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Cuomo’s Education Agenda Sets Battle Lines With Teachers’ Unions

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 9:45am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is expected to seek changes to teacher evaluations and charter school limits, putting him in direct conflict with teachers’ unions.
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Skepticism, Hope Greet President's Community College Plan

Education Week - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 8:41am
The big questions are how to pay for the $60 billion initiative proposed by President Barack Obama and whether the Republican-controlled Congress will approve it.
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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Jan. 13-19, 2015

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 7:41am
Have you been following the news? Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more, and look for a new edition each week on Tuesday morning.






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Hackers for Hire

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 7:16am
Here are the first several paragraphs from a Jan. 15 article, “Need Some Espionage Done? Hackers Are for Hire Online.” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?






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For parents, now begins the anxious waiting game for college financial aid

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 6:00am
For the many high-school seniors who already have submitted their college admissions applications, the season of waiting for an acceptance letter has begun. For their parents, there’s a different anxiety-ridden waiting game: For the financial-aid offers that will spell out just how much this is all going to cost.Read full article >>






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The Learning Network: What Would You Grab in a Fire?

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 4:36am
How do you think you would react if you had to quickly evacuate your home?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | They Don’t Need a League of Their Own

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 4:06am
What sets the Central Illinois Xpress apart from other teams in its league?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | relish

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 404 New York Times articles in the past year.






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At fraternity rush, U-Va. freshmen keep an open mind as normality begins its return

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 4:44pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE — The four freshmen walked the row of Greek houses, turning to go up the steps of a brick Colonial with white columns. As they shook hands with the Sigma Alpha Mu upperclassmen, who were bedecked in blazers and smiles, they began an annual rite of spring here at the University of Virginia: rush.Read full article >>






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At fraternity rush, U-Va. freshmen keep an open mind as normality begins its return

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 4:44pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE — The four freshmen walked the row of Greek houses, turning to go up the steps of a brick Colonial with white columns. As they shook hands with the Sigma Alpha Mu upperclassmen, who were bedecked in blazers and smiles, they began an annual rite of spring here at the University of Virginia: rush.Read full article >>






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Obama to propose new student privacy legislation

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 4:33pm
President Obama is planning to propose new federal legislation to safeguard student privacy, a move that comes as new classroom technologies gather sensitive personal information about children in order to deliver personalized lessons.Read full article >>






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