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Students taking PSAT get preview of SAT changes

NCSS Smartbrief - October 20, 2015 - 3:17pm
High-school students taking the PSAT this month will get a first look at the revamped SAT expected to roll out next year.  -More
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How K-12 schools manage websites

NCSS Smartbrief - October 20, 2015 - 3:17pm
School districts nationwide are largely divided over whether to use commercial programs or more homegrown solutions to manage -More
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Calif. school to weigh removing name of Robert E. Lee

NCSS Smartbrief - October 20, 2015 - 3:17pm
A San Diego elementary school named for Confederate Gen. Robert E.  -More
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Become a CAEP Program reviewer

NCSS Smartbrief - October 20, 2015 - 3:17pm
NCSS seeks members to serve as reviewers of university social studies teacher education programs for the Council for the Accr -More
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C3 Resources from the C3 Literacy Collaborative

NCSS Smartbrief - October 20, 2015 - 3:17pm
The College, Career and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards re-envisions the purpose and instruction -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - October 20, 2015 - 3:17pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard, very liable to be broken.

NCSS Smartbrief - October 20, 2015 - 3:17pm
Abigail Adams, former US first lady -More
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Should universities teach students to 'find themselves'?

Education News from Washington Post - October 20, 2015 - 3:11pm
A philanthropist writes about how few college students say they have a sense of well-being, and suggests ways to change that.









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Palo Alto Journal: At Stanford, an Affair Reveals Accusations of Discrimination

Education News from NY Times - October 20, 2015 - 3:00pm
A romantic triangle and the dean’s resignation from the Graduate School of Business stir up old and new charges in Silicon Valley about abuses of power.









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Ben Carson says Americans were better educated in the 1830s than they are today. No, they weren't.

Education News from Washington Post - October 20, 2015 - 2:56pm
The information on which he bases his statement is wrong.









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Here's the famous 1895 eighth-grade test from Kansas. See how you would do.

Education News from Washington Post - October 20, 2015 - 2:56pm
It's the test Ben Carson says proves Americans in the 1830s were better educated than they are today.









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World-famous teacher files $1 billion lawsuit against Los Angeles schools to end 'teacher jail'

Education News from Washington Post - October 20, 2015 - 2:56pm
The district ordered Rafe Esquith out of his classroom last March and began to investigate him.









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Why kids still need 'real books' to read - and time in school to enjoy them

Education News from Washington Post - October 20, 2015 - 2:56pm
An award-winning educator explains why kids should be allowed to choose their books and be given time to read in class.









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What are Bill and Melinda Gates talking about?

Education News from Washington Post - October 20, 2015 - 2:56pm
Bill and Melinda Gates sat down with Gwen Ifill to talk about education reform. Here's some of the head-scratching things they said.









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This charter school opened Aug. 24. It's already considered closing.

Education News from Washington Post - October 20, 2015 - 2:56pm
'It is one thing to be unprepared. But this, this is at a level unheard of. '









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The startling way NYC's largest charter network handles student discipline

Education News from Washington Post - October 20, 2015 - 2:56pm
Success Academy charter schools suspend students at about seven times the rate of New York City public schools, study finds.









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U-Va. student Martese Johnson files federal lawsuit against Va. ABC, officers involved in bloody arrest

Education News from Washington Post - October 20, 2015 - 2:25pm
He alleges that the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control violated his rights when officers arrested him in an incident that left him with a flooding head wound.









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Enrollment up in D.C. public schools for seventh consecutive year

Education News from Washington Post - October 20, 2015 - 2:25pm
Unaudited figures show 2 percent increase from last year to more than 87,700 students.









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