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NBCT: Connected educators can thrive under common core

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:28pm
The Common Core State Standards presents opportunities for connected educators, writes National Board Certified teacher Eliza -More
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Tips to help educators make the most of feedback

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:28pm
Teachers will undoubtedly receive feedback -- solicited and otherwise -- executive coach and consultant Naphtali Hoff writes  -More
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Fla. students without Internet service crowd libraries for online homework

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:28pm
Florida students without Internet access at home are increasingly using the public libraries, where the wait can be long on s -More
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Ill. 6th-grade students learn about child trafficking in Africa

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:28pm
Sixth-graders at an Illinois middle school recently learned about child trafficking of African children, and their social stu -More
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N.H. middle-schoolers make hats for shaken baby awareness campaign

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:28pm
A group of 60 middle-school students in New Hampshire have started a project to raise awareness of shaken baby syndrome.  -More
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Tours at the annual conference

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:28pm
Boston and New England are unrivaled in their history. Their many landmarks and stories will come to life on a custom tour.  -More
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2015 candidates for NCSS Vice President and Board of Directors

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:28pm
The NCSS Nominations Committee has selected a slate of candidates for the 2015 Board of Directors and Officer elections.  -More
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Teacher strike enters 2nd day

Education Week - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:02pm
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Vt. Dems, Milne tackle school funding

Education Week - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:02pm
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The Learning Network: Do You Know How to Code? Would You Like to Learn?

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 11:27am
Boot camps to teach coding are popping up all over, and most graduates are finding well-paying jobs, according to an article in The Times.






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Rocketship encounters opposition; chosen location is near halfway house

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 11:23am

Rocketship, a highly regarded California-based charter school operator, is encountering community opposition as it moves to open its first school in the District.

Opponents say that the school’s chosen location in Anacostia is unsafe — across the street from a halfway house for returning felons — and that the charter operator did not make sufficient efforts to reach out to its new neighbors. In letters to the D.C. Public Charter School Board, 11 people cited safety and other concerns.

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Strauss: Campbell Brown, Wendy Kopp donate to D.C. school board candidate

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 11:06am

You might not think that a school board race in Washington D.C., where the Board of Education lost most of its power years ago, would be all that interesting to anybody but Washingtonians — and then again only to those who live in a particular district. But, mirroring a trend in once-invisible school board races elsewhere around the country, outsiders have taken an interest in a candidate running for Ward 1 State Board of Education representative in the Nov. 4 elections.

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Motherlode Blog: Saying it Loudly: I Had a Miscarriage

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:49am
Why do we rarely talk about pregnancy loss, though the statistics are staggering? Sharing our stories may be the best way to help other families with their grief.






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The Learning Network: Happy Birthday to Us: A Look Back at Our Most Popular Posts

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:41am
To celebrate our fifth birthday, we take a look back at our most popular posts and most-commented-on Student Opinion questions this year.
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When Women Become Men at Wellesley

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:24am
Can women’s colleges survive the transgender movement?
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