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A Push to Make Harvard Free Also Questions the Role of Race in Admissions

Education News from NY Times - January 14, 2016 - 12:30pm
The slate of five running for the Board of Overseers, which helps set strategy for the university, was put together by a conservative advocate from California.









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The Learning Network: Student Contest | Our Third Annual 15-Second Vocabulary Video Challenge

Education News from NY Times - January 14, 2016 - 10:02am
Along with Vocabulary.com, our collaborators for Word of the Day, we invite you to create a short video that defines or teaches any of the words in our now nearly 1500-words strong collection.









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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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