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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Boy Scouts of America Have 5 New Applicants Who Happen to be Girls

Education News from NY Times - November 23, 2015 - 4:30am
What is the current status of five girls’ request to be allowed to join the Boy Scouts in Santa Rosa, Calif?









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The Learning Network: E.L.L. Practice | Setting and Reaching Goals, in Soccer and in Life

Education News from NY Times - November 23, 2015 - 3:34am
In this E.L.L. practice, students are asked to choose the correct meaning of words, identify the best headline for a New York Times article and express short- and long-term goals for themselves.









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

Education News from NY Times - November 23, 2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 30 New York Times articles in the past year.









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At Princeton, Woodrow Wilson, a Heralded Alum, Is Recast as an Intolerant One

Education News from NY Times - November 22, 2015 - 9:38pm
Efforts to remove Mr. Wilson’s name from a residential complex and the public policy school at Princeton University have raised difficult questions about a prominent graduate’s racist legacy.









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Teachers can make $15,000 more just by moving to the district next door

Education News from Washington Post - November 22, 2015 - 6:43pm
A Washington-area report shows that teachers in the highest-paid district earn $20,000 more than those in the lowest.









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Attorney for school districts is good, perhaps too good, parents say

Education News from Washington Post - November 22, 2015 - 5:41pm
He says he’s a zealous defender of taxpayer money, but some parents of special-ed students bristle at his success.









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Chrysler, Jeep dealer employees and families to earn free Strayer degrees

Education News from Washington Post - November 22, 2015 - 5:26pm
A free education at Strayer University will be offered to Fiat, Chrysler dealer staff and their families.









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Missing Maryland College Student Is Found Dead in Apparent Suicide

Education News from NY Times - November 21, 2015 - 11:07pm
Jacob Marberger, whose disappearance and possible possession of a firearm prompted his college to shut down, died from a self-inflicted gunshot, the police said.









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Washington College mourns student who was found dead Saturday

Education News from Washington Post - November 21, 2015 - 8:07pm
Police announced Saturday that Washington College sophomore Jacob Marberger was found dead.









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Rejecting Test, Massachusetts Shifts Its Model

Education News from NY Times - November 21, 2015 - 5:31pm
As states have rejected tests tied to the Common Core standards, no about-face has resonated more than Massachusetts’s, known as a leader of education reform.









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7 New York City Schools Will Reserve Slots for Disadvantaged Students

Education News from NY Times - November 20, 2015 - 10:48pm
In an effort to curb segregation, the Education Department said it would allow seven elementary schools to reserve some slots for children from low-income or non-English speaking families.









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University of Florida to pay government $20 million to settle fraud charges

Education News from Washington Post - November 20, 2015 - 6:43pm
Prosecutors say the school improperly charged the Department of Health and Human Services for salary and administrative costs on hundreds of federal grants.









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As search for Jacob Marberger continues, some Washington College alumni unite to support him

Education News from Washington Post - November 20, 2015 - 6:28pm
Police continue to search for Washington College sophomore Jacob Marberger, whose disappearance Monday shut down the school.









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The fight over K-12 education moves from Congress to the states

Education News from Washington Post - November 20, 2015 - 5:57pm
A new federal education law would shift fight over teacher evaluations, testing from Capitol Hill to 50 state capitals.









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Student 'takeovers' over race are forcing change in some surprising ways, at Princeton, Towson and beyond

Education News from Washington Post - November 20, 2015 - 5:26pm
High-profile protests have raised the stakes on race issues on campus, and some college leaders are responding directly to student demands









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How a Maine nonprofit uses writing to help immigrant kids find a sense of belonging

Education News from Washington Post - November 20, 2015 - 4:09pm
The Telling Room is one of 12 arts organizations honored by the White House this week.









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Theater | Connecticut: Jiehae Park’s ‘Peerless’ to World Premiere at the Yale Repertory Theater

Education News from NY Times - November 20, 2015 - 1:44pm
Ms. Park’s darkly comic play relocates elements of “Macbeth” to an American high school in the Midwest during college admissions season. “Peerless” opens on Nov. 27.









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Is legal marijuana smoke in D.C. affecting the children of users?

Education News from Washington Post - November 20, 2015 - 1:35pm
One charter school leader says young children have shown up high, and she’s warning parents.









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Economic View: Urban Charter Schools Often Succeed. Suburban Ones Often Don’t.

Education News from NY Times - November 20, 2015 - 1:14pm
Studies show the schools benefit poor, nonwhite students in cities, but in suburbs they do no better than public schools, and sometimes worse.









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