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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Sept. 6-12, 2016

Education News from NY Times - September 13, 2016 - 7:52am
Have you been following the news? Our weekly 10-question quiz is back!
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New Head Start Rules Aim to Balance Flexibility, Oversight

Education Week - September 13, 2016 - 7:47am
Many of the revisions reflect an evolving knowledge of how young children learn, as well as the changing landscape in the field of early education.
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The Learning Network: Is Pokémon Go a Positive Cultural Force? Or Is it Just Another Excuse for People to Stare at Their Phones?

Education News from NY Times - September 13, 2016 - 6:38am
Does Pokémon Go get people walking outside, staying active and exploring their cities and parks? Or is it just another video game?
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The Learning Network: Article of the Day | ‘At 8 Feet Tall, This Paralympian Sat Down and Started Getting Noticed’

Education News from NY Times - September 13, 2016 - 6:38am
What is sitting volleyball? How is the sport different from its standing counterpart?
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The Learning Network: Picture Prompt | Robot Greeters

Education News from NY Times - September 13, 2016 - 6:38am
Do you wish there were more robots like this one in Japan in the stores, bus and train stations, parks, hotels and other public places where you live? Why or why not?
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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | inequity

Education News from NY Times - September 13, 2016 - 6:37am
This word has appeared in 72 New York Times articles in the past year.
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Riding the bus with Education Secretary John King

Education News from Washington Post - September 13, 2016 - 12:04am
The president’s point man on public schools says there’s still time to get more done.
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ACLU fights D.C. on its all-male high school’s admission policy

Education News from Washington Post - September 13, 2016 - 12:04am
D.C. says it has no plan to allow girls into Ron Brown College Preparatory High School.
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For-profit Bridgepoint Education forced to forgive $24 million in private student loans

Education News from Washington Post - September 13, 2016 - 12:04am
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says the company misrepresented the total cost of the loans.
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Principal at Pr. George’s high school dies unexpectedly

Education News from Washington Post - September 13, 2016 - 12:04am
Tanya Washington, who led Parkdale High School, recalled as outstanding administrator.
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Clinton's college calculator puts a fine point on her higher education plan

Education News from Washington Post - September 13, 2016 - 12:04am
The Democratic presidential candidate's interactive tool lets families calculate how much they would save under her proposal to eliminate tuition at public colleges and universities.
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The 20 schools that won 2016 Schools of Opportunity awards - and why they were selected

Education News from Washington Post - September 13, 2016 - 12:04am
What does it really look like to create opportunities for all students to learn? These schools are doing it.
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A new way to honor high schools, without looking at test scores

Education News from Washington Post - September 13, 2016 - 12:04am
Instead of scores and factors often linked to affluence, new rankings use research-proven methods of helping students and faculty.
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N.C.A.A. Moves Championship Events From North Carolina, Citing Anti-Gay-Rights Law

Education News from NY Times - September 12, 2016 - 11:16pm
The organization, following the N.B.A.’s decision to move its All-Star Game out of Charlotte, said, “N.C.A.A. championships and events must promote an inclusive atmosphere.”
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