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Study looks at reasons behind the STEM gender gap

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 1:28pm
Inspiring girls to study math and science in college may begin as early as middle school, according to two recent studies.  -More
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Schools seek to balance student privacy, teacher-tech access

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 1:28pm
Digital learning tools sometimes can open the door for student privacy concerns.  -More
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Va. high-schoolers join karate club to build conflict resolution skills

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 1:28pm
A newly launched club at a Virginia high school teaches traditional karate techniques that are meant to provide self-control  -More
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Fla. teen panel addresses issues at mock city council meeting

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 1:28pm
High-school students on the Fort Myers Teen Advisory Council in Florida recently attended a mock city council meeting to talk -More
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Webinar -- Tell Me A Story

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 1:28pm
The stories of individuals provide intimate perspectives on the life and character of a person perpetuating his or her indivi -More
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Message to Congress: Don't leave Social Studies behind

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 1:28pm
Schools need to reinstate innovative approaches to teaching and engaging students in learning about their communities, their  -More
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Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 1:28pm
Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights activist -More
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Upper School History Teacher | The Potomac School

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 12:10pm
US - VA - McLean, The Potomac School seeks qualified candidates for the position of Upper School History Teacher to begin duties August 2015. The ideal candidate has a broad history background, is versatile enough to
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Upper School History Teacher | The Potomac School

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 12:09pm
US - VA - McLean, The Potomac School seeks qualified candidates for the position of Upper School History Teacher to begin duties August 2015. The ideal candidate has a broad history background, is versatile enough
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After racist, sexist e-mail surfaces, U-Md. student leaves fraternity

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 11:21am
Officials at the University of Maryland are launching an investigation after an e-mail that contains “vulgar language” was allegedly sent by an undergraduate student who was a member of the school’s Kappa Sigma fraternity.Read full article >>






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The Learning Network: An Update on Our Second Annual Student Editorial Contest

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 10:37am
In which we answer some frequently asked questions — for example, “When will you announce the winners?”






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Motherlode Blog: Got College Admissions Frenzy? Read ‘Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be’

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 9:57am
Who our children are when they go to college matters a whole lot more than the name on the sweatshirt.






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MIT gets transcendental: Admissions decisions on ‘perfect’ Pi Day, 3.14/15

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 9:26am
Anna Tiberi recognized, with joy, the date and time of the release of MIT admissions decisions the moment she saw it written out in numerals: “That’s pi!”For anyone in the midst of college-admissions anxiety — after all the stress that precedes the applications, and all the stress that piles on during the waiting — a happy coincidence, a moment of intentional silliness, is a truly delightful thing.Read full article >>
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Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 9:06am
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.






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