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The Learning Network: Article of the Day | ‘With Dogs, It’s What You Say — and How You Say It’

Education News from NY Times - August 31, 2016 - 11:03am
What does a paper to be published in this week’s issue of the journal Science report about dogs?
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The Learning Network: Reader Idea | New York Times Virtual Reality in the Classroom

Education News from NY Times - August 31, 2016 - 9:25am
Using virtual reality, or VR, in the classroom can help students learn about the world in a powerful new way, says Cayne Letizia.
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The Learning Network: Reader Idea | Teaching E.L.L. Students With Messaging Apps and New York Times Videos

Education News from NY Times - August 31, 2016 - 8:40am
This Reader Idea helps English language learners practice their listening and speaking skills by using apps and New York Times materials.
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The Learning Network: Reader Idea | Fostering a Deeper Understanding of Current Immigration Issues Using Infographics and Photographs

Education News from NY Times - August 31, 2016 - 8:39am
This Reader Idea asks students to take a closer look at the issue of immigration.
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NAACP's Call for K-12 Charter Moratorium Is Wrong

Education Week - August 31, 2016 - 8:29am
The NAACP's call for no new charters places them on the wrong side of history, writes Howard Fuller.
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Lead Tests on New York City Schools’ Water May Have Masked Scope of Risk

Education News from NY Times - August 31, 2016 - 5:00am
Officials said that fewer than 1 percent of samples taken had elevated lead levels. But a review of how the tests were conducted raises questions about the accuracy of the results.
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The Ethicist: Should a Teacher at a Sketchy College Help Recruit Students?

Education News from NY Times - August 31, 2016 - 5:00am
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on whether the deceptions of your employer implicate you, when to tell your boss that a co-worker is a serial sex harasser and what to do about the swindler in the family.
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The Learning Network: Picture Prompt | Parenting

Education News from NY Times - August 31, 2016 - 4:01am
In your opinion, are most parents over-protective these days? Do you think your own parents were too protective when you were younger?
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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | chameleon

Education News from NY Times - August 31, 2016 - 2:02am
This word has appeared in 65 New York Times articles in the past year.
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A top-performing D.C. school just saw a dramatic drop in its English test scores

Education News from Washington Post - August 31, 2016 - 12:04am
At Wilson High, scores fell nearly 30 percent; overall, D.C. students made modest gains.
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Gavin Grimm just wanted to use the bathroom. He didn’t think the nation would debate it.

Education News from Washington Post - August 31, 2016 - 12:04am
A Gloucester County high school boys’ room has put this Tidewater community at the center of the debate over transgender rights.
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By day, these identical twins are school principals. By night, they’re a traveling live art duo.

Education News from Washington Post - August 31, 2016 - 12:04am
Rebecca and Rachel Crouch are D.C. principals and successful painters.
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Prep school sexual assault victim: 'I feel ready to stand up and own what happened to me'

Education News from Washington Post - August 31, 2016 - 12:04am
Owen Labrie was convicted of misdemeanor sexual assault in 2015 after the incident at St. Paul's School in New Hampshire.
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Yale graduate students look to unionize after labor board ruling

Education News from Washington Post - August 31, 2016 - 12:04am
Teaching fellows are filing petitions with the National Labor Relations Board to join a union, days after a board decision granting graduate students the legal protection to unionize.
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