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Motherlode Blog: Kindle Versus Ipad: Which Tablet Is Best for Kids?

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:19am
When choosing a child’s tablet, remember that you are making a down payment toward a content library that will last for years. Making a hasty decision based on price may backfire.






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Language immersion programs growing in D.C., but only west of the river

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:00am

Jimell Sanders and Antawan Holmes started looking at schools before their daughter, now 15 months old, was born. They wanted to find a school that emphasized foreign languages.

“We think bilingualism and biliteracy are a gift,” said Sanders, who grew up in a military family and lived abroad. “By speaking another language, it will open her up and allow her to engage the world in a different way.”

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Categories: Education News

Language immersion programs growing in D.C., but only west of the river

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:00am

Jimell Sanders and Antawan Holmes started looking at schools before their daughter, now 15 months old, was born. They wanted to find a school that emphasized foreign languages.

“We think bilingualism and biliteracy are a gift,” said Sanders, who grew up in a military family and lived abroad. “By speaking another language, it will open her up and allow her to engage the world in a different way.”

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U-Va. president cancels D.C. news event

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 10:20am

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan abruptly canceled a luncheon with the news media planned for Monday in Washington, choosing to stay in Charlottesville to speak with students and others in the aftermath of a magazine report on an alleged gang rape at a school fraternity.

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