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Survey reveals top childhood health concerns in the U.S.

Obesity, bullying and drug abuse were the top three childhood health concerns in 2015 cited by 1,982 adults age 18 and older  -More

$28.4M in federal grants to help pay for AP testing costs

The U.S.  -More

5 ways to create a safe environment for students to fail, learn


Educators learn how to integrate art into lessons

Some Wisconsin teachers are learning how to incorporate arts into math, social studies and science lessons.  -More

N.Y. students share, preserve Holocaust survivors' stories with documentaries

Students at a New York high school have recorded the stories of Holocaust survivors and World War II veterans for the "Names, -More

K-12 schools in Ark. to use emergency alert app

Educators in Arkansas will have access to an emergency alert application for their smartphones.  -More

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.

Helen Keller, author and political activist -More

Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More

NCSS Annual Conference speaker -- Julian Bond

Julian Bond has been an activist in the civil rights, economic justice, and peace movements since his college years.  -More

Camps help inspire service-learning projects

Students attending two "Eagles Give Back" camps at a Minnesota elementary school pitched ideas for service-learning projects. -More


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