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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Feb. 1, 2016

Education News from NY Times - February 1, 2016 - 5:30am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by commenting on what you see and why. A live discussion is offered that day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern.









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The Learning Network: E.L.L. Practice + Prompt | Looking Forward to Valentine’s Day

Education News from NY Times - February 1, 2016 - 5:18am
In this post, English Language Learners explore Valentine’s Day traditions and choose the correct word to complete several sentences before expressing what they would tell a special someone in honor of the holiday.









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The Learning Network: Student Question | What Are Your Favorite Board Games?

Education News from NY Times - February 1, 2016 - 5:01am
What do you think draws people to places where they can socialize while playing board games?









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The New Student Activists

Education News from NY Times - February 1, 2016 - 5:00am
Black students and their allies are demanding change. Seven from colleges and universities around the country discuss the problem, their protests and themselves.









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Black America and the Class Divide

Education News from NY Times - February 1, 2016 - 5:00am
The economic gap within the African-American community is one of the most important factors in the rise of Black Lives Matter, led by a new generation of college graduates and students.









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | An Iowa Town Overlooked by Presidential Candidates

Education News from NY Times - February 1, 2016 - 4:26am
What is surprising about the town of Eagle Grove, Iowa, in the current presidential election cycle?









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

Education News from NY Times - February 1, 2016 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 74 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Baltimore schools lose hundreds of students, millions in funding

Education News from Washington Post - January 31, 2016 - 6:33pm
The school system is investigating whether students were kept on the rolls after enrollment dropped.









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Many parents hated Common Core math at first, before figuring it out

Education News from Washington Post - January 31, 2016 - 5:47pm
Almost all of the reactions I’ve heard have been positive, as early confusion morphed into understanding.









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U-Md.’s credibility questioned after news release touting chocolate milk

Education News from Washington Post - January 31, 2016 - 5:47pm
School to review PR about claims that beverage benefits football players on “concussion-related measures.”









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The testing opt-out movement is growing, despite government efforts to kill it

Education News from Washington Post - January 31, 2016 - 10:36am
Education activists and parents say threats of sanctions from the U.S. Education Department won't deter them.









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