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South Bronx Students May Have Found Site of Slave Burial Ground

Education News from NY Times - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 1:11am
Using census data, maps, photographs and wills, elementary school pupils and teachers singled out a site in what is now Joseph Rodman Drake Park.
    





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U.S. Cites Evidence of Anti-Semitism in School District

Education News from NY Times - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 1:06am
A United States attorney’s office said evidence in a lawsuit filed by Jewish families “could support a conclusion” that authorities in Pine Bush, N.Y., were ineffective in ending harassment.
    





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National Briefing | South: South Carolina: Student Is Shot to Death

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 10:46pm
A South Carolina State University student was shot to death outside a dormitory Friday, and the police were searching for four suspects who left the campus.
    





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Snow days have kids at home too much for many D.C. area parents

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 10:40pm

Just a month into winter, several Washington area school districts have used more than twice as many snow days as they did all of the past school year. Prince George’s County has closed schools four times, and Fairfax County has canceled classes six times. Loudoun County has shut down its schools for eight days, including four this week, when it also canceled midterm exams.

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National Briefing | Midwest: Michigan: University Names New President

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 10:32pm
The University of Michigan regents named the university’s next president, Mark S. Schlissel, the provost of Brown University and a former dean of biological sciences at the University of California, Berkeley.
    





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Closed school in Pr. George’s turned over to MGM Resorts for casino project

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 8:36pm

The Prince George’s County Board of Education has approved a county government request to transfer the deed of a vacant school near National Harbor to the county so MGM Resorts can use the property as it develops its casino project.

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Strauss: Starr to Duncan: ‘I resent implication that we lifelong public educators are liars’

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 3:56pm

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan wrote an op-ed in The Washington Post on Friday that talked about school reforms and praised both Tennessee and D.C. Public Schools for increased test scores. He wrote:

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U-Md. and Johns Hopkins offer specialized sequences of online courses via Coursera

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 2:23pm

A major provider of free online college courses from prominent universities has begun to offer “specialization certificates,” for a fee, to students who complete a sequence of courses in a given subject.

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Teacher uses presidential memorabilia to excite students about history

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 1:36pm
A veteran high-school history teacher in San Diego has created a minimuseum with his students, in which he displays a portion -More
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How skimming goes beyond the surface in literacy lessons

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 1:36pm
Skimming is an important skill to teach students to help them pull information from text, asserts Sarah Tantillo, a literacy  -More
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N.Y. voters to decide on additional $2B for schools

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 1:36pm
Voters in New York will cast ballots on a proposed bond act, which, if approved, would direct $2 billion in taxpayer funds to -More
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Movement to limit student data-collection gains steam

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 1:36pm
Recent surveys show a growing number of parents and others are concerned how students' data will be used by private companies -More
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Mass. teachers use technology to gauge students' understanding

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 1:36pm
Four teachers at a Massachusetts elementary school are using technology that allows students to type answers into remote-like -More
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Obama writes letter to Md. students to recognize their community service

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 1:36pm
Ninth-graders at John F.  -More
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Wis. students run businesses for Valentine's Day fundraiser

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 1:36pm
Third-grade students in Stevens Point, Wis., have requested a loan from their elementary school's parent-teacher organization -More
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