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Strauss: Russia’s plagiarism problem: Even Putin has done it!

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 11:41am

Russia has a really big plagiarism problem. So many businessmen, academics and high-ranking government officials -- President Vladimir Putin included -- have been found to have plagiarized their college and doctoral theses that Russia’s education minister just denounced the revelations, saying they were hurting Russia’s reputation.

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Motherlode Blog: Religious Preschool’s Appeal to the Secular Parent

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 10:20am
My husband and I are both Jewish, but we’re different kinds of Jewish. I thought a Jewish preschool would help connect our daughter to her culture. He had doubts.
    





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Motherlode Blog: Reader Comments and Questions: Helping the Stay-at-Home Parent (and More) Get ‘Back in the Game’

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 8:57am
Have you returned to work after taking time off to raise or care for a family, or are you working on relaunching your career? Ask your questions and share your stories here.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Should the School Day Start Later?

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 5:00am
What do you think the most important benefits of a later start time would be? What might the disadvantages be?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Undercover Reports on School Security Raise Ethical Questions

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 4:30am
How do you feel about this kind of covert reporting to test the effectiveness of school security?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | History, March 18

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 4:15am
Answer this question about the Cold War.
    





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Strauss: 50 myths and lies about public schools

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 4:00am



A valuable new book called “50 Myths & Lies That Threaten America’s Public Schools” takes a stark look at some of the worst ideas being promoted by school reformers around the country as ways to improve the public education.

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Critic’s Notebook: Reading, Writing and Renewal (the Urban Kind)

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 1:24am
A new public school that also includes a community center and other public amenities is part of a joint project designed to revitalize a blighted section of East Baltimore.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | cascade

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 220 New York Times articles in the past year.
    





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Cardinal Dolan to Lobby for Tax Credit That Rewards Donations to Education

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 11:36pm
A proposal to create a state tax credit for donations to public schools and nonprofit scholarship funds is gathering steam and turning the archbishop of New York into something of a lobbyist.
    





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