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Conn. high school to add 3 new social studies courses

NCSS Smartbrief - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
The social studies department at Southington High School in Connecticut plans to offer three new courses -- human rights, wor -More
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Edmodo hopes to improve education through social networking

NCSS Smartbrief - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
Edmodo is a social network that connects teachers, students and parents at primary and secondary schools for improvement ther -More
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Maine civics students spruce up alley with mural

NCSS Smartbrief - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
Students from a Maine high-school civics class recently painted a mural on a downtown alleyway as part of their participation -More
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4th-graders lobby for D.C. to have its own rock

NCSS Smartbrief - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
Fourth-graders in a Washington, D.C., elementary school have partnered with local officials to establish the Potomac blueston -More
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Freedom Summer's 50th anniversary: Investigating the civil rights movement

NCSS Smartbrief - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
This three-day workshop, July 30 to August 1, will provide a varied program of civil rights panelists, demonstration of the F -More
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Are you a member?

NCSS Smartbrief - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
NCSS provides the professional network and teaching resources to keep social studies a valued and vital part of the nation&rs -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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To be content with little is hard; to be content with much, impossible.

NCSS Smartbrief - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, Austrian writer -More
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Va. committee formed to reform SOL tests

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:43pm

School board members from Alexandria, Manassas and Prince William County, a new assistant superintendent in Loudoun County and a parent in Prince William are among the members of a new statewide committee tasked with charting the course of Virginia’s Standards of Learning tests.

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Assistant Professor | Skidmore College

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:28pm
US - NY - Saratoga Springs, The Anthropology Department at Skidmore College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in cultural anthropology with expertise in East or Southeast Asia. The position is at the A
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Adjunct Faculty: Government/ Political Science | Bunker Hill Community College

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:08pm
US - MA - Boston, Job Requirements Master’s degree in History or Political Sciences required; Ph.D. preferred Experience with Learning Communities or openness to engaging in the teaching of Learning Communit
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Virginia, 5 other states awarded extension to ‘No Child’ waiver

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 1:30pm

The U.S. Education Department announced Thursday that Virginia and five other states have been awarded another year of flexibility from some requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind law.

Congress has offered no legislative fix to the 12-year old education law, which includes the goal that all students should be proficient in reading and math by 2014. States falling short could risk sanctions or lose federal aid.

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Ed-Tech Community Faces Sexism Concerns

Education Week - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 9:50am
From sexual harassment to the glass ceiling, the challenges women face in the workplace are suddenly front and center in the educational technology world.
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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Tension Mounts After Apparent Revenge Killing in Jerusalem

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 9:35am
How should Israeli and Palestinians authorities deal with the escalating tension?






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