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NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2016 - 1:05pm
Heraclitus, philosopher -More
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Research Hints at Promise and Difficulty of Helping People With A.D.H.D. Learn

Education News from NY Times - February 15, 2016 - 11:21am
Two studies looking at the effectiveness of self-testing on a topic instead of restudying it provided mixed results.









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Mount St. Mary's alum: We need to stop our university from destroying itself

Education News from Washington Post - February 15, 2016 - 9:12am
In the thick of a national controversy at Mount St. Mary's University in Maryland, an alumnus writes a plea









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Teacher: What I didn't expect to learn about people from standardized testing

Education News from Washington Post - February 15, 2016 - 5:36am
'Standardized tests are the worst.... But I do have to say that there are a couple of aspects of the system that you might not know.









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The biggest regret from a 41-year career in education reporting (and a lot more)

Education News from Washington Post - February 15, 2016 - 4:34am
That regret involves Michelle Rhee. And learn who Merrow thinks was the most and least effective education secretary.









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The Learning Network: The Learning Network Is Taking a Winter Break, but We’ll Be Back on Feb. 22

Education News from NY Times - February 15, 2016 - 3:31am
Because many schools around the nation are off this week, we’re taking a short break ourselves.









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Another survey at Mount St. Mary's - and this one shows strong support for the president

Education News from Washington Post - February 14, 2016 - 11:57pm
A survey of students at Mount St. Mary's University indicates strong support for embattled president Simon Newman









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Delving into the black hole of the American school system: the classroom

Education News from Washington Post - February 14, 2016 - 7:05pm
Former teacher examines schools in D.C. and Cleveland, comparing the experiences from the 1960s to today.









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These parents are interviewing teachers for a new D.C. charter school

Education News from Washington Post - February 14, 2016 - 5:32pm
New branch of Rocketship charter in Ward 8 makes parental involvement a central part of its core mission.









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Donald Trump Will Be G.O.P. Nominee, Students’ Mock Convention Says

Education News from NY Times - February 13, 2016 - 8:43pm
Washington and Lee University’s mock convention has correctly predicted the nominee of the party not in the White House in 19 of 25 attempts.









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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: How New York Made Pre-K a Success

Education News from NY Times - February 13, 2016 - 3:15pm
The city smartly targeted all 4-year-olds, not just those from poor families.









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Maryland graduation rates hit new high, with big rise for Prince George’s

Education News from Washington Post - February 12, 2016 - 7:37pm
Prince George’s says its graduation rate is the county’s highest on record.









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Mount St. Mary's faculty asks president to resign by Monday morning

Education News from Washington Post - February 12, 2016 - 6:35pm
Faculty resolution passed 87 to 3.









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D.C. Public Schools tweaks grading system, but teachers say it's not enough to stop grade inflation

Education News from Washington Post - February 12, 2016 - 2:59pm
Computer system will now calculate scores based on midpoint of letter grade.









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Okla. 8th-graders get hands-on with politics in mock campaigns

NCSS Smartbrief - February 12, 2016 - 1:01pm
Eighth-graders at an Oklahoma middle school recently worked on mock political campaigns for a school project, splitting into  -More
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Why at-risk cultures need more classroom attention

NCSS Smartbrief - February 12, 2016 - 1:01pm
Engaging students in studies of the world's endangered cultures can boost their global awareness and encourage them to take a -More
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