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The Post’s 2016 Teacher of the Year: A ‘one-woman powerhouse’ in Md.

Education News from Washington Post - April 7, 2016 - 8:27am
Howard County teacher Shalonda Holt aims to create a positive environment for students.









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The Learning Network: Text to Text | ‘The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian’ and ‘On the Reservation and Off, Schools See a Changing Tide’

Education News from NY Times - April 7, 2016 - 8:00am
In this lesson, we compare Arnold Spirit Jr.’s challenging journey with the similar, real-life choices other Native American students have faced in attending schools “off the rez.”









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

Education News from NY Times - April 7, 2016 - 7:12am
This word has appeared in 56 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Duke responds to some of protesters' demands, but they refuse to leave the administration building

Education News from Washington Post - April 7, 2016 - 5:22am
Duke University's president pledged to begin work to raise the minimum wage as protests continue on the North Carolina campus









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Career Coaching for the Playdate Generation

Education News from NY Times - April 7, 2016 - 5:00am
An industry has blossomed to help students choose majors, land internships and jobs, and figure out who they are. For today’s students, turning to experts seems only natural.









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The Learning Network: Student Question | What Makes You Happy?

Education News from NY Times - April 7, 2016 - 5:00am
Have you figured out the things in life that truly make you happy?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Indonesia’s Orangutans Suffer as Fires Rage and Businesses Grow

Education News from NY Times - April 7, 2016 - 4:30am
Why are farmers burning the rain forest in Indonesia?









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Group Says Politics Are Stalling New York City’s Inquiry of Yeshivas

Education News from NY Times - April 6, 2016 - 11:08pm
Critics who say the schools don’t provide an adequate secular education accused the de Blasio administration of dragging its feet to retain support of ultra-Orthodox Jews.









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Merrick Garland is still tutoring students while his Supreme Court nomination is in limbo

Education News from Washington Post - April 6, 2016 - 7:36pm
Following his regular routine, Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland showed up to a D.C. elementary school Monday to tutor students.









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Maryland rejects Montgomery County’s snow-day waiver request

Education News from Washington Post - April 6, 2016 - 6:19pm
State said the county did not do enough to modify its calendar in making up missed days.









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Teacher arrested for carrying a gun at a middle school in Newtown, Conn.

Education News from Washington Post - April 6, 2016 - 5:33pm
Small town where 26 children and teachers were killed in a notorious 2012 elementary school shooting has stepped up its law enforcement presence at schools.









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