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These academics say Bernie Sanders's college plan will be a boon for African American students. Will it?

Education News from Washington Post - March 7, 2016 - 2:45pm
A new paper claims Bernie Sanders's college plan would greatly benefit African American students.









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Oberlin Leaders Denounce Professor’s Remarks as ‘Anti-Semitic’

Education News from NY Times - March 7, 2016 - 2:35pm
The board of trustees told the college to consider possible action against the professor, Joy Karega, after she posted incendiary comments on Facebook.









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First woman to lead Cornell University dies of cancer less than a year into tenure

Education News from Washington Post - March 7, 2016 - 2:14pm
Elizabeth Garrett, who had previously been at the University of Southern California, was at Cornell's helm since July 2015.









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Minn. students highlight education gap with photography exhibit

NCSS Smartbrief - March 7, 2016 - 1:32pm
Students at a Minnesota school recently participated in a photography exhibit and fundraiser to bring attention to children a -More
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Ideas for using editorials to teach argument writing

NCSS Smartbrief - March 7, 2016 - 1:32pm
Participating in a student editorial writing contest helped a New York middle-school English teacher reinvigorate a weeklong  -More

New Holocaust Education PD - Now Online!
A flexible & convenient way to participate in professional development and engage with resources and instructional strategies from Holocaust education leader, Echoes and Reflections. Register now to access three interactive learning modules and optional project released over three weeks. Opens on 4/4.

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Report reveals gaps in states' academic expectations

NCSS Smartbrief - March 7, 2016 - 1:32pm
States' academic expectations for students vary, according to a report by the American Institutes for Research.  -More
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Does the method of taking a test influence results?

NCSS Smartbrief - March 7, 2016 - 1:32pm
Test results can vary based on whether students take those exams on computers or by the traditional paper method, according t -More
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Support grows for open educational resources

NCSS Smartbrief - March 7, 2016 - 1:32pm
More educators are adopting open educational resources, boosted in part by support from the US Department of Education and a  -More
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N.J. high-schoolers explore what they can do about climate change

NCSS Smartbrief - March 7, 2016 - 1:32pm
More than 1,000 New Jersey high-school students recently attended workshops about sustainable living and improving the enviro -More
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Cartographer explains what makes a great map

NCSS Smartbrief - March 7, 2016 - 1:32pm
California-based cartographer Tom Harrison has been creating maps for 30 years, inspired by an early stint as a park ranger.  -More
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Webinar -- The Library of Congress & Novice Researchers: Entry Points and Interplay

NCSS Smartbrief - March 7, 2016 - 1:32pm
Explore how primary sources can play a key role in learning research skills.  -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - March 7, 2016 - 1:32pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - March 7, 2016 - 1:32pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Status quos are made to be broken.

NCSS Smartbrief - March 7, 2016 - 1:32pm
Ray Davis, writer -More
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Parents sought required recess for their kids at school. Florida Senate said no.

Education News from Washington Post - March 7, 2016 - 1:12pm
Here's why the Florida House liked the idea but the state Senate didn't.









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