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Strauss: Muriel Bowser’s muddled message about D.C. schools

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:29am

We know what D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray would do with the city’s public education system if he wins reelection: more of the same. But now that new polls show that D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser (Ward 4) is the most serious challenger to Gray in next week’s Democratic mayoral primary, the question is what she would do. Unfortunately, she hasn’t been clear on this score.

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The Learning Network Blog: Student Crossword | Weather

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 10:18am
Test your knowledge of words related to climate and weather by playing our crossword.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Student Crossword | Weather

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 10:18am
Test your knowledge of words related to climate and weather by playing our crossword.
    





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Children with a family member being treated at Walter Reed reassigned to Bethesda school

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:00am

Montgomery County school leaders have given the go-ahead to a school reassignment for children with a family member being treated at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center as part of a wounded warrior program in Bethesda.

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Children with a family member being treated at Walter Reed reassigned to Bethesda school

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:00am

Montgomery County school leaders have given the go-ahead to a school reassignment for children with a family member being treated at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center as part of a wounded warrior program in Bethesda.

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Tennessee Board Rescinds Plan to Tie Licenses to Test Data

Education Week - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 7:57am
Although the state board expected most teachers to clear the hurdle, the policy drew immediate opposition from the state teachers' union.
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Tennessee Board Rescinds Plan to Tie Licenses to Test Data

Education Week - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 7:57am
Although the state board expected most teachers to clear the hurdle, the policy drew immediate opposition from the state teachers' union.
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The Learning Network Blog: What Do You Wish Your Teachers Knew?

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 7:57am
What do your teachers simply not get about you or your fellow students — about how you think, about what goes on in your lives outside the classroom, or about anything else — that you wish they would understand?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: What Do You Wish Your Teachers Knew?

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 7:57am
What do your teachers simply not get about you or your fellow students — about how you think, about what goes on in your lives outside the classroom, or about anything else — that you wish they would understand?
    





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Tenn. Teachers' Union Takes Evaluation Fight Into the Courtroom

Education Week - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 7:56am
The lawsuit by the Tennessee Education Association calls the portion of the state teacher-evaluation system based on student test scores arbitrary and flawed.
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Tenn. Teachers' Union Takes Evaluation Fight Into the Courtroom

Education Week - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 7:56am
The lawsuit by the Tennessee Education Association calls the portion of the state teacher-evaluation system based on student test scores arbitrary and flawed.
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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Legal Debate on Using Boastful Rap Lyrics as a Smoking Gun

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:30am
Do you think rap lyrics should be used as evidence against a defendant?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Legal Debate on Using Boastful Rap Lyrics as a Smoking Gun

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:30am
Do you think rap lyrics should be used as evidence against a defendant?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | Editing Practice, March 28, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:13am
Can you put the sentences from the paragraph in the correct order?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | Editing Practice, March 28, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:13am
Can you put the sentences from the paragraph in the correct order?
    





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News Analysis: In a Buyer’s Market, Colleges Become Fluent in the Language of Business

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:54pm
Higher education is today less a rite of passage in which institutions serve in loco parentis, and more a commercial transaction between school and student.
    





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College Athletes Aim to Put Price on ‘Priceless’

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:28pm
A ruling allowing Northwestern University football players to unionize has highlighted the growing battle over how much college players should share in the billions of dollars they generate.
    





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Georgetown University officials describe ricin response timeline

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 8:31pm

In the wee hours of March 18, Georgetown University Police Chief Jay Gruber faced a question as authorities responded to a report that the deadly biological toxin ricin was possibly present in McCarthy Hall.

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