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For-profit college fights Education Department decision to block its conversion to a nonprofit

Education News from Washington Post - August 23, 2016 - 12:04am
The Center for Excellence in Higher Education, a Utah-based chain of career colleges, is accusing the agency of disregarding legal precedent to advance a political agenda.
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Can a revamped Roosevelt High serve everyone in its gentrifying neighborhood?

Education News from Washington Post - August 23, 2016 - 12:04am
D.C. students starting the year Monday will find a $127 million renovation and a new dual-language program, which aims to make the school more attractive to families.
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The Learning Network: Our Election 2016 Unit: An Overview

Education News from NY Times - August 22, 2016 - 1:49pm
The goal of this week’s unit is to help students read, watch, research and discuss in order to come to conclusions grounded in evidence about the candidates and the issues.
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Teacher shares her Design Thinking challenge

NCSS Smartbrief - August 22, 2016 - 12:54pm
The Design Thinking method encourages students to research, brainstorm and create solutions to current issues that also exist -More
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W.Va. school aims to engage students in elections

NCSS Smartbrief - August 22, 2016 - 12:54pm
Students at a West Virginia school will participate in a mock presidential election, an exercise designed to boost their inte -More
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Study reveals benefits of Head Start

NCSS Smartbrief - August 22, 2016 - 12:54pm
Head Start may boost students' math skills and improve attendance, according to a study published in the journal Developmenta -More
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3 states boost college readiness with early remediation

NCSS Smartbrief - August 22, 2016 - 12:54pm
The number of students who enroll in remedial college courses has declined in three states where school officials are working -More
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Schools transition to blended learning 2.0

NCSS Smartbrief - August 22, 2016 - 12:54pm
Some school districts have adopted blended learning 2.0.  -More
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Elected office sought by 43 Okla. educators

NCSS Smartbrief - August 22, 2016 - 12:54pm
An estimated 43 educators in Oklahoma are running for a seat in the state's Senate and House of Representatives.  -More
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Oldest tree in Europe is 1,075 years old, living in Greece

NCSS Smartbrief - August 22, 2016 - 12:54pm
Europe's oldest known living tree is a Bosnian pine, nicknamed Adonis, that resides in Greece.  -More
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"Food forests" sprouting up in US

NCSS Smartbrief - August 22, 2016 - 12:54pm
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Register for the NCSS Annual Conference

NCSS Smartbrief - August 22, 2016 - 12:54pm
Online registration is now open for the 2016 NCSS Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.  -More
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