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Philadelphia Schools to Open on Time Amid Millions in Budget Cuts

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 7:59pm
The Pennsylvania legislature is considering a cigarette tax for the city that would make the budget reductions temporary.






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Three local middle-schoolers are finalists for science ingenuity

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 6:15pm

Katherine Wu, 14, takes an annual road trip to Florida with her family, where they usually visit an amusement park, her favorite so far being Universal’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter. It’s at least a 14-hour drive from their home in Montgomery County.

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Your Money Adviser: Heading Off to College? Time to Think About Banking Needs

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 6:10pm
First-time college students should think about the options for their financial service needs before arriving on campus and beginning school activities.
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Looking for a Washington area college? See coverage of schools in D.C., Md., Va.

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:37pm

Washington is one of the nation’s top college towns. The capital and the surrounding region boast a variety of schools, public and private, that fill distinctive academic niches. Some have national or global reputations for excellence. For detailed Post coverage of selected colleges and universities, click an icon on the map below and then click on a school’s name to go to its individual page. Scroll out on the interactive map to see schools in Maryland and Virginia, or choose schools from the list below it. This is not a comprehensive list of schools in the Washington region, and we’ll be adding more throughout the coming school year.

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N.Y. educators to bring Colonial Va. experience to their classrooms

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:27pm
Twenty elementary-school teachers from New York state plan to return to the classroom with a fresh perspective on history aft -More
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Educator highlights 3 social-emotional lesson ideas

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:27pm
Research shows that social-emotional learning improves students' academic performance and teaches them how to persevere throu -More
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President signs bill to reauthorize funding for autism research

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:27pm
President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law a bill that reauthorizes federal funding for autism programs.  -More
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NYC, Tenn. test anti-poverty initiatives for students, parents

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:27pm
Students from low-income households in Memphis, Tenn., and the South Bronx, N.Y., are receiving financial incentives for scho -More
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Ind. students' efforts bring safer paths near school

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:27pm
Students returned to their Indiana school this week with new crosswalks and part of a new trail after a group of eighth-grade -More
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Mo. students promote safe driving, seat belt use among peers

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:27pm
Four high-school students in Missouri attended a summer traffic safety leadership conference to develop a plan and deliver th -More
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NCSS Annual Conference -- Boston events

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:27pm
Boston is the perfect location for the 94th NCSS Annual Conference.  -More
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Volunteer opportunities

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:27pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees and Award and Grant Selection Committee.  -More
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