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Retiring: A 50th High School Reunion, and a Generation to Follow

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 3:27pm
The Class of 1964 is the first graduating class of the post-World War II baby boom and the leading edge of the generation retreating to retirement.
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Obama Unveils Push for Young People to Do More Against Campus Assaults

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 2:26pm
The campaign will feature celebrities and television ads in an effort to enlist students in the fight to end violence against women on campus.
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4th-graders explore the past at Living Idaho History Day

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:20pm
Fourth-graders in Idaho recently took their study of state history to the county fairgrounds for Living Idaho History Day.  -More
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How comic books can enhance history, STEAM lessons

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:20pm
Comic books can be valuable educational tools that engage students in reading and help explain abstract concepts across subje -More
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Mo. civics initiative seeks to give U.S. citizenship exam to high-school students

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:20pm
The Missouri Civics Education Initiative seeks to increase civic education in the state by giving the U.S.  -More
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N.Y. Regents considers allowing career test instead of history exam

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:20pm
The New York State Board of Regents is considering allowing high-school students to skip a final history test in favor of tak -More
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Which mobile apps are being used by teachers?

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:20pm
School technologists and teachers are using digital tools and mobile applications to improve teaching and collaboration.  -More
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Wyo. 4th-graders learn about agriculture, food production

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:20pm
About 700 fourth-grade students in a Wyoming district are to learn about agriculture, where their food comes from and other t -More
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2 Mich. students sell lemonade, collect donations to help charity

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:20pm
Two fifth-grade girls in Michigan recently presented a donation to Habitat for Humanity.  -More
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Scholarships for first-time NCSS Annual Conference attendees

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:20pm
National Council for the Social Studies believes that high quality professional development is important to the professional  -More

$125,000 Salary for Master Social Studies Middle School Teachers!
The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School

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A thing well done is worth doing.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:20pm
Hugh Leonard, Irish dramatist -More
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Motherlode Blog: Don’t Make Me Land This Plane

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 12:19pm
Sometimes both parties to a dispute have right on their side, but they still can’t both win.






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Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:16am
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.






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Strauss: Clemson U. stops mandatory student survey with detailed sex questions

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 9:24am

Clemson University has said students do not now have to fill out a survey that had been mandatory and that included some highly detailed questions about sex, such as, “With how many people have you had sex (including oral) in the last 3 months?”

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