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Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 11:36am
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.






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States' K-12 Policies in Play in Wake of GOP Surge

Education Week - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 11:02am
School choice programs and efforts to overhaul education funding systems could get a boost from the wave of new and re-elected Republican governors and state lawmakers.
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Motherlode Blog: Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Forever Stamp

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 10:43am
At the risk of being accused of holiday creep, I have to share these Rudolph, Santa, Hermey and Bumble stamps.






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Motherlode Blog: Dear Teenagers: Come Babysit. Please.

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 9:19am
I get it. You’re busy with iPhones and iPads and WhatApp and whatnot. But couldn’t you do all those things from the comfort of my home for $10 (or so) an hour?






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Teachers' Unions Reap Little From Election Spending

Education Week - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 8:25am
More than $60 million in campaign money failed to unseat key Republican governors or secure the Democrats' majority in the U.S. Senate.
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GOP Leaders in Congress Outline Education Priorities

Education Week - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 8:24am
School choice measures, renewal of the NCLB law, and a scaled-back federal footprint on K-12 are on the table for Republican leaders in Congress.
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The Learning Network: Would You Want Your Photo or Video to Go Viral?

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 8:17am
What do you think will happen with “Alex from Target”? Will his viral photo lead to more opportunities than just 15 minutes of fame? Or, do you think Mr. Laboeuf will go back to his normal life, just with a lot more Twitter followers?






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The Learning Network: Teenagers in The Times | October 2014

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 7:28am
A collection of everything published in The Times about young people in October 2014.
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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | As Myanmar Advances Resettlement Plan, Rohingya Flee

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 4:30am
How should the United States and the rest of the world respond to the treatment of the Rohingya in Myanmar?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Designing a Robotics Lab for ‘Big Hero Six’

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 4:08am
Can you choose the best word to complete each blank?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | amorally

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 12:01am
This word has appeared in one New York Times article in the past three years.






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