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Officials in California say they are focused on ensuring that teachers and principals have the tools they need to implement t -More-
An online pen-pal program is giving students from different backgrounds and regions of the country the opportunity to engage -More-
President Donald Trump has nominated Neil Gorsuch to fill a vacancy on the US Supreme Court. -More-
A Connecticut elementary school's English as a Second Language Department is inviting parents and others of diverse cultural -More-
This week, NCSS Executive Director Larry Paska focuses on the second century of social studies as we know it. Read more.
Tina Heafner, a professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, has been elected vice president of National Counc
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Sixth-graders at a West Virginia middle school created masks with various art materials for their school's annual dragon para -More-
Chris Carter, a world studies teacher in Colorado, has dropped lectures and worksheets from the classroom and instead address -More-
This blog post offers an update on what's happening in the US Department of Education during the transition to a new presiden -More-
Officials at some schools in New Orleans have adopted "trauma-informed" teaching, which takes students' life experiences into -More-
Students at an Arkansas school discussed school choice during a Skype session with Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark. -More-
More than 10 million students at more than 12,000 schools are participating in The Great Kindness Challenge this year. -More-
Some students at an elementary school in Canada are participating in a pen-pal exchange with peers in France. -More-
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