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Cast your vote for the 2014 Educators' Choice Content Award

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 2:45pm
SmartBlog on Education this year launched a monthly Editor's Choice Content Award, which recognizes content written by educat -More
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Alexander Grothendieck, Math Enigma, Dies at 86

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 2:42pm
His gift for abstraction excavated new ground in algebraic geometry and supplied a theoretical foundation for the solving of some of the most vexing conundrums of modern mathematics.






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More students receiving free and reduced meals in Prince George’s schools

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 1:36pm

The number of students who are eligible to receive free and reduced-price meals while attending public schools in Prince George’s County has gone up in the past year, according to recently released enrollment numbers.

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Toning Down the Tweets Just in Case Colleges Pry

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 1:35pm
Warned that colleges are increasingly investigating digital histories, high school students are cleaning up their public social media activity.
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Mathews: How East L.A. teacher Jaime Escalante changed the D.C. region’s schools

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:44pm

This semester is the 40th anniversary of math teacher Jaime Escalante’s arrival at Garfield High School in East Los Angeles, among the poorest neighborhoods in the country. His work there would lead to remarkable changes in the way high school students are taught in the Washington area, one of the nation’s wealthiest regions.

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New Factor in Campus Sexual Assault Cases: Counsel for the Accused

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:24am
Lawyers have appropriated the tools often used to fight misconduct and turned them against the prosecution, confronting higher education’s approach to the issue.






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Introduce Word Problems to Students Sooner, Studies Say

Education Week - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:27am
New research suggests that word problems might be easier to grasp and more beneficial at the beginning, rather than the end, of a math lesson.
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The Learning Network: Should You Feel Guilty About Killing Spiders, Ants or Other Bugs?

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 8:12am
When you see a bug in your home, what do you do? Do you leave it alone? Do you kill it, or ask someone else to? Or do you try to catch it and set it free outside?






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