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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

Tenn. teachers worry as "religious indoctrination" bill is due for Senate vote

Committee approves, advances King's nomination to full Senate

A US Senate committee voted Wednesday to advance the nomination of acting Education Secretary John King Jr.  -More

Where do leading presidential candidates stand on education?

This article highlights the education policy positions taken by leading presidential candidates.  -More

W.Va. school uses contests to engage students in learning

A West Virginia elementary school is using MobyMax, a website that offers online personalized learning resources to engage st -More

Junior ROTC service project honors activist with book drive

A group of 165 junior ROTC students at a North Carolina high school was inspired to hold a community book drive after reading -More

Why do so many cities use numbered streets?

Nearly half of US cities have a system of numbered streets, per an analysis of 22,930 incorporated places.  -More

Don't find fault -- find a remedy.

Henry Ford, industrialist -More

How to use Google Docs to create grading shortcuts

Teachers can create grading shortcuts using Google Documents, suggests Catlin Tucker, an author, international trainer, educa -More

Ill. 8th-graders create Civil War projects in social studies, science classes

Eighth-graders at an Illinois middle school are learning about the Civil War through self-directed projects that combine soci -More


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