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Pen-pal program builds more than writing skills for Ohio students

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Students from a Youngstown, Ohio, elementary school have been working on their writing and social skills while corresponding  -More
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Social Studies Advocacy Webinars

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
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April 2014 TSSP

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
The April 2014 issue of The Social Studies Professional, the newsletter for members of the National Council for the Social St -More
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How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Benjamin Disraeli, former British prime minister -More
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Montgomery County will stay open Easter Monday and get waiver of four snow days

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 11:37am

Maryland education leaders granted Montgomery County a four-day waiver of instructional days lost to snow, as part of a plan that would open schools on Easter Monday and make the final day of classes June 13.

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Strauss: Walton Foundation’s pours $164 million in 2013 education grants. Who won?

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 11:00am

The Walton Family Foundation spent more than $164 million in 2013 to promote its corporate-influenced education reform agenda in 2013, according to a new list (see below) of grants that went to dozens of organizations. The foundation’s priorities are evident in who won the biggest amounts. Among the winners are:

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Strauss: Walton Foundation’s pours $164 million in 2013 education grants. Who won?

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 11:00am

The Walton Family Foundation spent more than $164 million in 2013 to promote its corporate-influenced education reform agenda in 2013, according to a new list (see below) of grants that went to dozens of organizations. The foundation’s priorities are evident in who won the biggest amounts. Among the winners are:

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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | With the Thrills Come Extreme Risks

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 10:37am
How many injuries attributed to extreme sports occurred between 2000 and 2011?
    





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Strauss: Why the SAT drives us N.U.T.S.

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 9:00am

What is it about the SAT that drives people nuts? Ned Johnson explains. Johnson is president and self-described tutor geek at Prep Matters, a tutoring and test prep company with offices in Bethesda, Md., McLean, Va., and Washington D.C.

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Strauss: Why the SAT drives us N.U.T.S.

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 9:00am

What is it about the SAT that drives people nuts? Ned Johnson explains. Johnson is president and self-described tutor geek at Prep Matters, a tutoring and test prep company with offices in Bethesda, Md., McLean, Va., and Washington D.C.

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