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How do parents in prison affect children in school?

Education News from Washington Post - November 13, 2015 - 6:32am
D.C. Council wants to study the issue and recommend policies to better help children of incarcerated adults.









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The Learning Network: How Important Is It to Be Attractive in Our Society?

Education News from NY Times - November 13, 2015 - 5:00am
Are good-looking people treated differently? What advantages do the “aesthetically gifted” get in society?









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Why death should be discussed in school - and how teachers should handle it

Education News from Washington Post - November 13, 2015 - 4:44am
Not all children have someone at home to whom they can turn.









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Racial Discrimination Protests Ignite at Colleges Across the U.S.

Education News from NY Times - November 13, 2015 - 4:30am
How should schools balance the complex challenge of trying to create a safe campus where all students feel they belong while also preserving the right to free speech?









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How classrooms look around the world - in 15 amazing photographs

Education News from Washington Post - November 13, 2015 - 4:29am
From the poorest to the well-resourced.









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

Education News from NY Times - November 13, 2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 1,093 New York Times articles in the past year.









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The Learning Network: Skills and Strategies | Annotating to Engage, Analyze, Connect and Create

Education News from NY Times - November 12, 2015 - 11:46pm
Annotation is not just a classroom exercise, but something we all do all the time. With these ideas we hope to expand students’ notions of what annotation can be and inspire them to experiment with new ways of doing it — in class and out.









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Guilty Plea in Drug Overdoses at Wesleyan

Education News from NY Times - November 12, 2015 - 9:41pm
Zachary Kramer, 22, a former Wesleyan University student, admitted that he had distributed a party drug that left nearly a dozen students hospitalized last winter.









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Dean at Claremont McKenna College Resigns Amid Protests

Education News from NY Times - November 12, 2015 - 8:16pm
An email written by the dean of students at the college, which is near Los Angeles, after a newspaper article about the treatment of students of color has led to her resignation.









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Amid Unrest in Missouri, University System Picks Michael Middleton as Interim Chief

Education News from NY Times - November 12, 2015 - 8:04pm
The Missouri state university system named Mr. Middleton as interim president to lead the four-school system as it responds to recent racially charged campus clashes.









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In Swan Song, Arne Duncan Extols School Progress Under His Tenure

Education News from NY Times - November 12, 2015 - 5:58pm
The departing education secretary visited a once-failing high school in Boston to highlight the progress that has been made under the administration’s signature school reform program.









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