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Motherlode Blog: Creating a Homework Habit

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:38am
The real point of homework doesn’t lie in the completion of the homework. It lies in learning how to sit yourself down and get it done.






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H.D. Woodson Senior High School in D.C. closed after air-conditioning outage

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 8:54am

D.C. Public Schools closed a Northeast high school Wednesday because of an air-conditioning outage.

The building-wide outage shut the doors of H.D. Woodson Senior High School on 55th Street NE, according to a Wednesday morning alert.

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Big Year Looms for Common-Core Testing

Education Week - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 8:29am
This is the academic year when nearly every state must give assessments aligned to their "college- and career-ready" standards. But there are questions about how well those tests will measure mastery of the standards.
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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Teenagers Favor Tech Over Clothes

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:45am
Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Brothers Convicted in 1983 North Carolina Murder Are Freed After DNA Tests

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:30am
What responsibility does the state of North Carolina have to Henry McCollum and Leon Brown now that they have been declared innocent?






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