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New scrutiny on suspension rates in some well-known D.C. charter schools

Education News from Washington Post - February 18, 2017 - 1:00am
Some wonder whether broadly worded discipline policies produce too many suspensions.
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Beyond ‘Hidden Figures’: Nurturing New Black and Latino Math Whizzes

Education News from NY Times - February 17, 2017 - 1:11pm
A free math camp for middle-school students from New York’s poorest neighborhoods was an effort to increase the number of blacks and Latinos with advanced math degrees.
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How to teach system of checks and balances

NCSS Smartbrief - February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
Recent business conducted in President Donald Trump's administration has sparked discussion about the three branches of the U -More
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Media literacy lessons address fake news

NCSS Smartbrief - February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
Research shows students may have difficulty identifying fake news.  -More
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DeVos discusses what's next for Education Dept.

NCSS Smartbrief - February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in a recent interview talked about potential changes to the US Department of Education.  -More
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NYC schools expand counseling, social work staff

NCSS Smartbrief - February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
New York City's public schools have added 134 counselors and social workers over the past year, enabling approximately 13,400 -More
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Educators look to VR to teach empathy

NCSS Smartbrief - February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
Researchers at Stanford University have found that virtual reality experiences can help tap into users' emotions and stoke em -More
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Del. students turn plastic bags into mats for the homeless

NCSS Smartbrief - February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
Marine science students in grades 10 through 12 at a Delaware school recently made sleeping mats for homeless people from 5,0 -More
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Ariz. students share language, culture of Mexico

NCSS Smartbrief - February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
Some students from kindergarten to high school in Arizona perform traditional Mexican folk songs as members of mariachi ensem -More
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You can help make the NCSS Annual Conference YOUR conference

NCSS Smartbrief - February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
NCSS invites proposals to present a session and volunteers to review proposals for selection by the program planning committe
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College Costs Too Much? N.Y.U. Paves Way to Graduate Faster

Education News from NY Times - February 17, 2017 - 11:30am
New York University will offer more classes, broaden its allowance for transfer credits and advise students on creating schedules to finish in three years.
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Undocumented Teachers Shielded by DACA in Legal and Emotional Limbo

Education Week - February 17, 2017 - 10:58am
More than 100 Teach For America educators are among the 750,000 undocumented immigrants protected by deferred action policy, which President Donald Trump has vowed to end.
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