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A Period Is Questioned in the Declaration of Independence

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 10:25pm
The official transcript of the Declaration of Independence may contain an errant period that contributes to what one scholar calls a “routine but serious misunderstanding” of the document.






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Morgan State now part of federal probe of handling of sexual-violence reports

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 9:43pm

Morgan State University in Baltimore is among dozens of colleges and universities under federal investigation for possible violations of anti-discrimination law in handling reports of sexual violence.

The investigation of Morgan State began June 26, according to a document that the U.S. Education Department made public Wednesday.

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Harvard to Bring On Specialists to Examine Sexual Assault Claims

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 7:41pm
Administrators said they would also end a fragmented approach that allowed various parts of the university to handle sexual harassment and assault complaints differently.






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Fla. students learn about war history to mark July 4th

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
Elementary-school students in Bradenton, Fla., recently learned how wars at home and abroad shaped U.S.  -More
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Self-improvement ideas for this summer

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
Summer is the ideal time for educators to reflect on the previous school year and prepare for the fall, teacher and author Vi -More
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Instructional coaches need PD, too

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
Schools can support the professional development of instructional coaches by encouraging lifelong learning and understanding  -More
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Mich. schools use website to allow students to report bullying

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
Some Michigan school districts are allowing middle- and high-school students to report incidents of bullying by filling out a -More
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Ill. students write, perform "docu-poetry" in summer workshop

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
Students in Springfield, Ill., who are participating in the Springfield Urban League's summer program recently attended a wee -More
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Tenn. students donate proceeds from garden to help hungry

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
A group of students in Tennessee recently participated in the sixth annual Food Initiative program, in which they planted and -More
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Link social studies standards with the Common Core State Standards

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
"Teaching Reading with the Social Studies Standards: Elementary Units that Integrate Great Books, Social Studies, and the Com -More
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Reserve your exhibit booth now!

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
Join us in Boston for the nation's largest exhibition of social studies resources.  -More
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SmartBrief will not publish Friday

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
In observance of Independence Day in the U.S., SmartBrief will not publish on Friday. Publication will resume Monday. -More
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Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
Arthur Ashe, American professional tennis player -More
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A graduation conundrum for students with disabilities

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:02pm

Rarely has the education field produced a set of initials as necessary but as troublesome as these: IEP. They stand for individualized education program, the plan that governs how each child with a disability should be taught and what he or she should learn.

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Part-time English Faculty - Fall, 2014 | Middlesex Community College

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:01pm
US - MA, Company Description: Middlesex Community College (MCC) employs over 800 people in full-time, part-time, faculty, professional administrative and support positions at campuses in both Lowell and Bedf
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Degrees of Education: Corinthian Colleges Is Closing. Its Students May Be Better Off as a Result.

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:46pm
A school goes out of business after failing the Obama administration’s proposed test of for-profit colleges’ quality.






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