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'To the parents of children who stare at my disabled daughter'

Education News from Washington Post - March 23, 2017 - 1:00am
"I appreciate that you don’t want your child to stare, but ignoring his interest or trying to rush away doesn’t work well and sends your child the message that there’s something wrong here," said professor Daniel Willingham.
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Trump administration's delay of rule to regulate career-training programs sparks protest

Education News from Washington Post - March 23, 2017 - 1:00am
A coalition of 53 advocacy groups is urging Congress to uphold regulations meant to prevent waste, fraud and abuse in higher education.
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Key Democratic senator outlines a case against school vouchers

Education News from Washington Post - March 23, 2017 - 1:00am
In a memo to colleagues, Sen. Patty Murray said “school choice” sounds good in theory but falls short in practice.
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Mary Maples Dunn, Advocate of Women’s Colleges, Dies at 85

Education News from NY Times - March 22, 2017 - 6:44pm
Ms. Dunn spent most of her career at women’s colleges, which had been established long before women were admitted to many universities throughout the United States.
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Summer School History/ Social Studies Teacher | Squaw Valley Academy

Latest Job Postings - March 22, 2017 - 3:00pm
US - CA - Olympic Valley, Squaw Valley Academy seeks to hire an experienced History/Social Studies teacher for our six-week summer school program, July 3rd to August 11th. Candidates should have demonstrated success teaching
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Supreme Court Rejects Education Minimum Applied by Gorsuch

Education News from NY Times - March 22, 2017 - 2:52pm
The justices said schools should not be satisfied with minimal educational progress for disabled students, a standard Judge Neil M. Gorsuch has been criticized for using.
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Masks by Maine students tell veterans' stories

NCSS Smartbrief - March 22, 2017 - 1:49pm
Students in a Maine school's US social studies class recently interviewed veterans to document their stories and used art ski -More
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Calif. students' walk raises awareness about death march

NCSS Smartbrief - March 22, 2017 - 1:49pm
About 100 junior ROTC students from six California high schools recently participated in a 14.2-mile walk to raise awareness  -More
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Md. teacher forms Happy Teacher Revolution

NCSS Smartbrief - March 22, 2017 - 1:49pm
A kindergarten teacher has created the Happy Teacher Revolution, a peer-support group for Baltimore educators.  -More
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