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D.C. Public Schools tweaks grading system, but teachers say it's not enough to stop grade inflation

Education News from Washington Post - February 12, 2016 - 2:59pm
Computer system will now calculate scores based on midpoint of letter grade.









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Okla. 8th-graders get hands-on with politics in mock campaigns

NCSS Smartbrief - February 12, 2016 - 1:01pm
Eighth-graders at an Oklahoma middle school recently worked on mock political campaigns for a school project, splitting into  -More
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Why at-risk cultures need more classroom attention

NCSS Smartbrief - February 12, 2016 - 1:01pm
Engaging students in studies of the world's endangered cultures can boost their global awareness and encourage them to take a -More
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Teaching about the significance of Presidents Day

NCSS Smartbrief - February 12, 2016 - 1:01pm
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Explore how HMH® programs inspire curiosity in students
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt™ is helping students discover what it means to be a part of history. View our product demo videos to learn how we integrate multimedia, support all readers, and utilize powerful HISTORY® content.

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Part of racial achievement gap linked to school suspensions, study says

NCSS Smartbrief - February 12, 2016 - 1:01pm
School suspensions are responsible for about one-fifth of the white-black achievement gap, according to a study published in  -More
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Teachers concerned about software calculating D.C. students' grades

NCSS Smartbrief - February 12, 2016 - 1:01pm
Some teachers and the teachers' union in Washington, D.C., public schools are expressing concerns about a grading system in w -More
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Should educators design Google-proof questions?

NCSS Smartbrief - February 12, 2016 - 1:01pm
Instant access to information via Google may not support critical-thinking skills, some research and anecdotal feedback from  -More
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Book groups led by male volunteers engage Ga. boys in reading

NCSS Smartbrief - February 12, 2016 - 1:01pm
A Georgia school district and public library are partnering to provide male volunteers to lead reading groups with fourth-gra -More
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NYC middle school gets parental input in redesign plans

NCSS Smartbrief - February 12, 2016 - 1:01pm
One struggling New York City middle school is recruiting affluent families -- living in its attendance zone but not attending -More
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Present a session at the 2016 NCSS Annual Conference

NCSS Smartbrief - February 12, 2016 - 1:01pm
Join social studies educators from around the world in Washington, D.C., in December to explore "Civic Learning and Cultural  -More
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If you were born without wings, do nothing to prevent them from growing.

NCSS Smartbrief - February 12, 2016 - 1:01pm
Coco Chanel, fashion designer -More
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4th Grade Teacher | McGillis School

Latest Job Postings - February 12, 2016 - 12:51pm
US - UT, If you are interested in being considered for this position, please submit a resumé, cover letter (which includes a statement of educational philosophy) describing your qualifications and
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Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology | Franklin & Marshall College

Latest Job Postings - February 12, 2016 - 10:35am
US - PA - Lancaster, Ph.D. in Anthropology. Teaching experience required. Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a one-year visiting position in the Department of Anthropology beginning Fall 2016. The ra
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Fired, then suspended? Professor receives conciliatory letter from Mount St. Mary's.

Education News from Washington Post - February 12, 2016 - 10:07am
A tenured professor was terminated by Mount St. Mary's University, then got a letter which suggests that he is still on the payroll.









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