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Top-performing schools with elite students

Education News from Washington Post - May 6, 2017 - 1:00am
The Washington Post’s America’s Most Challenging High Schools list is designed to recognize schools that challenge average students. These schools are exceptional.
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America’s Most Challenging High Schools: A 30-year project that keeps growing

Education News from Washington Post - May 6, 2017 - 1:00am
This year, about 12 percent of high schools made the list. In 1998, just 1 percent did.
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Alternatives to The Washington Post’s Challenge Index

Education News from Washington Post - May 6, 2017 - 1:00am
The Challenge Index is not the only way to rank high schools. Here are some others.
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History Teacher, Upper School | St. Paul Academy and Summit School

Latest Job Postings - May 5, 2017 - 5:16pm
US - MN - St. Paul, St. Paul Academy and Summit School is a coeducational, non- sectarian, college preparatory day school serving 925 students in kindergarten through grade 12. Located in St. Paul, Minnesota, SPA also d
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Upper School History Teacher | Kent Place School

Latest Job Postings - May 5, 2017 - 3:58pm
US - NJ - Summit, Kent Place School is seeking a part-time upper school history teacher with a passion for global understanding, communication, inquiry, and depth of content knowledge. Responsibilities for this positi
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Students in Canada to learn about Anne Frank

NCSS Smartbrief - 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?

NCSS Smartbrief - 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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AHCA could affect schools' Medicaid funding

NCSS Smartbrief - 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

NCSS Smartbrief - 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?

NCSS Smartbrief - 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

NCSS Smartbrief - 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

NCSS Smartbrief - 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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NCSS grants and awards deadline May 15

NCSS Smartbrief - May 5, 2017 - 1:01pm
Do you know of an excellent social studies educator or program that deserves recognition?
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C3 Teachers Inquiry Design Model Summer Institute

NCSS Smartbrief - May 5, 2017 - 1:01pm
Sponsored by C3 Teachers, NCSS and North Carolina State University, the C3 IDM Institute will feature hands-on opportunities
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