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ESSA holds states to 95% test-participation standard

NCSS Smartbrief - January 29, 2016 - 1:12pm
States are required to test 95% of eligible students in language arts and math under the Every Student Succeeds Act.  -More
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Wis. students learn about water issues from Mich. teens

NCSS Smartbrief - January 29, 2016 - 1:12pm
Fourth- and fifth-graders at a Wisconsin school learned about the social and scientific connections to the environment throug -More
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American history is found in its national parks, monuments

NCSS Smartbrief - January 29, 2016 - 1:12pm
The wonders of our national parks help visitors glimpse into our past, preserving not just landscapes but also monuments, bat -More
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NCSS Annual Conference proposal reviewers

NCSS Smartbrief - January 29, 2016 - 1:12pm
Help shape the 2016 NCSS Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., by becoming an online proposal reviewer.  -More
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SmartBrief celebrates education bloggers: Meet the winners

NCSS Smartbrief - January 29, 2016 - 1:12pm
SmartBlog on Education's monthly content award recognizes content written by educators, for educators, that inspires readers  -More
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The main ingredient of stardom is the rest of the team.

NCSS Smartbrief - January 29, 2016 - 1:12pm
John Wooden, basketball player and coach -More
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Students cast ballots in Iowa Youth Presidential Straw Poll

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2016 - 1:21pm
More than 50,000 K-12 students from 280 schools across Iowa recently participated in the Iowa Youth Presidential Straw Poll.  -More
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Ideas for sparking curiosity about local history

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2016 - 1:21pm
The National Park Service along with the National Writing Project are encouraging educators and students to discover and writ -More
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How educators can identify the leader within themselves

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2016 - 1:21pm
All educators are leaders, whether they have a formal title or not, teaching coach and author Elena Aguilar asserts in this b -More
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Is teacher turnover a bad thing?

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2016 - 1:21pm
Teacher turnover can improve student achievement in some cases, according to a report by the National Bureau of Economic Rese -More
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Miss. teachers collaborate in PLCs

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2016 - 1:21pm
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How technology can help students open up in the classroom

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2016 - 1:21pm
Digital devices can help make students feel more comfortable weighing in on sensitive topics in the classroom, experts say.  -More
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Survey: 47% of students feel they have a voice in school

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2016 - 1:21pm
Forty-six percent of students feel valued at school, and 47% feel they have a voice in school, according to a survey of more  -More
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After 3 decades, White House vigil ends

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2016 - 1:21pm
Octogenarian peace protester Concepcion Picciotto has passed away, bringing to an end her three-decade vigil outside the Whit -More
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Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2016 - 1:21pm
Get ready for the school year by applying for a Rho Kappa charter.  -More
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NCSS state and local councils

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2016 - 1:21pm
Are you a member of your NCSS Affiliated State Council? See the full list. -More
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