Education News

Mich. high-school students help clean up yards of elderly residents

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 1:48pm
Student volunteers from two Michigan high schools recently joined the "Make a Senior Smile" event where they helped clean up  -More
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Premium subscriptions to NCSS Journals

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 1:48pm
NCSS is offering premium institutional subscriptions to our journals "Social Education" and "Social Studies and the Young Lea -More
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Tips for first-time conference attendees

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 1:48pm
We've put together some suggestions to help first-time attendees get the most from their experience at the NCSS Annual Confer -More
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Cast your vote for the 2014 Educators' Choice Content Award

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 1:48pm
SmartBlog on Education this year launched a monthly Editor's Choice Content Award, which recognizes content written by educat -More
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Motherlode Blog: Dear Dr. Psych Mom: I’m Almost a Parent Myself, and My Parents Are Smothering Me

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 1:41pm
I am 30 years old, married and pregnant with our first child. My parents’ overprotectiveness worries me a lot, especially now that I’m going to be a mom.






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The Learning Network: NYTLNreads | Send Us a Photo That Shows Teaching or Learning With The New York Times

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 1:30pm
This week we received two photos of people enjoying The New York Times that we just couldn’t keep them to ourselves. And they made us wonder what other interesting images we might get if we just asked. Send us yours for a future installment of NYTLNreads.






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Denver-Area Seniors Protest New State Tests

Education Week - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:06pm
Thousands of Denver-area high school seniors are refusing to take new state standardized tests, saying they're a distraction as they work to get into college and a waste of time and money.
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Montgomery schools chief cites both successes and urgency in closing gaps

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 10:05am

Montgomery County must redouble its efforts to close the achievement gap between students of different racial and socioeconomic groups, while preparing all students for success in a 21st century world, the school system’s leader said this week in his yearly “State of the Schools” address.

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

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 8:55am
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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The Learning Network: How Much Do Your Parents Help With Your Homework?

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 5:00am
Are you happy with the way your parents support you with your homework? Or do you wish they would handle it differently? Why?






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