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Education Secretary Arne Duncan talks dollars, and roars like a lion

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 3:10pm
The nation is moving too slowly in terms of providing quality preschool to its youngest learners, especially low-income children who desperately need a strong educational foundation, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Monday morning at a bilingual preschool in Langley Park, Md.Read full article >>







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These Tufts students, trying to save janitors’ jobs, didn’t eat for five days

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 3:09pm
For five days, several students at Tufts University stopped eating, staging a hunger strike to try to prevent campus janitors from getting laid off.By Friday afternoon, they were physically very weak, said Anna Gaebler, a junior from Chicago who is helping to organize the protests, and unable to walk without help. They stopped the strike over the weekend and turned to other tactics, such as enlisting a fifth of the senior class to pledge not to donate to Tufts if the layoffs happen in the spring.Read full article >>







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Stephen A. Schwarzman Gives $150 Million for Yale Cultural Hub

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 2:25pm
A $150 million donation from the Wall Street financier will fund a plan to transform Commons at Yale and its attached buildings into a performing arts center and hub.







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Fla. students learn across subjects with museum studies program

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 2:17pm
A Florida elementary school's students and teachers have received training and help from local museums as part of the school' -More
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Why classroom culture is important to PBL

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 2:17pm
Educators need to establish a classroom community of trust and teamwork to make project-based learning work, Laura Thomas, di -More
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WWII veteran from Iowa visits German immersion school in Va.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 2:17pm
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Students will be able to take ACT on computers next year

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 2:17pm
ACT is expected to announce that computer-based versions of the college-entrance exam will be available next year in the 18 s -More
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How a Md. high school offers AP to all students

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 2:17pm
A Maryland high school is promoting a college-like culture among its diverse student body by eliminating entrance requirement -More

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Study: Videos viewed on social media can have lasting impacts

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 2:17pm
Online videos of graphic events viewed via social media can cause post-traumatic stress disorder -- just as if users had witn -More
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Ill. students make therapeutic pillows for the elderly

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 2:17pm
Students attending an Illinois Montessori school recently sewed 90 therapeutic pillows for patients living in a senior care f -More
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U.S. leaders talk with Baltimore students

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 2:17pm
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