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Iowa selects districts to develop teacher-leadership systems

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/05/2014 - 2:44pm
The Iowa Department of Education has selected 39 school districts to pilot a program to develop teacher-leaders.  -More
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Calif. middle school expands learning with Chromebook program

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/05/2014 - 2:44pm
A California district recently launched its first one-to-one computing program by distributing 700 Google Chromebooks to stud -More
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Ill. students raise awareness about hunger with soup bowls

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/05/2014 - 2:44pm
Students from Freeport High School in Illinois are taking action against hunger by creating and selling bowls they made in ar -More
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Texas students help school boost recycling program

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/05/2014 - 2:44pm
Student council members at Caddo Grove Elementary School in Texas recently helped bring 55 recycle bins to the school after l -More
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CUFA Annual Meeting Call for Proposals

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/05/2014 - 2:44pm
The College and University Faculty Assembly (CUFA) of NCSS invites proposals for scholarship to be presented at its Annual Me -More
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NCSS Live Learning Center

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/05/2014 - 2:44pm
As part of our commitment to providing professional learning opportunities, NCSS is offering session recordings from the 93rd -More
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The only thing that ever sat its way to success was a hen.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/05/2014 - 2:44pm
Sarah Brown, American actress -More
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Pr. George’s school was on lockdown after nearby shooting

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 03/05/2014 - 12:41pm

Prince George’s County authorities placed Potomac High School on lockdown for about an hour and a half Wednesday morning as police responded to a call for a shooting nearby in Oxon Hill.

At about 9:15 a.m., a woman called 911 reporting that two men, one with a gun, confronted her, said Officer Harry Bond, a spokesman with the Prince George’s County police department.

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College Board plans SAT announcement

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 03/05/2014 - 11:44am

The College Board plans an announcement Wednesday afternoon about changes to its SAT college admission test.

The SAT, last overhauled in 2005, is one of two standardized tests widely used for applications to selective colleges. The other is the ACT, which recently surpassed the SAT in the total number of student customers nationwide. But the SAT remains more widely used in the Washington region and in many states on the East and West coasts.

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Snow means some new state testing dates in Montgomery County

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 03/05/2014 - 11:00am

This week’s snowfall meddled with the schedule for MSA (Maryland School Assessment) testing in Montgomery County. Tests were supposed to begin Monday, but with school closings Monday and Tuesday, testing starts Wednesday.

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Latest Job Postings - Wed, 03/05/2014 - 7:56am
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