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The Learning Network: Skills and Strategies | The Four-Corners Exercise to Inspire Writing and Discussion

Education News from NY Times - December 10, 2015 - 2:56pm
A description of this strategy — which can be used by any teacher on any level and with any kind of content — and suggestions for using it to explore current events.









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Scalia was wrong: Students admitted through affirmative action thrive at elite colleges

Education News from Washington Post - December 10, 2015 - 1:23pm
As the Supreme Court -- and people across the country -- debate affirmative action programs, a researcher presents data that concludes race-based programs help the recipients









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Achievement gap in D.C. starts in infancy, report shows

Education News from Washington Post - December 10, 2015 - 1:08pm
New report shows stark disparities in the health and well-being of infants and toddlers in the city's richest and poorest neighborhoods.









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Obama signs new K-12 education law that ends No Child Left Behind

Education News from Washington Post - December 10, 2015 - 12:37pm
The Every Student Succeeds Act power over 100,000 public schools back to states and local districts.









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New U.S. education secretary talks computer science, and college, with D.C. high school students

Education News from Washington Post - December 10, 2015 - 12:21pm
John King, Jr., who takes over the Education Department in January, emphasized the need for college graduates with degrees in the STEM fields.









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Who will be able to afford college in a decade? Hardly anyone.

Education News from Washington Post - December 10, 2015 - 12:21pm
There are simply not enough well-prepared, well-off students anymore to fill all the seats available at American colleges and universities.









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Assistant Professor, Tenure Track | Statistical Science, Duke University

Latest Job Postings - December 10, 2015 - 9:47am
US - NC - Durham, The Department of Statistical Science at Duke University through the Quantitative Initiative at Duke invites applications for appointments at the level of Assistant Professor to begin in Fall 2016. P
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ESSA Cements the K-12 Obama-Duncan Legacy

Education Week - December 10, 2015 - 9:27am
ESSA is not a federal intervention "smack down," writes Joanne Weiss, former chief of staff to Arne Duncan.
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