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Mass. court pilots family literacy program

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
A county probate and family court in Massachusetts is piloting a weekly literacy program that is offered as part of alternati -More
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Become a CAEP Program reviewer

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
NCSS seeks members to serve as reviewers of university social studies teacher education programs for the Council for the Accr -More
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Browse the 2014 Conference sessions

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
The full list of conference sessions is now available.  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
Check out the latest posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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App Smart: Duolingo, Busuu and Other Apps Teach Languages on Phones

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:31pm
Plenty of smartphone apps offer worthwhile and entertaining lessons.
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The Ad Campaign: Cuomo, With a Daughter’s Help, Tweaks His Education Image

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:55am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s “Education” television ad appears to be a response to criticism from his opponent, Rob Astorino, of his support for the Common Core standards.






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Trial Begins for First Band Member in Hazing Death of Florida A&M Drum Major

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 9:06am
The death of Robert Champion, 26, brought heightened focus to college hazing and prompted a flurry of strict antihazing laws across the country.






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Connecticut Family Sues Over School's Ebola Fears

Education Week - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:59am
The father of a Connecticut third-grader filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday saying his daughter has been unfairly barred from school amid fears she may have been exposed to the Ebola virus while in Africa.
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UNC-Chapel Hill chief speaks out on ‘paper class’ scandal

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:51am

Carol L. Folt became chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in July 2013, well after the emergence of an academic scandal involving student-athletes had tarnished the prestigious public flagship known nationwide for its Tar Heels.

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Just Say No, Yes or Maybe

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 6:00am
Parents’ perspectives on marijuana use are as disparate as the nation’s mandates. Here, how five parents talk to their children about smoking pot.
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