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Racial Bias Claim Looms Over Bronx School as Administrators Exit

Education News from NY Times - October 5, 2016 - 10:27pm
An assistant principal has filed a complaint against the city’s Education Department saying that a local assemblyman’s involvement with a school’s enrollment was rooted in bias.
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Sinosphere: Recognizing Boarding Schools’ Psychic Toll in China

Education News from NY Times - October 5, 2016 - 5:00pm
Stoic and emotional reactions at a seminar in Beijing hinted at the fallout from the widespread practice of sending young children to live away from home.
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Mont. teachers collaborate on election unit

NCSS Smartbrief - October 5, 2016 - 1:22pm
Students at a Montana high school recently analyzed the first presidential debate between presidential candidates Hillary Cli -More
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Can fiction boost college, career readiness?

NCSS Smartbrief - October 5, 2016 - 1:22pm
Literary fiction continues to have a place in the curriculum during a time of increased focus on nonfiction, educators and ex -More
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Data: 12% of US teachers are inexperienced

NCSS Smartbrief - October 5, 2016 - 1:22pm
About 12% of all public-school teachers in the US are in their first or second year in the classroom, according to data from  -More
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Mich. teachers train peers in Liberia

NCSS Smartbrief - October 5, 2016 - 1:22pm
Five teachers from Michigan recently spent two weeks coaching 40 secondary-school teachers in Liberia.  -More
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How virtual communities expand connections

NCSS Smartbrief - October 5, 2016 - 1:22pm
Long-time educator Maureen Devlin in this blog post credits expanding her virtual network with improvements in her teaching s -More
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First lady to talk education with girls via Skype

NCSS Smartbrief - October 5, 2016 - 1:22pm
First lady Michelle Obama will Skype with girls worldwide as part of International Day of the Girl on Oct. 11.  -More
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Wash. school's students learn tribal language

NCSS Smartbrief - October 5, 2016 - 1:22pm
A Washington high school's students are learning Lushootseed, the language of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community.  -More
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2016 candidates for NCSS vice-president, Board of Directors

NCSS Smartbrief - October 5, 2016 - 1:22pm
The NCSS Board of Directors has approved the following slate of candidates for the 2016-17 Board of Directors and officer ele
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Resources for teaching the elections

NCSS Smartbrief - October 5, 2016 - 1:22pm
As the presidential election approaches, NCSS has selected teaching resources from Social Education, "Social Studies and the
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Having the Difficult Race-Bias Conversation

Education Week - October 5, 2016 - 1:16pm
In the first weeks of the school year, fatal police shootings have once again raised deep concerns about the relationships between police officers and communities of color. Such events can be difficult to process and discuss for both students and educators.
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