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Director of Athletic Communications | University of Puget Sound

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 6:07pm
US - WA - Tacoma, University of Puget SoundDirector of Athletic CommunicationsDirector of Athletic CommunicationsJob ID:1549Location:AthleticsFull/Part Time:Full-TimeRegular/Temporary:Regular Position DescriptionAssum
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SAT Makeover Aims to Better Reflect Classroom Learning

Education Week - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 5:28pm
The College Board seeks to more closely connect its exam to work students do in rigorous high school courses. The plans also offer strong common-core echoes.
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The Story Behind the SAT Overhaul

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 4:16pm
How the College Board revolutionized the most controversial exam in America.
    





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School year could be extended a week in Montgomery County because of snow days

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 3:46pm

The school year in Montgomery County could be extended until June 19 -- a week longer than expected -- unless the county seeks out and receives a state waiver, officials say.

So far, Montgomery schools have been closed nine days for severe winter weather — five days more than planned when the calendar was created by the school board. State law requires at least 180 days of instruction.

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Dual Language Teacher, Secondary (All Content Areas) - DC Public Schools | DC Public Schools

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 3:44pm
US - DC - Washington, • Fluency in Spanish and English • Bachelor’s degree • Possesses or is eligible for a valid District of Columbia Teaching License (for more information on DC Teacher Licensure, please visit the web
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Ill. students to interview veterans, record stories for state history project

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:35pm
Freshman Student Council members at St.  -More
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Atlanta school embraces field trips as experiential learning

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:35pm
A school in Atlanta is embracing field trips as an integral part of students' learning, a move that comes when many schools a -More
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White House budget includes more Race to the Top, universal preschool

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:35pm
President Barack Obama's proposed fiscal 2015 budget includes $69 billion for education, a call for universal preschool for a -More
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College Board partners with Khan Academy on new SAT

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:35pm
The College Board announced Wednesday that the SAT exam would undergo a major overhaul in 2016 to focus more on college readi -More
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A teacher's guide to Twitter, Instagram and more

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:35pm
It can be challenging for teachers to integrate social media into lessons, writes Edutopia contributor Matt Davis.  -More
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N.Y. high school provides "hands-only CPR" training to all students

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:35pm
Nearly 1,100 students at Grand Island Senior High School in New York are being taught "hands-only CPR" by certified instructo -More
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S.D. 8th-graders campaign against the "R-word"

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:35pm
A group of eighth-graders at Simmons Middle School in Aberdeen, S.D., are leading an awareness campaign to end the use of the -More
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Upcoming NCSS Tuesday Webinar

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:35pm
Through June 10, NCSS presents a different professional development every Tuesday evening.  -More
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Social Studies for the Next Generation: Purposes, Practices, and Implications of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:35pm
New from NCSS Publications, this book breaks new ground with its inquiry-based framework for enhancing social studies state s -More
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