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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Jan. 25, 2016

Education News from NY Times - January 25, 2016 - 5:30am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by commenting on what you see and why. A live discussion is offered that day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern.









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The Learning Network: E.L.L. Practice + Prompt | Reporting the News With Images

Education News from NY Times - January 25, 2016 - 5:15am
This post encourages English Language Learners to check out New York Times visual storytelling while also learning new words.









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The Learning Network: Student Question | What–if Anything–Does the Current Hollywood Film Industry Lack?

Education News from NY Times - January 25, 2016 - 5:00am
Should Hollywood films better represent the diversity of their audiences?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | East Coast Digs Out from Major Snowstorm

Education News from NY Times - January 25, 2016 - 4:30am
Where did the most snow fall during this past weekend’s storm?









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Sometimes, teacher turnover is a good thing, study finds

Education News from Washington Post - January 25, 2016 - 12:20am
The departure of poor teachers is good for students, study says. The exit of good teachers? Not so much.









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

Education News from NY Times - January 25, 2016 - 12:01am
This word has appeared in 15 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Over 200 Educators in New York Receive Erroneous Scores Linked to Student Performance

Education News from NY Times - January 24, 2016 - 10:04pm
The error could be another blow to the practice of linking teacher performance to student exams, a system that has come under fire in recent years.









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Side Street: A Beloved Bronx Teacher Retires After a Conflict With His Principal

Education News from NY Times - January 24, 2016 - 6:56pm
Tom Porton, who has taught at a Bronx high school for 45 years, says he does not like where modern education is headed.









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Does this 81-year-old hold the key to teaching kids how to understand math?

Education News from Washington Post - January 24, 2016 - 6:26pm
Meet Mary Johnson, a lifetime educator who says she knows how to reach struggling students.









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Report says Virginia is shortchanging public schools $800 million each year

Education News from Washington Post - January 24, 2016 - 6:11pm
Funding formulas, changed to save money in the recession, need to be adjusted, Commonwealth Institute says.









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Millions take AP courses, but percentage of schools offering them drops

Education News from Washington Post - January 24, 2016 - 2:35pm
Although more public schools have Advanced Placement, some small and rural schools have dropped it.









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Report: Why California's teaching shortage could worsen — and how to reverse it

Education News from Washington Post - January 24, 2016 - 12:48pm
Linda Darling-Hammond co-authors the report.









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Parent: No, my kindergartner won't be doing that homework assignment

Education News from Washington Post - January 24, 2016 - 11:30am
'I just can’t imagine prioritizing homework with my 5-year-old son when I feel it’s more important we spend time together as a family, nurture our children, or let the kids play together.'









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