fed, changed and rocked our daughter, I practiced my Tagalog phrases—until I sat in on a conference session on early language development, and found out that that’s exactly what I shouldn’t do.






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Fla. Senate passes textbook bill

Education Week - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 8:24am
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Indiana Mulls Assessments After Dropping Common Core

Education Week - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 8:24am
Indiana education officials are trying to find a balance between preparing students for a new statewide test and overloading them with assessments as Indiana moves forward as the first state to drop the Common Core education standards.
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Prominent Ed-Tech Players' Data-Privacy Policies Attract Scrutiny

Education Week - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 8:04am
A review of the data-privacy policies of Edmodo, Khan Academy, and Pearson—which have access to information about tens of millions of students—highlights concerns.
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Ed. Industry Groups Outline Steps to Protect Privacy of Student Data

Education Week - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 8:04am
Companies and K-12 schools are struggling to plot their way out of what has become an emotionally charged and polarized atmosphere around data privacy.
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Student-Data Privacy Guidelines: An Overview

Education Week - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 8:04am
Seven education and industry groups have outlined guidelines to help protect the privacy of student data.
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