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Digital-citizenship skills help young students navigate the Web

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
Young students need guidance for safe online learning, first-grade teacher Kathy Cassidy writes in this blog post.  -More
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Mo. 8th-graders address social issues at City Hall

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
A group of eighth-graders in Columbia, Mo., are taking a summer course about local government, which included a visit to City -More
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Student program combines nutrition education, art

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
Students at Church Street Elementary School in White Plains, N.Y., participated in a residency program with an artist and a d -More
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NCSS Annual Conference registration is open!

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
Registration for the NCSS Annual Conference in Boston is now open. Learn more about the conference and register. -More
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Robert H. Jackson Center Award for Teaching Justice

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
The Robert H. Jackson Center and the National Council for the Social Studies announce the 2014 Robert H.  -More
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Editor's Choice Content Award

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
SmartBlog on Education's monthly content award recognizes content written by educators, for educators, that inspires readers  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Every noble work is at first impossible.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
Thomas Carlyle, Scottish writer and historian -More
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Supreme Court ruling on unions reverberates

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:10pm

The Supreme Court ruling Monday against an Illinois requirement regarding union dues for home health aides could ease the way for another, broader legal challenge aimed at teachers unions.

In a 5 to 4 decision Monday, the Supreme Court found that home health-care workers in Illinois cannot be compelled to pay union dues — a practice that the majority said violated the free speech rights of health workers who disagree with the union’s political activity.

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Motherlode Blog: Monday Quandary: Nothing Left at the End of the Day

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 12:52pm
Parent seeking advice from other parents: by six or seven o’clock, I’m fried, but my children are needier than ever. How do you cope with the end of the day when the day’s been especially tough?






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Fairfax School Board approves softer discipline rules, shorter suspensions

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 12:38pm

The Fairfax County School Board voted unanimously late Thursday to reduce punishments and shorten most suspensions by half for students who commit certain offenses, beginning next fall.

The comprehensive revision of the school system’s discipline policies will likely lead to fewer suspensions overall, cutting the number of infractions that require time out of school.

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#5456 Housing Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Manager (Administrator I), Housing Facilities | San Diego State University

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 12:25pm
US - CA - San Diego,   Knowledge, Skills & Abilities The ideal candidate will possess the following: Thorough knowledge of job design and work sequencing related to facilities maintenance and
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Schools Weigh Expanding Free Meals to All Students

Education Week - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 9:10am
Schools and districts now have until Aug. 31 to opt for a new federal provision that allows them to serve free meals to all students.
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