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At Art Students League, Air Rights and Airing Grievances

Education News from NY Times - January 17, 2016 - 5:44pm
A lawsuit is challenging the way decisions are made — including selling rights to a high-rise next door — at the nonprofit art school in Manhattan.









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Community college students deserve better than they are getting

Education News from Washington Post - January 17, 2016 - 5:14pm
It took a dogged adult student to navigate the system’s failings. That asks too much of younger pupils.









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Education Technology Graduates From the Classroom to the Boardroom

Education News from NY Times - January 17, 2016 - 4:42pm
Much of the money pouring into ed tech is going to start-ups focused on corporate training or professional skills, creating greater financing hurdles for companies that develop apps for school use.









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Martin Luther King: The problem with 'so-called educated people'

Education News from Washington Post - January 17, 2016 - 4:13pm
King's prophetic comments on education: 'We are likely to find that the problems of housing and education...will themselves be affected if poverty is first abolished'









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Teacher: Kids are judged by their test scores - not by their character

Education News from Washington Post - January 17, 2016 - 3:26pm
An essay to mark the Martin Luther King Jr., federal holiday.









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Problems with PSAT score delivery sparks anger at College Board

Education News from Washington Post - January 17, 2016 - 1:08pm
About a quarter of the more than 4 million students who took the PSAT in October have seen their scores.









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Death of 3 Columbia Students Raises Fears Over Trips Abroad

Education News from NY Times - January 15, 2016 - 8:21pm
A bus crash involving Columbia students in Honduras highlighted concerns over the safety of the many students studying or volunteering in foreign countries.









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Two D.C. students expelled for sending bomb threat from Muslim student's email account

Education News from Washington Post - January 15, 2016 - 4:13pm
"Friday there will be big boom," the message said.









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Kentucky governor challenges legitimacy of the University of Louisville's board

Education News from Washington Post - January 15, 2016 - 3:42pm
The move comes as the University of Louisville's president is coming under fire from a small faction of board members.









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Free-range parents make video to ‘Frozen’ theme: ‘Let Them Go’

Education News from Washington Post - January 15, 2016 - 3:11pm
Free-range family from Maryland adapts “Frozen” hit “Let It Go” to comment on kids needing freedom.









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La. students showcase social studies knowledge at fair

NCSS Smartbrief - January 15, 2016 - 1:14pm
Middle-school students in a Louisiana district recently made presentations on topics including US and local history, geograph -More
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Teacher shares ideas for conducting in-class student conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - January 15, 2016 - 1:14pm
Careful planning can make in-class student conferences an option, even with classes of more than 30 students, explains teache -More
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