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Motherlode Blog: The Power of Place: One Last Thought on Moving

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:14pm
Is our new city changing us? Or would we be changing anyway, simply by virtue of growing up, getting older, and evolving in our lives?






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New group in Maryland forms to fight cellphone towers built on school property

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 8:43am

A new group, made up of residents and activists from across Maryland, has formed to help Prince George's County residents who are fighting the county school system’s plan to build cellphone towers on school property.

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After Decades of Action, Supreme Court Cools on School Cases

Education Week - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 8:35am
The U.S. Supreme Court has gone five years without hearing a single case involving a school district or local school official as the party bringing the case or as the respondent.
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Make a Difference: Show Students You Care

Education Week - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 8:34am
Polling data show that teachers who are supported and respected by their schools inspire engaged, hopeful students better able to succeed in school and life, Gallup’s Brandon Busteed says.
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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Sept. 23-29, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 6:26am
Have you been following the news this week? Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more, and look for a new edition each week on Tuesday morning.






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | White House Intruder Got Farther Than First Reported, Official Says

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 4:30am
How do these new details contrast with the picture Secret Service officials initially described?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of ‘Friends’

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 4:15am
Below is the first paragraph, broken up into shorter sentences of the Sept. 26 article “The One With the Replica Coffee Shop.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | inert

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 98 New York Times articles in the past year.






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California Law on Sexual Consent Pleases Many but Leaves Some Doubters

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 9:50pm
Under the state law colleges must require “affirmative, conscious, and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity,” which can be verbal or communicated through actions.






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