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The Learning Network: News Q’s | More Latinos Seek Citizenship to Vote Against Trump

Education News from NY Times - March 9, 2016 - 8:06am
How has the family of Hortensia Villegas responded to Donald J. Trump’s harsh campaign language against Mexican immigrants?









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The Learning Network: Student Question | When Have You Failed? What Did You Learn From It?

Education News from NY Times - March 9, 2016 - 7:03am
Do you think failure is important to success? When have you failed, and who did you fail? If you could go back and do it again, would you correct your mistake before you made it?









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White teacher: I thought I could reach my black students. Then one told me why I couldn't.

Education News from Washington Post - March 9, 2016 - 4:29am
'More than likely, my kids viewed me as little more than a carpetbagger who did not share any aspect of their day-to-day reality.'









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New U.S. Rule Extends Stay for Some Foreign Graduates

Education News from NY Times - March 9, 2016 - 12:06am
International students earning degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields in the United States will now be eligible to stay for three years of on-the-job training.









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

Education News from NY Times - March 9, 2016 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 74 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Oberlin's board chair says it's time for quick action against anti-Semitic words

Education News from Washington Post - March 8, 2016 - 5:57pm
An Oberlin professor's comments on social media ignite a controversy over anti-Semitism and academic freedom.









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Neuroscientists Study Real-Time Learning in Classroom Lab

Education Week - March 8, 2016 - 5:39pm
A classroom-based laboratory at Washington State University allows researchers to study what goes on in the brain and the body when students are learning alongside their peers.
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S. D. Governor Vetoes Limits on Transgender Students' Restroom Access

Education Week - March 8, 2016 - 5:18pm
Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard rejected a measure that would have created the first state-level restrictions on transgender students’ use of school restrooms and locker rooms.
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In Charters, Using Weighted Lotteries for Diversity Hits Barriers

Education Week - March 8, 2016 - 5:14pm
A small number of charters try to keep racial and income balance by giving groups of students, such as English-learners, a better chance of admission.
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Federal agency warns student loan companies about automatic defaults

Education News from Washington Post - March 8, 2016 - 5:11pm
A top official at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said student loan companies are at risk of breaking the law if they place people in default when the co-signer of their loan dies or declares bankruptcy.









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Test-Prep Companies Barred From SAT Debut

Education Week - March 8, 2016 - 5:07pm
Most of the registered test-takers blocked from taking the new SAT on March 5 worked for tutoring companies.
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Standard Rule Sought on Flagging Bias in Special Education

Education Week - March 8, 2016 - 5:05pm
The Education Department is proposing regulations that aim to get a better handle on whether certain categories of students are singled out as needing special education to a greater degree than their share of the school population.
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