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ESSA Guidance Continues to Roll Out

Education Week - February 8, 2016 - 8:32am
Testing issues and states without NCLB waivers are among the topics discussed in some recent the Education Department guidance on transition to the Every Student Succeeds Act.
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Hoping, and Waiting, for a Bronx School’s Fresh Start to Pay Off

Education News from NY Times - February 8, 2016 - 8:17am
At Urban Scholars Community School, part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s $400 million renewal program, small gains are seen, but the problems children face are unchanged.









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Broncos Are Victorious in Super Bowl 50

Education News from NY Times - February 8, 2016 - 8:09am
What made the win a potentially historic one for the Broncos?









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The Learning Network: E.L.L. Practice + Prompt | Chinese New Year

Education News from NY Times - February 8, 2016 - 8:07am
In this post, students use context clues to identify word meaning and share holiday traditions observed in their family or home culture.









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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Feb. 8, 2016

Education News from NY Times - February 8, 2016 - 8:02am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by commenting on what you see and why. A live discussion is offered that day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern.









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The Learning Network: Student Question | Should Students Expect College to Be Like Home?

Education News from NY Times - February 8, 2016 - 12:18am
What challenges and opportunities appear when college students keep their families involved in their campus life?









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

Education News from NY Times - February 8, 2016 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 69 New York Times articles in the past year.









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As immigration resurges, U.S. public schools help children find their footing

Education News from Washington Post - February 7, 2016 - 9:00pm
Maryland’s High Point High offers an example of how a school adjusts to a rapid influx of immigrant students.









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Connecticut Faces Lawsuit Over Ebola Quarantine Policies

Education News from NY Times - February 7, 2016 - 6:43pm
Plaintiffs who were put under quarantine in 2014 planned to file a class-action lawsuit alleging the state violated their rights with unnecessary detentions.









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Growing ties between U.S. and Asia are helping schools on both side of Pacific

Education News from Washington Post - February 7, 2016 - 5:40pm
China and America are seeking a balance between mastering academics and preparing for life.









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ADHD in kids: What many parents and teachers don't understand but need to know

Education News from Washington Post - February 7, 2016 - 12:48pm
What it is, who it affects, and help for parents and teachers from an ADHD expert.









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An astonishing admission from a controversial school reformer

Education News from Washington Post - February 7, 2016 - 10:29am
What Cami Anderson said at the Teach For America 25th anniversary summit.









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Yale Educator Recounts ‘Painful Experience’ of Halloween Email Furor

Education News from NY Times - February 6, 2016 - 8:38pm
Erika Christakis, a former lecturer at Yale, spoke for the first time in an interview about her experience as an unwitting target over campus protests against racial insensitivity.









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Teach for America celebrates 25th anniversary at Washington event

Education News from Washington Post - February 6, 2016 - 8:22pm
Thousands of alumni attend summit featuring some of the most prominent names in education reform.









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This is the road near Va. Tech where Nicole Lovell was to be killed

Education News from Washington Post - February 6, 2016 - 5:17pm
Two college freshman plotted to kill a 13-year-old girl somewhere along this road, authorities say.









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Cornell fraternity president charged with sexual assault

Education News from Washington Post - February 6, 2016 - 12:24pm
A junior at Cornell University was arrested on sexual assault charges.









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Signs in Okla. school now warn visitors: Adults carry guns and are ready to use them

Education News from Washington Post - February 6, 2016 - 12:09pm
Officials think everything will be okay in Okay if staff members are allowed to carry guns while on campus.









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Blackboard: The Feds’ Best-Value Schools

Education News from NY Times - February 6, 2016 - 9:32am
High R.O.I.’s for low-income students.









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Wanted in China: More Male Teachers, to Make Boys Men

Education News from NY Times - February 6, 2016 - 7:34am
Education officials across China are aggressively recruiting male teachers, as the Chinese news media warn of a need to “salvage masculinity in schools.”









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