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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Riding Wave of Discontent, G.O.P. Takes Senate

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 8:08am
Who took control of the Senate on Tuesday night, expanded their hold on the House, and defended some of the most closely contested governors’ races?
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An analysis shows sex offense reports in public flagships, Ivy League and elsewhere

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 7:00am

These totals of forcible sex offense reports are drawn from a federal campus crime database for flagship public universities and a selection of other well-known schools in the Washington area and nationwide. The comparison is for reported events on campus from 2012 and from 2013. Forcible sex offenses include rape, sodomy, fondling and sexual assault with an object.

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The Learning Network: Would You Want to Be a Space Tourist?

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 6:00am
Is space tourism a frivolous endeavor? Is it a waste of money and human ingenuity, plus dangerous to boot? Or, is it a worthwhile venture, much like the pioneering efforts with early flying machines many decades ago?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 5:34am
Here are the first six paragraphs of the Oct. 23 music review, “A Farewell to Twang.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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Strauss: Pearson sponsoring Education Week’s analysis of how midterms will affect U.S. schools

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 5:00am

Education Week, which did a great job here of presenting all the of the 2014 midterm races that could affect education policy, is co-hosting a Nov. 12 post-election event with Gallup Education in which the results will be analyzed by reporters for the publication as well as outside analysts and politicians. It is all being sponsored by Pearson, the largest education company in the world and the most controversial of standardized test creators, which has a major interest in the voting could affect education policy.

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