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Okla. mandates personal-finance education in high school

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 2:07pm
High-school students in Oklahoma soon will be required to demonstrate knowledge in banking, taxes, investing, loans, insuranc -More
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Federal officials urge school districts to examine online services

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 2:07pm
Concerns about the security of students' data prompted the U.S.  -More
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N.M. school uses Skype to meet unique communication needs

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 2:07pm
A school in a New Mexico district enrolls about 300 young U.S.  -More
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La. elementary school brings in Navy personnel to mentor students

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 2:07pm
An elementary school in Louisiana has invited personnel from nearby Naval Air Station Joint Reserve in Belle Chasse to serve  -More
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N.C. students to donate $725 to help children with cancer

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 2:07pm
Students at Draper Elementary School in Eden, N.C., have raised $725 for "Pennies for Patients," a project that supports chil -More
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Social Studies for the Next Generation: Purposes, Practices, and Implications of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 2:07pm
New from NCSS Publications, this book breaks new ground with its inquiry-based framework for enhancing social studies state s -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 2:07pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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Clarity is the counterbalance of profound thoughts.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 2:07pm
Luc de Clapiers, French writer -More
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Community Development Extension Educator (Assistant or Associate rank) | University of Connecticut

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 10:53am
US - CT - STORRS, The person in this position will develop, conduct and evaluate Community Development programs to provide education to predominantly urban communities, families, community leaders, business owners and
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Director of Academic Administration (Acad. HR Manager 1, 0594U), L&S Deans' Office - #17484 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 10:31am
US - CA - Berkeley, About Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generat
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Strauss: A video that shows why teachers are going out of their minds

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 9:53am

The video below is not a parody. It shows Chicago Public School teachers in a professional development session that will make you understand why teachers are going out of their minds and to what extent administrators have infantilized teachers.

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Coordinator for Residence Life (CRL) | UNC Greensboro

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 8:03am
US - NC - Greensboro, Masters degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, or related field, Previous experience in Residence Life. Preferred Qualification: Demonstrated skills in leadership dev
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Strauss: Winning videos from first White House Student Film Festival

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 7:01am

President Obama is hosting the White House’s first ever Student Film Festival, an event aimed to showcase technology in learning, and below are some of the 16 short films selected to be screened, all of them made by students from elementary through high school.

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Strauss: Why preschool critics are wrong

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 6:00am

W. Steven Barnett is the director of the National Institute for Early Education Research at Rutgers University and he is annoyed. At what? People who keep arguing that preschool has not lasting benefits -- despite evidence to the contrary. In this post he takes on the critics and their interpretation of the research.

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The Learning Network Blog: Do You Pay Attention to Nutrition Labels on Food?

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 6:00am
Does knowing nutritional information help you make healthier eating choices?
    





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