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Report: Kids who took Common Core test online scored lower than those who used paper

Education News from Washington Post - February 4, 2016 - 11:53am
Education Week raises questions about the reliability of Common Core test scores.









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Sexual Harassment in the Sciences: Readers React on Social Media

Education News from NY Times - February 4, 2016 - 11:28am
An article by The New York Times about Jason Lieb, a University of Chicago professor who stepped down amid a sexual harassment scandal, ignited a heated debate on social media.









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Montgomery is expected to name a new schools superintendent Thursday

Education News from Washington Post - February 4, 2016 - 10:51am
Finalists include interim Md. state superintendent and a top administrator from Fairfax County.









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In new sorting of colleges, Dartmouth falls out of an exclusive group

Education News from Washington Post - February 4, 2016 - 7:31am
The Carnegie classification of universities, for the first time in five years, resets which schools get the coveted 'R1' label









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The end of college rankings as we know them

Education News from Washington Post - February 4, 2016 - 6:29am
New Gallup effort will certify colleges in terms of the "well being" of their students.









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The Learning Network: Student Question | Have Your Parents and Teachers Given You Room to Create?

Education News from NY Times - February 4, 2016 - 5:09am
Do your parents encourage you to find joy in your work? Do they emphasize experimentation, or rule-following? What about your teachers? Do you tend to pursue things because you are motivated to do them, or because your parents or teachers want you to?









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In Oakland, Building Boys Into Men

Education News from NY Times - February 4, 2016 - 5:00am
A school district tries to reverse the underachievement and lack of opportunity for the country’s most vulnerable students, African-American boys.









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Rivals Look to New Hampshire for a Shot at Breaking Donald Trump’s Stride

Education News from NY Times - February 4, 2016 - 3:59am
How have conservative leaders and rival candidates for the Republican presidential nomination begun to challenge Donald J. Trump aggressively after his defeat in the Iowa caucuses?









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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | viand

Education News from NY Times - February 4, 2016 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in eight New York Times articles in the past three years.









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New York High School Wrestlers Break Stereotypes in Coed Division

Education News from NY Times - February 3, 2016 - 8:55pm
At a number of city public high schools, wrestling teams with male and female athletes are cheering each other on.









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