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There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.

Ernest Hemingway, writer -More

Vote today for the 2015 Educators' Choice Content Award

Vote today for SmartBrief Education's second annual Educators' Choice Content Award.  -More

Volunteer opportunities -- Rho Kappa Advisory Board and NCSS Committees

NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees, the Rho Kappa Honor Society Advisory Boa -More

C3 Resources from the C3 Literacy Collaborative

The College, Career and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards re-envisions the purpose and instruction -More

Calif. students assemble care packages for families in Syria

Students at a California middle school recently put together 70 care packages in backpacks for families in Syria.  -More

Ind. students help elderly neighbors prep homes for winter

A group of Indiana high-school students recently helped elderly residents prepare their homes for the winter.  -More

N.Y. to launch computer-based tests in half of districts

More than half of school districts in New York will participate in a statewide pilot program to introduce tests offered on de -More

Tenn. district seeks relief from high-stakes testing mandates


Report: Reading 4.7 minutes daily can help students improve

Teachers typically recommend students read between 20 and 30 minutes daily.  -More

NCLB rewrite may be completed before year's end

US lawmakers announced Friday that they plan to move forward on rewriting the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.  -More


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