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Public Sacrifice: Think Your Retirement Plan Is Bad? Talk to a Teacher

Education News from NY Times - October 21, 2016 - 4:22pm
Schoolteachers and others who pursue careers of service in exchange for modest paychecks get lightly regulated retirement plans that often charge excessive fees.
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Ark. students learn in mini-economy

NCSS Smartbrief - October 21, 2016 - 1:20pm
Maggie Davenport, a sixth-grade science and social studies teacher in Arkansas, is teaching her students to thrive in a mini- -More
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How to get students interested in current events

NCSS Smartbrief - October 21, 2016 - 1:20pm
There are several ways teachers can integrate real-life politics in classroom lessons, writes Allan DeCarlo, an AP history an -More
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Texas school's election projects span classes

NCSS Smartbrief - October 21, 2016 - 1:20pm
Students at a Texas school are learning how to be educated voters by analyzing the current presidential race in government an -More
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King recommends improved civics education

NCSS Smartbrief - October 21, 2016 - 1:20pm
Schools and colleges should teach more civics education, Education Secretary John King Jr.  -More
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Ore. teacher wants students to create maps

NCSS Smartbrief - October 21, 2016 - 1:20pm
An Oregon high-school teacher wants to supply his Advanced Placement Human Geography students with high-capacity Chromebooks  -More
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Documentary shares the story behind "Hamilton"

NCSS Smartbrief - October 21, 2016 - 1:20pm
"Hamilton's America," a documentary airing on PBS, tells the story of the creation of the hit Broadway musical, "Hamilton." C -More
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Geographer discusses refugees and border-control policy

NCSS Smartbrief - October 21, 2016 - 1:20pm
In this interview, University of Hawaii geography professor Reece Jones discusses the movements of refugees and the dangers t -More
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William G. Bowen, Princeton Educator Who Championed Poor and Minority Students, Dies at 83

Education News from NY Times - October 21, 2016 - 12:39pm
Dr. Bowen was president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and also served as provost and president of Princeton, overseeing the admission of women and expanding the university academically.
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Tech Tip: Want to make your own app? There are free classes for that

Education News from NY Times - October 21, 2016 - 11:12am
If you have an idea for a mobile app, or you just want to become more familiar with how software works, you can get a free education online.
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Fair Game: A Whistle Was Blown on ITT; 17 Years Later, It Collapsed

Education News from NY Times - October 21, 2016 - 10:31am
In the interim, the for-profit education company made billions off federal student aid, while students amassed mountains of debt and few job prospects.
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Your Money Adviser: How to Dig Out of Federal Student Loan Default

Education News from NY Times - October 21, 2016 - 10:19am
Rehabilitation, the main option for getting back on track, can return borrowers to delinquency because of “needless red tape,” a new report finds.
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