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Fairfax Parent groups to host discussions on teen alcohol and drug use

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 4:00pm

Parent groups in Fairfax are hosting a series of talks for parents featuring area teens openly discussing alcohol and drug use among high schoolers on the weekends.

The “Saturday Night in the Suburbs” events will kick off tonight at 7 p.m. at Herndon High School.

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The Learning Network Blog: Weekly News Quiz | Feb. 11-25, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 3:04pm
The News Quiz took a week of vacation last week, so the 10 questions in this quiz cover headline-making events from the last two weeks, from the Olympics to Ukraine to gay rights.
    





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N.M. 3rd-grade students take to stage to share knowledge of the Navajo

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 2:57pm
Third-grade students in the Central Consolidated School District in Shiprock, N.M., told stories and sang songs in the Navajo -More
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Why students should learn how to cite Internet sources for projects

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 2:57pm
Students often use sources found on the Internet as research for projects, which is why the process to document these sources -More

Leaders in Holocaust Education Offering No-Cost PD
Echoes and Reflections, a no-cost professional development program, offers primary sources, informational texts, and visual history testimony from witnesses to help teach about the Holocaust and address Common Core Standards. Join over 20,000 educators across the country. Find a program near you.

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Should ACT serve as the high-school exit test in Miss.?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 2:57pm
Mississippi is weighing whether to make the ACT the required exit exam for high-school students to graduate, a plan backed by -More
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Tips for making online assessments successful

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 2:57pm
The Consortium for School Networking, Education Networks of America and the eLearn Institute have released eight recommendati -More
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Report: Educational divide separates students with, without access to technology

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 2:57pm
An educational divide is emerging, "one separating students who have access to 21st century learning opportunities, and those -More
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Ore. students design art bags for children in Haiti

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 2:57pm
South Albany High School's art club students in Oregon are making more than 40 personalized art bags for children living at a -More
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Logo contest teaches Ill. high school's students about local government

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 2:57pm
Students from three U.S.  -More
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Putting the pieces together: Historical fiction and the CCSS/C3

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 2:57pm
Join us tomorrow, Feb. 25 at 8 p.m.  -More
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NCSS members -- Remember to vote!

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 2:57pm
The 2014 NCSS Board of Directors Election is open through March 15. If you are an NCSS member who held membership as of Dec.  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 2:57pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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The Learning Network Blog: Is It Okay to Refuse to Serve Same-Sex Couples Based on Religious Beliefs?

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 2:39pm
Where is a bill under consideration to protect business owners who do not want to serve gay people?
    





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Are math textbooks ready for Common Core?

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 12:03pm

The most visible symbols of the nation’s long-criticized, mile-wide, inch-deep traditional math standards are the 15-pound textbooks that students have been hauling back and forth from school for years.

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