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

Education News from NY Times - December 4, 2015 - 12:03am
This word has appeared in 18 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Arts | Westchester: At the Rye Arts Center, Learning New Ways of Creating

Education News from NY Times - December 3, 2015 - 8:27pm
The institution, following the lead of major college-level art schools, offers children as young as 8 classes in coding, 3-D printing, computer animation, robotics and even Minecraft.









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Students of defunct for-profit to receive $28 million in loan forgiveness

Education News from Washington Post - December 3, 2015 - 6:04pm
The Obama administration will forgive nearly $28 million in federal student loans for 1,312 former Corinthian Colleges students.









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After a possible violent threat, a university tells its students to 'run, hide, fight'

Education News from Washington Post - December 3, 2015 - 5:33pm
An anonymous threat to Florida International University prompts officials to warn the campus community









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Learning is an ‘expedition’ at schools that enhance class with field work

Education News from Washington Post - December 3, 2015 - 5:33pm
Project-based teaching gains popularity, immersing students in their subjects with real-world experiences.









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Duncan's Legacy Undercut as ESEA Rewrite Advances

Education Week - December 3, 2015 - 4:39pm
On accountability, the bill rocketing through Congress departs from key priorities embraced by Education Secretary Arne Duncan in his seven-year tenure, while firming up his influence on early-education and innovation.
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One-stop shopping for more than 200 schools at ‘Edfest’ in D.C.

Education News from Washington Post - December 3, 2015 - 3:30pm
Annual school fair is Dec. 12 at D.C. Armory, two days before enrollment lottery opens.









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Not all students are protesting. Some are pushing for change by volunteering.

Education News from Washington Post - December 3, 2015 - 1:42pm
A college student finds out whether 'making the world a better place' is just a slogan.









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Under federal pressure, Illinois school district allows transgender student to use locker room

Education News from Washington Post - December 3, 2015 - 1:26pm
The student will be allowed to change in private stations inside the locker room.









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Has political correctness really 'run amok' on college campuses?

Education News from Washington Post - December 3, 2015 - 1:11pm
College president: 'At a time when major presidential candidates demonize difference, and when attackers respond to groups they’ve been inspired to hate with terrorism, let’s recognize the constructive value of ongoing debate and that politicized campuses remain places of confrontation and of real learning.'









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University of Kentucky president talks about race, a mural and reconciliation

Education News from Washington Post - December 3, 2015 - 12:25pm
University of Kentucky president Eli Capilouto explains why he shrouded a mural that depicts African American slaves.









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Montgomery students take more than 33,000 AP exams

Education News from Washington Post - December 3, 2015 - 12:25pm
About 75 percent of the exams got passing grades in the suburban Maryland school district.









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New Mexico judge hits pause on controversial test-based teacher evaluations

Education News from Washington Post - December 3, 2015 - 11:39am
While the teachers' union lawsuit against the evaluations is pending, teachers won't be sanctioned for poor performance on them.









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Part-time Faculty - Philosophy | Middlesex Community College

Latest Job Postings - December 3, 2015 - 11:11am
US - MA - Bedford/Lowell, Company Description: Middlesex Community College (MCC) employs over 800 people in full-time, part-time, faculty, professional administrative and support positions at campuses in both Lowell and Bedf
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Full-time Disability Support Coordinator | Middlesex Community College

Latest Job Postings - December 3, 2015 - 11:09am
US - MA - Bedford, Company Description: Middlesex Community College (MCC) employs over 800 people in full-time, part-time, faculty, professional administrative and support positions at campuses in both Lowell and Bedf
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The Learning Network: Student Contest + Lesson Plan | Write a Rap About the News of 2015

Education News from NY Times - December 3, 2015 - 9:36am
For the fifth year in a row, we’re inviting anyone 13 to 19 years old anywhere in the world to write a rap about the news that mattered most to them this year.









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A Native American Parent Confronts a Pervasive NFL Slur

Education Week - December 3, 2015 - 9:16am
Children have a right to an education free of racist imagery and discrimination, writes attorney Jared Hautamaki.
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