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There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 2:19pm
Josh Billings, American humorist -More
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Survey finds split in Washington and Lee community over Confederate flag decision

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 2:05pm

Many alumni and students are divided about Washington and Lee University’s decision last week to remove Confederate battle flags from a prominent location in its Lee Chapel, according to a survey published by a campus magazine.

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Motherlode Blog: The Emotional Whiplash of Parenting a Teenager

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 1:34pm
One minute, your teen needs you. The next, she pushes you away—hard. That’s normal for her, but tough on the parent enduring the push and pull.






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Five things to know about suspension and expulsion in D.C. schools

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 1:22pm

D.C. Council member David Grosso’s push to prohibit public schools from suspending and expelling pre-kindergartners comes in response to a city report that found that 3- and 4-year-olds were punished with out-of-school suspension 181 times during the 2012-2013 school year.

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Fairfax school board elects Derenak Kaufax as chair

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:13pm

The Fairfax County school board Thursday elected Tamara Derenak Kaufax as the new chair of the board and Ted Velkoff to serve as the new vice chair.

Kaufax (Lee), who was currently serving as vice chair, will succeed Ilryong Moon (At Large), who completed two consecutive one-year terms leading the board.

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Common-Core Repeal Faces Test at Okla. Supreme Court

Education Week - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 8:47am
A lawsuit that challenges the legislature's repeal of Common Core education standards for English and math is being scrutinized by Oklahoma's highest court.
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Degrees of Education: City College of San Francisco Survives

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:53am
A big community college had a long record of low graduation rates and uneven instruction. But when an overseer tried to act, an uproar ensued.
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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Germany Wins the World Cup

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:32am
What was the final score of the championship game of the World Cup on Sunday?






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Cell Biology

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 3:33am
Test your knowledge of cell biology by playing our crossword.






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