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ASD wants to recruit students

Education Week - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 5:06pm
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Teachers’ union: We have seen free community college succeed

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 4:17pm
President Obama’s call to make community college free was one of the most sweeping proposals in his State of the Union address. It was immediately controversial, with some alarmed by its expense, some praising its ambition, and some questioning the details. We’ll feature some arguments on both sides here on Grade Point. Here, two union advocates write that a similar program in New York has been a success.Read full article >>






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Teachers’ union: We have seen free community college succeed

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 4:17pm
President Obama’s call to make community college free was one of the most sweeping proposals in his State of the Union address. It was immediately controversial, with some alarmed by its expense, some praising its ambition, and some questioning the details. We’ll feature some arguments on both sides here on Grade Point. Here, two union advocates write that a similar program in New York has been a success.Read full article >>






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What’s the purpose of college: A job or an education?

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 3:41pm
As the price of college has skyrocketed and tens of thousands of recent graduates have found themselves on the unemployment line or stuck in jobs that don’t require a bachelor’s degree, higher education has come under attack for its failure to make students job-ready. Adding fuel to the debate is a series of what seem to be monthly surveys showing a wide gap between what employers want out of today’s college graduates and what schools are producing. Read full article >>






Categories: Education News

What’s the purpose of college: A job or an education?

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 3:41pm
As the price of college has skyrocketed and tens of thousands of recent graduates have found themselves on the unemployment line or stuck in jobs that don’t require a bachelor’s degree, higher education has come under attack for its failure to make students job-ready. Adding fuel to the debate is a series of what seem to be monthly surveys showing a wide gap between what employers want out of today’s college graduates and what schools are producing. Read full article >>






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Okla. 5th-graders learn about colonial life at state's Capitol

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 3:17pm
Fifth-graders at Hilldale Elementary School joined other students from across the state at Colonial Day at the Capitol in Okl -More
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Educator offers lessons to teach reading, writing, character

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 3:17pm
Lessons can have multiple objectives such as literacy, history and character development, educator Mary Tarashuk writes in th -More
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W.Va. bill calls for earlier study of U.S. history

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 3:17pm
The House Education Committee in West Virginia is reviewing legislation introduced by Delegate John Overington, R-Berkeley, t -More
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Schools expand access to advanced courses

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 3:17pm
Schools nationwide have adopted approaches aimed at increasing diversity in advanced courses.  -More
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High-school teachers develop app for AP human geography exam

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 3:17pm
Three high-school geography teachers have been developing a tablet application for the Advanced Placement Geography exam.  -More
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Wash. students sit on panel for State of the District address

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 3:17pm
Students from several middle and high schools recently assisted the superintendent with the State of the District address for -More
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N.H. elementary-schoolers say bobcat should be state's official wildcat

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 3:17pm
Fourth- and fifth-graders at The Well School in New Hampshire are working on legislation to name the bobcat as the state's of -More
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NCSS elections open Feb. 2

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 3:17pm
The elections to select officers and board members for National Council for the Social Studies for terms starting 2015 begin  -More
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