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What do educators think about OER?

January 11, 2017 - 1:21pm
A panel of education leaders during a recent webinar offered insight into the use of open educational resources.  -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Neb. district finds success with D.A.R.E.

January 11, 2017 - 1:21pm
Sixth-graders in a Nebraska school district learn about the skills needed to avoid gangs, violence and drugs through the Drug -More
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Iowa students use Spanish skills to help community

January 11, 2017 - 1:21pm
Spanish II students at an Iowa high school have been creating medical guides to ease the language barrier between Spanish-spe -More
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Are you a member?

January 11, 2017 - 1:21pm
NCSS provides the professional network and teaching resources to keep social studies a valued and vital part of the nation's
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Volunteer opportunities

January 11, 2017 - 1:21pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees and Award and Grant Selection Committees.
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Ind. students raise awareness about clean water

January 6, 2017 - 1:45pm
Eighth-graders at an Indiana school are raising awareness and funds for Water for South Sudan, the organization founded by Sa -More
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Tips for using pop culture in class

January 6, 2017 - 1:45pm
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House passes measure to undo education reform

January 6, 2017 - 1:45pm
Lawmakers in the US House have approved legislation that would make it easier for the new Congress and administration to dism -More
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Which states top national school ranking?

January 6, 2017 - 1:45pm
Massachusetts, New Jersey, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maryland top Education Week's annual Quality Counts report.  -More
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N.Y. unveils free college proposal

January 6, 2017 - 1:45pm
Eligible students in New York state would receive free tuition if accepted to a state college or university under a proposal  -More
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DeVos' confirmation hearing set for Jan. 11

January 6, 2017 - 1:45pm
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7 education leaders predict this year's trends

January 6, 2017 - 1:45pm
Needs-based education will gain traction in 2017, says Kim Loomis, innovative projects coordinator for the Clark County Schoo -More
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Urban schools prepare new generation of farmers

January 6, 2017 - 1:45pm
About 600 New York City students participate in a four-year agricultural program offered at John Bowne High School.  -More
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Can meditation help curb youth violence?

January 6, 2017 - 1:45pm
Researchers at the University of Chicago Crime Lab are studying the effects of an in-school meditation program on youth viole -More
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2016 candidates for NCSS vice-president, Board of Directors

January 6, 2017 - 1:45pm
The NCSS Board of Directors has approved the following slate of candidates for the 2016-17 Board of Directors and officer ele
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Nev. teens serve as youth legislators

January 4, 2017 - 1:04pm
The Nevada Youth Legislature, a group created to boost high-school students' interest in government and public service, is ma -More
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3 steps to build relationships with students

January 4, 2017 - 1:04pm
Meaningful teacher-student relationships help to foster a rich learning environment, math teacher Michelle Russell writes in  -More
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