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'One of the most important Supreme Court Justices ever': Justices, academics dedicate Scalia Law School

Education News from Washington Post - October 8, 2016 - 1:00am
Justices and academics gathered to honor the late Supreme Court justice at George Mason University's law school, which is named for him.
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President of City College Quits Abruptly Amid Scrutiny of Her Finances

Education News from NY Times - October 7, 2016 - 10:12pm
The administrator, Lisa S. Coico, announced her resignation a day after The New York Times contacted officials with questions about the handling of more than $150,000 of her personal expenses.
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Neuroscience Should Inform School Policies

Education Week - October 7, 2016 - 3:41pm
Adolescent-brain science findings suggest four things that middle and high school teachers should stop doing, writes psychologist Thomas Armstrong.
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Negotiators Seeking to Avert Another Chicago Teachers' Strike

Education Week - October 7, 2016 - 2:45pm
Failure to reach a deal could send teachers in the nation’s third-largest district onto the streets for a second mass walkout in four years.
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Mock congressional hearings held by students

NCSS Smartbrief - October 7, 2016 - 1:17pm
Students in a Nebraska high school's government class are participating in weekly mock congressional hearings, in which they  -More
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Ga. district's teachers build lessons around voting

NCSS Smartbrief - October 7, 2016 - 1:17pm
Elementary-school teachers in Georgia are using the presidential election year in civics lessons for students, including mock -More
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Some schools rethink discipline policies

NCSS Smartbrief - October 7, 2016 - 1:17pm
More school districts are reconsidering "zero tolerance" policies to help eliminate the school-to-prison pipeline.  -More
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Bill to aid Native American youths passed by Congress

NCSS Smartbrief - October 7, 2016 - 1:17pm
Congress has passed legislation creating the Commission on Native Children aimed at examining challenges facing Native Americ -More
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Tools to support global learning

NCSS Smartbrief - October 7, 2016 - 1:17pm
Technology tools can help expand learning beyond geographic borders.  -More
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How Obama became America's tourist in chief

NCSS Smartbrief - October 7, 2016 - 1:17pm
President Barack Obama has indulged in more tourism than most of his predecessors, including snorkeling off Midway Island and -More
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Students chat with N.Y. state representative

NCSS Smartbrief - October 7, 2016 - 1:17pm
Seventh-graders at a New York school recently learned about state government when New York Assemblyman Dan Stec visited their -More
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NCSS Annual Conference highlights -- Special events

NCSS Smartbrief - October 7, 2016 - 1:17pm
The NCSS Annual Conference will give you opportunities to network with colleagues, visit famous Washington, D.C., sites, and
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Political polling in past, present

NCSS Smartbrief - October 7, 2016 - 1:17pm
Syd Golston looks at the impact of political polling on presidential elections in the September 2016 "Social Education." Read
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