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The Learning Network: Have You Ever Posted, Emailed or Texted Something You Wish You Could Take Back?

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:20am
Have you ever posted something on a social network that you regretted?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Poetry Pairing | ‘Lenten Song’

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 8:03am
The poem “Lenten Song” by Phillis Levin and the article “An Online Generation Redefines Mourning” by Hannah Seligson appear in this Poetry Pairing.
    





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Strauss: March Madness: Millions of kids being used as Common Core testing guinea pigs

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 8:00am

If you think a bunch of college basketball teams facing off in a tournament is March Madness, consider this:

Starting this week and going into June, more than 4 million students in 36 states and the District of Columbia are “field testing” (read it: being used as human guinea pigs) English and math standardized tests that are being created as part of the Obama administration-supported Common Core State Standards initiative.

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Strauss: March Madness: Millions of kids being used as Common Core testing guinea pigs

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 8:00am

If you think a bunch of college basketball teams facing off in a tournament is March Madness, consider this:

Starting this week and going into June, more than 4 million students in 36 states and the District of Columbia are “field testing” (read it: being used as human guinea pigs) English and math standardized tests that are being created as part of the Obama administration-supported Common Core State Standards initiative.

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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | English, March 27, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 4:08am
Can you choose the best adjective to complete the sentence from the article?
    





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Strauss: The 13-step college admissions process -- Onion-style

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 4:00am

You think you know how the college admissions process works, right? Well, you are wrong.

Here, from our friends at the hilarious Onion, are the 13 steps that tell us how the process really works.

From The Onion:

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