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To Create a Quieter City, They’re Recording the Sounds of New York

Education News from NY Times - November 6, 2016 - 6:26pm
Researchers in a new project are installing microphones in the city to build an aural map and, perhaps, eventually reduce noise pollution.
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Are leggings too distracting? A mom takes on a ‘sexist’ school dress code.

Education News from Washington Post - November 6, 2016 - 1:00am
The mother of a sixth-grader files a federal complaint, saying girls are unfairly targeted.
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Teacher: 'I love my students, I love my job, and I feel fulfilled. But I'm broke.'

Education News from Washington Post - November 6, 2016 - 1:00am
Why can't teachers be compensated fairly? 'The answer shouldn’t be to tell those who love their career and love their students to leave for a higher-paying job or shut up about it already. '
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We talk a lot about civic education. Here's how to get kids really engaged in it.

Education News from Washington Post - November 6, 2016 - 1:00am
'In a presidential campaign season in which analysts have tallied candidates’ interruptions of each other, and the public has questioned whether debates require mature audiences ratings, politicians could stand to take some civic cues from high school students.'
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What if Diane Ravitch were U.S. education secretary?

Education News from Washington Post - November 6, 2016 - 1:00am
One in a series of interviews.
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Trump-Clinton? Charter Schools Are the Big Issue on Massachusetts’ Ballot

Education News from NY Times - November 5, 2016 - 9:28pm
Question 2, if approved, would allow the state to expand charter schools. A pitched battle over the measure reflects the passions that the debate has aroused nationwide.
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Public Sacrifice: For Many Underpaid Professionals, a High-Cost Retirement Plan

Education News from NY Times - November 5, 2016 - 8:00am
The workplace plans offered to teachers and social workers cost too much. But there are ways to fix the problem.
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The Money Management Gospel of Yale’s Endowment Guru

Education News from NY Times - November 5, 2016 - 6:00am
The mammoth Yale endowment fund run by David Swensen has been a training ground for investment managers, its alumni now scattered through the nonprofit world.
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Technophoria: New Item on the College Admission Checklist: LinkedIn Profile

Education News from NY Times - November 5, 2016 - 5:00am
Social media experts are advising high school seniors to create professional profiles on LinkedIn and draw them to the attention of college admissions officers.
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Wis. 7th-graders pitch ideas for vacant site

NCSS Smartbrief - November 4, 2016 - 1:19pm
More than 25 groups of seventh-graders at a Wisconsin middle school recently presented to city planners their proposals for h -More
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Low-pressure writing ideas to engage students

NCSS Smartbrief - November 4, 2016 - 1:19pm
Low-pressure writing assignments can help engage students in the writing process, asserts literacy specialist and graduate sc -More
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Schools target science, social studies literacy

NCSS Smartbrief - November 4, 2016 - 1:19pm
School districts have begun zeroing in on integrating content-literacy standards into science and social studies classes.  -More
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Is Education Dept. overreaching on ESSA?

NCSS Smartbrief - November 4, 2016 - 1:19pm
The US Department of Education in its implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act may be overstepping its authority, acc -More
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Teacher uses Skype to teach students Spanish

NCSS Smartbrief - November 4, 2016 - 1:19pm
A middle-school Spanish teacher is using mystery Skype calls to teach her students a new language.  -More
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Day of the Dead marked in Ala. high school

NCSS Smartbrief - November 4, 2016 - 1:19pm
Students at an Alabama high school recently celebrated the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos, also known as the Day of the D -More
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How wind affected South Pacific migration

NCSS Smartbrief - November 4, 2016 - 1:19pm
People set sail from the Solomon Islands and began colonizing other islands in the South Pacific 3,400 years ago, but there w -More
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Help us celebrate educator voice

NCSS Smartbrief - November 4, 2016 - 1:19pm
Voting for the annual Educators' Choice Content Award has kicked off.  -More
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The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.

NCSS Smartbrief - November 4, 2016 - 1:19pm
Mahatma Gandhi, social reformer and independence movement leader
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