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Ill. students write, perform "docu-poetry" in summer workshop

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
Students in Springfield, Ill., who are participating in the Springfield Urban League's summer program recently attended a wee -More
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Tenn. students donate proceeds from garden to help hungry

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
A group of students in Tennessee recently participated in the sixth annual Food Initiative program, in which they planted and -More
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Link social studies standards with the Common Core State Standards

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
"Teaching Reading with the Social Studies Standards: Elementary Units that Integrate Great Books, Social Studies, and the Com -More
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Reserve your exhibit booth now!

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
Join us in Boston for the nation's largest exhibition of social studies resources.  -More
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SmartBrief will not publish Friday

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
In observance of Independence Day in the U.S., SmartBrief will not publish on Friday. Publication will resume Monday. -More
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Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
Arthur Ashe, American professional tennis player -More
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A graduation conundrum for students with disabilities

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:02pm

Rarely has the education field produced a set of initials as necessary but as troublesome as these: IEP. They stand for individualized education program, the plan that governs how each child with a disability should be taught and what he or she should learn.

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Degrees of Education: Corinthian Colleges Is Closing. Its Students May Be Better Off as a Result.

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:46pm
A school goes out of business after failing the Obama administration’s proposed test of for-profit colleges’ quality.






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Top elementary school in Prince George’s County faces criticism

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:08pm

Heather Hills Elementary School in Prince George’s County, which was designated a National Blue Ribbon School in 1990 and a Maryland Blue Ribbon School in 2007, has a clear history of student achievement.

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Unfinished Business: The Civil Rights Act and Education

Education Week - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 8:25am
On the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964's signing, Robert Hutchings of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas reflects on the law's impact on education.
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Strauss: What you know about July 4th is wrong

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 6:01am

You learned in school about what happened in July 1776, and think you have a good handle on events surrounding American independence from Great Britain. Right?

Well, if you think that was the day that America’s independence was declared by the Continental Congress meeting in Philadelphia, you are wrong.

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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | All Jooked Up With Everywhere to Go

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 4:30am
When have you been wowed by a dance performance?






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Westward Expansion

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 3:31am
Test your knowledge of westward expansion by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | stealth

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 102 New York Times articles in the past year.






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