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Anti-testing sentiment prompts opting out of exams

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 3:05pm
The anti-testing sentiment taking hold in some parts of the country has led thousands of students to opt out of standardized  -More
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Study: Students need to improve online literacy skills

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 3:05pm
There is a large online literacy gap among students, according to a recent study.  -More
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Ga. students travel 12 hours to meet former President Jimmy Carter

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 3:05pm
History and social studies students at Newnan High School in Georgia recently got a chance to meet and chat with former U.S.  -More
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N.Y. students learn about peers with disabilities

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 3:05pm
Students across grades at a New York state elementary school are learning about the life experiences of their peers with disa -More
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NCSS legislative webinar on ESEA

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 3:05pm
Catriona Macdonald, president of Linchpin Strategies and NCSS's Congressional expert, discusses the ESEA (Elementary and Seco -More
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NCSS needs your help!

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 3:05pm
NCSS needs members to help us develop the 2015 annual conference program by becoming a proposal reviewer.  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 3:05pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Calif. students explore local history through "history boxes" program

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 2:38pm
Third-graders at an elementary school in California recently explored the history of their coastal city during a "history box -More
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Students in Md., D.C. learn about stocks, invest in future

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 2:38pm
Students in 16 Maryland middle schools and one in Washington, D.C., are investing money -- earned for good attendance and gra -More
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Md. district adopts later start times for all grades

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 2:38pm
Maryland's largest school district has adopted later start times for all grades.  -More
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Some states push back on healthier school fundraisers

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 2:38pm
Many schools report successful compliance with federal nutrition rules preventing them from selling junk food during school f -More
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Minn. district employees add tech coaching to their duties

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 2:38pm
A Minnesota school district has appointed 10 of its staff as technology coaches to help integrate digital tools into classroo -More
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Ohio students to engage in policy debates at Winter Congress

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 2:38pm
Students in the Junior State of America club at Olentangy Liberty High School in Ohio are traveling to Washington, D.C., to t -More
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NYC Food Bank expands financial-literacy program

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 2:38pm
New York City's Food Bank said it will expand a program that provides education about finances to people who participate in i -More
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Help shape the 2015 NCSS Annual Conference

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 2:38pm
Help us develop the 2015 annual conference program by becoming a proposal reviewer.  -More
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