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Singing, dancing and reading, a White House staffer makes the case for early childhood education

Education News from Washington Post - January 21, 2016 - 8:17am
Visit to a D.C. preschool highlights Obama administration's push to get more children ready for kindergarten.









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Teacher race affects black students' odds of being labeled 'gifted'

Education News from Washington Post - January 21, 2016 - 8:17am
The data raise "serious concerns," study says.









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The Learning Network: Student Question | What Role Does Hip-Hop Play in Your Life?

Education News from NY Times - January 21, 2016 - 5:04am
How would you describe the importance of hip-hop in your life in general? How has hip-hop helped you to understand the world and yourself?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | 2015 Was Hottest Year in Recorded History, Scientists Say

Education News from NY Times - January 21, 2016 - 4:49am
When was the previous hottest year on record? What are the odds of having two back-to-back record years?









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Prince William County cancels school Thursday, Fairfax schools to open two hours late

Education News from Washington Post - January 21, 2016 - 12:05am
Virginia's two largest school systems will lose out on class time Thursday because of inclement weather.









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

Education News from NY Times - January 21, 2016 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 51 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Filing Alleges Bias at Success Academy Network Against Students With Disabilities

Education News from NY Times - January 20, 2016 - 9:47pm
Parents of 13 current and former students of Success Academy filed a complaint against the charter school network with the federal Department of Education.









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University of Maryland closes Friday through Sunday, ahead of snowstorm

Education News from Washington Post - January 20, 2016 - 5:55pm
College Park was one of the first schools in the region to announce a closure due to the heavy snow forecast.









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The Learning Network: Lesson Plan | Teaching ‘Star Wars’ With The New York Times

Education News from NY Times - January 20, 2016 - 4:54pm
If you’re looking for ways to bring “Star Wars” into your classroom, we offer teaching ideas for subjects across the curriculum — from analyzing Yoda’s syntax to investigating the economic consequences of destroying the Death Star.









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