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NCSS Annual Conference proposal reviewers

NCSS Smartbrief - January 15, 2016 - 1:14pm
Help shape the 2016 NCSS Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., by becoming an online proposal reviewer.  -More
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The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.

NCSS Smartbrief - January 15, 2016 - 1:14pm
Bette Midler, entertainer -More
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Are the Common Core math standards being misinterpreted?

Education News from Washington Post - January 15, 2016 - 12:37pm
A math educator says they are.









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'Enough is enough' - thousands of Florida teachers protest

Education News from Washington Post - January 15, 2016 - 12:22pm
Rally held where legislators could hear. Whether they listened is another story.









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Do black colleges matter to Obama?

Education News from Washington Post - January 15, 2016 - 11:51am
The leader of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund poses a blunt question to the nation's first black president.









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Doctors need to learn about dying, too

Education News from Washington Post - January 15, 2016 - 10:18am
A doctor who has taught at Stanford and Harvard's medical schools says medical education must change to help physicians learn how to work with terminally ill patients









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Va. bill would require students to use bathrooms that correspond with their 'anatomical sex'

Education News from Washington Post - January 15, 2016 - 9:01am
Del. Mark L. Cole (R-Spotsylvania) said he is trying to protect the privacy of Virginia schoolchildren.









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Pilot Gives TFA Recruits Pre-Training in Cultural Competency

Education Week - January 15, 2016 - 8:40am
The Education for Justice program, taken by select TFA candidates during their senior year of college, is based on feedback from principals, parents, and teacher educators.
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At 25, Teach For America Enters Period of Change

Education Week - January 15, 2016 - 8:40am
Among other new initiatives, the famously protective organization has quietly begun devolving more authority to its 52 regions, some of which are pushing the boundaries of the group's model.
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TFA Tests Waters on Improving Retention

Education Week - January 15, 2016 - 8:40am
A number of TFA's regions are experimenting with strategies for extending corps members' tenure in teaching beyond two years.
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Outside the Classroom, TFA Leaves Increasingly Complex Political Trail

Education Week - January 15, 2016 - 8:40am
The organization is putting a greater emphasis on equity and racial issues, even as its bona fides as a social-justice organization are fiercely contested.
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