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Osteopathic Schools Turn Out Nearly a Quarter of All Med School Grads

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 4:44pm
With a looming shortage of M.D.s, osteopathic medicine is shedding its second-tier image. And yes, D.O.s are real doctors.






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Motherlode Blog: I Say ‘Gross.’ They Say ‘Cool.’

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 3:45pm
If you have to take two cats and a bag full of wormy pet vomit to the veterinarian, you couldn’t find anyone who would enjoy it more than my young companions.






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Conn. teachers learn history of witchcraft trials of 1600s

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 1:25pm
About 20 teachers recently learned about Connecticut women who were put on trial in the 1600s for witchcraft.  -More
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Schools use geospatial lessons for real-world learning

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 1:25pm
Students across several states are boosting their geospatial literacy by using geographical information system software to cr -More
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What traits are shared by transformational teachers?

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 1:25pm
There are key hallmarks of transformational teachers, asserts editorial assistant and blogger Todd Finley.  -More
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How teachers can start the school year off right

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 1:25pm
Teachers can have mixed emotions going into a new school year, writes transformational leadership coach Elena Aguilar.  -More
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How one Wis. school uses digital portfolios to enhance student learning

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 1:25pm
Digital portfolios allow educators, students and parents at a Wisconsin elementary school to document student progress, creat -More
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Ill. students help design, paint mural celebrating Mexican heritage

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 1:25pm
Eight students in Rosemont, Ill., have teamed up with a muralist from Chicago to create designs for a mural depicting key pol -More
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Wis. high-school students serve in county government

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 1:25pm
A group of 10 high-school students are learning about the inner workings of government in the Youth in Governance program in  -More
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Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 1:25pm
Get ready for the school year by applying for a Rho Kappa charter.  -More
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NCSS Annual Conference speaker -- Jose Antonio Vargas

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 1:25pm
Jose Antonio Vargas is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, writing for some of the most prestigious news organizations in th -More
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To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 1:25pm
Thomas Edison, American inventor -More
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Motherlode Blog: Teaching a Child to Wrangle, Not Reject, Rage

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 1:11pm
Children can’t understand how anger works, or manage it later in life, unless we encourage them to wrestle it with safe people.






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Senators Offer Bill to Curb Campus Sexual Assault

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:59pm
The measure, backed by a bipartisan group of lawmakers, would impose financial penalties on colleges that do not comply with the law’s requirements.
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Mathews: Why smart, poor kids lied about college

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:09pm

Boston College professor Karen Arnold encountered a mystery in her investigation of graduates of an innovative high school program in Providence, R.I. Many of the disadvantaged students had lied to their former counselors about starting college, making the program look better than it was.

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Richmond-area school to keep ‘Rebels’ team name

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 10:27am

A Richmond-area public high school will keep “Rebels” as its team name after a student-led protest called attention to plans by the administration to field a new mascot without ties to the Confederacy.

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