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The Learning Network: Is Competitiveness an Obstacle to Making–or Keeping–Friendships?

Education News from NY Times - November 2, 2015 - 8:56am
What role does competing with peers play in your social world?









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New Scrutiny for School Police After Violent Arrest of S.C. Student

Education Week - November 2, 2015 - 8:35am
Images of an officer's rough treatment of a black student have thrust questions about the proper role of police in schools into the national spotlight.
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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Nov. 2, 2015

Education News from NY Times - November 2, 2015 - 5:30am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by commenting on what you see and why. A live discussion is offered that day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern.









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How daylight saving time explains standardized test scores

Education News from Washington Post - November 2, 2015 - 4:33am
A primer, in six paragraphs.









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Russian Officials Investigate the Cause of a Jet Crash That Killed 224

Education News from NY Times - November 2, 2015 - 4:31am
What are two possible causes of the crash that killed 224 people?









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The Learning Network: E.L.L. Practice | The Lessons Football Can Teach

Education News from NY Times - November 2, 2015 - 3:41am
This E.L.L. practice centers on the coaching style of Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks.









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

Education News from NY Times - November 2, 2015 - 12:01am
This word has appeared in seven New York Times articles in the past two years year.









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Many Children Under 5 Are Left to Their Mobile Devices, Survey Finds

Education News from NY Times - November 2, 2015 - 12:01am
Experts said a small, self-reported survey added to evidence that the unsupervised use of mobile screens is deeply woven into childhood experiences by age 4.









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In Denver suburb, a school board race morphs into $1 million ‘proxy war’

Education News from Washington Post - November 1, 2015 - 9:53pm
In Jefferson County, teachers unions and Koch brothers battle for votes and the future of public schools.









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Long Line at the Library? It’s Story Time Again

Education News from NY Times - November 1, 2015 - 9:25pm
Amid an increasing emphasis on the importance of early literacy, libraries in New York are seeing attendance surge at the once-informal reading circles that are becoming fixtures of family routines.









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F.B.I. Tool to Identify Extremists Is Criticized

Education News from NY Times - November 1, 2015 - 9:13pm
An interactive program, developed for teachers and students, is aimed at training them to prevent young people from being drawn into violent extremism. However some religious leaders say it only focuses on Islamic extremism.









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