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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Many Flint Residents Are Desperate to Leave, but See No Escape

Education News from NY Times - February 5, 2016 - 4:30am
What are some of the daily challenges and worries residents face now that the tap water has been identified as hazardous?









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

Education News from NY Times - February 5, 2016 - 12:01am
This word has appeared in three New York Times articles in the past three years.









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No test scores? No problem: Applications surge after GW goes test-optional

Education News from Washington Post - February 4, 2016 - 6:03pm
George Washington University said applications for the next freshman class rose 28 percent this year.









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More women go to college in Pakistan than men. After attacks, a scholar asks why girls' education is a target.

Education News from Washington Post - February 4, 2016 - 5:16pm
After another deadly attack on a school in Pakistan by the Taliban, a researcher argues that a better, more nuanced understanding of education could help make it less of a target for extremists.









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The Learning Network: Lesson Plan | Teaching With Protest Music

Education News from NY Times - February 4, 2016 - 4:32pm
Studying the protest music of yesterday or today can be an engaging teaching tool, whether the goal is to better understand a time period, analyze the power of lyrics and poetry, understand forces of social change or respond to current issues.









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Stanford names its 11th president - a brain scientist

Education News from Washington Post - February 4, 2016 - 3:28pm
Marc Tessier-Lavigne, president of Rockefeller University in New York, will take over at Stanford in September.









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Beauty school chain shuts down days after tangling with the government

Education News from Washington Post - February 4, 2016 - 12:09pm
Marinello Schools of Beauty has shut down its entire operation, days after the Department of Education cut off its access to federal loans and grants for allegedly falsifying records.









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Report: Kids who took Common Core test online scored lower than those who used paper

Education News from Washington Post - February 4, 2016 - 11:53am
Education Week raises questions about the reliability of Common Core test scores.









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