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Education Department to release guidelines for standards, tests

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:04pm
States soon could have more guidance from the U.S.  -More
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Texas schools to implement mandatory financial literacy

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:04pm
Texas K-8 educators this year will begin implementing a new mandatory personal financial literacy curriculum.  -More
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Librarian reviews apps for educators

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:04pm
There are a number of mobile applications available to assist with students' learning and teachers' efficiency, according to  -More
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Ill. students help Easter Seals patients with public speaking

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:04pm
A group of Illinois high school students recently worked with Easter Seals participants to help them develop their public-spe -More
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Group of N.Y. students complete social justice leadership program

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:04pm
Students in the summer Social Justice Leadership Academy in New York have wrapped up their five-week study of urban community -More
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Become a CAEP Program reviewer

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:04pm
NCSS seeks members to serve as reviewers of university social studies teacher education programs for the Council for the Accr -More
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NCSS Webinar series -- Mapping the Nation and Get Digital

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:04pm
NCSS is offering new webinars to kick-off your school year this September: Mapping the Nation as well as Get Digital, a webin -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:04pm
Check out the latest posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Summer In ...: A College Beach Party With a Twist, and More Than a Few Wrinkles

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 11:09am
Instead of being overrun with partying youngsters, Kingsborough Community College’s beach is visited most often by older adults, who take summer classes at reduced rates.






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New laptops and devices roll out in phases in Montgomery schools

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 9:13am

Thousands of students will be using new laptops and tablets soon with a major technology initiative underway in the Montgomery school system.

The school board recently gave the go-ahead for the purchase of 40,000 laptops and tablets as the first stage of an effort slated to bring 100,000 devices into Montgomery’s public schools by 2017-2018.

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Trial Set to Begin in Atlanta Cheating Case

Education Week - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 8:43am
More than a year after 35 Atlanta Public Schools educators were indicted in a school cheating scandal that rocked the system, 12 people are set to go to trial Monday.
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