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Liberal arts education in the Age of Trump

Education News from Washington Post - January 1, 2017 - 1:00am
A college president talks up teamwork, communication and critical thinking.
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Colleges must be intelligent about intelligence studies

Education News from Washington Post - January 1, 2017 - 1:00am
A former CIA intelligence officer offers a view on his field's place in academia.
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D.C.’s teachers union hopeful it will have a new contract in early 2017

Education News from Washington Post - December 31, 2016 - 1:00am
While the school system and the union have yet to agree on raises, both say it’s a priority to settle the contract.
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Va. students address modern-day issues

NCSS Smartbrief - December 30, 2016 - 1:08pm
Students at a Virginia high school recently worked in teams to research real-life challenges and come up with solutions witho -More
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NBCT: Teachers as social justice leaders

NCSS Smartbrief - December 30, 2016 - 1:08pm
Teachers should resolve in 2017 to be social justice leaders -- for themselves and their students -- according to National Bo -More
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US seeks to improve Native American schools

NCSS Smartbrief - December 30, 2016 - 1:08pm
The US Bureau of Indian Education oversees about 200 Native American schools, and data show fourth-graders' performance in ma -More
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Tech chiefs make edtech predictions for 2017

NCSS Smartbrief - December 30, 2016 - 1:08pm
Four education technology chiefs offer predictions for tech in K-12 schools in 2017.  -More
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Calif. students study relationship-building

NCSS Smartbrief - December 30, 2016 - 1:08pm
Students at a California high school recently participated in a program that teaches teens how to build healthy relationships -More
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School focuses on students touched by addiction

NCSS Smartbrief - December 30, 2016 - 1:08pm
School leaders in a West Virginia elementary school are working to meet the needs of students affected by opioid abuse.  -More
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2016 candidates for NCSS vice-president, Board of Directors

NCSS Smartbrief - December 30, 2016 - 1:08pm
The NCSS Board of Directors has approved the following slate of candidates for the 2016-17 Board of Directors and officer ele
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NCSS SmartBrief will not publish Jan. 2

NCSS Smartbrief - December 30, 2016 - 1:08pm
In observance of the New Year's holiday, NCSS SmartBrief will not publish Monday, Jan. 2.
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We all have ability. The difference is how we use it.

NCSS Smartbrief - December 30, 2016 - 1:08pm
Stevie Wonder, singer and songwriter
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Economic View: Free Market for Education? Economists Generally Don’t Buy It

Education News from NY Times - December 30, 2016 - 12:04pm
Economics teaches caution about where and when markets can work without government intervention. Education is one such case.
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Special Education Groups Push for ESSA Representation

Education Week - December 30, 2016 - 9:42am
Advocates for those with disabilities push to assure the interests of such students are well-represented in states' Every Student Succeeds Act plans.
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Nation's Schools Get Middling Grade on Quality Counts Report Card

Education Week - December 30, 2016 - 9:42am
Overall, the nation's schools earn a C on educational performance in the Education Week Research Center’s latest annual report, based on a range of key indicators.
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Scrambling to Fill Out ESSA's Policy Details

Education Week - December 30, 2016 - 9:33am
The 21st edition of Quality Counts examines what states and districts are doing to make ready for the Every Student Succeeds Act's implementation, and offers state-by-state grades for how the nation's schools are faring on a range of educational measures.
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