We Need Better Parents, says the New York Times--Sue Blanchette


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Finally!--Sue Blanchette


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Onsite Information


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Zinn Education Project to Host Author James Loewen at NCSS Conference--Katy Swalwell


On Saturday, Dec. 3 , the Zinn Education Project will host an information session about bringing a people’s history to the classroom. Guest speaker James Loewen will discuss the topic “Challenging Myths About the Civil War.” James W.
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Join the Zinn Education Project Communities page!--Katy Swalwell


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Rho Kappa is coming!--Sue Blanchette

Submitted by news_aggregator on Mon, 10/31/2011 - 7:51pm
Watching a high school graduation these days is often a very colorful event. As the proud graduates file into gym or the auditorium, their graduation gowns are festooned with cords, signifying their scholastic and service achievements.
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Arts and Humanities are essential, says Arne Duncan--Sue Blanchette

Submitted by news_aggregator on Mon, 10/24/2011 - 1:46pm
As we prepare to descend on DC for the NCSS conference, take a look at this latest statement concerning one of our key note speakers, Sec. of Education Arne Duncan. He is coming out as a strong supporter of history, geography and civics as a part of the core curriculum. Let's hold him to that as NCLB gets put under the microscope.
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Legislative Day!--Brian Traxler

Submitted by news_aggregator on Tue, 10/18/2011 - 7:37pm
Dear Members of the Non-Public School Community--- If you plan to be in Washington on December 1 to get ready for the NCSS Conference, I strongly encourage you to get involved with the Legislative Day happenings. Specific details can be found on the NCSS website, or you can contact Kristen Pekarek at Kristen@ncss.org. I hope to see you in Washington in early December! Sincerely, Brian
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Legislative Day Endeavors...Take I--Brian Traxler

Submitted by news_aggregator on Tue, 10/18/2011 - 7:33pm
Hi Everyone-- I have begun the process of contacting my representatives in Washington, and also Senators Harkin and Enzi about the possibility of meeting with them while in Washington for Legislative Day. My key breakthrough of the day was the ability to schedule a meeting with Representative John Kline's Educational assistant on December 1.
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