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Retrial ordered in case of Rutgers student who killed himself after being spied on kissing another man

Education News from Washington Post - September 10, 2016 - 12:04am
A new trial was ordered Friday for a former Rutgers University student whose roommate committed suicide
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University of Oregon will rename dorm that honored a professor who was a KKK leader

Education News from Washington Post - September 10, 2016 - 12:04am
It was the latest university to confront its own history, after a wave of student protests last year amid racial tensions nationally.
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County Head Start program needs full review after children humiliated, board chairman says

Education News from Washington Post - September 10, 2016 - 12:04am
Request for review stops short of the outside investigation into findings of corporal punishment.
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Advanced Placement participation soars in D.C. Public Schools

Education News from Washington Post - September 10, 2016 - 12:04am
More than 3,000 D.C. Public Schools students took AP courses last school year, an increase of 73 percent since 2010. Passage rates also have increased.
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How messed up is California's charter school sector? You won't believe how much.

Education News from Washington Post - September 10, 2016 - 12:04am
Amid scandal after scandal, Gov. Jerry Brown has to decide whether to sign a charter accountability bill or not.
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Obama Administration to Schools: Clear, Limited Roles for Police

Education Week - September 9, 2016 - 4:51pm
Protecting students’ civil rights and limiting overly harsh discipline are the goals of new guidelines on school policing.
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Educators, students mark 15th anniversary of 9/11

NCSS Smartbrief - September 9, 2016 - 1:04pm
History teachers across the country are among those educating about the attacks of 9/11 to their students, many of whom were  -More
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How to engage students as owners of learning

NCSS Smartbrief - September 9, 2016 - 1:04pm
There are three key ways that teachers can encourage students to become co-owners of their education, author Barbara Blackbur -More
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Iowa panel urges more focus on state history

NCSS Smartbrief - September 9, 2016 - 1:04pm
An advisory committee in Iowa has recommended that schools there focus more on state history.  -More
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Federal guidance focuses on SROs

NCSS Smartbrief - September 9, 2016 - 1:04pm
The US Department of Education and Department of Justice this week offered suggestions to schools and states about how they s -More
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SETDA: Schools should prepare to increase bandwidth

NCSS Smartbrief - September 9, 2016 - 1:04pm
The average school should be prepared to triple its internet bandwidth in the next three years, according to a report by the  -More
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Students Skype with Olympic medalist

NCSS Smartbrief - September 9, 2016 - 1:04pm
Fourth-graders at a school in Alaska chatted via Skype with world decathlon champion Bryan Clay.  -More
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Skulls, artifacts from Henry VIII's warship to be displayed online

NCSS Smartbrief - September 9, 2016 - 1:04pm
Skulls and artifacts from the wreck of the Mary Rose, Henry VIII's warship that sank in 1545, are going on display in 3D reco -More
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I will not change just to court popularity.

NCSS Smartbrief - September 9, 2016 - 1:04pm
Margaret Thatcher, prime minister
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