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D.C. schools find success with LEAP training model

NCSS Smartbrief - December 21, 2016 - 12:58pm
Officials with District of Columbia Public Schools have adopted a new teacher-training program called Learning Together to Ad -More
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Boost classroom innovation with tech tools

NCSS Smartbrief - December 21, 2016 - 12:58pm
Educators are using tech tools to drive innovation in their classrooms.  -More
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Students write international children's books

NCSS Smartbrief - December 21, 2016 - 12:58pm
Students in a Virginia school district who participated in the Journeys of My Life project created children's books in Englis -More
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Reading project connects students across the world

NCSS Smartbrief - December 21, 2016 - 12:58pm
First-grade students in one Illinois classroom are reading the same books as students in Thailand as part of the Global Read  -More
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Are you a member?

NCSS Smartbrief - December 21, 2016 - 12:58pm
NCSS provides the professional network and teaching resources to keep social studies a valued and vital part of the nation's
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - December 21, 2016 - 12:58pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te
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Op-Ed Columnist: The Plague of ‘Early Decision’

Education News from NY Times - December 21, 2016 - 3:21am
A popular college admissions practice is unjust and unwise.
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On Campus: To Boost the Economy, Help Students First

Education News from NY Times - December 21, 2016 - 3:21am
Donald Trump should focus on the millions of young people in debt.
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Former Va. high school band teacher under investigation after incident in Florida

Education News from Washington Post - December 21, 2016 - 1:00am
Florida school officials found that band leader had inappropriate communications with a student, and authorities have concerns about potential misconduct in Loudoun County.
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Students, some of them immigrants, write children’s books inspired by their own life’s journeys

Education News from Washington Post - December 21, 2016 - 1:00am
High school students in Sterling, Va., teamed up with a children’s book author to write and illustrate 15 children’s stories that now appear on library shelves, and in El Salvador.
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Antwan Wilson confirmed as chancellor of D.C. Public Schools

Education News from Washington Post - December 21, 2016 - 1:00am
D.C. Council unanimously confirmed Wilson, who will begin leading the school system in February.
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Lawsuit accuses Education Department of reversing course on student loan forgiveness

Education News from Washington Post - December 21, 2016 - 1:00am
The American Bar Association says the agency retroactively changed some eligibility requirements, potentially leaving participants on the hook.
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The disturbing trend of people losing Social Security benefits to student debt

Education News from Washington Post - December 21, 2016 - 1:00am
To recoup student debt, the government is leaving people who rely on Social Security with benefits that fall below federal poverty guidelines, the GAO says.
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Minnesota's failed football boycott was a blow to fairness in campus sexual assault hearings

Education News from Washington Post - December 21, 2016 - 1:00am
After a high-profile football boycott at the University of Minnesota, two lawyers write about their concerns that it could harm students' due process rights in campus sexual assault cases.
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UCLA is the first school to receive 100,000 freshman applications

Education News from Washington Post - December 21, 2016 - 1:00am
School officials pledge that every single application will be read at least twice before UCLA makes admission decisions.
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