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Visitor helps Mass. 8th-graders study race in US

May 8, 2017 - 1:38pm
Eighth-graders at a Boston-area school recently learned about how the city used busing in the 1970s to desegregate schools, i -More
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Why asking questions is key to learning

May 8, 2017 - 1:38pm
In this blog post, Ed DeRoche, a former teacher and administrator, shares strategies for question-asking.  -More
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Brain-boosters help ready students for testing

May 8, 2017 - 1:38pm
Students at an Ohio middle school are participating in brain-booster exercises each morning before standardized testing.  -More
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Report: High-school graduation rate hits 83.2%

May 8, 2017 - 1:38pm
The national high-school graduation rate was 83.2% in 2015, according to a report by researchers at Johns Hopkins University. -More
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Why some Mich. parents refuse state assessments

May 8, 2017 - 1:38pm
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Virtual summer school helps fight learning slide

May 8, 2017 - 1:38pm
About one-third of the students in an Illinois school district who enroll in a summer learning program are expected to choose -More
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How does teacher race affect parent perceptions?

May 8, 2017 - 1:38pm
Half of African-American parents participating in an annual survey said schools with a majority of white teachers are "not re -More
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Archaeologists uncover World War I-era training tunnels in UK

May 8, 2017 - 1:38pm
World War I-era training tunnels have been discovered beneath the UK's Salisbury Plain during excavations prior to new Britis -More
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Happy Teacher Appreciation Week -- Share your story!

May 8, 2017 - 1:38pm
Every teacher practices a special craft that is a life's work and passion.
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Volunteer opportunities

May 8, 2017 - 1:38pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees and Award and Grant Selection Committees.
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Students in Canada to learn about Anne Frank

May 5, 2017 - 1:01pm
Seniors from a Toronto-area school will serve as guides when 2,300 of their peers visit the "Anne Frank: A History for Today" -More
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What makes a good demo lesson?

May 5, 2017 - 1:01pm
Having students think critically is an important aspect of a successful demonstration lesson, instructional coach Ariel Sacks -More
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Educator makes case for teaching human geography

May 5, 2017 - 1:01pm
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AHCA could affect schools' Medicaid funding

May 5, 2017 - 1:01pm
The American Health Care Act approved by the US House on Thursday could jeopardize the $4 billion in Medicaid funds that scho -More
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Spending bill could mean big changes for ESSA funding

May 5, 2017 - 1:01pm
A spending bill under consideration by US lawmakers includes changes to the Title IV block grant program under the Every Stud -More
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How will schools get students ready for future jobs?

May 5, 2017 - 1:01pm
Two-thirds of technology and education professionals participating in a survey by the Pew Research Center and Elon University -More
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Pa. students give gift of color to teacher

May 5, 2017 - 1:01pm
A group of Pennsylvania high-school students started a campaign to raise more than $500 to purchase glasses for history teach -More
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Students participate in oyster reef restoration

May 5, 2017 - 1:01pm
Students in New York City are working with the nonprofit Billion Oyster Project to help restore the overharvested population  -More
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