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Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society

NCSS Smartbrief - March 6, 2017 - 1:24pm
Get ready for the school year by applying for a Rho Kappa charter.
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Neb. students research Underground Railroad sites

NCSS Smartbrief - March 3, 2017 - 12:59pm
Honors history students at a Nebraska high school are researching sites associated with the Underground Railroad, including s -More
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Ideas for teaching civil discourse

NCSS Smartbrief - March 3, 2017 - 12:59pm
North Carolina teacher Katie Dulaney had her eighth-grade students debate hot-button issues through online letters to teach t -More
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What ACA overhaul could mean for schools

NCSS Smartbrief - March 3, 2017 - 12:59pm
President Donald Trump's pledge to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act could have implications for schools.  -More
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68 bilingual programs to launch in NYC schools

NCSS Smartbrief - March 3, 2017 - 12:59pm
New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina has announced that 68 dual-language and transitional bilingual programs will s -More
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Twitter messages part of lesson on immigrants

NCSS Smartbrief - March 3, 2017 - 12:59pm
Middle-school students in an English-language development class in Colorado are using Twitter to discuss the contributions of -More
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Study: Fossils may be earliest evidence of life on Earth

NCSS Smartbrief - March 3, 2017 - 12:59pm
Tiny fossils found in ancient rocks in Canada may be the earliest evidence of organisms on Earth, according to findings publi -More
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Students turn cafeteria waste into compost

NCSS Smartbrief - March 3, 2017 - 12:59pm
Students at a Wisconsin school are keeping as much as 300 pounds of cafeteria waste each week from entering the landfill.  -More
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NCSS 2017 webinar series

NCSS Smartbrief - March 3, 2017 - 12:59pm
Expand your professional portfolio with these enriching and engaging online learning opportunities from NCSS.
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Get busy living or get busy dying.

NCSS Smartbrief - March 3, 2017 - 12:59pm
Stephen King, writer
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Wash. 8th-graders create Holocaust museum

NCSS Smartbrief - February 27, 2017 - 1:45pm
Eighth-graders at a Washington state middle school recently created a museum to share what they have learned about the Holoca -More
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Use Common Core to tie ideas to black history

NCSS Smartbrief - February 27, 2017 - 1:45pm
Teachers should consider new ways to teach African-American history, asserts social studies teacher William Anderson.  -More
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More students taking, passing AP exams

NCSS Smartbrief - February 27, 2017 - 1:45pm
More students -- 645,000 in 2006 compared with 1.1 million in 2016 -- are taking Advanced Placement exams, according to data  -More
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College Board aims to improve test security

NCSS Smartbrief - February 27, 2017 - 1:45pm
Officials with the College Board have announced plans to help curb cheating on the SAT.  -More
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NYC's ELL graduation rate drops

NCSS Smartbrief - February 27, 2017 - 1:45pm
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Survey reveals online-learning trends

NCSS Smartbrief - February 27, 2017 - 1:45pm
A survey of more than 2.5 million students and teachers in 160 countries reveals online-learning trends among high-school and -More
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