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Calif. 8th-graders help write resolution on community violence

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:42pm
Some eighth-graders have helped write a resolution that urges the San Francisco Unified School District to step up efforts to -More
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International games help students experience other cultures

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:42pm
Some students in Florida are learning about games played in other parts of the world.  -More
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Conference Highlight: NCSS Film Festival

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:42pm
NCSS presents three compelling films on contemporary issues at the Annual Conference in Boston: "Documented"; "Freedom Summer -More
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Cast your vote for the 2014 Educators' Choice Content Award

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:42pm
SmartBlog on Education this year launched a monthly Editor's Choice Content Award, which recognizes content written by educat -More
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Men stumble over pebbles, never over mountains.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:42pm
H. Emilie Cady, American author -More
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Parents question charter school official about revamping admission process

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:25pm

Parents on Thursday night peppered the chairman of a charter school that has ties to the University of Maryland, after they recently learned of an effort to revamp the lottery system for admissions and to reclassify the school.

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Motherlode Blog: Why This Troop Leader Quit the Girl Scouts

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:49pm
As a former Girl Scout troop leader, I have a theory about why membership is dropping. It’s not the badges. It’s not the cookies. It’s the endless, endless forms.






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Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:13pm
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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Strauss: How many K-12 students are illegal immigrants?

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:48am

While President Obama’s new executive order offering protection from deportation to millions of illegal immigrants raises many questions, let’s look at how many children of illegal immigrants are attending K-12 schools in the United States, and how many of those children are illegal immigrants themselves.

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N.Y. Data on New Teacher-Licensing Exams Show Higher Failure Rates

Education Week - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:25am
A battery of new licensing tests in New York has led to relatively low passing rates for prospective teachers, according to data issued this week by the state education department.
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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Thanksgiving

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 8:01am
Test your knowledge of Thansgiving by playing our crossword.






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Program Coordinator, CSI-Communication and Leaders | University of California, San Diego

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 7:15am
US - CA - San Diego, UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment or Special Selection: Apply by 11/20/14 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible AC
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The Learning Network: Should Millions of Undocumented Immigrants Be Allowed to Live in the U.S. Without Fear of Getting Deported?

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 6:00am
Should unauthorized immigrants in the United States be allowed to apply for citizenship eventually? Or, do you believe that undocumented immigrants should be required to leave?






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