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Why many high-stakes testing foes see 'modest' progress in No Child Left Behind rewrite

Education News from Washington Post - December 1, 2015 - 4:26am
An analysis of policy changes on testing and accountability.









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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | authoritarian

Education News from NY Times - December 1, 2015 - 12:03am
This word has appeared in 880 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Baruch Fraternity Leader Says He Knew Rite That Turned Fatal Was Banned

Education News from NY Times - November 30, 2015 - 10:16pm
Five people have been charged with murder in the death of a Baruch College freshman, Chun Hsien Deng, at a weekend retreat of Pi Delta Psi in the Poconos.









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Full-Time/ Tenure Track - DISABLED STUDENTS (ACQUIRED BRAIN IMPAIRMENTS) View | Santa Monica College

Latest Job Postings - November 30, 2015 - 7:27pm
US - CA - Santa Monica, Full-Time/Tenure Track - DISABLED STUDENTS (ACQUIRED BRAIN IMPAIRMENTS) ViewSanta Monica CollegePosting Number: 0000244Classification Code (Part-Time): No ResponsePosition Type: Full Time FacultyWork
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Universal Design Consultant (JOB ID 4721) | Cal State university Northridge

Latest Job Postings - November 30, 2015 - 6:54pm
US - CA - Northridge, QualificationsEquivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in computer Science, Engineering Science, Information Systems, Human Factors, or rela
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Just 4 percent of special education students in the District considered proficient on new PARCC tests

Education News from Washington Post - November 30, 2015 - 5:55pm
Results of more rigorous tests show special education remains a distinct challenge for District schools.









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How schools would be judged under 'Every Student Succeeds,' the new No Child Left Behind

Education News from Washington Post - November 30, 2015 - 4:22pm
The bill would largely shift authority from the federal government to states and districts.









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Sixth Grade Lead Teacher | Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys

Latest Job Postings - November 30, 2015 - 3:27pm
US - DC,   Qualifications Two or more years of teaching experience preferred BA or MA in Elementary Education or related field (e.g., Reading, Curriculum and Instruction)   Responsibilities
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College president: 'This is not a day care. This is a university!'

Education News from Washington Post - November 30, 2015 - 3:05pm
The president of a Christian university responds to national protests and student complaints with a letter lambasting students as "self-absorbed and narcissistic."









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Md. students assume roles as medics in WWII for history lesson

NCSS Smartbrief - November 30, 2015 - 2:15pm
Maryland teacher Brendan Gallagher has designed a lesson to help students view World War II history through the eyes of an Am -More
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Ideas for teaching media literacy through docudramas

NCSS Smartbrief - November 30, 2015 - 2:15pm
Docudramas, particularly those focused on the journalism, provide ample learning opportunities to analyze filmmakers' storyte -More
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How to support Third Culture Kids in the classroom

NCSS Smartbrief - November 30, 2015 - 2:15pm
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NCLB rewrite could get vote next week

NCSS Smartbrief - November 30, 2015 - 2:15pm
A bipartisan bill to rewrite No Child Left Behind is expected to be taken up by the US House of Representatives next week.  -More
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Ind. weighs tougher standards for high-school graduation

NCSS Smartbrief - November 30, 2015 - 2:15pm
Indiana is considering raising standards for high-school graduation and may join 19 other states and the District of Columbia -More
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Can digital portfolios jeopardize ownership of students' work?

NCSS Smartbrief - November 30, 2015 - 2:15pm
As education technology companies increasingly offer portfolio options, it is important to know who owns the work stored on t -More

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Chicago civics students start website to improve school lunches

NCSS Smartbrief - November 30, 2015 - 2:15pm
Students in a Chicago high school's civics class have started a website to push for improvements to the school's cafeteria fo -More
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Ark. students get creative with design ideas for city park

NCSS Smartbrief - November 30, 2015 - 2:15pm
Fourth-graders and high-schoolers in an Arkansas community recently worked with a city architect to brainstorm ideas for the  -More
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C3 Framework resources

NCSS Smartbrief - November 30, 2015 - 2:15pm
Learn more about the instructional shifts needed to help students achieve the goals of the new ELA/literacy Common Core State -More
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