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Ohio students to engage in policy debates at Winter Congress

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 2:38pm
Students in the Junior State of America club at Olentangy Liberty High School in Ohio are traveling to Washington, D.C., to t -More
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NYC Food Bank expands financial-literacy program

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 2:38pm
New York City's Food Bank said it will expand a program that provides education about finances to people who participate in i -More
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Help shape the 2015 NCSS Annual Conference

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 2:38pm
Help us develop the 2015 annual conference program by becoming a proposal reviewer.  -More
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Motherlode Blog: Let Children Change

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 1:20pm
When parents keep expecting our kids to repeat old mistakes, we’re saying “you can’t change,” or maybe “you can’t change while I’m still here.” Bad plan.






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Motherlode Blog: Online Dating Rules for My Grandmother: Must Drive, Preferably at Night

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 11:44am
While my grandmother and I have always been close, her online dating experiment brought us closer, mostly because she called me four or five times a week (she kept forgetting her JDate password).
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Strauss: How teachers unions must change -- by a union leader

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 11:15am
There is nothing new about Republican opposition to teachers unions, but in recent years, it has become increasingly clear that some Democrats have turned against them as well. In the following post we hear from a union leader, Bob Peterson, the president of the  Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association, about how he thinks teachers union must change to keep alive public education. This post first appeared in Rethinking Schools, a nonprofit publisher and advocacy organization dedicated to improving public education. I am republishing this with permission from the author.Read full article >>






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The Learning Network: Reader Idea | He Said, She Said, I Say: A Researched Argument Essay

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 10:35am
In this Reader Idea, Danielle Harms explains how she uses The Times’s Room for Debate feature to teach her college students how to support their claims while bringing many relevant “voices” into conversation with one another.






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