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How do states support their public schools? Badly, a new 50-state report card shows.

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2016 - 1:55pm
No state gets better than an overall C on six different criteria by a public education advocacy group.









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Letitia James, New York Public Advocate, Sues Education Dept. Over Schools’ Disability Services

Education News from NY Times - February 2, 2016 - 12:26pm
Ms. James said that because of a computer system’s shortcomings, children had been deprived of assistance and the city had lost out on Medicaid reimbursements.









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‘Chasing the Dragon’: FBI film aims to reach kids before drug addiction does

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2016 - 11:06am
Documentary examines epidemic of painkiller abuse and heroin use, telling harrowing — and sometimes deadly — s tories.









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Michigan Undertaking Plan to Determine If Flint Water Safe

Education Week - February 2, 2016 - 8:46am
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has undertaken a five-part strategy to determine whether Flint's water, which has become contaminated with lead, is safe to drink.
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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Jan. 26-Feb. 1, 2016

Education News from NY Times - February 2, 2016 - 7:25am
Have you been following the news? Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more. Look for a new edition each week on Tuesday morning.









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The Learning Network: Student Question | Is It Possible to Separate Art From the Artist Who Created It?

Education News from NY Times - February 2, 2016 - 7:11am
Will you ever want to watch “The Cosby Show” again, after so many allegations have been leveled against its star?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | The Venus Flytrap, a Plant That Can Count

Education News from NY Times - February 2, 2016 - 4:30am
What did researchers find out about the role that electrical impulses play in the Venus flytrap’s process of trapping and digesting prey?









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