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Amazon and Wells Fargo part ways on private student loan deal

Education News from Washington Post - September 1, 2016 - 12:04am
Barely a month after teaming up, Wells Fargo has stopped offering Amazon.com customers discounted interest rates on private student loans.
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This welfare reform program could be a model to help impoverished college students

Education News from Washington Post - September 1, 2016 - 12:04am
Arkansas's Career Pathways Initiative pulls together the services of state community colleges, workforce development agencies and social service providers to help low-income parents overcome hurdles that can disrupt their education.
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Montgomery County Teacher of the Year is finalist for Maryland honor

Education News from Washington Post - September 1, 2016 - 12:04am
Michael Williams helped launch the school district’s Minority Scholars Program.
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Tenn. students learn about Sept. 11 from retired NYPD lieutenant

NCSS Smartbrief - August 31, 2016 - 1:12pm
Eighth-graders at a Tennessee middle school recently learned about the Sept.  -More
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Ideas for election-year civics lessons

NCSS Smartbrief - August 31, 2016 - 1:12pm
Fourth-grade teacher Mary Tarashuk in this blog post shares ideas and resources for teaching about the upcoming presidential  -More
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Do high-school students need homework?

NCSS Smartbrief - August 31, 2016 - 1:12pm
There are three key questions teachers should ask before deciding whether to eliminate homework.  -More
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School year starts with teacher-led PD in Va. district

NCSS Smartbrief - August 31, 2016 - 1:12pm
A Virginia school district put teachers in charge of professional-development sessions with back-to-school training time.  -More
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How animation can enhance history projects

NCSS Smartbrief - August 31, 2016 - 1:12pm
Middle-school teacher Jennifer Hesseltine in this blog post describes how incorporating animation into history projects excit -More
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In-school grocery store offers real-world math lessons

NCSS Smartbrief - August 31, 2016 - 1:12pm
Students at a Texas middle school are learning real-world math by creating and managing a grocery store at the school.  -More
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Digital technology reveals ancient, nearly invisible rock art in Chile

NCSS Smartbrief - August 31, 2016 - 1:12pm
Nearly invisible rock paintings in Chile that had been obscured by erosion have been revealed using specialized digital techn -More
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I am suffocated and lost when I have not the bright feeling of progression.

NCSS Smartbrief - August 31, 2016 - 1:12pm
Margaret Fuller, journalist and activist
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