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Groups seek diversity of voices in history class

August 19, 2019 - 1:43pm
Groups -- including the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the California Indian History Curriculum Coalition - -More
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Report: Low-achieving students taught differently

August 19, 2019 - 1:43pm
Low-achieving students are less likely to be asked to engage in higher-order thinking or advanced coursework in reading, scie -More
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Revisions sought to ethnic studies curriculum

August 19, 2019 - 1:43pm
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Students find new ways to use tech to cheat

August 19, 2019 - 1:43pm
Students continue to find new, and increasingly advanced, ways to plagiarize assignments and to cheat on exams using technolo -More
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Lawsuit filed by union to address loan forgiveness program

August 19, 2019 - 1:43pm
The American Federation of Teachers is suing the federal government regarding its loan forgiveness program for public service -More
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"Grief-sensitive" approach utilized at NYC school

August 19, 2019 - 1:43pm
Some schools are taking a "grief-sensitive" approach to students who have experienced loss, particularly in neighborhoods whe -More
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Certainty is a closing of the mind. To create something new you must have doubt.

August 19, 2019 - 1:43pm
Milton Glaser, graphic designer
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Why students should know history of group names

August 16, 2019 - 12:07pm
Understanding how groups of people have been categorized by labels, such as Native American versus American Indian, can help  -More
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Schools concerned over "public charge" rule

August 16, 2019 - 12:07pm
A new "public charge" rule, scheduled to go into effect in October, authorizes officials to deny green cards to individuals w -More
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Students try using emojis to offer feedback to teachers

August 16, 2019 - 12:07pm
Some high-school students in Australia are sharing feedback with their teachers using a library of emojis.  -More
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Middle-school teacher to share Arctic experience

August 16, 2019 - 12:07pm
Eighth-grade science teacher Terri Skinner spent part of the summer exploring how climate change is affecting the Arctic.  -More
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Multilingual read-alouds hosted in Calif. parks

August 16, 2019 - 12:07pm
Community leaders in Oxnard, Calif., recently welcomed families to a park for free multilingual read-aloud events featuring b -More
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Tenn. middle-school students make inspirational murals

August 16, 2019 - 12:07pm
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A champion is someone who gets up when he can't.

August 16, 2019 - 12:07pm
Jack Dempsey, professional heavyweight boxer
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Minn. teachers tour Native American sites

August 14, 2019 - 1:25pm
A group of Minneapolis public school teachers recently toured sites that are important to the Dakota people, including Native -More
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Tips to boost teacher, school librarian collaborations

August 14, 2019 - 1:25pm
Research shows that full-time school librarians help raise student achievement, writes Rita Platt, a Wisconsin elementary-sch -More
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Hashtag helps teachers clear their shopping lists

August 14, 2019 - 1:25pm
A social media hashtag is helping teachers secure donated classroom supplies.  -More
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