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This chemistry fire demonstration has repeatedly burned students

Education News from Washington Post - November 11, 2015 - 8:35am
The fire at a Fairfax County high school was the latest in a string of accidents involving chemistry demonstrations.









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Hillary Clinton wades into the internal Democratic battle over public schools

Education News from Washington Post - November 11, 2015 - 7:33am
Clinton’s remarks about charter schools and teacher unions worry some Democrats.









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A serious rant about education jargon and how it hurts efforts to improve schools

Education News from Washington Post - November 11, 2015 - 5:30am
How can we improve U.S. education if we can't figure out how to clearly talk and write about it?









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The Learning Network: What Do We Owe Our Veterans?

Education News from NY Times - November 11, 2015 - 5:00am
When is a “thank you” appropriate, and when does it miss the mark?









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Project to recognize 'high schools of opportunity' for all students goes national

Education News from Washington Post - November 11, 2015 - 4:44am
Last year, a project called Schools of Opportunity was launched as a pilot effort to honor high schools that work hard to offer all students a chance to succeed. Spearheaded by two veteran educators, it was different from other efforts to rate and rank schools through the use of student standardized test scores and data […]









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | A.D.H.D. Rates Rise Around Globe, but Sympathy Often Lags

Education News from NY Times - November 11, 2015 - 4:30am
What story does data from various nations tell about the changes in A.D.H.D. diagnoses around the world?









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White House urges Congress to protect U.S. troops from aggressive for-profit colleges

Education News from Washington Post - November 11, 2015 - 12:52am
The White House is urging Congress on Veterans Day to pass a series of bills that would protect U.S. troops from colleges taking advantage of their benefits without delivering a quality education.









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

Education News from NY Times - November 11, 2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 43 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Can colleges protect free speech while also curbing voices of hate?

Education News from Washington Post - November 10, 2015 - 10:18pm
Educators seek balance as uprisings at Yale, Missouri and elsewhere confront racism and bigotry.









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A Real Missouri ‘Concerned Student 1950’ Speaks, at Age 89

Education News from NY Times - November 10, 2015 - 9:20pm
Gus T. Ridgel, one of the first black students admitted to the University of Missouri, said he was surprised and disappointed by the racist incidents that prompted the recent campus upheaval.









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Fairfax County police officer subdues high school student with stun gun

Education News from Washington Post - November 10, 2015 - 8:15pm
A Fairfax County police officer used a stun gun to take a student into "mental health custody."









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Missouri Professor Who Confronted Photographer Quits Journalism Post

Education News from NY Times - November 10, 2015 - 6:28pm
Melissa Click was seen on video calling for “some muscle” to remove a journalist from a public demonstration.









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A Principal Takes Charge of School Morale

Education Week - November 10, 2015 - 5:04pm
Amidst a web of challenges, principals can still manage to control the "weather" inside their schools, writes Tamara McWilliams.
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A Playbook for Responsive School Leadership

Education Week - November 10, 2015 - 5:04pm
A rash of student transfers was a wake-up call for Principal Rodney Fisher to prioritize his school's mission, he writes.
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