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Should states or districts turn around failing schools?

District-led efforts to turn around schools have been more effective than state-led efforts in Tennessee, according to a rece -More

Ill. educator travels to Cambodia to enrich his teaching

Seventh-grade geography teacher Chris Heffernan this fall traveled to Cambodia as part of a ProjectExplorer.org fellowship.  -More

Calif. teacher runs marathons to connect students to US history

Students at a California high school are learning about the past through their history teacher Paula Steinbach, an avid runne -More

The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.

Oprah Winfrey, media personality, businesswoman and philanthropist -More

Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More

NCSS state and local councils

Are you a member of your NCSS Affiliated State Council? See the full list. -More

2015-16 NCSS Board of Directors Elections

The election for the 2015-16 NCSS Board of Directors is open through Jan. 15.  -More

How Maine's Passamaquoddy tribe is keeping language alive

Members of the Passamaquoddy tribe in Maine are working to preserve their native language and culture for future generations. -More

Mass. 5th-graders look for time capsule buried in 1983

Fifth-graders at a Massachusetts school recently searched for a time capsule that was buried by the sixth-grade class of 1983 -More

How classrooms are expected to incorporate technology in 2016

Classrooms in the US are expected to get smarter in 2016.  -More

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