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Supreme Court Rejects Education Minimum Applied by Gorsuch

Education News from NY Times - March 22, 2017 - 2:52pm
The justices said schools should not be satisfied with minimal educational progress for disabled students, a standard Judge Neil M. Gorsuch has been criticized for using.
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Masks by Maine students tell veterans' stories

NCSS Smartbrief - March 22, 2017 - 1:49pm
Students in a Maine school's US social studies class recently interviewed veterans to document their stories and used art ski -More
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Calif. students' walk raises awareness about death march

NCSS Smartbrief - March 22, 2017 - 1:49pm
About 100 junior ROTC students from six California high schools recently participated in a 14.2-mile walk to raise awareness  -More
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Md. teacher forms Happy Teacher Revolution

NCSS Smartbrief - March 22, 2017 - 1:49pm
A kindergarten teacher has created the Happy Teacher Revolution, a peer-support group for Baltimore educators.  -More
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Can teachers benefit from personalized learning?

NCSS Smartbrief - March 22, 2017 - 1:49pm
If personalized learning works for students, can it also work for teachers?  -More
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Teachers use app to gauge understanding

NCSS Smartbrief - March 22, 2017 - 1:49pm
Teachers at a middle school in Georgia are using Plickers, a real-time assessment tool, to help gauge whether students unders -More
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Supreme Court unanimous in special-ed case

NCSS Smartbrief - March 22, 2017 - 1:49pm
A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that school districts must do more than the minimum for students with special needs -More
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Inaccurate maps replaced in Boston schools

NCSS Smartbrief - March 22, 2017 - 1:49pm
Officials in Boston are replacing classroom maps in the city's schools with a version that they say more accurately represent -More
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Are you a member?

NCSS Smartbrief - March 22, 2017 - 1:49pm
NCSS provides the professional network and teaching resources to keep social studies a valued and vital part of the nation's
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Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society

NCSS Smartbrief - March 22, 2017 - 1:49pm
Get ready for the school year by applying for a Rho Kappa charter.
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To different minds, the same world is a hell, and a heaven.

NCSS Smartbrief - March 22, 2017 - 1:49pm
Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer
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Op-Ed Contributor: The Truth About New York City’s Elite High Schools

Education News from NY Times - March 22, 2017 - 10:11am
Bad policy and a false narrative of inferiority are keeping black and Latino students out of some of the city’s best schools.
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