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Students to Education Dept.: Small changes can make big payoffs in graduation rates

Education News from Washington Post - March 22, 2016 - 10:23am
A glimpse inside a college student feedback meeting at the Education Department









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Capacity of State Ed. Departments Waning on Brink of ESSA Rollout

Education Week - March 22, 2016 - 8:36am
In some states, budget-driven cutbacks may pose challenges as state education agencies gear up for implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act.
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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | March 15-21, 2016

Education News from NY Times - March 22, 2016 - 6:45am
Have you been following the news? Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more, and look for a new edition each Tuesday morning.









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How NOT to save the world: Why U.S. students who go to poor countries to ‘do good’ often do the opposite

Education News from Washington Post - March 22, 2016 - 5:31am
'Most of them are likely to return saying they got more out of the experience than they gave. We can only hope that their hosts aren’t saying they wish their visitors had never come.'









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The Learning Network: Student Question | If Teenagers Are Such Bad Drivers, Should They Be Allowed to Drive?

Education News from NY Times - March 22, 2016 - 5:00am
What do you think is the best way to make teenage driving safer?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | C.D.C. Painkiller Guidelines Aim to Reduce Addiction Risk

Education News from NY Times - March 22, 2016 - 4:30am
Why are the federal guidelines important even though they are nonbinding?









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Big trouble at Teach For America?

Education News from Washington Post - March 22, 2016 - 4:29am
A former TFA corps member, now an academic, argues that TFA’s diversity gains have come at the expense of teachers of color, whose numbers have declined drastically in the very cities where the organization has expanded.









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

Education News from NY Times - March 22, 2016 - 12:01am
This word has appeared in nine New York Times articles in the past year.









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