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Calif. teachers train to implement Common Core

February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
Officials in California say they are focused on ensuring that teachers and principals have the tools they need to implement t -More
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Students discuss hot topics in pen-pal program

February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
An online pen-pal program is giving students from different backgrounds and regions of the country the opportunity to engage  -More
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Gorsuch nominated to fill SCOTUS vacancy

February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
President Donald Trump has nominated Neil Gorsuch to fill a vacancy on the US Supreme Court.  -More
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Parents read books aloud in native languages

February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
A Connecticut elementary school's English as a Second Language Department is inviting parents and others of diverse cultural  -More
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Getting Social blog

February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
This week, NCSS Executive Director Larry Paska focuses on the second century of social studies as we know it. Read more.
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NCSS board and officer elections

February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
Tina Heafner, a professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, has been elected vice president of National Counc
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SmartBrief honors education bloggers

February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
SmartBrief Education's Editor's Choice Content Award celebrates educator-written content. Meet this month's winners.
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The organization is, above all, social. It is people.

February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
Peter Drucker, management consultant
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W.Va. 6th-graders ring in Chinese New Year

January 27, 2017 - 1:09pm
Sixth-graders at a West Virginia middle school created masks with various art materials for their school's annual dragon para -More
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Colo. teacher's students ask, answer questions

January 27, 2017 - 1:09pm
Chris Carter, a world studies teacher in Colorado, has dropped lectures and worksheets from the classroom and instead address -More
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Where does education stand under Trump?

January 27, 2017 - 1:09pm
This blog post offers an update on what's happening in the US Department of Education during the transition to a new presiden -More
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Some La. schools test "trauma-informed" model

January 27, 2017 - 1:09pm
Officials at some schools in New Orleans have adopted "trauma-informed" teaching, which takes students' life experiences into -More
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Students talk school choice with US senator

January 27, 2017 - 1:09pm
Students at an Arkansas school discussed school choice during a Skype session with Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark.  -More
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10M-plus students accept Great Kindness Challenge

January 27, 2017 - 1:09pm
More than 10 million students at more than 12,000 schools are participating in The Great Kindness Challenge this year.  -More
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Pen-pal exchange helps teach global awareness

January 27, 2017 - 1:09pm
Some students at an elementary school in Canada are participating in a pen-pal exchange with peers in France.  -More
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Volunteer opportunities

January 27, 2017 - 1:09pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees and Award and Grant Selection Committees.
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