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A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.

August 3, 2016 - 1:14pm
Henry Adams, historian -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Va. students film US veterans telling their stories

August 1, 2016 - 1:13pm
Ten Virginia students in grades seven through nine recently filmed US military veterans as they recalled their war experience -More
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1 book event to link Tenn. students across districts

August 1, 2016 - 1:13pm
Three school districts and a private school in Tennessee are set to work for the first time in an academic collaboration by p -More
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Data: Only a few colleges still require SAT scores for admissions

August 1, 2016 - 1:13pm
Fewer than a dozen US colleges and universities still require students to submit SAT scores as part of their admissions appli -More
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Should performance assessments replace standardized tests?

August 1, 2016 - 1:13pm
Many experts are advocating for US school districts to replace standardized tests with presentations, projects and portfolios -More
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Survey identifies how teachers use social media

August 1, 2016 - 1:13pm
Teachers favor Facebook in their personal lives, but few are using social media to communicate with parents or students, acco -More
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Ind. students become environmental activists at camp

August 1, 2016 - 1:13pm
More than 40 Indiana students recently attended Climate Camp, which encouraged them to brainstorm ways to get involved in eff -More
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Radar technology used to find Holocaust prisoner tunnel

August 1, 2016 - 1:13pm
The recent discovery in Lithuania of a 100-foot tunnel dug by Jewish prisoners during the Holocaust was made possible by grou -More
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Register for the NCSS Annual Conference

August 1, 2016 - 1:13pm
Online registration is now open for the 2016 NCSS Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.  -More
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Are you a member?

August 1, 2016 - 1:13pm
NCSS provides the professional network and teaching resources to keep social studies a valued and vital part of the nation's  -More
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SmartBrief honors education bloggers: Meet the winners

August 1, 2016 - 1:13pm
SmartBrief Education's monthly Editor's Choice Content Award celebrates educator-bloggers.  -More
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Workshops give Ky. educators tools to teach culturally diverse students

July 29, 2016 - 1:20pm
Teachers in a Kentucky district recently attended workshops designed to offer insight into the diverse student bodies at thei -More
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Va. program uses history to boost ELLs' language skills

July 29, 2016 - 1:20pm
English-as-a-second-language teacher Nicole Gauthier-Martin has developed a summer program for English-language learners that -More
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Needs of homeless students addressed by federal guidance

July 29, 2016 - 1:20pm
The Department of Education issued guidance about how states and school districts should meet the needs of homeless students. -More
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King: Prioritize spending on schools, not prisons

July 29, 2016 - 1:20pm
Over the past 30 years, spending on prisons grew twice as fast as spending on education, according to a recent analysis from  -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

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