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The Getaway: 5 Tips on How to Make College Tours Fun Instead of Grueling

Education News from NY Times - September 22, 2016 - 6:00am
Fall is here, and so is college tour season. Turn it into a vacation!
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Middle school girl records classmates chanting racial slur during bus ride home

Education News from Washington Post - September 22, 2016 - 12:04am
The girl, 13, captured the noisy chorus on her cellphone and was upset when she arrived home.
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'This is Me.' Actress Jamie Lee Curtis's new book aims to teach children about immigration

Education News from Washington Post - September 22, 2016 - 12:04am
Curtis read her new book, "This is Me: A Story of Who We Are & Where We Came From," to students at the Library of Congress on Wednesday.
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Another racial slur found on campus where 'KKK' was spray-painted on a wall

Education News from Washington Post - September 22, 2016 - 12:04am
More than 100 students protested at Eastern Michigan University after the graffiti was found on a campus building.
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'Here they will be reminded of the truth'

Education News from Washington Post - September 22, 2016 - 12:04am
"Today, I still boil when I think about how many generations of children were miseducated by that exhibit," an educator writes about a museum trip years ago and why the Smithsonian's new National Museum of African American History and Culture will change things.
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Congress to hear arguments on Obama administration's proposed education spending rule

Education News from Washington Post - September 22, 2016 - 12:04am
Civil rights groups say the rules are necessary. School officials say they'll cause havoc.
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At top public universities, a mixed record for women in engineering

Education News from Washington Post - September 22, 2016 - 12:04am
The University of Virginia is a leader for women in engineering among public schools. But many flagships lag far behind.
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Military artifacts link students to Canada's WWI history

NCSS Smartbrief - September 21, 2016 - 2:30pm
Students in a Grade 10 Canadian history class recently explored World War I by handling artifacts from the Canadian War Museu -More
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African American museum works with teachers to address sensitive topics

NCSS Smartbrief - September 21, 2016 - 2:30pm
The new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., is working with teachers to help them ad -More
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Colo. district works on teacher retention

NCSS Smartbrief - September 21, 2016 - 2:30pm
The Colorado State Board of Education has approved an "innovation zone" for Pueblo public schools, so administrators can work -More
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Teacher training targets Tenn. school's culture

NCSS Smartbrief - September 21, 2016 - 2:30pm
All educators and staff at a Tennessee high school recently received training in culturally responsive teaching as part of an -More
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3 tips for tech-phobic teachers

NCSS Smartbrief - September 21, 2016 - 2:30pm
New technology can be daunting for teachers, writes Karen Owens, a library technology educator at Palmer High School in Color -More
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How some schools support students' mental health

NCSS Smartbrief - September 21, 2016 - 2:30pm
Schools can support students' mental health by addressing the needs of all students at first and then offering individualized -More
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Should schools do more for integration?

NCSS Smartbrief - September 21, 2016 - 2:30pm
Some experts say districts need to make deliberate efforts to integrate schools rather than rely on stand-alone magnet progra -More
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