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Motherlode Blog: Ordering Abortion Drugs for Her Daughter Earns a Mother Jail Time

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 11:01am
On Sept. 12th, Jennifer Whalen, a 39-year-old mother of three, went to jail to begin serving a 9-to-18-month sentence. Whalen’s crime was, in effect, ordering pills online that her older daughter took in the first several weeks of an unplanned pregnancy, when she was 16, to induce a miscarriage. The drugs have been available from a doctor with a prescription in the United States since 2000 and are used around the world to induce miscarriage. Read more.






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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) | SUNY Potsdam

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:58am
US - NY - Potsdam, Must possess commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, and have an active research program that complements existing departmental strengths with potential for undergraduate student involveme
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The Common Core Is Working in My Classroom

Education Week - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 8:35am
Jeff Baxter, the Kansas State Teacher of the Year, writes that the standards have made him a better educator.
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Financing a Hurdle in Charters' Hunt for Space, Says Report

Education Week - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 8:28am
Public and private financing is not keeping up with demand for charters, says the report, which also highlights how states can make it easier for the schools to pay for facilities.
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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Sept. 16-22, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 8:09am
Have you followed the news in the past 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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Power outage closes Eastern Senior High School in Capitol Hill

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 6:49am

Eastern Senior High School is closed Tuesday because of a power outage, D.C. public schools announced.

An alert said the outage closed the Capitol Hill high school, but all other D.C. schools “will be open as scheduled.”

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The Learning Network: Are You a Nerd or a Geek?

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 5:00am
Has our society fully embraced geek culture? Can someone now declare, without shame or embarrassment, “I am a nerd”?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Art Man of Alcatraz

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 4:30am
Who is depicted in the monumental Lego installation?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Pool Parties and River Rides on Campus

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 3:55am
Below are the first seven paragraphs of a Sept. 19 article, “Making a Splash on Campus.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | protuberance

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 12:01am
This word has appeared in seven New York Times articles in the past year.






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Fraternities at Wesleyan Are Ordered to Become Coed

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 8:43pm
After a series of high-profile episodes and calls from its student government for change, the university announced that its residential fraternities must all admit women as members and residents.






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Takoma Park school shares the thrill of teacher who won a million dollars

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 8:04pm

Her geometry class cheered her. The assistant principal at Takoma Park Middle School called her a star. Many wanted to know what Sarah Manchester would do with her newfound wealth, but most seemed pretty sure she would not give up teaching.

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