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Schools bridge digital divide among parents

NCSS Smartbrief - March 10, 2017 - 12:59pm
The digital divide among parents is growing, assert education leaders on a panel about digital equity at the SXSWedu conferen -More
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Refugee students take lead in educating others

NCSS Smartbrief - March 10, 2017 - 12:59pm
About 25% of students at a high school in Maine are African refugees, and some say they often feel rejected and alone.  -More
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Chicago schools receive $1M donation from rapper

NCSS Smartbrief - March 10, 2017 - 12:59pm
Grammy winner and Chicago native Chance the Rapper donated $1 million to Chicago Public Schools this week, making the announc -More
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NCSS 2017 webinar series

NCSS Smartbrief - March 10, 2017 - 12:59pm
Expand your professional portfolio with these enriching and engaging online learning opportunities from NCSS.
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Noted: Newfound Fame for Stubbs & Wootton Slippers, the ‘Bumper Sticker for Your Foot’

Education News from NY Times - March 10, 2017 - 12:02pm
Founded in 1993, the cheeky Palm Beach company is suddenly all the rage, thanks to Instagram and the new commerce secretary’s unofficial endorsement.
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Why One School Lives as Another Dies in the Same Building

Education News from NY Times - March 10, 2017 - 10:31am
While both are part of the Renewal program for New York City’s most-struggling schools, one is on the upswing, and the other is set to close.
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As a Girl She Spent Time in the Library. Now She’s Giving It $20 Million.

Education News from NY Times - March 10, 2017 - 9:20am
Meryl H. Tisch, along with her husband, James S. Tisch, are donating the money to help the New York Public Library enhance its education programming.
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Op-Ed Columnist: Want to Fix Schools? Go to the Principal’s Office

Education News from NY Times - March 10, 2017 - 3:30am
Education reform often skips over one of the best solutions for helping students. Chicago shows how it can be done.
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A closer look at the D.C. school that DeVos visited: Jefferson Middle

Education News from Washington Post - March 10, 2017 - 1:00am
Education secretary Betsy DeVos had said teachers at the school were in “receive mode.”
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Teacher to Ohio Gov. Kasich: 'You are in the dark about life in the classroom'

Education News from Washington Post - March 10, 2017 - 1:00am
An educator responds to a useless mandate the governor is trying to impose on teachers.
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Anti-semitic incidents under investigation in two Md. schools

Education News from Washington Post - March 10, 2017 - 1:00am
Swastikas were found at a middle school and an anti-Semitic text message was received by a student at a high school, both in Montgomery County.
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Senate scraps Obama regulations on school accountability

Education News from Washington Post - March 10, 2017 - 1:00am
The GOP majority said the rules overreached, while Democrats said they protected disadvantaged children.
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DeVos praises Orthodox Jewish group that strongly backs public funding for religious schools

Education News from Washington Post - March 10, 2017 - 1:00am
The education secretary met with leaders of Agudath Israel of America.
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