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Strauss: Charles Koch Foundation’s unique definition of ‘academic freedom’

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 1:32pm

After decades of donating millions of dollars to colleges and universities in an effort to promote its own conservative world view, the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation has just published its set of “academic giving principles.” Let’s look at the reality of the foundation’s giving before the fantasy principles.

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Motherlode Blog: When Library Time Means Screen Time

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 1:24pm
I was hoping my 4-year-old would see the library as I once did, as a hushed building full of endless promise. Instead, it’s become an arcade.






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Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 12:36pm
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.






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States' K-12 Policies in Play in Wake of GOP Surge

Education Week - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 12:02pm
School choice programs and efforts to overhaul education funding systems could get a boost from the wave of new and re-elected Republican governors and state lawmakers.
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Motherlode Blog: Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Forever Stamp

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 11:43am
At the risk of being accused of holiday creep, I have to share these Rudolph, Santa, Hermey and Bumble stamps.






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Motherlode Blog: Dear Teenagers: Come Babysit. Please.

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 10:19am
I get it. You’re busy with iPhones and iPads and WhatApp and whatnot. But couldn’t you do all those things from the comfort of my home for $10 (or so) an hour?






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Teachers' Unions Reap Little From Election Spending

Education Week - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 9:25am
More than $60 million in campaign money failed to unseat key Republican governors or secure the Democrats' majority in the U.S. Senate.
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GOP Leaders in Congress Outline Education Priorities

Education Week - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 9:24am
School choice measures, renewal of the NCLB law, and a scaled-back federal footprint on K-12 are on the table for Republican leaders in Congress.
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The Learning Network: Would You Want Your Photo or Video to Go Viral?

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 9:17am
What do you think will happen with “Alex from Target”? Will his viral photo lead to more opportunities than just 15 minutes of fame? Or, do you think Mr. Laboeuf will go back to his normal life, just with a lot more Twitter followers?






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The Learning Network: Teenagers in The Times | October 2014

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 8:28am
A collection of everything published in The Times about young people in October 2014.
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