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This captivating map details student debt in the Washington area

Education News from Washington Post - December 2, 2015 - 8:26am
There is an inverse relationship between income and delinquency rates; as the median income in a zip code falls, the number of people behind on their loan payments grows, even among those with low balances.









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Meet the 2015 winner of the Doublespeak Award, a dubious honor from English teachers

Education News from Washington Post - December 2, 2015 - 5:37am
Plus a list of past winners, which includes Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and former president George W. Bush.









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The Learning Network: How Real Are You on Social Media?

Education News from NY Times - December 2, 2015 - 5:00am
How much thought and effort do you invest in making sure you look good, popular and happy on Facebook or Instagram?









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Don't meet me in St. Louis

Education News from Washington Post - December 2, 2015 - 4:35am
St. Louis teachers are "at the epicenter of just about every kind of assault on public education going on these days."









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Even Ballet Dancers Are in Awe of Stephen Curry’s Moves

Education News from NY Times - December 2, 2015 - 4:30am
Pick an athlete, a team or any other aspect of a sport, and come up with a list of original metaphors or analogies that capture the essence of what you are trying to describe. Then share your ideas with your class, or post them as a comment on this post.









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

Education News from NY Times - December 2, 2015 - 12:01am
This word has appeared in 343 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Kean University Graduate Accused in Threats Against Blacks

Education News from NY Times - December 1, 2015 - 10:35pm
Kayla-Simone McKelvey was charged by summons for creating false public alarm after posting violent threats against black staff and students on Twitter.









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Elevated radon levels in 26 schools touch off retesting in Montgomery

Education News from Washington Post - December 1, 2015 - 8:06pm
School officials are sending letters to parents with assurances that there is no safety hazard from the radioactive gas.









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Student Protesters Self-Absorbed and Narcissistic, Oklahoma College President Says

Education News from NY Times - December 1, 2015 - 7:57pm
Everett Piper of Oklahoma Wesleyan University lashed out after a student at his institution said he felt victimized by a sermon on love.









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Gun found in student’s book bag at D.C.’s Wilson High School

Education News from Washington Post - December 1, 2015 - 7:20pm
The principal says that all students are safe, that the gun was confiscated and that the student was detained.









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Arrest made in racist threats that shut down a college campus

Education News from Washington Post - December 1, 2015 - 7:05pm
A student is arrested for allegedly making racist threat at Western Washington University.









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U. of Kentucky shrouds a 1934 mural that depicts African American slaves

Education News from Washington Post - December 1, 2015 - 5:48pm
Controversy about fresco -- which depicts slaves in a tobacco field and Native Americans threatening white settlers -- emerges as schools nationwide debate racial history.









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Threats against black students at Kean U. were allegedly made by a student activist

Education News from Washington Post - December 1, 2015 - 5:48pm
A recent graduate of Kean University is charged after allegedly making false racially charged threats









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Watch these two U. Texas student leaders go 'Between Two Ferns' on Martin O'Malley

Education News from Washington Post - December 1, 2015 - 5:01pm
Before a campaign speech at the University of Texas at Austin, two student leaders host an excellently ridiculous interview with Martin O'Malley.









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Five Ways to Eliminate Teacher Burnout

Education Week - December 1, 2015 - 4:46pm
Speaking as someone who left the teaching profession, education writer Scott Sterling offers suggestions for keeping educators engaged.
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With New ESEA Likely, State Chiefs Pledge Better Accountability

Education Week - December 1, 2015 - 4:45pm
A pending update of the federal education law stands to shift the bulk of school-turnaround and accountability work to state superintendents.
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White House Corrals Funding for High School Redesign

Education Week - December 1, 2015 - 4:44pm
Millions of dollars in public and private financing were unveiled at a daylong summit in Washington on "next-generation high schools."
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