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Questions about education policy remain 25 years later

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:26pm
In September 1989, state leaders summoned by President George H.W. Bush, gathered to shape U.S. education policy.  -More
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Ways technology integration can transform the classroom

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:26pm
When fully integrated into the classroom, educational technology can be used to improve teaching and engage with colleagues,  -More
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Tenn. students to grow produce in greenhouse made with plastic bottles

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:26pm
Portland High School students in Tennessee are working on a cross-curricular project in which they will use recycled plastic  -More
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N.C. library spotlights banned books

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:26pm
A North Carolina library is recognizing Banned Books Week by introducing patrons to books that have been removed from librari -More
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Upcoming State and Regional Social Studies Conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:26pm
New Mexico, Ohio, South Carolina and Oklahoma Councils for the Social Studies are among the NCSS affiliates with conferences  -More
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Scholarships for first-time NCSS Annual Conference attendees

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:26pm
National Council for the Social Studies believes that high quality professional development is important to the professional  -More
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One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:26pm
William Feather, American publisher -More
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Hong Kong Students Boycott Classes in Democracy Fight

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:10pm
The strikers, who said they would skip class all week, are at the vanguard of a series of protests against limits set by China for selection of the city’s leader.






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Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:29am
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.






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D.C. residents will pay less to get a GED starting next month

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 9:12am

District residents will get a discounted rate for the GED starting next month as part of an effort to increase access to the recently overhauled high school equivalency test.

The discount — which will reduce the cost for all four subject tests from $120 to $15 — was announced this week as part of a new partnership between the city’s Office of the State Superintendent of Education and GED Testing Service.

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The Learning Network: NYTLNreads | Recommendations From Students in an Online Course at Roosevelt University

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:13am
Some recommendations from the students of Jan Bone, an 83-year-old New York Times reader who has been teaching for 42 years — the last two online.






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