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Transgender students’ access to bathrooms is at front of LGBT rights battle

Education News from Washington Post - February 29, 2016 - 8:30am
Fourteen states are pushing back against the idea that students have a civil right to use their school restroom of choice.









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A Tennessee District Perseveres in Wake of Online-Testing Woes

Education Week - February 29, 2016 - 8:29am
The state pulled the plug on new online tests aligned to the common core, but school leaders in Kingsport, Tenn., see it as a temporary setback in implementing the news standards and assessments.
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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Feb. 29, 2016

Education News from NY Times - February 29, 2016 - 5:30am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by commenting on what you see and why. A live discussion is offered that day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern.









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The Learning Network: E.L.L. Practice + Prompt | The Life of a Refugee

Education News from NY Times - February 29, 2016 - 5:15am
In this post, English language learners read about Syrian refugees, put paragraphs in the correct order and respond to questions about how they determined that order.









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The Learning Network: Student Question | Should Displays of Art Be Welcome in All Public Spaces?

Education News from NY Times - February 29, 2016 - 5:00am
What qualities make a public space appropriate for displays of art?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | The Economic Effects of Marriage Equality

Education News from NY Times - February 29, 2016 - 4:52am
What are the economic consequences in a nation where people of similar earnings potential marry?









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