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Schools Chancellor Details Initiatives for Schools

Education News from NY Times - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 8:53pm
At a speech on Saturday, Carmen Fariña said she would aim to reduce class sizes and curb the use of suspensions at the city’s public schools.






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D.C. school proposals trigger debate over future of neighborhood schools

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 5:43pm

Mayor Vincent C. Gray’s proposals to overhaul the District’s school boundaries and the policies that decide how students are assigned to schools are bound in a book. It is hefty with maps and charts and — to the casual observer — inscrutable permutations of set-asides, choice sets and feeder patterns.

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In California, Saving a Language That Predates Spanish and English

Education News from NY Times - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 1:55pm
The Yurok Tribe’s extensive campaign to revive the language serves as a model to the many other tribes that are undertaking similar efforts, experts say.
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Who Am I?

Education News from NY Times - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 12:48pm
Creative self-portraits by student photographers.






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Mich. elementary students take tour to learn about world cultures

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
More than 200 elementary-school students from two Michigan counties took an interactive cultural tour at Saginaw Valley State -More
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Middle-school teacher uses magazine column on inventions to teach nonfiction

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
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Texas education board rejects stand-alone Mexican-American studies course

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
The Texas Board of Education on Wednesday decided not to vote on a proposal to add an official state Mexican-American studies -More
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Obama to direct $100M for college-prep, apprenticeships

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
President Barack Obama on Monday announced a $100 million initiative to direct funds to schools and partner institutions nati -More
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How school districts can effectively upgrade wireless Internet

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
As school districts nationwide prepare for an influx of $3 billion in federal funds to improve wireless Internet connectivity -More
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Student-produced videos teach middle-schoolers about behavior

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
Students make videos about how to behave at school during an enrichment class that is part of a Michigan middle school's Posi -More
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Ala. elementary students wrap up campaign speeches before SGA elections

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
Third- and fourth-graders at an Alabama elementary school who are running for a spot in the school's Student Government Assoc -More
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Mel Miller Outstanding Social Studies Leader Award

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
Each year, the National Social Studies Supervisor Association presents the Mel Miller Outstanding Social Studies Leader Award -More
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Social Studies Advocacy Webinar

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
In a recent webinar, Catriona Macdonald, NCSS expert on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., shared details of our most recent l -More
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A good example is far better than a good precept.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
Dwight Moody, American preacher and publisher -More
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