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Obama: I'll Act on My Own on Immigration

Education Week - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 4:47pm
In the face of an unyielding Congress, President Barack Obama said Monday he will no longer wait for Republicans to act on immigration and will move on his own to make policy changes in what has been a top second-term priority of his presidency.
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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | June 24-June 30, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 4:15pm
Iraq, the World Cup, the Supreme Court and Facebook: How well did you follow the news this week?






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Special ed revamp sparks debate

Education Week - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 3:25pm
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Barack Obama Elementary School principal in Prince George’s County is transferred

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm

After four years at the helm at Barack Obama Elementary School in Prince George’s County, Pearl Harmon is being replaced as principal.

Harmon sent a June 13 letter to the school community notifying them that she was “asked to assume another position as Senior Human Resources Partner” with the school system.

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Wis. students become experts on city's landmarks for website project

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
A group of high-school students in Wisconsin have researched their city's historical landmarks for a website operated by the  -More
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Students in some states earn diploma honors for bilingualism

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
Students who graduate high school proficient in more than one language are being recognized and rewarded in several states, i -More
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Change to testing presents challenge for Mich. teachers

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
Michigan's budget, adopted last week, scrapped plans for schools to use the Smarter Balanced assessments in favor of the Mich -More
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Report considers schools' use of Internet filters

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
Some schools' Internet-filtering policies may reach beyond the scope of the federal Children's Internet Protection Act of 200 -More
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Digital-citizenship skills help young students navigate the Web

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
Young students need guidance for safe online learning, first-grade teacher Kathy Cassidy writes in this blog post.  -More
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Mo. 8th-graders address social issues at City Hall

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
A group of eighth-graders in Columbia, Mo., are taking a summer course about local government, which included a visit to City -More
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Student program combines nutrition education, art

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
Students at Church Street Elementary School in White Plains, N.Y., participated in a residency program with an artist and a d -More
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NCSS Annual Conference registration is open!

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
Registration for the NCSS Annual Conference in Boston is now open. Learn more about the conference and register. -More
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Robert H. Jackson Center Award for Teaching Justice

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
The Robert H. Jackson Center and the National Council for the Social Studies announce the 2014 Robert H.  -More
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Editor's Choice Content Award

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
SmartBlog on Education's monthly content award recognizes content written by educators, for educators, that inspires readers  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Every noble work is at first impossible.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
Thomas Carlyle, Scottish writer and historian -More
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