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Former admissions staffer: Parents, calm down. Let Harvard go.

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 8:27am
Like many who have worked in college admissions, she has heard it: All the worries from parents about “what they can do” to get their kids into Ivies.And she has read about a cluster of suicides that some attribute to stress, pressure on achievement.Read full article >>






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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Feb. 10-16, 2015

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 8:03am
Have you been following the news? Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more, and look for a new edition each week on Tuesday morning.






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The Learning Network: What Is Your All-Time Favorite Piece of Clothing?

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 6:06am
Do you believe the fashion industry receives the right amount of attention?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Snow Buries Boston Again

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 5:27am
How much snow has fallen in Boston so far this winter season?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | In N.B.A. All-Star Game, Pizazz Returns to Garden

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 5:15am
Here are several paragraphs from the Feb. 16 article, “In N.B.A. All-Star Game, Pizazz Returns to Garden, and West Stars Shoot Their Way to a Win.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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Don't Silence Young Journalists

Education Week - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 1:05am
How schools treat young journalists matters because the future of journalism is precarious, writes Frank LoMonte of the Student Press Law Center.
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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | whit

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 1:02am
This word has appeared in 17 New York Times articles in the past year.






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My High School Mascot Is Offensive

Education Week - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 1:01am
Under fire from officials in her Pennsylvania school district, student newspaper editor Gillian McGoldrick defends her stance against publishing the name of an offensive mascot.
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U.S. Millennials Come Up Short in Global Skills Study

Education Week - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 1:01am
Even the wealthiest and best-educated young Americans lag behind peers in other countries in literacy, numeracy, and problem-solving.
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Gov. Scott Walker’s Higher Education Budget Ignites Backlash

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 11:27pm
Critics of Gov. Scott Walker say he is capitalizing on a view that is popular among conservatives like those in the Iowa caucuses: that state universities are elite bastions of liberal academics.






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Search underway for Montgomery County schools superintendent

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 7:06pm
The national search is on in Montgomery County for a new superintendent to lead Maryland’s largest school system, a high-performing district in a place with growing poverty, great affluence, budget stress and parents known for many — and strong — opinions.Read full article >>






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Pa. students study 100 objects to learn about race in America

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 3:05pm
History teacher Rick Malmstrom at The Ellis School in Pennsylvania is leading his 11th-graders through a study of racial atti -More
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Students in Del. call for more African-American teachers

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 3:05pm
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