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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Trying to Close a Knowledge Gap, Word by Word

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 4:30am
Do you think campaigns like Providence Talks and Too Small To Fail will be successful? Why?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | Math, March 26, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 4:13am
Can you identify the true statement about Wilt Chamberlain’s performance in the 1967-68 professional basketball season?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | Math, March 26, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 4:13am
Can you identify the true statement about Wilt Chamberlain’s performance in the 1967-68 professional basketball season?
    





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Strauss: Who should decide who is college material and who isn’t?

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 4:00am

College, of course, isn’t for everybody, but who should decide -- and how and when -- which students should go and shouldn’t? In this post, Kevin Welner and Carol Burris ask whether the decision should be made by policy makers and school officials or parents and students after young people have had equitable opportunities to learn in elementary and secondary school.

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Strauss: Who should decide who is college material and who isn’t?

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 4:00am

College, of course, isn’t for everybody, but who should decide -- and how and when -- which students should go and shouldn’t? In this post, Kevin Welner and Carol Burris ask whether the decision should be made by policy makers and school officials or parents and students after young people have had equitable opportunities to learn in elementary and secondary school.

Read full article >>
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | testy

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 105 New York Times articles in the past year.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | testy

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 105 New York Times articles in the past year.
    





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Momentum Is Building for Museum on Women

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 10:55pm
An effort to build a national women’s history museum has been helped by a declaration of support from the House majority leader and the ascension of women to key posts in the Senate.
    
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Strauss: Arne Duncan heads to New Zealand, Hawaii with gaggle of staffers

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 5:39pm

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My Post colleague Lyndsey Layton asked the Education Department about Secretary Arne Duncan’s trip this week to New Zealand and Hawaii -- which will round out his visits to all 50 states during his tenure. Here’s what she learned:

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Strauss: Arne Duncan heads to New Zealand, Hawaii with gaggle of staffers

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 5:39pm

My Post colleague Lyndsey Layton asked the Education Department about Secretary Arne Duncan’s trip this week to New Zealand and Hawaii -- which will round out his visits to all 50 states during his tenure. Here’s what she learned:

Read full article >>
    





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Motherlode Blog: Apple Invites Parents to Review In-App Purchases

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 4:50pm
If your children have been making in-app purchases on iTunes without your permission, Apple is offering a refund.
    





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Motherlode Blog: Apple Invites Parents to Review In-App Purchases

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 4:50pm
If your children have been making in-app purchases on iTunes without your permission, Apple is offering a refund.
    





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NAEP Provides Vehicle for Study of Read-Aloud Option

Education Week - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 4:18pm
A sample of English-learners and students with disabilities in California scored better when parts of the NAEP reading-comprehension test were read aloud to them.
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NAEP Provides Vehicle for Study of Read-Aloud Option

Education Week - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 4:18pm
A sample of English-learners and students with disabilities in California scored better when parts of the NAEP reading-comprehension test were read aloud to them.
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Principals Pressed for Time to Lead Instructional Change

Education Week - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 4:17pm
Principals spend only a fraction of their day on instruction-related duties and new research suggests that some of that time may be wasted.
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Principals Pressed for Time to Lead Instructional Change

Education Week - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 4:17pm
Principals spend only a small fraction of their day on instruction-related duties, and new research suggests that some of that time may be wasted.
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Embracing Teachers as Critical Thinkers

Education Week - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 4:17pm
If the common-core standards are to succeed, the deeper learning and thinking they promote must be adopted by teachers, as well as students, writes David Ruenzel.
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Embracing Teachers as Critical Thinkers

Education Week - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 4:17pm
If the common-core standards are to succeed, the deeper learning and thinking they promote must be adopted by teachers, as well as students, writes David Ruenzel.
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Building a Better Teacher-Prep Program

Education Week - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 4:16pm
Caitlin Hannon and others from Teach Plus Indianapolis exhort teacher-prep programs to raise admission standards, offer transparent data on post-graduate results, and engage alumni for feedback.
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Building a Better Teacher-Prep Program

Education Week - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 4:16pm
Caitlin Hannon and others from Teach Plus Indianapolis exhort teacher-prep programs to raise admission standards, offer transparent data on post-graduation results, and engage alumni for feedback.
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