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New Magazine Seeks to Bring 'Civil Discourse' to Education Debate

Education Week - March 3, 2017 - 4:32pm
Headed up by former Los Angeles superintendent John E. Deasy, The Line will feature a variety of viewpoints on major K-12 issues.
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Is Your Kid Absent More Than Classmates? School 'Nudge' Letters Tell Parents Just How Much

Education Week - March 3, 2017 - 1:37pm
In Tacoma, Wash., and 16 other cities across the nation, school districts are boosting student attendance by sending home what they call "nudge" letters when students miss too many days of school.
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Neb. students research Underground Railroad sites

NCSS Smartbrief - March 3, 2017 - 12:59pm
Honors history students at a Nebraska high school are researching sites associated with the Underground Railroad, including s -More
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Ideas for teaching civil discourse

NCSS Smartbrief - March 3, 2017 - 12:59pm
North Carolina teacher Katie Dulaney had her eighth-grade students debate hot-button issues through online letters to teach t -More
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What ACA overhaul could mean for schools

NCSS Smartbrief - March 3, 2017 - 12:59pm
President Donald Trump's pledge to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act could have implications for schools.  -More
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68 bilingual programs to launch in NYC schools

NCSS Smartbrief - March 3, 2017 - 12:59pm
New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina has announced that 68 dual-language and transitional bilingual programs will s -More
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Twitter messages part of lesson on immigrants

NCSS Smartbrief - March 3, 2017 - 12:59pm
Middle-school students in an English-language development class in Colorado are using Twitter to discuss the contributions of -More
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Study: Fossils may be earliest evidence of life on Earth

NCSS Smartbrief - March 3, 2017 - 12:59pm
Tiny fossils found in ancient rocks in Canada may be the earliest evidence of organisms on Earth, according to findings publi -More
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Students turn cafeteria waste into compost

NCSS Smartbrief - March 3, 2017 - 12:59pm
Students at a Wisconsin school are keeping as much as 300 pounds of cafeteria waste each week from entering the landfill.  -More
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NCSS 2017 webinar series

NCSS Smartbrief - March 3, 2017 - 12:59pm
Expand your professional portfolio with these enriching and engaging online learning opportunities from NCSS.
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Get busy living or get busy dying.

NCSS Smartbrief - March 3, 2017 - 12:59pm
Stephen King, writer
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