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N.Y. tribe uses natural methods to save land

March 13, 2020 - 1:53pm
The Shinnecock Indians of Long Island in New York are using natural methods to protect 1.5 square miles of land against erosi -More
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Progress is the victory of a new thought over old superstitions.

March 13, 2020 - 1:53pm
Elizabeth Cady Stanton, social reformer, women's rights activist, suffragist March is Women's History Month
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Students create murals to depict Minn. biomes

March 11, 2020 - 1:31pm
Students at a Minnesota elementary school are creating four mosaic tile murals, each depicting the state's four biomes and se -More
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DeVos seeks to establish vouchers for teacher PD

March 11, 2020 - 1:31pm
US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is moving forward on a competitive voucher program for teachers to use for professional de -More
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Va. district to plan for switch to e-lessons

March 11, 2020 - 1:31pm
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School invites judges to address cyberbullying

March 11, 2020 - 1:31pm
Two Illinois judges visited a middle school to educate students about different types of online bullying and their potential  -More
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Students' project focuses on storm resilience

March 11, 2020 - 1:31pm
Two eighth-graders at Batavia Middle School in Ohio are going to the national championships in the Future City Competition wi -More
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Ambassador to Cambodia visits Mass. middle school

March 11, 2020 - 1:31pm
US Ambassador to Cambodia Patrick Murphy visited Stoklosa Middle School on his trip to Lowell, Mass.  -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

March 11, 2020 - 1:31pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te
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Volunteer opportunities

March 11, 2020 - 1:31pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to get more involved with their professional organization.
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You can be the lead in your own life.

March 11, 2020 - 1:31pm
Kerry Washington, actress
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Experts: Calm students' fears over coronavirus

March 9, 2020 - 2:03pm
Amid fears over the novel coronavirus, teachers in Washington state say students are asking questions in the classroom and sh -More
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Wash. state passes K-12 sex education bill

March 9, 2020 - 2:03pm
Lawmakers in Washington state passed legislation that would phase in a requirement that the state's districts teach comprehen -More
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Fla. Senate passes panic button measure

March 9, 2020 - 2:03pm
The Florida Senate on Friday unanimously approved legislation that would require panic buttons in schools to simultaneously a -More
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Should schools' policies on hairstyles change?

March 9, 2020 - 2:03pm
Some black and biracial students in the US say they are facing penalties at school -- including being banned from graduation  -More
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Demo takes N.M. students into the "sewer"

March 9, 2020 - 2:03pm
Fourth-graders at a New Mexico elementary school recently received a visit from Las Cruces Utilities truck operators Carlos A -More
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Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society

March 9, 2020 - 2:03pm
Enhance the school year by applying for a Rho Kappa charter.
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