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Is homelessness among U.S. kids declining, or surging? It depends on who you ask.

Education News from Washington Post - November 19, 2015 - 12:22am
HUD estimates there are 127,000 homeless children in the country. The Education Department says there are 1.3 million.









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

Education News from NY Times - November 19, 2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 161 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Princeton Students Hold Sit-In on Racial Injustice

Education News from NY Times - November 18, 2015 - 11:16pm
Despite some gains, students continued to hold protests to reject what they saw as racial injustice and university inaction.









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Maryland College to Remain Closed as Police Search for Student

Education News from NY Times - November 18, 2015 - 6:08pm
Washington College said it would remain closed until after the Thanksgiving weekend, as the police searched for a student who was accused of brandishing a pistol there last month.









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Virginia ABC seeks dismissal of U-Va. student’s multimillion-dollar lawsuit

Education News from Washington Post - November 18, 2015 - 5:58pm
Martese Johnson is suing the state’s alcohol control agency and its officers involved in his bloody arrest in March.









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Increasingly unified protests over race gain voice nationally with #studentblackout day

Education News from Washington Post - November 18, 2015 - 5:42pm
Student activists are banding together with like-minded protesters on other campuses to send a national message about race.









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The Learning Network: Home, Food, Family, Giving: Nonboring Thanksgiving Reading Chosen by Our Student Council

Education News from NY Times - November 18, 2015 - 5:41pm
Twenty-two nonfiction gems chosen and introduced by members of our teenage Student Council.









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Pa. Districts Anxiously Await End to Budget Standoff

Education Week - November 18, 2015 - 5:20pm
Pennsylvania school systems are feeling the crunch from months of fiscal impasse, even as state lawmakers and the governor redouble their push to finalize a resolution.
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Financial arm of the Department of Education falling down on the job, watchdog says

Education News from Washington Post - November 18, 2015 - 4:25pm
Government watchdogs raised concerns about the financial arm of the Department of Education's ability to manage more than $1 trillion in federal student loans and grants.









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Yale's president responds to protesters' demands, announces new initiatives to ease racial tension

Education News from Washington Post - November 18, 2015 - 3:08pm
Last week protesters presented a list of demands to the Yale University president. On Tuesday he said that in 35 years on the campus he had never been so moved by students, and promised changes









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At least 500,000 students in 7 states sat out standardized tests this past spring

Education News from Washington Post - November 18, 2015 - 3:08pm
The “opt out” movement in pockets nationwide means some schools fail to meet federal test requirements.









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Congressman urges Va. students to become social activists

NCSS Smartbrief - November 18, 2015 - 1:31pm
Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., recently spoke to students at T.C.  -More
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Tips to help teachers address Paris attacks with students

NCSS Smartbrief - November 18, 2015 - 1:31pm
When addressing the recent terrorist attacks in Paris with elementary-school students, it's important to find out what they a -More
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Ideas for using annotation to deepen learning

NCSS Smartbrief - November 18, 2015 - 1:31pm
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How to get professional learning done in less than 60 minutes

NCSS Smartbrief - November 18, 2015 - 1:31pm
Professional development for teachers does not have to be an all-day affair, asserts Rich Czyz, director of curriculum and in -More
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Budget constraints affect teacher-support programs in Ariz.

NCSS Smartbrief - November 18, 2015 - 1:31pm
Districts and schools throughout Arizona offer supports for beginning teachers through mentors and instructional coaches.  -More
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US schools adopt DIY trend for tech

NCSS Smartbrief - November 18, 2015 - 1:31pm
School districts nationwide report building their own software -- primarily to cut costs or to develop a product that better  -More
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