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DeVos clears procedural hurdle in Senate, setting up tight final vote

Education News from Washington Post - February 4, 2017 - 1:00am
The Senate’s final confirmation vote on the education nominee is expected early next week.
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New York Changes How It Tests for Lead in Schools’ Water, and Finds More Metal

Education News from NY Times - February 3, 2017 - 7:39pm
In new tests after experts raised concerns, New York has found many more water outlets with significant levels of the metal than it did last year.
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Betsy DeVos Would Take Ed. Department's Helm With Clipped Wings

Education Week - February 3, 2017 - 4:34pm
If confirmed as education secretary, Betsy DeVos would have far less executive firepower than some of her predecessors due in large part to ESSA’s restrictions on the secretary’s role.
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Trump Orders on Immigration Rattle Some Educators

Education Week - February 3, 2017 - 4:10pm
Travel ban for seven majority-Muslim countries and uncertain fate for undocumented DREAMers is stoking fears for immigrant students.
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‘White Privilege’ Essay Contest Stirs Up a Connecticut Town

Education News from NY Times - February 3, 2017 - 2:22pm
The students were fine with the topic. Some adults, most from out of town, were not.
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The List: Top 20 Fields for Internships: Get Your Skills On

Education News from NY Times - February 3, 2017 - 1:31pm
A new report reveals what you need to know how to do.
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Students explore the world from inside a globe

NCSS Smartbrief - February 3, 2017 - 1:11pm
Students at a Massachusetts elementary school recently explored continents, countries and more inside a large, inflatable glo -More
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How some educators mark Black History Month

NCSS Smartbrief - February 3, 2017 - 1:11pm
Some educators in Baltimore mark Black History Month with lessons that ask students to connect historical and current events. -More
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How to implement outdoor learning on a budget

NCSS Smartbrief - February 3, 2017 - 1:11pm
Teachers at two urban schools as well as outdoor-learning experts say outdoor learning can be incorporated into science class -More
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Some education regulations on hold until March

NCSS Smartbrief - February 3, 2017 - 1:11pm
The Trump administration has moved to postpone the effective date of some education regulations, which have not yet taken eff -More
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Competency-based learning a top edtech trend

NCSS Smartbrief - February 3, 2017 - 1:11pm
Blended and competency-based learning are among the top three technology trends expected to grow this year in education, educ -More
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Border walls often separate countries at peace

NCSS Smartbrief - February 3, 2017 - 1:11pm
There is a growing trend toward building border walls that separate countries from their neighbors, even when the countries a -More
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Survey: Language important to national identity

NCSS Smartbrief - February 3, 2017 - 1:11pm
The ability to speak the dominant language of a country is strongly tied to national identity, according to a survey conducte -More
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You can help make the NCSS Annual Conference YOUR conference

NCSS Smartbrief - February 3, 2017 - 1:11pm
NCSS invites proposals to present a session and volunteers to review proposals for selection by the program planning committe
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Sooner or later I'm going to die, but I'm not going to retire.

NCSS Smartbrief - February 3, 2017 - 1:11pm
Margaret Mead, cultural anthropologist
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Ed Talk: Bernie Sanders Talks Tuition, Free for All

Education News from NY Times - February 3, 2017 - 12:31pm
His movement seems to be gaining momentum.
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