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If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 2:04pm
Anatole France, French poet -More
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American, Canadian and French students observe 70th anniversary of D-Day

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:31pm
Students in the U.S., Canada and France have been participating in observances this week to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Da -More
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Experts, educators push summer reading to curb learning loss

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:31pm
Education experts, school principals and librarians say that students should read anything and everything during the summer m -More
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Tips to help teach writing to students

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:31pm
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Report offers 60 recommendations to help reduce suspensions

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:31pm
Suspending students should be a last resort, according to a recent report by the Council of State Governments Justice Center. -More
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Ind. district to offer universal, free meals

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:31pm
Indianapolis Public Schools this fall will offer all students free breakfasts, lunches and snacks of fresh fruits or vegetabl -More
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How educators at one Mass. school are using Twitter

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:31pm
Some teachers at a Massachusetts high school have joined Twitter to keep their students informed about homework assignments a -More
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N.H. students help raise money to buy defibrillator for school

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:31pm
The Student Ambassadors club at Rundlett Middle School in New Hampshire recently helped raise $388 to buy an on-campus, autom -More
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Wash. workshop students build neighborhood Little Free Library

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:31pm
Salk Middle School workshop students in Washington recently fulfilled a neighbor's request by building a house-like structure -More
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NCSS Live Learning Center

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:31pm
The NCSS Live Learning Center features selected NCSS Annual Conference Session recordings to keep you current on the trends i -More
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Inspiration for My Colleagues: Take the Advantage!

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:31pm
Rhonda Watton, 2013 Outstanding Middle Level Social Studies Teacher of the Year provides the May/June 2014 "Inspiration for M -More
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Art is the signature of civilizations.

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:31pm
Beverly Sills, American opera singer -More
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Wis. students learn about food sources, crops with school garden

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
A Wisconsin elementary school is working to raise awareness about its Farm to School program while also raising funds for the -More
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One-room schoolhouses carry on traditions, adapt to new circumstances

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
There are about 200 one-room schoolhouses in operation nationwide, including one in Divide, Mont., where three students are e -More
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PD best practices shared by leaders of schools

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
Providing coaching, workshops and opportunities for collaboration are some of the ways school leaders are improving professio -More
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Principal: How to inspire others to embrace change

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
Effective leaders can encourage people to embrace change in five ways, writes George Couros, a school administrator in Canada -More
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Survey highlights mobile-learning trends

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
Mobile learning -- tablets, bring-your-own-device programs and other initiatives -- is having a significant influence on teac -More
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N.J. high-schoolers stage crash to discourage DUI, texting while driving

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
To raise awareness about the dangers of intoxication and texting while driving, students at North Hunterdon High School in Ne -More
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