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High school, college students role-play Congress

NCSS Smartbrief - January 11, 2017 - 1:21pm
A Kentucky high school's Advanced Placement government class recently partnered with college students for a simulated session -More
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How to empower students to follow their dreams

NCSS Smartbrief - January 11, 2017 - 1:21pm
Teachers have a responsibility to help students learn to believe in themselves, writes author Barbara Blackburn.  -More
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Teachers report feeling unprepared to discuss race in class

NCSS Smartbrief - January 11, 2017 - 1:21pm
Educators taking part in a survey said they believed race should be a topic of discussion in the classroom, but the majority  -More
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Report offers 5 findings on school leadership

NCSS Smartbrief - January 11, 2017 - 1:21pm
School leadership can play a leading role in improving educational outcomes, according to a Rand Corporation report.  -More
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What do educators think about OER?

NCSS Smartbrief - January 11, 2017 - 1:21pm
A panel of education leaders during a recent webinar offered insight into the use of open educational resources.  -More
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Neb. district finds success with D.A.R.E.

NCSS Smartbrief - January 11, 2017 - 1:21pm
Sixth-graders in a Nebraska school district learn about the skills needed to avoid gangs, violence and drugs through the Drug -More
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Iowa students use Spanish skills to help community

NCSS Smartbrief - January 11, 2017 - 1:21pm
Spanish II students at an Iowa high school have been creating medical guides to ease the language barrier between Spanish-spe -More
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Are you a member?

NCSS Smartbrief - January 11, 2017 - 1:21pm
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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Volunteer opportunities

NCSS Smartbrief - January 11, 2017 - 1:21pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees and Award and Grant Selection Committees.
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Entrepreneurship: For Young Entrepreneurs, College Debts Can Snuff Out Start-Up Hopes

Education News from NY Times - January 11, 2017 - 12:37pm
Fewer millennials are founding companies at a time when student loans are on the rise. As one business founder put it, “The debt is always there, drowning you.”
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