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Anti-Semitism at school sparks lessons on bullying

January 22, 2020 - 1:37pm
Incidents of anti-Semitic vandalism last fall at Middlesex Middle School in Connecticut prompted the school recently to bring -More
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Hair discrimination of students addressed by laws

January 22, 2020 - 1:37pm
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At the end of the day, we can endure much more than we think we can.

January 22, 2020 - 1:37pm
Frida Kahlo, artist
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Women's suffrage history taught with escape room

January 17, 2020 - 1:01pm
Teacher Brandy Gearhart recently used a voting exercise and an escape room-type game to teach students about the women's suff -More
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Wis. students learn social studies through inquiry

January 17, 2020 - 1:01pm
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Trump, DeVos: Prayer in schools is protected

January 17, 2020 - 1:01pm
President Donald Trump announced from the Oval Office on Thursday a move to protect prayer in public schools, as part of a la -More
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N.C. teachers frustrated with changes to social studies

January 17, 2020 - 1:01pm
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Weather disrupts Minn. district's e-learning launch

January 17, 2020 - 1:01pm
Plans for a strategic rollout of an e-learning program in Marshall Public Schools in Minnesota were thwarted by weather.  -More
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Professor shares why "hope" should be taught

January 17, 2020 - 1:01pm
Teaching the concept of "hope" as a habit can help students see the world as a place that they want to improve for themselves -More
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Library announces list of its most checked-out books

January 17, 2020 - 1:01pm
The public library system in New York City is marking its 125th anniversary by releasing a list of the 10 books that have bee -More
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NCSS SmartBrief will not publish Jan. 20

January 17, 2020 - 1:01pm
In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the US, NCSS SmartBrief will not publish Monday, Jan. 20.
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You know there are moments such as these when time stands still and all you do is hold your breath and hope it will wait for you.

January 17, 2020 - 1:01pm
Dorothea Lange, documentary photographer, photojournalist
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Ohio students examine US history with Iran

January 15, 2020 - 1:41pm
A US history teacher at an Ohio high school recently adjusted his lesson plan to respond to questions from students about rec -More
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How one district reduced turnover by 33%

January 15, 2020 - 1:41pm
Denver Public Schools is reporting a 33% decrease in turnover following an increase in pay averaging 15.7% for returning teac -More
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7 edtech trends anticipated in 2020

January 15, 2020 - 1:41pm
Technology leaders in this article outline seven education-technology trends to watch in 2020 and beyond.  -More
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Va. considers protections for student journalists

January 15, 2020 - 1:41pm
Lawmakers in Virginia are considering legislation that would limit censorship from administrators of student publications in  -More
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N.Y. task force recommends diploma seal for civics

January 15, 2020 - 1:41pm
The New York Board of Regents is considering a task force's recommendation to offer a "seal of civic readiness" that high-sch -More
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Parents form union to influence the politics of education

January 15, 2020 - 1:41pm
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