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Student Data Wasn't Wiped From Auctioned Computers

Education Week - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:11am
At least two computers from a defunct charter school organization in New Orleans that were sold at auction a week ago contained names, birthdates and social security numbers for 210 students.
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K-12 Leaders: Look for Lessons Outside Schools

Education Week - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:36am
Education leaders should look to private and public institutions for the best that leadership has to offer, writes Andy Hargreaves.
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What Is 'Personalized Learning'? Educators Seek Clarity

Education Week - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:28am
Education technology advocates, philanthropies, and others are trying to create a clearer definition of what qualifies as "personalized learning," one of the most popular terms in education today.
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Push for 'Learner Profiles' Stymied by Barriers

Education Week - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:28am
The goal is to generate a comprehensive digital portrait of the strengths, weaknesses, and preferences of each student, to provide him or her with customized academic content.
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Personalized Learning Pits Data Innovators Against Privacy Advocates

Education Week - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:28am
One of the biggest tensions emerging around the growth of personalized learning centers on questions about how to use and protect sensitive student information.
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District's Ambitious Personalized Learning Effort Shows Progress

Education Week - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:28am
A South Carolina school district hopes to replicate the initial success at a middle school, where test scores, student engagement, and teacher attendance have improved.
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Adaptive Testing Shaping Instruction

Education Week - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:28am
In some districts, the uses of adaptive testing extend beyond assessment, as teachers use test results to modify lessons and stage interventions for students of different abilities.
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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Oct. 20, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:00am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by posting about what you see, and why. A live discussion is offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern time.






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The Learning Network: Does Stress Affect Your Ability to Make Good Decisions?

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 5:03am
How can you learn to make better decisions while experiencing stress?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Mental Health and Gun Control Measures in New York

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:39am
How is New York trying to keep guns from those identified by mental health professionals as potentially dangerous?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Instagram Influencers

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:10am
Here are the first eight paragraphs of the Oct. 15 article “Your Instagram Picture, Worth a Thousand Ads.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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