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The Learning Network: Student Question | Should Colleges Find a Better Way to Admit Students?

Education News from NY Times - January 22, 2016 - 5:00am
Are there better ways to find the best candidates without jeopardizing high school students’ mental health?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | How the N.B.A. 3-Point Shot Went From Gimmick to Game Changer

Education News from NY Times - January 22, 2016 - 4:30am
How did the shot transform from being a “rarely used weapon” to a “vital part of every team’s offense”?









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

Education News from NY Times - January 22, 2016 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 28 New York Times articles in the past year.









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National Briefing | Midwest: Michigan: Lawmakers Try to Toughen Strike Laws

Education News from NY Times - January 21, 2016 - 10:58pm
Angered by teacher sickouts that have closed many Detroit schools, majority Republicans in Michigan’s Legislature proposed legislation to make it easier to deem such work stoppages illegal strikes.









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Government to Reveal Colleges With Title IX Waivers

Education News from NY Times - January 21, 2016 - 10:27pm
Critics say the waivers sought by religiously affiliated institutions enable them to discriminate against gay and transgender students.









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Anticipating a lazy snow day? Teachers urge parents, students to think again

Education News from Washington Post - January 21, 2016 - 7:04pm
In an age of increased academic testing and fast-paced curricula, educators urge students to keep learning when classes are canceled.









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What your child needs to know before taking the SAT and ACT

Education News from Washington Post - January 21, 2016 - 6:34pm
Students are often asked to answer personal, non-academic questions so that the College Board and the ACT can collect data.









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This pediatrician is working to save 9,000 young lives in Flint, Mich.

Education News from Washington Post - January 21, 2016 - 6:03pm
Flint doctor is leading urgent effort to minimize the devastating effects of lead exposure for children.









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Snow brings school closings, and Twitter war, for students

Education News from Washington Post - January 21, 2016 - 5:32pm
Blizzard causes firestorm on twitter for students urging schools to shut down









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