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Joel Klein, Ex-New York Schools Chancellor, to Join Health Insurance Start-Up

Education News from NY Times - January 14, 2016 - 9:00am
Mr. Klein, who left the schools in 2010 to work for Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation as leader of a digital education division, will become a top executive at Oscar.









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N.C. Charter School Board Suggests Draft Annual Report Should Highlight the Positive

Education Week - January 14, 2016 - 8:59am
The North Carolina state Charter Schools Advisory Board has recommended several changes to a draft of the annual charter schools report, saying it needs to highlight more positives about the schools.
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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Man Cuddles 1,500-Pound Bear (and Lives to Share the Video)

Education News from NY Times - January 14, 2016 - 8:48am
What does the Orphaned Wildlife Center do, and where is it?









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Opt-Out Activists Aim to Build on Momentum in States

Education Week - January 14, 2016 - 8:25am
Though testing mandates remain under ESSA, those aiming to rein in assessments say the new law's flexibility for states may work to their advantage.
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The Learning Network: Student Question | Where in the World Would You Most Like to Travel?

Education News from NY Times - January 14, 2016 - 5:06am
What do you look for when thinking about where you’d like to travel? Are you more excited by cities or nature? Adventure or peace and quiet? Nightlife or daytime activities? Going somewhere new or revisiting old places you’ve always loved?









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

Education News from NY Times - January 14, 2016 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 372 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Bronx Science Bans Cellphones From Wi-Fi as Students Devour It

Education News from NY Times - January 13, 2016 - 8:36pm
Since New York City lifted its long-held prohibition on cellphones in schools, teenagers have been eating up their schools' bandwidth.









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Add a Muslim holiday? Remove a Jewish one? Schools debate calendars as diversity increases

Education News from Washington Post - January 13, 2016 - 8:34pm
Howard County will consider a proposal that could open schools on two Jewish holidays for the first time in more than three decades.









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Loudoun County schools budget proposal tops $1 billion for first time

Education News from Washington Post - January 13, 2016 - 4:43pm
Superintendent Eric Williams wants to expand full-day kindergarten and give teachers raises.









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