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Consolidation Push Roils Vermont Landscape

Education Week - February 16, 2016 - 8:28am
A state law aimed at encouraging—or prodding—small, rural districts to merge has hit some speed bumps on the road to implementation.
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Bernie Sanders and the votes of emerging adults

Education News from Washington Post - February 16, 2016 - 7:32am
The economic message of Bernie Sanders -- free college, universal health care, and his rally against Wall Street -- is resonating among emerging adults.









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Program Aims to Keep Schools Diverse as New York Neighborhoods Gentrify

Education News from NY Times - February 16, 2016 - 5:00am
The city’s Education Department is allowing seven schools to set aside a percentage of seats for low-income families, English-language learners or students engaged with the child welfare system.









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Dispute With New York City Threatens Success Academy’s Pre-K

Education News from NY Times - February 15, 2016 - 9:23pm
A critical deadline passed in a dispute between the charter school network and the de Blasio administration over the network’s prekindergarten program, leaving its fate in doubt.









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Cornell’s Plan to Merge Hotel School Gets an Icy Reception

Education News from NY Times - February 15, 2016 - 4:47pm
Alumni and students reacted with annoyance after a vote to fold the world’s oldest undergraduate program devoted to the hospitality industry into a new business college.









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Faculty asked the Mount St. Mary's president to resign. He didn't.

Education News from Washington Post - February 15, 2016 - 4:07pm
Faculty at Mount St. Mary's University had voted to ask Simon Newman to resign by 9 a.m. Monday.









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S.C. students reflect on church shooting's role in US history

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2016 - 1:05pm
Students at a South Carolina high school often discuss the shooting that occurred at the nearby Emanuel AME Church and its ro -More
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How teachers can provide better feedback to students

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2016 - 1:05pm
Students crave feedback, asserts Elyse Scott, a retired English teacher.  -More
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Okla. teachers take Smithsonian's virtual "Let's Do History" tour

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2016 - 1:05pm
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Education Department highlights 2 states' testing models

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2016 - 1:05pm
The US Department of Education recently offered states guidance on federal testing guidelines and highlighted two testing mod -More
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Do iPads improve teaching, learning?

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2016 - 1:05pm
Educators Jeanne Carey Ingle and Tanya Moorehead in this commentary share five takeaways from research on the use of iPads in -More
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35 Mich. schools host musical tribute to healthy eating

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2016 - 1:05pm
Milk Means More, a campaign of the United Dairy Industry of Michigan, recently launched an initiative to promote nutrition ed -More
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Ill. students become registered voters

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2016 - 1:05pm
Students at an Illinois high school recently attended a voter registration drive at their school.  -More
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Present a session at the 2016 NCSS Annual Conference

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2016 - 1:05pm
Join social studies educators from around the world in Washington, D.C., in December to explore "Civic Learning and Cultural  -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2016 - 1:05pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2016 - 1:05pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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