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Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 3:17pm
James Thurber, American writer -More
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Ala. students play Enlightenment thinkers for history class

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 2:07pm
Ninth-grade students at Montevallo High School in Alabama recently turned their classroom into an Enlightenment-era "salon" t -More
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Study: Social, emotional lessons pay off later in life

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 2:07pm
Lessons teaching social and emotional skills to young children may help boost school performance and reduce rates of mental h -More
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U.S. lawmakers begin work to overhaul NCLB

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 2:07pm
Two U.S.  -More
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What tech trends should teachers expect in 2015?

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 2:07pm
Harman Singh, CEO of WizIQ, identifies in this commentary five education-technology trends for educators to be aware of in 20 -More
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Calif. middle-schoolers to propose ideas to address hunger

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 2:07pm
Students from eight middle schools in San Diego County are preparing for the national Future City Competition, in which they  -More
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Colo. students release YouTube video that takes aim at stereotypes

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 2:07pm
In response to incidents of bullying and even threats on an anonymous social-media application, Yik Yak, students at a Colora -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 2:07pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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The soul that is within me no man can degrade.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 2:07pm
Frederick Douglass, American social reformer and writer -More
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Va. students learn civics from teachers who also hold elected offices

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 3:11pm
Three educators from a Virginia middle school also serve as elected officials, giving students more opportunities to learn ab -More
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Va. students learn civics from teachers who also hold elected offices

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 3:11pm
Three educators from a Virginia middle school also serve as elected officials, giving students more opportunities to learn ab -More
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Pa. students, teacher seek Korean War veterans for school memorial

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 3:11pm
A history teacher is working with a group of students from Chartiers Valley High School in Pennsylvania on a project to ident -More
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Pa. students, teacher seek Korean War veterans for school memorial

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 3:11pm
A history teacher is working with a group of students from Chartiers Valley High School in Pennsylvania on a project to ident -More
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Native American history added to curriculum in Wash. district

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 3:11pm
The Marysville School District in Washington state recently adopted the "Since Time Immemorial" curriculum, which covers Nati -More
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Native American history added to curriculum in Wash. district

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 3:11pm
The Marysville School District in Washington state recently adopted the "Since Time Immemorial" curriculum, which covers Nati -More
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Virtual program offers lifeline for high-school dropouts

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 3:11pm
Some New Jersey libraries -- with support from the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development -- are helping student -More
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Virtual program offers lifeline for high-school dropouts

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 3:11pm
Some New Jersey libraries -- with support from the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development -- are helping student -More
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N.C. students collaborate on artwork for housing center

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 3:11pm
A group of students at Jacksonville High School in North Carolina recently worked on a collaborative painting and presented i -More
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N.C. students collaborate on artwork for housing center

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 3:11pm
A group of students at Jacksonville High School in North Carolina recently worked on a collaborative painting and presented i -More
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Tombs, shrines, cheese among top archaeology stories of 2014

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 3:11pm
LiveScience has listed its 10 top archaeology stories of 2014, including the discoveries of an Alexander the Great-era tomb a -More
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