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Big City: Books, and Compassion, From Birth

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 2:24pm
Some experts on early education say efforts focused on 4- and even 3-year-olds come too late.
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Motherlode Blog: Seeking College Application Essays About Money From This Year’s Seniors

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 2:19pm
Ron Lieber, the Your Money columnist for The New York Times, is looking for college application essays about money, work and social class from this year’s high school seniors.






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Motherlode Blog: The Case Against Savings Accounts (but Not Savings)

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:54pm
Is a savings account a teaching tool, or a “black hole that swallows birthday checks”?






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Motherlode Blog: I Refuse to Be Busy

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:52pm
Most of the time, being “busy” is a choice, and it’s a choice I refuse to make.






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Motherlode Blog: One Word That Should Never Follow ‘I Love You’

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:50pm
Let’s be honest, when you add this word, the purpose of the statement is to communicate everything except “I love you.”






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Common Sense: A Bold Bid to Combat a Crisis in Legal Education

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:38pm
Brooklyn Law School said it would cut tuition and abandon what has become a widespread obsession with climbing the ladder of national law school rankings.
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Re-enactors bring history of Bleeding Kansas to school's 7th-graders

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:31pm
Seventh-graders at Washburn Rural Middle School in Kansas recently learned a lesson about their state's history when re-enact -More
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How project-based learning teaches 21st-century skills

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:31pm
Some educators at a school district in North Carolina are adopting project-based learning in their classrooms.  -More
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Students develop speech, social skills through film project

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:31pm
Some students with disabilities from a school in Staten Island, N.Y., recently put their filmmaking skills to the test.  -More
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Significant racial disparities exist in U.S. children's well-being, report says

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:31pm
An Annie E.  -More

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Educators design schools of the future

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:31pm
Innovative school districts looking to offer engaging, interactive learning experiences for students increasingly are adoptin -More
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Mich. high-school students launch voter-registration drive

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:31pm
Student council members from Fenton High School in Michigan recently set up a booth as part of a drive to encourage eligible  -More
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N.M. 6th-graders learn civics by studying district's reorganization plan

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:31pm
Sixth-graders at a New Mexico school have spent recent weeks studying their school district's reorganization plans as part of -More
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Common Core Literacy in History and Social Studies: Now What?

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:31pm
Join us Tuesday, April 8, for our next NCSS Tuesday Webinar.  -More
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About the only thing that comes to us without effort is old age.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:31pm
Gloria Pitzer, American writer -More
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Your Money: Appealing to a College for More Financial Aid

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:23am
Some strategies can help win more money for your child, but it depends on the institution.
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New Illinois Teacher Licensing System Full of Glitches, Hitches

Education Week - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:39am
Major security flaws have been reported in Illinois' new teacher licensing system, putting educators' privacy at risk.
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