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International Education : Educators Survey State of Higher Learning in Asia

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 12:09pm
The Asia-Pacific Association for International Education holds a conference in Seoul, covering topics as varied as rankings and online learning.
    





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International Education: Nonprofit Seeks Nominees for $1 Million Teaching Prize

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 12:06pm
The Varkey GEMS Foundation will award the prize annually to an exceptional teacher.
    





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International Education: Nurse Education Level Affects Death Rates, Study Says

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 12:02pm
A study found that each 10 percent increase in the percentile of a nursing staff with a bachelor’s degree was associated with a 7 percent decrease of mortality.
    





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Motherlode Blog: A Sperm Donor, Uncertain of What It Is to Be ‘Bio-Dad’

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 10:53am
After a request from friends, a 29-year-old gay man explored the possibility of becoming a sperm donor.
    





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Motherlode Blog: The Elaborate Replacement Teddy Bear Hoax

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 9:50pm
After my toddler’s bear toppled out of the stroller, I found a replacement and staged the great Rainbow Home for Christmas Spectacular. My daughter wasn’t fooled for a minute.
    





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Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 9:49pm
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.
    





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State Budget Deal Reached; $300 Million for New York City Pre-K

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 4:35pm
The agreement will finance the expansion of prekindergarten in New York City without the tax increase on high-earning residents sought by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
    
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News Analysis: How Businesses Use Your SATs

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 3:33pm
Grades are to getting in to college as test scores are to getting a job.
    
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News Analysis: How Businesses Use Your SATs

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 3:33pm
Grades are to getting in to college as test scores are to getting a job.
    
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Big City: Standing Up to Testing

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:43pm
A number of parents have taken an activist stance against annual standardized tests by having their children opt out of taking them.
    
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Big City: Standing Up to Testing

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:43pm
A number of parents have taken an activist stance against annual standardized tests by having their children opt out of taking them.
    
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Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 3:39pm
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.
    





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Motherlode Blog: The Elaborate Replacement Teddy Bear Hoax

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:35am
After my toddler’s bear toppled out of the stroller, I found a replacement and staged the great Rainbow Home for Christmas Spectacular. My daughter wasn’t fooled for a minute.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Student Crossword | Weather

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 10:18am
Test your knowledge of words related to climate and weather by playing our crossword.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Student Crossword | Weather

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 10:18am
Test your knowledge of words related to climate and weather by playing our crossword.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: What Do You Wish Your Teachers Knew?

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 7:57am
What do your teachers simply not get about you or your fellow students — about how you think, about what goes on in your lives outside the classroom, or about anything else — that you wish they would understand?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: What Do You Wish Your Teachers Knew?

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 7:57am
What do your teachers simply not get about you or your fellow students — about how you think, about what goes on in your lives outside the classroom, or about anything else — that you wish they would understand?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Legal Debate on Using Boastful Rap Lyrics as a Smoking Gun

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:30am
Do you think rap lyrics should be used as evidence against a defendant?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Legal Debate on Using Boastful Rap Lyrics as a Smoking Gun

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:30am
Do you think rap lyrics should be used as evidence against a defendant?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | Editing Practice, March 28, 2014

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:13am
Can you put the sentences from the paragraph in the correct order?
    





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