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PLCs bring Ind. teachers together

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 1:02pm
Educators describe a cultural shift toward collaboration after their Indiana district added an eighth period to its intermedi -More
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Maine school to adopt teacher-led leadership model

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 1:02pm
A school in Maine is preparing to launch a one-year pilot program in which it will be led by its teachers.  -More
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Ark. students Skype with Holocaust survivor for project

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 1:02pm
A group of Arkansas seventh-graders recently talked via Skype with a Holocaust survivor in Illinois.  -More
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Cities seek positive relations for youths, law enforcement

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 1:02pm
Law enforcement agencies and other groups in some cities are working to improve relationships between law enforcement and you -More
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Mich. 4th-graders brainstorm stadium improvement ideas

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 1:02pm
A group of Michigan fourth-graders is using their creativity and design skills to propose improvements for a stadium.  -More
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Survey on literacy standard implementation

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 1:02pm
NCSS is collaborating with the National Coalition for Literacy Education to learn about how education educators are learning  -More
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Be an NCSS leader! Serve on an NCSS Operations Committee

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 1:02pm
NCSS is seeking applicants to serve on NCSS Operations Committees.  -More
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The Learning Network: Reader Idea | Learning Arithmetic With Number Puzzles

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 12:57pm
Tim McNamara, a math specialist and retired teacher, recommends using KenKen puzzles on The Times’s Crosswords & Games pages as a fun way to practice arithmetic skills.







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‘Opt Out’ Becomes Anti-Test Rallying Cry in New York State

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 12:39pm
A small, if vocal, movement urging parents to have their children sit out standardized exams took off this year, maturing from scattered displays of disobedience into a widespread rebuke.







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‘Ask the lawyers.’ College mental health after the Va. Tech shooting is costing lives

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 12:24pm
Charles B. Anderson, a licensed clinical psychologist, has served as associate director in the university counseling centers at Virginia Tech and the College of William & Mary. He writes about changes in campus mental health care he has seen firsthand, arguing that fear of liability is now controlling too many decisions, and costing student lives.Read full article >>







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