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Motherlode Blog: Weekly Quandary: Should You Push a Child to Play a Sport?

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:25pm
Have you pushed a child into a sport or onto a team, and was it a success? Or are there other ways of making friends and staying active?






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Letter From India: India’s Education Act Aims to Lift the Poor

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:02pm
The Right to Free and Compulsory Education Act requires schools to set aside places for the poor but has created dilemmas no one knows how to resolve.
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In Pr. George’s County, momentum builds against cellphone towers at school sites

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:38am

The president of the Prince George’s County chapter of the NAACP wants the county school system to halt the construction of cellphone towers on school property until school officials review information about the possible dangers that the towers could pose.

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The Learning Network: Will What Happened in Ferguson Change Anything?

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:56am
Did you follow the news about the death of Michael Brown and the protests in Ferguson, Mo.? If so, what reactions did you have? Do you think anything will change — either in St. Louis or nationally — as a result of the protests? Why or why not?






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Motherlode Blog: Creating a Homework Habit

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:38am
The real point of homework doesn’t lie in the completion of the homework. It lies in learning how to sit yourself down and get it done.






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