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NY students detail Indigenous People's Day effort

NCSS Smartbrief - September 26, 2016 - 1:42pm
Five students from a New York state middle school, along with their teachers, recently made a presentation to a nearby colleg -More
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Students reflect on how they are affected by violence

NCSS Smartbrief - September 26, 2016 - 1:42pm
Police-involved violence is touching students in communities nationwide, including Philadelphia, Chicago and St. Louis.  -More
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Is homework necessary in elementary school?

NCSS Smartbrief - September 26, 2016 - 1:42pm
Some teachers and elementary schools in the US are altering approaches to homework, with some ensuring the assignments are me -More
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2 Ky. high schools ditch traditional grading

NCSS Smartbrief - September 26, 2016 - 1:42pm
Two high schools in Kentucky have overhauled grading practices, with one school disallowing extra credit points, zeros for ch -More
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Minecraft to launch education edition Nov. 1

NCSS Smartbrief - September 26, 2016 - 1:42pm
More than 35,000 students and teachers have tested and given feedback on a free, trial version of Minecraft: Education Editio -More
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Schools seek advice on Pledge, Anthem protests

NCSS Smartbrief - September 26, 2016 - 1:42pm
The silent protest of San Francisco 49ers' quarterback Colin Kaepernick during the National Anthem is playing out on some hig -More
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Study examines Australia's languages, genetics

NCSS Smartbrief - September 26, 2016 - 1:42pm
A study that tracked the expansion of early migrations into Australia may offer insight into the origins of languages spoken  -More
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All progress occurs because people dare to be different.

NCSS Smartbrief - September 26, 2016 - 1:42pm
Harry Millner, writer
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