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Motherlode Blog: The White House Pastry Chef Is Moving to a New Kitchen

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 4:30pm
Bill Yosses took the White House from the bottomless cookie plate to a granola bar without nuts, chocolate or white sugar. How does your family balance healthy eating and foods that are fun?
    





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School suspensions down in RI

Education Week - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 3:08pm
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Yolanda Adams appears in benefit concert to help school in Kenya

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 1:29pm

Award-winning gospel artist Yolanda Adams will headline a fundraiser next month to help Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt expand its cultural exchange program with a school in Kenya.

Adams will appear at Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland for two shows (3 p.m. and 7 p.m.) on April 6.

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Cheh introduces bill to provide poor D.C. children with meals on snow days

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 1:00pm

D.C. Council Member Mary Cheh (D-Ward 3) introduced a bill Tuesday that would require the District to provide free meals for poor children on days when schools are closed for snow or other inclement weather.

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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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