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Common-Core Discontent Reflected in N.Y. Primary

Education Week - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:46am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo easily won his Democratic contest, but his anti-common-core challenger made a stronger-than-expected showing.
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Eduflack: It's Time for Reformers, Educators to Work Together

Education Week - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:27am
Rancorous debate between those who view themselves as school reformers and teachers and their unions needs to give way to constructive conversation and K-12 policy progress, Patrick Riccards says.
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New Turnaround Options Detailed in Draft SIG Guidance

Education Week - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:24am
Struggling schools that get federal aid under the School Improvement Grant program could receive new flexibility for using that money under draft guidance issued by the Education Department.
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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Sept. 15, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:08am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by posting about what you see, and why. A live discussion is offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern time.






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The Learning Network: Should Parents Limit How Much Time Children Spend on Tech Devices?

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 5:01am
Do your parents limit how much time you spend on technology? Do they set limits on the types of things you are allowed to do with screens?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Minecraft and Microsoft

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 4:27am
Below are six paragraphs from the Sept. 10 article “Microsoft Sees More Than Fun in a Game Like Minecraft.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | dissection

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 77 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Penn State Faithful Rejoice After Penalties Are Lifted

Education News from NY Times - Sun, 09/14/2014 - 10:27pm
The news that bowl eligibility and scholarship figures were to be restored was deeply felt on a campus.






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With Tech Taking Over in Schools, Worries Rise

Education News from NY Times - Sun, 09/14/2014 - 9:48pm
Parent groups and privacy advocates are challenging the practices of an industry built on data collection, and California has passed wide-ranging legislation protecting students’ personal information.
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