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The Learning Network: What Are Your Best ‘Life Hacks’?

Education News from NY Times - September 9, 2016 - 5:04am
What are your favorite tips for navigating daily life better or more efficiently? Where or how did you learn them?
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The Learning Network: Article of the Day | ‘ “I Want to Win Someday”: Tribes Make Stand Against Pipeline’

Education News from NY Times - September 9, 2016 - 4:30am
What happened to hundreds of Native American families along the Missouri River fifty years ago? Why is this history still relevant today?
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The Learning Network: Picture Prompt | Advice for New Students

Education News from NY Times - September 9, 2016 - 4:25am
What advice do you have for new students at your school this year?
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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | leery

Education News from NY Times - September 9, 2016 - 2:02am
This word has appeared in 85 New York Times articles in the past year.
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School informed parents of low-performing students they could opt out of state tests

Education News from Washington Post - September 9, 2016 - 12:04am
Three dozen families in Alexandria, Va. were targeted because their children weren’t doing well in class, a move that could have boosted the school’s overall scores.
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Is the federal government trying to take down the for-profit college industry?

Education News from Washington Post - September 9, 2016 - 12:04am
The collapse of ITT Technical Institutes is fueling a debate over the Obama administration’s policing of the for-profit industry.
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An experiment in second grade: No homework. Then, see if test scores drop.

Education News from Washington Post - September 9, 2016 - 12:04am
Some teachers are questioning the value of homework for young students.
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Descendants of slaves sold by Georgetown call for a $1 billion foundation for reconciliation

Education News from Washington Post - September 9, 2016 - 12:04am
A foundation is "a prime opportunity for an institution that profited from slavery to join with the descendants of those enslaved to create a model for healing and redress in our nation," said Joseph Stewart, a leader of the descendants.
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College requires 'cultural competency' training to avoid offending an often-overlooked culture: The military

Education News from Washington Post - September 9, 2016 - 12:04am
Texas A&M University-San Antonio now requires all faculty and staff to get training to better understand their students who are connected to the military.
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U-Md. professor hooks students on this particle accelerator by building one

Education News from Washington Post - September 9, 2016 - 12:04am
Tim Koeth shares his passion for cyclotrons with students at U-Md. and beyond.
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Diane Ravitch tells Hillary Clinton: Don't follow in Obama's education footsteps

Education News from Washington Post - September 9, 2016 - 12:04am
The historian and public education advocate finally gets a chance to talk with the Democratic presidential nominee Clinton and urges her to rethink her support for charter schools.
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Obama administration urges schools to clarify role of school police

Education News from Washington Post - September 9, 2016 - 12:04am
The move comes in response to violent incidents that have stoked debate about whether school police are helping or hurting kids.
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Editorial: Late to the Fight Against Predator Schools

Education News from NY Times - September 8, 2016 - 9:36pm
Regulators need to act sooner in cases where students are victimized by for-profit colleges.
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News Analysis: Crux of Connecticut Judge’s Grim Ruling: Schools Are Broken

Education News from NY Times - September 8, 2016 - 9:33pm
A decision that threw out the state’s education financing system as unconstitutional spoke to a larger nationwide truth.
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John R. Coleman, Haverford President Who Explored Blue-Collar Life, Dies at 95

Education News from NY Times - September 8, 2016 - 8:37pm
A labor economist, he was a strong voice at the Philadelphia-area college in the 1960s for the admission of women and against the Vietnam War.
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New York City to Help Fund Internships at Cultural Organizations

Education News from NY Times - September 8, 2016 - 7:00pm
The Department of Cultural Affairs has launched an initiative to place CUNY students at paid internships at Carnegie Hall and other institutions.
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Social Q’s: My Son Seems Happy at College. But Is He?

Education News from NY Times - September 8, 2016 - 4:17pm
Social Q’s: The “Back to School” edition. On homesickness, bare feet and a dating quandary.
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