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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.

Read full article >>
    





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