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For Teachers, Election 2016 Is a Fraught Subject

Education Week - September 13, 2016 - 5:11pm
Inflammatory campaign rhetoric has made this presidential election a challenging one to teach, educators say.
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What Is the Value of a Blue Ribbon School?

Education Week - September 13, 2016 - 5:08pm
The Blue Ribbon Schools Program could offer schools more than just recognition, writes Queens College's Ted Kesler.
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Post-Labor Day Start Date Sparks Battle in Maryland

Education Week - September 13, 2016 - 5:08pm
An order by the state's governor that classes not begin until after Labor Day starting in 2017-18 has some warning about the impact on summer learning loss and scheduling complications.
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Restorative Justice: The Zero-Tolerance-Policy Overcorrection

Education Week - September 13, 2016 - 5:08pm
Overreliance on "soft discipline" may reduce suspensions, but it doesn’t actually help students or teachers, writes Richard Ullman.
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Why Can't Teachers Cross State Lines?

Education Week - September 13, 2016 - 5:05pm
States must create authoritative teacher-licensing boards to treat teachers as the professionals they are, urges Arthur E. Wise.
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The Case for Universal National Service

Education Week - September 13, 2016 - 5:04pm
Service commitments could be "transformative" for education, offering youths training and a sense of purpose, writes James M. Stone.
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Donald Trump Backs Merit Pay, Funds for School Choice

Education Week - September 13, 2016 - 4:48pm
The GOP presidential nominee wants to give states the chance to use $20 billion in federal money to let children in poverty pick their public, charter, or private school.
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Chronic Absenteeism Is Most Severe in Poor Communities

Education Week - September 13, 2016 - 4:14pm
A new analysis of federal data finds half of the nation’s chronically absent students are enrolled in 4 percent of school districts.
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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Sept. 6-12, 2016

Education News from NY Times - September 13, 2016 - 7:52am
Have you been following the news? Our weekly 10-question quiz is back!
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