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Alumnae vowed to save Sweet Briar from closing last year. And they did.

Education News from Washington Post - March 3, 2016 - 7:52am
A small liberal-arts college was set to close permanently for financial reasons, until alumnae stepped in. A year later, with the school up and running, they are optimistic about the future.









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The Learning Network: Student Question | What Does Your Body Language Communicate?

Education News from NY Times - March 3, 2016 - 5:00am
What are the most frequent signals you send using facial expressions, eye movement, body posture, gestures or touch?









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Why teachers should stop trying to hide their emotions in school

Education News from Washington Post - March 3, 2016 - 4:32am
'We know that the social emotional well-being of our students is central to our students’ learning. It’s time for us to do better attending to the social emotional well-being of teachers as well.'









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Seattle Underbelly Exposed as Homeless Camp Violence Flares

Education News from NY Times - March 3, 2016 - 4:30am
What is the Jungle? What are conditions like there?









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Activists urge Senate not to confirm Obama's pick for new education secretary

Education News from Washington Post - March 3, 2016 - 12:26am
Dozens of students, parents, educators and activists are urging the U.S. Senate not to confirm John King, President Obama’s choice to succeed Arne Duncan as education secretary, because he pushed education policies when he was education commissioner of New York State that they say were “ineffective and destructive.” The Senate education committee held confirmation hearings […]









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