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In School Nurse’s Room: Tylenol, Bandages and an Antidote to Heroin

Education News from NY Times - March 29, 2017 - 5:00am
As communities face a rise in deaths from heroin and pills, many educators are deciding that they should have naloxone, a drug to treat overdoses, on hand.
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Trump budget cuts could hit research universities hard, Moody's warns

Education News from Washington Post - March 29, 2017 - 1:00am
Credit rating agency warns that slashing federal research funding and ending financial support for the arts could hurt the bottom line of colleges and universities.
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Former defense secretary Ashton Carter joins Harvard Kennedy School

Education News from Washington Post - March 29, 2017 - 1:00am
The former secretary of defense will teach and serve as director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School.
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The irony in Ivanka Trump's and Betsy DeVos's push for STEM education

Education News from Washington Post - March 29, 2017 - 1:00am
They co-hosted an event at the Air and Space Museum in Washington. Here's what they didn't mention.
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At Morehouse: When college boards of trustees won’t let presidents do their jobs

Education News from Washington Post - March 29, 2017 - 1:00am
After a “no confidence” vote in the chairman of the board of Morehouse College by a quorum of faculty members, a professor writes her opinion about leadership at historically black colleges
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Should ‘morning-after’ pills be available on college campuses around the clock?

Education News from Washington Post - March 29, 2017 - 1:00am
Activists see a need for 24-7 access to emergency contraceptives.
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For Educators, Curriculum Choices Multiply, Evolve

Education Week - March 28, 2017 - 4:40pm
How is a district to choose in a curriculum landscape that includes open educational resources, digital 'playlists,' teacher-designed lessons, and old-fashioned textbooks?
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Open Educational Resources Movement Scales Up

Education Week - March 28, 2017 - 4:40pm
More OER providers are working to provide full, coherent curricula for schools, rather than just free lessons or teaching units.
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What Is OER: 5 Questions About Open Educational Resources

Education Week - March 28, 2017 - 4:40pm
Here are answers to your most basic questions about OER, the movement to share curricula and teaching resources online.
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Choosing Online Curriculum: Tips From Educators

Education Week - March 28, 2017 - 4:40pm
Education Week asked some district leaders, teachers, and subject-matter specialists for advice on choosing materials for the classroom.
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Teacher-Made Lessons Make Inroads

Education Week - March 28, 2017 - 4:40pm
When Louisiana educators couldn't find curricula fully aligned to their standards, they asked teachers to write the units.
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Curriculum 'Playlists': A Take on Personalized Learning

Education Week - March 28, 2017 - 4:40pm
Some schools are betting an algorithm-driven playlists to customize lessons for students, but the technology doesn't come cheap—at least not yet.
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Read Fine Print on Learning Apps, Experts Warn

Education Week - March 28, 2017 - 4:40pm
To protect students' privacy, school districts must study the service agreements for the educational apps teachers use.
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