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Karlos Williams, Florida State’s Top Rusher, Is Accused of Domestic Abuse

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 9:16pm
Williams, a senior, is the third Seminoles starter to face an abuse claim in the past two years.






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Towson University changes policy on tuition for undocumented immigrants

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 9:04pm

After inquiries from the Baltimore Sun, Towson University has changed its policies for undocumented immigrants seeking to pay in-state tuition under two programs. And that’s good news for Cindy Kolade.

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Judge orders D.C. charter to stop payments to company founded by school leaders

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 8:37pm

A Superior Court judge ordered a D.C. public charter school to stop payments to a private management company set up by the school’s founder, who has been charged with diverting millions of dollars in taxpayer money for his personal gain.

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Rare Survey Examines Sexual Assault at M.I.T.

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 8:11pm
M.I.T. revealed that among undergraduates who replied to a survey, at least 17 percent of women and 5 percent of men said they had been sexually assaulted.






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Washington School Gunman Used Texts to Gather Victims at Lunch, Police Say

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 8:10pm
Jaylen Ray Fryberg’s final moments were etched into greater clarity Monday when the Snohomish County medical examiner’s office said he had committed suicide.
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Ali Mazrui, Scholar of Africa Who Divided U.S. Audiences, Dies at 81

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 5:33pm
Professor Mazrui, who had taught since 1989 at Binghamton University, set off national criticism with his 1986 television documentary, “The Africans: A Triple Heritage.”






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W.Va. teacher uses Spanish to connect students to the world

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 1:44pm
Michelle Clarkson, a high-school Spanish teacher in West Virginia, is encouraging her students to become global citizens by e -More
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Educator: Blend differentiation, flipped instruction to get results

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 1:44pm
Teachers can customize students' learning using what educator Joe Hirsch refers to as "fliperentiated" instruction -- the com -More
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Texas board reviews proposed revisions to social studies textbooks

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 1:44pm
The Texas Board of Education recently met to discuss proposed revisions to social studies textbooks about U.S.  -More
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Report offers alternatives to standardized testing

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 1:44pm
Schools should focus more on ongoing, "formative" assessments, rather than annual standardized testing, according to a recent -More
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Tips to help IT, school personnel get on the same page

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 1:44pm
It can be difficult for school personnel and IT professionals to work together effectively, according to this article, which  -More
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Minn. high-school students host city candidates forum

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 1:44pm
Pierz Healy High School students in Minnesota recently hosted a televised student-run forum in which they asked city council  -More
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Calif. students raise breast cancer awareness with penny drive

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 1:44pm
Students in a California elementary school recently spent a week raising breast cancer awareness in honor of a teacher who lo -More
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NCSS Annual Conference hotel deadline is Friday!

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 1:44pm
NCSS has arranged special discounted rates at the four closest hotels to the Hynes Convention Center.  -More
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