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Social Studies for the Next Generation: Purposes, Practices, and Implications of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 2:00pm
New from NCSS Publications, this book breaks new ground with its inquiry-based framework for enhancing social studies state s -More
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Education is the best provision for the journey to old age.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 2:00pm
Aristotle, Greek philosopher -More
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The Lede: Students and Readers Share Their Experiences of Race on Campus

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 12:21pm
When is a question not as innocent as the questioner thought? What are the limits of tolerance and the boundaries of ignorance? Readers and students told us their stories and their perspectives.
    
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Strauss: 5 striking facts from new civil rights education data

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 12:16pm

New data released by the federal government on Friday from the Education Department’s Civil Rights Data Collection shows a lot of what we already know -- many minorities don’t have access to high school courses they need for college, for example, and there aren’t enough school counselors -- but perhaps the most striking is that black 4 year olds represent 18 percent of the students enrolled in preschool but 48 percent of those who are suspended more than once.

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Motherlode Blog: Advice on How to Have a Good Paternity Leave

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 11:10am
Advice from New York Times readers on how fathers can make the most of paternity leave.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Skills Practice | Alternative History as Narrative

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 11:09am
What if the British won the Revolutionary War? What if the Cuban Missile Crisis started World War III? What if John Lennon had not died when he was shot? In this skills lesson, students write narratives imagining alternate histories for events of their choice.
    





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Students See Many Slights as Racial ‘Microaggressions’

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 10:57am
Blogs, papers and other projects have prompted wider discussion of “microaggressions,” remarks with a basis in racial, gender or other stereotypes.
    
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More staff cuts possible in Fairfax schools

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 10:06am

Fairfax schools chief Karen Garza said that more than 930 positions within the county could be eliminated next year if the school board does not receive its full funding request from the board of supervisors.

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Kansas House GOP Unveils School Funding Proposal

Education Week - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 8:50am
Republicans in the Kansas House unveiled a plan Thursday that would fully fund aid to the state's poor school districts but tie the money to school "choice" initiatives from GOP conservatives that previously have foundered.
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