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National Briefing | Midwest: Ohio: Principal Has Deal to Drop Charges Tied to Party

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 11:46pm
A Steubenville elementary school principal will perform 40 hours of community service related to rape awareness in exchange for prosecutors’ dropping a charge that she failed to report rumors of a teenage sex and drinking party, Mike DeWine, the state attorney general.
    





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Administration Urges Restraint in Using Arrest or Expulsion to Discipline Students

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 11:18pm
The Obama administration recommended that public schools emphasize positive behavior and use law enforcement only as a last resort.
    





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N.Y.U. Project Is Stymied by Incidental Village Parks

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 9:32pm
The parks grew out of unused land that had been mapped as streets to access a highway project that was defeated.
    
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Op-Ed Contributor: How to Help College Students Graduate

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 8:42pm
Better support systems lead to lower dropout rates.
    





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Loudoun schools offer details on data breach

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 7:20pm

Loudoun County school officials offered a more detailed list Wednesday of the personal student and staff information that was publicly accessible online due to a security breach by a software vendor in late 2013.

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D.C. Public Charter School Board votes to close Arts and Technology Academy

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 6:51pm

The D.C. Public Charter School Board voted unanimously Wednesday to close Arts and Technology Academy, a large Northeast Washington elementary school, for failing to meet its academic achievement goals over the past 15 years.

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Latest Job Postings - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 6:37pm
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Prince George’s accepting charter applications

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 5:08pm

The Prince George’s County school system is accepting applications for children who want to enroll in one of its 10 charter schools next year.

The deadline for applications is at 5 p.m. on Jan. 31.

Prince George’s has the second highest number of charter schools in Maryland. Only Baltimore City has more.

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Eric Cantor and Bill de Blasio exchange fire over schools

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 4:22pm

Calling school choice the best route out of poverty, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor took aim at New York City’s new mayor on Wednesday for his cooler stance toward public charter schools and warned that Republicans may hold congressional hearings on the education policies of Democrat Bill de Blasio’s administration.

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Holder, Duncan announce national guidelines on school discipline

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 4:10pm

BALTIMORE — Bringing new attention to harsh punishments in schools, federal officials Wednesday urged educators across the country to move away from practices that suspend students for minor infractions and disproportionately affect minorities.

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The Learning Network Blog: Teach the Cold: Science Ideas for Working With Winter Weather

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 3:28pm
In honor of this week’s weather — and to teach about the cold anytime — we offer ideas for exploring climate and weather patterns, human adaptations to temperature extremes, scientific research in the world’s frostiest regions, and winter-weather science fun.
    





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Prince George’s County’s Kevin Maxwell is finalist for national superintendent of the year

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 1:39pm

Prince George’s County schools chief Kevin M. Maxwell has been selected as a finalist for the 2014 National Superintendent of the Year for his work in his previous job as head of the Anne Arundel County school system.

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