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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Economics Basics

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 3:30am
Test your knowledge of the fundamentals of economics by playing our crossword.






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Motherlode Blog: I Think About Divorce a Lot, But Not Because I Want One

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 1:38am
I think a lot about divorce. Not because I want one, but because I want to avoid getting one.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | politic

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 12:01am
This word has appeared in 32 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Math Under Common Core Has Even Parents Stumbling

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 9:18pm
Parents feeling helpless when confronted with first-grade math work sheets are adding to the political debate about whether the Common Core is another way in which Washington is taking over people’s lives.






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N.C.A.A. Is Reopening Inquiry Into Academic Violations at North Carolina

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 8:46pm
The investigation involves academic violations at the University of North Carolina.






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Hearing examiner rules against boy who chewed his pastry into a gun shape

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 6:47pm

A hearing examiner affirmed the suspension of an Anne Arundel County boy who chewed his breakfast pastry into the shape of a gun in what many have come to know as “the Pop-Tart case.”

In a 30-page opinion, hearing examiner Andrew W. Nussbaum supported a principal’s assertion that the suspension was based on a history of problems, not the pastry episode. “The evidence is clear that suspension is used as a last resort,” Nussbaum wrote.

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Obama: I'll Act on My Own on Immigration

Education Week - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 4:47pm
In the face of an unyielding Congress, President Barack Obama said Monday he will no longer wait for Republicans to act on immigration and will move on his own to make policy changes in what has been a top second-term priority of his presidency.
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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | June 24-June 30, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 4:15pm
Iraq, the World Cup, the Supreme Court and Facebook: How well did you follow the news this week?






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Special ed revamp sparks debate

Education Week - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 3:25pm
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Barack Obama Elementary School principal in Prince George’s County is transferred

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm

After four years at the helm at Barack Obama Elementary School in Prince George’s County, Pearl Harmon is being replaced as principal.

Harmon sent a June 13 letter to the school community notifying them that she was “asked to assume another position as Senior Human Resources Partner” with the school system.

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Wis. students become experts on city's landmarks for website project

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
A group of high-school students in Wisconsin have researched their city's historical landmarks for a website operated by the  -More
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Students in some states earn diploma honors for bilingualism

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
Students who graduate high school proficient in more than one language are being recognized and rewarded in several states, i -More
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Change to testing presents challenge for Mich. teachers

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
Michigan's budget, adopted last week, scrapped plans for schools to use the Smarter Balanced assessments in favor of the Mich -More
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Report considers schools' use of Internet filters

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
Some schools' Internet-filtering policies may reach beyond the scope of the federal Children's Internet Protection Act of 200 -More
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Digital-citizenship skills help young students navigate the Web

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
Young students need guidance for safe online learning, first-grade teacher Kathy Cassidy writes in this blog post.  -More
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Mo. 8th-graders address social issues at City Hall

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
A group of eighth-graders in Columbia, Mo., are taking a summer course about local government, which included a visit to City -More
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Student program combines nutrition education, art

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
Students at Church Street Elementary School in White Plains, N.Y., participated in a residency program with an artist and a d -More
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