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Many Students 'Stop Out' of High School, Studies Find

Education Week - November 22, 2016 - 8:25am
Nationwide, data show that nearly 7 percent of high school freshman stop out for four weeks or more—and then return to graduate.
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Antwan Wilson, schools chief in Oakland, Calif., expected to be nominated for D.C. schools chancellor

Education News from Washington Post - November 22, 2016 - 1:00am
Mayor Muriel E. Bowser takes a political risk by choosing an outsider to helm the city’s improving school system.
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Starting after Labor Day forces some school districts to cut back on spring break

Education News from Washington Post - November 22, 2016 - 1:00am
Maryland school systems begin to adopt calendars after mandate to start after Labor Day, but there are trade-offs to extending summer.
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First came the 'build the wall' chants. Now a noose has been found at the same middle school.

Education News from Washington Post - November 22, 2016 - 1:00am
"Effective immediately, the student responsible for the noose has been removed from the middle school until further notice,” Superintendent of Schools Shawn Lewis-Lakin said.
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Across America, high school seniors ponder life under Trump

Education News from Washington Post - November 22, 2016 - 1:00am
The Class of 2017 will be the first to graduate after the president-elect takes office.
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Trump Foundation Won’t Pay Any of $25 Million University Settlement

Education News from NY Times - November 21, 2016 - 6:00pm
Donald Trump’s representatives told New York’s attorney general that no money would come from “any charitable foundation or other charitable entity.”
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New York Seeks to Jump-Start College Savings by Giving Cash to Kindergartners’ Parents

Education News from NY Times - November 21, 2016 - 5:42pm
A pilot program focused on low-income families will give 3,500 children a year an initial $100 to be deposited into a college savings account.
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Where Donald Trump Stands on School Choice, Student Debt and Common Core

Education News from NY Times - November 21, 2016 - 3:33pm
The president-elect has sent mixed signals on education policy, but here is an overview of what schools and universities might expect from his administration.
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What is a culturally responsive classroom?

NCSS Smartbrief - November 21, 2016 - 1:24pm
Creating a multicultural classroom takes a great deal of time, effort and thought, veteran teacher Cheryl Mizerny writes.  -More
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Ideas for teaching geography skills

NCSS Smartbrief - November 21, 2016 - 1:24pm
Geography lessons can expand students' global perspective and enhance lessons on current events, middle-grades writing teache -More
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N.Y. district to add diversity to revamped history lessons

NCSS Smartbrief - November 21, 2016 - 1:24pm
A New York district is considering changes that would give a more comprehensive view of African and African-American history  -More
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Study: 75% of teachers use tech daily

NCSS Smartbrief - November 21, 2016 - 1:24pm
About 75% of teachers use technology with students daily, according to a study by Front Row Education.  -More
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W.Va. students building charity tiny homes

NCSS Smartbrief - November 21, 2016 - 1:24pm
Students from 12 West Virginia vocational schools are working to design and build tiny houses for some people affected by a f -More
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Early form of Hebrew said to be inscribed on ancient stone slabs

NCSS Smartbrief - November 21, 2016 - 1:24pm
Inscriptions on ancient stone slabs found at various Egyptian archaeological sites are an early form of Hebrew, according to  -More
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Still time to register

NCSS Smartbrief - November 21, 2016 - 1:24pm
It's not too late for you to register for the NCSS Annual Conference at the discounted pre-conference rates.
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NCSS C3 Literacy Collaborative at the NCSS conference

NCSS Smartbrief - November 21, 2016 - 1:24pm
The NCSS C3 Literacy Collaborative (C3LC) project seeks to put the NCSS C3 Framework for Social Studies State Standards into
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