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Wisconsin Prom Shooting Leaves Teenage Suspect Dead and Town Shaken

Education News from NY Times - April 25, 2016 - 10:44am
The police said 18-year-old Jakob Wagner opened fire at Antigo High School, wounding two. Some say the death toll could have been much higher.
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Vergara Reversal Spotlights Ongoing Equity Concerns

Education Week - April 25, 2016 - 8:33am
While affirming the constitutionality of California's teacher job-protection laws, the state appeals court decried "deplorable" school-staffing arrangements.
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The Learning Network: Four Ideas for Teaching and Learning (While a Few of Our Features Are on Vacation)

Education News from NY Times - April 25, 2016 - 8:14am
We’re taking a modified spring break this week but are still offering our Word of the Day, Student Opinion question and News Q’s. What’s Going On in This Picture? and the weekly News Quiz will be back the first week of May.
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Bettye Caldwell, Educator Who Helped Pave Way for Head Start, Dies at 91

Education News from NY Times - April 22, 2016 - 4:37pm
Dr. Caldwell, a longtime advocate for what she called educare, collaborated on a pilot project that helped prepare poor children for elementary school.
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Schools Get Clarity on Transgender Student Restroom Access

Education Week - April 22, 2016 - 3:50pm
A federal appeals court ruling that Title IX protects the rights of students to use restrooms that correspond with their gender identity could have far-reaching implications for schools.
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Girl, 16, Dies After Fight in a High School Restroom in Delaware

Education News from NY Times - April 22, 2016 - 8:51am
The girl’s death led to an outpouring of grief, bewilderment and soul-searching on Twitter and Facebook.
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The Learning Network: Film Club | ‘Games You Can’t Win’

Education News from NY Times - April 22, 2016 - 5:30am
In this short documentary, a transgender woman, a man with severe mental illness​, and the parents of a child with cancer transform their experiences into intensely personal video games.
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Greater Competition for College Places Means Higher Anxiety, Too

Education News from NY Times - April 20, 2016 - 5:00am
Although the average acceptance rate at four-year colleges has remained stable, students are expressing their fears of rejection by applying to more institutions.
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Recruiting Students Overseas to Fill Seats, Not to Meet Standards

Education News from NY Times - April 19, 2016 - 9:53pm
Several companies are using high-pressure tactics, critics say, to persuade international students to enroll in U.S. colleges. Many will need remedial help to succeed.
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Prep Schools Wrestle With Sex Abuse Accusations Against Teachers

Education News from NY Times - April 17, 2016 - 8:34pm
Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire fired two teachers over sexual misconduct. As more cases come to light, schools are changing how they handle abuse.
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Race/Related: 272 Slaves Were Sold to Save Georgetown. What Does It Owe Their Descendants?

Education News from NY Times - April 16, 2016 - 8:41am
In 1838, the Jesuit priests who ran the country’s top Catholic university needed money to keep it alive. Now comes the task of making amends.
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Social Studies Teacher - $125,000 Salary | The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School

Latest Job Postings - April 13, 2016 - 6:09pm
US - NY - New York, Apply today here: http:www.tepcharter.org/submit.php Also, we invite you to learn more about teaching at TEP Charter School at our
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