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What do educators need to know about virtual field trips?

NCSS Smartbrief - February 26, 2016 - 1:19pm
Some educators are using technology tools to create virtual field-trip experiences for students.  -More
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Youths may shift 2016 elections -- if they vote

NCSS Smartbrief - February 26, 2016 - 1:19pm
Youth voters could swing the 2016 election if they turn out in force to vote, according to researchers from Tufts University. -More
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Corrosion of Gulf shipwrecks could accelerate due to remains of oil spill

NCSS Smartbrief - February 26, 2016 - 1:19pm
Historic shipwrecks in the Gulf of Mexico are at high risk of increased corrosion due to the oil spill the Deepwater Horizon  -More
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Teaching in the time of Trump

NCSS Smartbrief - February 26, 2016 - 1:19pm
The divisive rhetoric of presidential candidate Donald Trump presents a challenge for teachers covering the presidential prim -More
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Without courage we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency.

NCSS Smartbrief - February 26, 2016 - 1:19pm
Maya Angelou, writer and civil rights activist -More
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The ‘Last Man on the Moon’ hopes one day soon people will return there

Education News from Washington Post - February 26, 2016 - 1:15pm
Apollo astronaut Eugene Cernan wants to inspire the nation’s next generation of space explorers.









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Kids from poor families with bachelor's degrees wind up earning less - reports

Education News from Washington Post - February 26, 2016 - 11:27am
They are clustered in low-earning majors.









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While school builds a modern facility, students hope to save a historic one

Education News from Washington Post - February 26, 2016 - 10:56am
Loudoun School for the Gifted students hope to rescue a schoolhouse that once educated the county’s black students.









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House passes Democratic budget proposal

Education Week - February 26, 2016 - 8:44am
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Your Money Adviser: Tax Tips to Make College More Affordable

Education News from NY Times - February 26, 2016 - 8:14am
Families spend an average of $24,000 a year on college, but many don’t take advantage of federal tax credits and deductions to help lower the cost.









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The Learning Network: Film Club | ‘Kite Fight’

Education News from NY Times - February 26, 2016 - 5:30am
High above Rio de Janeiro’s crowded favelas, kites soar and dive — and attack. In this short documentary, we learn how kite fighting is more than just a simple pastime for the young people holding the strings.









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The Learning Network: Student Question | Have You Ever Been Humiliated by a Teacher? How Did it Affect You?

Education News from NY Times - February 26, 2016 - 5:06am
What is your reaction to this video? Do you think this little girl was humiliated? Have you ever been in the same position? How did it affect you?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Diversity in Hollywood

Education News from NY Times - February 26, 2016 - 4:13am
What examples did you see of egregious double standards? What more subtle forms of discrimination did you learn about?









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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | misanthrope

Education News from NY Times - February 26, 2016 - 12:01am
This word has appeared in 17 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Closely Watched Fight Over California Teacher Tenure Moves to Appeals Court

Education News from NY Times - February 25, 2016 - 9:22pm
The plaintiffs argued that too often, incompetent teachers end up in classrooms with disadvantaged children, with the law making it impossible to remove them.









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University of Texas architecture dean cites campus carry law as a reason for leaving

Education News from Washington Post - February 25, 2016 - 7:01pm
New law in Texas will allow people with concealed handgun licenses to carry their guns into campus buildings, including classrooms.









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