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U-Md. board of regents votes to strip Byrd name from football stadium

Education News from Washington Post - December 11, 2015 - 12:13pm
Overwhelming vote for change came after university president and chancellor endorsed a move to "Maryland Stadium."









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Dear Justice Scalia: Here's what I learned as a black student struggling at an elite college

Education News from Washington Post - December 11, 2015 - 11:58am
Under-prepared black students will struggle at a demanding educational institution. I know, because I was one. Here's what struggling at an advanced institution taught me.









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Wanted in New York City: A thousand black, Latino and Asian male teachers

Education News from Washington Post - December 11, 2015 - 8:23am
The nation’s largest public school system wants teaching force to better match its student body.









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The Learning Network: Film Club | ‘Melody’

Education News from NY Times - December 11, 2015 - 5:30am
In this short documentary, students in a youth orchestra program in Chile pursue their love of music to escape poverty.









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The Learning Network: Do Screens Get in the Way of the Rest of Your Life?

Education News from NY Times - December 11, 2015 - 5:00am
Has it pushed out any of the other things you like to do with your time?









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Why adults have to stop trying so darn hard to control how children play

Education News from Washington Post - December 11, 2015 - 4:31am
Kids need room to play -- and do it by themselves.









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Fans Are Already Lining Up

Education News from NY Times - December 11, 2015 - 4:30am
Why are fans camping out now, more than a week before the new “Star Wars” movie premieres?









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Common Core takes a hit: N.Y. Gov. Cuomo's task force recommends overhaul

Education News from Washington Post - December 11, 2015 - 12:10am
Gov. Cuomo's task force calls for change in standards and testing.









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

Education News from NY Times - December 11, 2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 58 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Religious Colleges Obtain Waivers to Anti-Discrimination Law

Education News from NY Times - December 10, 2015 - 11:59pm
More than two dozen universities across the United States have received exemptions from protections provided under Title IX since 2014, documents show.









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