Main menu

Feed aggregator

Clown costumes aren't the first to be banned in school

Education News from Washington Post - October 6, 2016 - 1:00am
It's not the first time specific costumes have been banned from schools.
Categories: Education News

Study finds 10 percent of Virginia schoolchildren are chronically absent

Education News from Washington Post - October 6, 2016 - 1:00am
The University of Virginia found rates of chronic absenteeism nearing 40 percent in some schools.
Categories: Education News

Probe looks at how dead Virginians came to be registered to vote in Harrisonburg

Education News from Washington Post - October 6, 2016 - 1:00am
Former mayor blamed the actions of a JMU student involved in a registration drive.
Categories: Education News

Harvard University dining hall workers strike over wages and health-care costs

Education News from Washington Post - October 6, 2016 - 1:00am
Hundreds of dining hall workers at Harvard University have gone on strike after four months of negotiations over wages and health-care benefits with the Ivy League school failed to produce a new contract.
Categories: Education News

Education Department slammed for charter school oversight — by its own watchdog office

Education News from Washington Post - October 6, 2016 - 1:00am
The federal agency's own objectives are at risk, the audit says.
Categories: Education News

Activists warn that PCBs - toxic industrial chemicals - contaminate thousands of U.S. schools

Education News from Washington Post - October 6, 2016 - 1:00am
Up to 26,000 schools could be contaminated with carcinogenic PCBs, but no one knows for sure because schools aren't required to test.
Categories: Education News

Beyond test scores: The right way to assess students and schools

Education News from Washington Post - October 6, 2016 - 1:00am
What a model program looks like.
Categories: Education News

Many students in need have jobs and financial aid but still go hungry

Education News from Washington Post - October 6, 2016 - 1:00am
New national survey documents food insecurity problems on college campuses.
Categories: Education News

Ivy League professor: 'I would much rather my own children interact with drugs than with the police'

Education News from Washington Post - October 6, 2016 - 1:00am
A Columbia University neuroscientist writes about race and the importance of having non-white faculty members at a time when police shootings are sparking protests and debate.
Categories: Education News

Columbia student on dearth of black faculty: It's 'the chinks in our armor that give us the courage'

Education News from Washington Post - October 6, 2016 - 1:00am
A college student reflects on what he has learned from a professor who is black, both about academics and life.
Categories: Education News

This school staged a 'Color Wars' pep rally. Then students showed up in 'White Pride' shirts.

Education News from Washington Post - October 6, 2016 - 1:00am
Two students wore “Trump 2016 White Pride” shirts to the school's annual Homecoming-week rally.
Categories: Education News

Why dangling rewards in front of students and teachers is counterproductive

Education News from Washington Post - October 6, 2016 - 1:00am
Do rewards motivate people? Yes, but to do what?
Categories: Education News

Racial Bias Claim Looms Over Bronx School as Administrators Exit

Education News from NY Times - October 5, 2016 - 10:27pm
An assistant principal has filed a complaint against the city’s Education Department saying that a local assemblyman’s involvement with a school’s enrollment was rooted in bias.
Categories: Education News

Sinosphere: Recognizing Boarding Schools’ Psychic Toll in China

Education News from NY Times - October 5, 2016 - 5:00pm
Stoic and emotional reactions at a seminar in Beijing hinted at the fallout from the widespread practice of sending young children to live away from home.
Categories: Education News

Mont. teachers collaborate on election unit

NCSS Smartbrief - October 5, 2016 - 1:22pm
Students at a Montana high school recently analyzed the first presidential debate between presidential candidates Hillary Cli -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Can fiction boost college, career readiness?

NCSS Smartbrief - October 5, 2016 - 1:22pm
Literary fiction continues to have a place in the curriculum during a time of increased focus on nonfiction, educators and ex -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Pages

Subscribe to National Council for the Social Studies aggregator
Printer Friendly and PDF
Stay Connected with NCSS:   Follow NCSSNetwork on TwitterFaceBook.png rss_0.gif Visit us on Pinterest