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Ga. 3rd-graders showcase business skills, products

NCSS Smartbrief - February 29, 2016 - 1:24pm
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3 Creative Ways to Teach Global Awareness
Learn how you can start teaching global awareness in your classroom today with these three teacher-recommended activities. You can even tweak any of these activities to fit your classroom needs!
Read the Common Sense Graphite article here.

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Survey: 72% of schools prioritize college, career readiness

NCSS Smartbrief - February 29, 2016 - 1:24pm
College and career readiness is a top priority for school districts, according to about 72% of those who responded to a recen -More
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More students passing AP exams than a decade ago, College Board says

NCSS Smartbrief - February 29, 2016 - 1:24pm
Passing rates on Advanced Placement exams have increased during the past 10 years, according to a report by the College Board -More
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Md. students use video for self-critiques of speeches

NCSS Smartbrief - February 29, 2016 - 1:24pm
Students in a Maryland school are using technology to assess themselves in public-speaking assignments.  -More
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Wis. students recognize African-American actors, actresses

NCSS Smartbrief - February 29, 2016 - 1:24pm
Students at a Wisconsin school, where a majority of students are African-American, held their own version of the Academy Awar -More
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Food-insecure teens may face higher mental health risks, study finds

NCSS Smartbrief - February 29, 2016 - 1:24pm
Researchers found that nearly 29% of teens living in food-insecure households had mental health issues, compared with 9% of t -More
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Free webinar -- The Library of Congress & Novice Researchers: Entry Points and Interplay -- March 1

NCSS Smartbrief - February 29, 2016 - 1:24pm
Explore how primary sources can play a key role in learning research skills.  -More
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Webinar -- Sustainable Social Studies

NCSS Smartbrief - February 29, 2016 - 1:24pm
Interested in going green for your class? Join us March 8 for a Sustainable Social Studies webinar with Mike Yell.  -More
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SmartBrief celebrates education bloggers: Meet the winners

NCSS Smartbrief - February 29, 2016 - 1:24pm
SmartBlog on Education's monthly content award recognizes content written by educators, for educators, that inspires readers  -More
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How tampering with a teacher's soda got three 12-year-old girls in Florida arrested

Education News from Washington Post - February 29, 2016 - 12:21pm
"This is illegal. I could have died," said the seventh-grade teacher at Deltona Middle School.









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Obama breathed new life into federal grant aid, yet it's not enough to tackle college costs

Education News from Washington Post - February 29, 2016 - 11:19am
Amid rising higher education costs and dwindling state investment, the Pell grant program is fighting an uphill battle to make college affordable for low-income students.









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Montessori Director(ress)/ Teacher for students ages 3, 4, and 5 years old | Green Hedges School

Latest Job Postings - February 29, 2016 - 11:04am
US - VA - Vienna, A successful candidate for the Montessori Directress position will have: Undergraduate degree (masters preferred) in education or a related field • Holder of Montessori credentials issued by the
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Bomb threat shuts down McLean High School

Education News from Washington Post - February 29, 2016 - 10:49am
The 10th largest school district in the country, Fairfax County schools face nearly daily threats.









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