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Education Week - August 2, 2016 - 12:58pm
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Are Final Clubs Too Exclusive for Harvard?

Education News from NY Times - August 2, 2016 - 11:09am
Secretive, selective ... sexist? The college is pushing its elite all-male (and all-female) organizations to change. Here’s a peek inside.
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Educators Weigh Learning Value of Pokémon Go

Education Week - August 2, 2016 - 8:16am
Teachers see potential to use the Pokémon Go game to help teach local history, civics, and other lessons, but skeptics worry about privacy risks.
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Standardized-Test Prep Isn't the Big, Bad Wolf

Education Week - August 2, 2016 - 8:14am
Preparing students for standardized tests does much more than merely teach "tips and tricks," writes test-prep instructor Travis Coleman.
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The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest Winner, Week 5 | On ‘How the Government Supports Your Junk Food Habit’

Education News from NY Times - August 2, 2016 - 7:56am
Week 5 of our contest ran during the Republican convention, and many of the 807 entries reflected that. Read the work of our winner, Gabe S., who wrote about junk food and government subsidies, then see what else teenagers around the world were thinking about during one hot week in July.
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How He Got There: David Muir on How to Break Into Broadcast News

Education News from NY Times - August 2, 2016 - 5:00am
The ABC News anchor talks internships and Ithaca College.
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Several school districts say After School Satan clubs likely in line with policies

Education News from Washington Post - August 2, 2016 - 12:04am
The Satanic Temple hopes to open clubs that are a counterpoint to evangelical Christian groups.
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U-Va. leader: 'This is no blank check'

Education News from Washington Post - August 2, 2016 - 12:04am
U-Va.'s rector explains the importance of the public university's strategic investment fund, which he says has been mischaracterized as a slush fund.
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There's a new way to apply to big-name colleges. Here's what to know.

Education News from Washington Post - August 2, 2016 - 12:04am
Will the Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success, started by more than 90 big-name colleges and universities, turn the college admissions industry on its head?
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Why some billionaires are trying to defeat a state Supreme Court chief justice

Education News from Washington Post - August 2, 2016 - 12:04am
In Washington state, a justice is being challenged. Here's why.
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Kentucky judge blocks governor from dissolving University of Louisville board

Education News from Washington Post - August 2, 2016 - 12:04am
Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear has won a temporary injunction blocking Gov. Matt Bevin from dissolving the University of Louisville board of trustees.
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Early childhood education gets push from $1 billion federal investment

Education News from Washington Post - August 2, 2016 - 12:04am
A new U.S. Education Department report says high-needs students benefit.
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Va. students film US veterans telling their stories

NCSS Smartbrief - August 1, 2016 - 1:13pm
Ten Virginia students in grades seven through nine recently filmed US military veterans as they recalled their war experience -More
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