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ESSA Rulemaking: A Guide to Negotiations

Education Week - March 15, 2016 - 8:22am
The federal Education Department is using an up-close-and-in-person process in crafting some rules under the Every Student Succeeds Act, including for assessments and "supplement-not-supplant" requirements.
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States Rush to Retool Accountability Following ESSA Passage

Education Week - March 15, 2016 - 8:22am
Sparked by new flexibility promised in the Every Student Succeeds Act, states are bolting to overhaul accountability systems, even as the U.S. Department of Education weighs the ESSA regulatory process.
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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | March 8-14, 2016

Education News from NY Times - March 15, 2016 - 7:17am
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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The Learning Network: Student Question | Should Everyone Learn at Least One Other Language?

Education News from NY Times - March 15, 2016 - 5:00am
Should schools continue to require that students learn a second language?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Modeled After Ants, Teams of Tiny Robots Can Move 2-Ton Car

Education News from NY Times - March 15, 2016 - 4:30am
What did scientists discover is the best way for robots to work together as a team?









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

Education News from NY Times - March 15, 2016 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in nine New York Times articles in the past year.









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In bipartisan move, Senate confirms John King Jr. as U.S. Education Secretary

Education News from Washington Post - March 14, 2016 - 6:53pm
The vote was 49 to 40 to confirm President's nominee to lead the Education Department for the rest of his term.









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Owen Labrie’s Interview May Lead to His Bail Being Revoked

Education News from NY Times - March 14, 2016 - 6:50pm
The former student at an elite New Hampshire prep school, who was convicted of a sex offense last year, may have violated his curfew, prosecutors say.









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Boston Catholic school students barred from playoff game after anti-Semitic chant

Education News from Washington Post - March 14, 2016 - 4:20pm
Catholic Memorial School officials even discussed not allowing their own team to play the semifinal division game.









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Berkeley moves to fire assistant basketball coach after sexual harassment complaint

Education News from Washington Post - March 14, 2016 - 3:18pm
In the second sexual harassment case for U.C. Berkeley within a week, the administration moves to fire assistant men's basketball coach just before the NCAA tournament.









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Expelled Yale basketball captain: Alleged sexual misconduct was consensual

Education News from Washington Post - March 14, 2016 - 3:18pm
As the Yale basketball team heads to the NCAA tournament, its former captain defends his conduct and threatens to sue the university









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