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Strauss: Jeb Bush bashes traditional public schools (again)

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 05/19/2014 - 3:40pm

You can say this about Jeb Bush: When it comes to promoting charter schools and vouchers at the expense of traditional public schools, the former Florida governor and possible 2016 presidential candidate has long been consistent. He just did it again. Let’s look at what he said — and didn’t say.

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Kansas 4th-graders research Route 66, build landmarks with Legos

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:47pm
Fourth-graders in a Kansas school recently wrapped up a yearlong study of historic Route 66 by building some of the landmarks -More
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Ill. kindergartners learn STEM concepts through puppet show

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:47pm
A Washington, D.C.-based performance group is teaching young students science, technology, engineering and math concepts thro -More
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5 educators share the use, power of formative assessments

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:47pm
Five teachers use video to demonstrate the use of formative assessments to test for student knowledge and alter instruction i -More
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Data show few high-school seniors are ready for college

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:47pm
Fewer than 40% of high-school seniors have the math and reading skills needed to be successful in college, according to an an -More
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What is the forecast for education technology?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:47pm
Attendees and sessions at the recent annual SIIA Education Industry Summit in San Francisco focused on forecasting the next b -More
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Mich. high-school students donate locks to children with hair loss

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:47pm
High-school students and staff in Michigan recently received haircuts that yielded nearly 340 inches of hair that will be don -More
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Mass. students say Senior Focus class sparks interest in service learning

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:47pm
Students taking the Senior Focus course at Winchester High School in Massachusetts recently appeared before a school committe -More
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NCSS Teacher of the Year awards

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:47pm
NCSS is accepting nominations for the NCSS Social Studies Teacher of the Year Awards.  -More
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C3: Creatively Communicate Results from an Inquiry

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:47pm
Join us on May 20 for this webinar that will feature C3 Teachers in action as they facilitate participant discussions about s -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:47pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Director of International Student Programs | Bellevue College

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:27pm
US - WA - Bellevue,  Qualifications/Core Competencies: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in a related field Three to five years of supervising experience in international student program
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Administrative and Budget Director | Bellevue College

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:21pm
US - WA - Bellevue, Qualifications/Core Competencies: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in a related field and three years of related experience; four years of experience will substitute for the r
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Motherlode Blog: Parents Respond to The ‘Frozen’ Frenzy

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:17pm
“Frozen” has gone from movie to phenomenon, at least in part because the passion at its heart is one children of both genders can relate to.






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Director of Strategic Enrollment Management | Benilde-St. Margaret's School

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 05/19/2014 - 12:22pm
US - MN - St. Louis Park, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Knowledge and practical experience in recruitment, marketing, admissions, financial assistance, advisement and retention policies, principles and practices-incl
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Motherlode Blog: ‘You’re Not My Real Mother’

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 05/19/2014 - 11:29am
“You’re not my real mother.” True words in one sense, but words that are still hard for an adoptive mother to hear.






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