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Calif. high-schoolers, inmates publish book about male role models

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 1:22pm
A group of students from a private high school in California and inmates at a state prison have collaborated on a literary pr -More
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Students build "reading houses" for community groups

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 1:22pm
Some students at an Arkansas school used their math skills to design and construct five tiny houses.  -More
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Webinar -- Geography As The Catalyst

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 1:22pm
In accordance with the four dimensions of C3 and Common Core, we will discuss the content and pedagogy needed to create proje -More
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March TSSP

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 1:22pm
The March issue of The Social Studies Professional is now available for download! Get TSSP. -More
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Strauss: Five reasons standardized testing isn’t likely to let up

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 12:50pm
For well over a dozen years high-stakes standardized testing has become a hallmark of modern school reform, so much so that an anti-testing rebellion has erupted around the country among parents, students and educators. Even some of testing’s strongest proponents now say it is time to scale back on the number of assessments students must take.Read full article >>






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Student Aid: How to Improve Graduation Rates at Community Colleges

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 12:13pm
A CUNY initiative with an emphasis on advisers shows a lot of promise.
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Strauss: Why Teach For America alumni are urging group to reject funding from Arizona

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 11:26am
There’s an unlikely Teach For America controversy erupting in Arizona over whether or not the organization should accept state funding in Arizona. Here’s what’s happening:* The Arizona legislature just passed a new budget, and the Teach For America organization in Phoenix just won a $500,000 annual appropriation for the next three years — even while public education funding was cut elsewhere.Read full article >>






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