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Is Education Dept. overreaching on ESSA?

NCSS Smartbrief - November 4, 2016 - 1:19pm
The US Department of Education in its implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act may be overstepping its authority, acc -More
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Teacher uses Skype to teach students Spanish

NCSS Smartbrief - November 4, 2016 - 1:19pm
A middle-school Spanish teacher is using mystery Skype calls to teach her students a new language.  -More
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Day of the Dead marked in Ala. high school

NCSS Smartbrief - November 4, 2016 - 1:19pm
Students at an Alabama high school recently celebrated the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos, also known as the Day of the D -More
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How wind affected South Pacific migration

NCSS Smartbrief - November 4, 2016 - 1:19pm
People set sail from the Solomon Islands and began colonizing other islands in the South Pacific 3,400 years ago, but there w -More
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Help us celebrate educator voice

NCSS Smartbrief - November 4, 2016 - 1:19pm
Voting for the annual Educators' Choice Content Award has kicked off.  -More
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The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.

NCSS Smartbrief - November 4, 2016 - 1:19pm
Mahatma Gandhi, social reformer and independence movement leader
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Public Sacrifice: How to Fix a Retirement Plan at a School or Nonprofit

Education News from NY Times - November 4, 2016 - 10:22am
Plans known as 403(b)’s often have mediocre investment choices and high fees; here are some ways to do something about it.
Categories: Education News

Notebook: Remembering Nohemi Gonzalez, a Year Later

Education News from NY Times - November 4, 2016 - 9:26am
Ms. Gonzalez, a first-generation Mexican-American student on a semester abroad in Paris, was undoubtedly special. Even in death.
Categories: Education News

Phraseology: Oh, You Mean That Safe Space

Education News from NY Times - November 4, 2016 - 9:26am
The University of Chicago, it seems, ranks No. 1 for protecting marginalized students.
Categories: Education News

Can You Solve This Building?

Education News from NY Times - November 4, 2016 - 9:25am
The new R.W. Kern Center at Hampshire College is not just an environmentally friendly building. There are also brain twisters to be found and figured out.
Categories: Education News

How He Got There: Christopher Gray on How to Be a Social Entrepreneur

Education News from NY Times - November 4, 2016 - 9:25am
The creator of Scholly, one of Forbes’s “30 Under 30” and Oprah Winfrey’s “SuperSoul 100,” shares advice for students hoping to launch a sustainable social venture.
Categories: Education News

Oklahoma Superintendent, Four Others Facing Campaign Charges

Education Week - November 4, 2016 - 8:41am
Prosecutors filed felony charges against Oklahoma's top public education official, saying she raised money illegally while challenging the incumbent superintendent in the 2014 Republican primary and coordinated attack ads against her in violation of state law.
Categories: Education News

Harvard cancels men's soccer season after finding more 'scouting reports' on women

Education News from Washington Post - November 4, 2016 - 1:00am
After finding sexually explicit 'scouting reports' of female soccer recruits, Harvard athletic director cancels the men's soccer team season
Categories: Education News

Report: Closing achievement gaps should be priority for D.C. schools chancellor

Education News from Washington Post - November 4, 2016 - 1:00am
Mayor Muriel E. Bowser was expected to name the new chancellor in October, but the timeline was pushed back after concern from the community.
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Feds seek record $2.4 million fine against Penn State in Sandusky scandal

Education News from Washington Post - November 4, 2016 - 1:00am
Education Department investigators find numerous violations of federal campus safety law.
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