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Bad day for summer school: Air conditioning falters as temperatures soar

Education News from Washington Post - July 27, 2016 - 4:20pm
Air conditioning operated at 50 percent at John F. Kennedy High in Silver Spring.
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Kaine, as governor, left a mark on higher education in Virginia

Education News from Washington Post - July 27, 2016 - 4:20pm
While in Richmond, Timothy M. Kaine pushed to boost college funding and sought to console Virginia Tech after the 2007 massacre there.
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Are summer ‘camps’ the next frontier in helping disadvantaged students catch up?

Education News from Washington Post - July 27, 2016 - 4:20pm
Summer classes, poetry, theater, field trips aim to shrink academic and “opportunity” gaps for black, Hispanic students, amid a new push to avoid summer learning loss.
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Physicist’s tumultuous life reveals China’s education flaws

Education News from Washington Post - July 27, 2016 - 4:20pm
Fang Lizhi used humor to illuminate tragedies before he fled to the United States.
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Why charter schools get public education advocates so angry

Education News from Washington Post - July 27, 2016 - 4:20pm
Why placing the adjective 'public' in front of 'charter' is an affront to those who deeply believe in the mission of public schools.
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Meet Tim Kaine's wife, a longtime child welfare advocate and Virginia's secretary of education

Education News from Washington Post - July 27, 2016 - 4:20pm
A lawyer by training, Anne Holton has long worked on behalf of children in foster care.
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Five lessons I learned the hard way from the college application process

Education News from Washington Post - July 27, 2016 - 4:20pm
A college-bound freshman writes about how she navigated the admissions process, and what she learned along the way.
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'All these teachers do is whine' - and other myths

Education News from Washington Post - July 27, 2016 - 4:20pm
What's true and not true.
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Online education programs aim to stop sexual assault before it occurs

Education News from Washington Post - July 27, 2016 - 4:20pm
Washington-based EverFi acquired LawRoom and will provide assault-prevention programs to 1,300 campuses.
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Think teachers can't be fired because of unions? Surprising results from new study.

Education News from Washington Post - July 27, 2016 - 4:20pm
What if highly unionized districts actually fired more teachers than others?
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A rather unusual collaboration: Amazon teams up with Wells Fargo on private student loan deal

Education News from Washington Post - July 27, 2016 - 4:20pm
Wells Fargo is offering Amazon.com customers discounted interest rates on private student loans, creating a partnership with the online retail giant at a time when private lenders are losing market share to the federal government.
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For Teachers' Unions, Tensions Simmer Over Direction of Democrats' Ed. Policies

Education Week - July 27, 2016 - 3:52pm
Are you better off now than you were eight years ago? For the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers, the answer to that perennial election question has to be a resounding 'no.'
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How to help students become media literate

NCSS Smartbrief - July 27, 2016 - 1:01pm
Students need to engage in thoughtful analysis of the news, writes author and consultant Frank Baker.  -More
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What is a teacher-powered school?

NCSS Smartbrief - July 27, 2016 - 1:01pm
Teachers in teacher-powered schools have more autonomy in choosing curricula and collaborate with administrators and peers, a -More
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Teacher-leadership effort boosts student achievement in Ore.

NCSS Smartbrief - July 27, 2016 - 1:01pm
About 40 school districts in Oregon have adopted the CLASS project model, which means "creative leadership achieves student s -More
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Mo. district holds Technopalooza event for teachers

NCSS Smartbrief - July 27, 2016 - 1:01pm
A Missouri school district recently held Technopalooza, a conference featuring dozens of professional-development sessions on -More
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Is there a difference in reading in print, digital devices?

NCSS Smartbrief - July 27, 2016 - 1:01pm
Students need to learn how to read print and online texts, high-school English teacher Abigail Walthausen writes in this comm -More
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