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4/26/2018

Math instruction should reach beyond college and career and help students learn how to critique and understand the world, according to a report from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. The report also calls for ending tracking of students into levels, such as "remedial" and "honors."

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4/26/2018

Educators, school leaders and members of the school community play important roles in encouraging social and emotional learning, writes Tamara Fyke, an entrepreneur and educator. In this blog post, she shares several suggestions to help create and sustain SEL in schools.

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4/26/2018

Following the 2016 election, as many as 71% of young people ages 14 to 24 surveyed by researchers at the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor reported feeling stressed. The survey included data from more than 1,000 teenagers.

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Science News
4/26/2018

Concerns over data privacy has some advocates calling for increased protections for students on Facebook. The National Education Policy Center has deleted its account and has encouraged others to take similar steps.

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PBS
4/26/2018

YouTube is set to introduce features to its YouTube Kids app intended to allow parents to help select their children's programming. At issue, critics say, is that an algorithm was not properly filtering out inappropriate content.

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4/26/2018

Colleges and universities that no longer require SAT or ACT scores in admissions are enrolling more minority and low-income students than institutions still using test scores, according to a study. Such students also graduate at higher rates at schools that don't require the tests, researchers found.

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National Public Radio
4/26/2018

A report outlines stricter action -- including bans and loss of revenue -- against college sports programs that break National Collegiate Athletic Association rules. The commission, led by former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, also does not recommend colleges pay their athletes.

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4/26/2018

Framingham State University faculty member Halcyon Mancuso Krebs and her husband, Thomas Krebs, are donating approximately $2.4 million to fund scholarships for students in the humanities and social sciences. The donation is the largest ever received by the Massachusetts college.

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4/26/2018

Two students from a technical high school in Pennsylvania recently won the Greater Philadelphia Automotive Technology competition. The students won scholarship money and prizes, as well as the opportunity to compete in the national contest.

4/26/2018

Students in an Alabama community will have an opportunity to enroll in career and technical education courses and participate in dual-enrollment programs at a new Pickens County College and Career Center. About 350 students are taking classes at the center daily.

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