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Nation's charter schools aren't growing as fast as once thought (but here's where they're growing fastest)

Education News from Washington Post - February 3, 2016 - 4:06pm
New enrollment estimates from the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.









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Why kids - now more than ever - need to learn philosophy. Yes, philosophy.

Education News from Washington Post - February 3, 2016 - 2:49pm
' If we fail to turn second-graders into Socrates, our kids may end up becoming expert at a making a living, but they will be incompetent at creating a civil society.'









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Ore. AP students make $25 loans to people in other countries

NCSS Smartbrief - February 3, 2016 - 1:40pm
Students in an Oregon high school's Advanced Placement human geography classes recently made two $25 microloans to people in  -More
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Teachers deepen, differentiate learning through debate project

NCSS Smartbrief - February 3, 2016 - 1:40pm
Social studies teachers at a Connecticut middle school have created an annual debate project that combines research, oral and -More

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Colo. district uses peer-to-peer video coaching for PD

NCSS Smartbrief - February 3, 2016 - 1:40pm
A Colorado school district is using peer-to-peer online video coaching to overhaul professional learning for teachers.  -More
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Des Moines, Iowa, schools focus on teacher diversity

NCSS Smartbrief - February 3, 2016 - 1:40pm
Des Moines Public Schools in Iowa has partnered with Drake University to offer a master's degree focused on cul­tur­al com­pe -More
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How to use blogs, social media to engage parents

NCSS Smartbrief - February 3, 2016 - 1:40pm
Blogs and social media are great ways to engage parents and keep them informed, according to Jessica Cabeen, the principal at -More
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Calif. students connect with culture through Telugu language

NCSS Smartbrief - February 3, 2016 - 1:40pm
California teacher Vidya Tandanki is teaching Telugu, a language spoken in India that is not spoken as widely among second- a -More
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Mass. students start petition to change terminology

NCSS Smartbrief - February 3, 2016 - 1:40pm
Seventh- and eighth-graders at a Massachusetts school recently filed a petition on the White House's website to ask that the  -More
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