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Teacher sees how cheating can raise high school graduation rates

Education News from Washington Post - February 27, 2017 - 1:00am
Georgia credit recovery test let students redo their answers after being told which ones were wrong
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What happened when one school banned homework — and asked kids to read and play instead

Education News from Washington Post - February 27, 2017 - 1:00am
Teachers and administrators at a Vermont pre-K-5th grade school decided to stop giving homework this school year.
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Teacher at D.C. charter school arrested on child sex abuse charges

Education News from Washington Post - February 26, 2017 - 1:00am
Manuel Fernandez taught at Latin American Montessori Bilingual Public Charter School.
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Parents of transgender children request meeting with Trump, DeVos, Sessions

Education News from Washington Post - February 26, 2017 - 1:00am
Recent action “exposes transgender students to harassment and discrimination in their own classrooms,” parents said in letter.
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Education or indoctrination? Civil rights seminar at renowned high school sparks controversy.

Education News from Washington Post - February 26, 2017 - 1:00am
It's at New Trier, one of the highest-performing and best-known high schools in the country, in suburban Chicago.
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D.C. officials want to add algebra classes, lacrosse and archery in middle schools

Education News from Washington Post - February 25, 2017 - 1:00am
Proposal would add $6.2 million in funding for middle and high schools.
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Will Trump expand D.C.'s school voucher program? Yes, says the organization that runs it.

Education News from Washington Post - February 25, 2017 - 1:00am
The voucher program could expand by “hundreds” of students next year.
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Yale graduate students vote to form a union

Education News from Washington Post - February 25, 2017 - 1:00am
Teaching assistants voted to join UNITE HERE, becoming the latest group of graduate students at private universities to unionize since the National Labor Relations Board cleared the way last summer.
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Attention Turns to Courts in Battle Over Transgender-Student Rights

Education Week - February 24, 2017 - 2:45pm
All eyes will be on the Supreme Court later this month when it hears a case that could either expand or curtail the rights of transgender students.
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Artifacts teach students about George Washington

NCSS Smartbrief - February 24, 2017 - 1:06pm
Fifth-graders at two Maryland elementary schools recently explored the life of President George Washington in honor of his 28 -More
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Connecting students to history with fiction

NCSS Smartbrief - February 24, 2017 - 1:06pm
Historical fiction can deepen students' understanding of difficult topics, such as slavery and the Holocaust, and offer stude -More
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R.I. takes steps to personalize learning

NCSS Smartbrief - February 24, 2017 - 1:06pm
Officials in Rhode Island are developing a statewide vision for personalized learning in K-12 schools.  -More
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Students use virtual reality to tour Old West

NCSS Smartbrief - February 24, 2017 - 1:06pm
Fourth-graders explored an 1850s-era western frontier town in a Colorado school district's new virtual-reality lab created wi -More
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Teacher: How to make games "hub" of learning

NCSS Smartbrief - February 24, 2017 - 1:06pm
Games can be the "hub" of learning in a classroom, asserts social studies teacher Matthew Farber.  -More
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Geometry students build Little Free Libraries

NCSS Smartbrief - February 24, 2017 - 1:06pm
Geometry students at one Colorado school honed their skills with a hands-on project by building small lending libraries for s -More
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