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Ten-year-olds tackle ‘The Lie’ of demeaning stereotypes in video

Education News from Washington Post - December 3, 2016 - 1:00am
Schoolchildren aim to counter the things they hear about Muslims, African Americans, Latinos, Asians and girls: “I’m not a thief.” “I’m not a terrorist.”
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Yale to review decision on keeping slavery advocate John Calhoun's name on college

Education News from Washington Post - December 3, 2016 - 1:00am
Like other universities, the Ivy League school is debating whether renaming buildings is long-overdue or an attempt to erase history.
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Campus Press vs. Colleges: Kentucky Suit Highlights Free-Speech Fight

Education News from NY Times - December 2, 2016 - 8:05pm
The suit against a campus paper that reported a woman’s allegation against a professor pits students seeking information and administrators concerned about privacy.
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Wash. 4th-graders explore the Middle Ages

NCSS Smartbrief - December 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
Fourth-graders at a Washington state school recently engaged in a hands-on exploration of the Middle Ages during an assembly  -More
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Educator: Teachers need critical thinking, too

NCSS Smartbrief - December 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
Critical thinking benefits students in the classroom as well as teachers' own professional growth, writes teacher Elizabeth S -More
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College Board expands testing accommodations

NCSS Smartbrief - December 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
Students who receive testing accommodations at school will be eligible for accommodations on the SAT and other tests administ -More
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Wash. teachers seek more civics education

NCSS Smartbrief - December 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
Social studies teachers in Washington state are backing an effort to ask lawmakers to strengthen civics education with more c -More
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Schools use app to teach empathy

NCSS Smartbrief - December 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
About 90% of K-8 schools in the US are using communication app ClassDoJo with students and parents.  -More
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Ill. middle school opens outdoor reading area

NCSS Smartbrief - December 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
An outdoor reading and learning space, known as the Reading Gazebo, now is available at a middle school in Illinois.  -More
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Archaeologists uncover remnants of ancient city in Egypt

NCSS Smartbrief - December 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
The remnants of an ancient city have been uncovered at the Abydos archaeological site in Egypt, according to the Egyptian Min -More
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SmartBrief honors education bloggers: Meet the winners

NCSS Smartbrief - December 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
SmartBrief Education's monthly Editor's Choice Content Award celebrates educator-bloggers.
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