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An election so toxic that it stopped an elementary school class project

Education News from Washington Post - November 5, 2016 - 1:00am
Parents question why project did not make it to Election Day.
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Suspect in custody after stabbing at Rutgers

Education News from Washington Post - November 5, 2016 - 1:00am
Three people were injured, including a suspect, university officials say.
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Two Virginia middle schoolers earn top prizes in national science competition

Education News from Washington Post - November 5, 2016 - 1:00am
Real-world challenges inspired both Kaien Yang, 14, and Eleanor Sigrest, 13.
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A teacher punched a second-grader in the face because she was 'tired of him,' police say

Education News from Washington Post - November 5, 2016 - 1:00am
Police with Houston's Alief Independent School District say Lisa Allison told them she didn't remember throwing the punch at Landis Elementary School.
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Why one university is quitting the National Merit Scholarship Program

Education News from Washington Post - November 5, 2016 - 1:00am
A Massachusetts school says it disadvantages some students.
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Harvard Men’s Soccer Team Is Sidelined for Vulgar ‘Scouting Report’

Education News from NY Times - November 4, 2016 - 8:51pm
Assigning sexually demeaning rankings to incoming members of the women’s soccer team leads the prestigious university to cancel the remainder of the men’s season.
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David Seeley, Educator Who Fought Against Segregation, Dies at 85

Education News from NY Times - November 4, 2016 - 7:40pm
Dr. Seeley worked to provide equal opportunity to young people, through political actions and community alliances, for more than 50 years.
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Teaching Shakespeare With 21st Century Technology

Education Week - November 4, 2016 - 1:41pm
Can iPads, social media apps, and digital reading platforms help teenagers better engage with a 500-year-old literary classic?
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Wis. 7th-graders pitch ideas for vacant site

NCSS Smartbrief - November 4, 2016 - 1:19pm
More than 25 groups of seventh-graders at a Wisconsin middle school recently presented to city planners their proposals for h -More
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Low-pressure writing ideas to engage students

NCSS Smartbrief - November 4, 2016 - 1:19pm
Low-pressure writing assignments can help engage students in the writing process, asserts literacy specialist and graduate sc -More
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Schools target science, social studies literacy

NCSS Smartbrief - November 4, 2016 - 1:19pm
School districts have begun zeroing in on integrating content-literacy standards into science and social studies classes.  -More
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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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