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The Learning Network: When Is Animal Testing Justified?

Education News from NY Times - November 20, 2015 - 5:00am
What should be the criteria for when, how and on what animals testing is done?









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Is an upcoming Supreme Court case a strike for individual rights or a deceptive attack on teachers unions?

Education News from Washington Post - November 20, 2015 - 4:36am
The Supreme Court will soon hear arguments in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, a lawsuit with major implications for the future of organized labor.









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | More Mexican Immigrants Leaving U.S. Than Entering, Report Finds

Education News from NY Times - November 20, 2015 - 4:30am
What factors does the report cite to explain the steep drop in Mexican migrants coming to the United States?









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

Education News from NY Times - November 20, 2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in six New York Times articles in the past year.









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Princeton president and protesters reach agreement - and university warns of a bomb threat

Education News from Washington Post - November 19, 2015 - 11:13pm
Shortly after university leaders and protesters reach agreement on demands to improve the racial climate on campus, an alert goes out about threatened violence









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Princeton Agrees to Consider Removing a President’s Name

Education News from NY Times - November 19, 2015 - 10:58pm
Students ended a 32-hour sit-in that started amid racial tension and focused on the use of former President Woodrow Wilson’s name in the university’s public spaces.









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Tape Found Over Portraits of Black Harvard Professors

Education News from NY Times - November 19, 2015 - 9:40pm
Defaced images of law professors outrage students and faculty and touch off a day of words about racial injustice at the school.









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Negotiators Come to Agreement on Revising No Child Left Behind Law

Education News from NY Times - November 19, 2015 - 6:14pm
Although Democrats and Republicans agreed that the law had led to overly punitive stakes, Congress had been unable to come to an accord on replacing it.









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High school students in D.C. sound off on next year’s budget

Education News from Washington Post - November 19, 2015 - 2:45pm
Students said they want more college preparation, counseling and better facilities for alternative schools.









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House, Senate conferees endorse deal to replace No Child Left Behind

Education News from Washington Post - November 19, 2015 - 1:43pm
After eight years of trying, Democrats and GOP find agreement on new federal K-12 education bill.









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Protesters continue to occupy Princeton president's office, as they press for removal of Woodrow Wilson's name from buildings

Education News from Washington Post - November 19, 2015 - 1:12pm
Among their demands: Princeton should "recognize the racist legacy" of President Woodrow Wilson, a famous alumnus, and remove his name from buildings.









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