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Programs Aim to Smooth Student-Police Relations

Education Week - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 8:26am
Amid racially charged incidents in U.S. cities, some advocacy and law-enforcement groups are taking steps to foster better relations between police and minority youths.
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The Learning Network: Does Technology in the Classroom Ever Get in the Way of Learning?

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 8:13am
How common is it for students to get distracted by surfing the web, playing video games and using social media on your school computers?







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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | May 12-18, 2015

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 7:53am
Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more, and look for a new edition each week on Tuesday morning.







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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Fake Diplomas, Real Cash: Pakistani Company Axact Reaps Millions

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 7:14am
How does the company lure potential international customers to enroll in its fake online degree programs?







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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Driverless Cars

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 3:36am
Below are several paragraphs from the May 15 article “Google to Test Bubble-Shaped Self-Driving Cars in Silicon Valley.” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?







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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | rabid

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 128 New York Times articles in the past year.







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Strauss: Stephen Colbert to Wake Forest graduates: I’ll leave you with a bit of wisdom I picked up from ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 12:01am
It’s college commencement season, and, let’s face it, some graduates are luckier than others regarding commencement speakers. Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, was one of the big winners, with the hilarious Stephen Colbert, who gave the following speech to the cap-and-gown-clad graduates on Monday, May 18:Read full article >>







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Strauss: He turned down every Ivy League school. Stanford too. Who is he and where is he going?

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 11:27pm
He turned down Harvard, Yale and Princeton universities, and, for that matter, every other school in the Ivy League school. He said “no” to Stanford, Johns Hopkins and Vanderbilt too, as well as Washington University in St. Louis and New York University. So who he is and where is he going?Read full article >>







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Bid to Impose Monitor on East Ramapo School Board Meets Resistance

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 10:30pm
The bill would create a state monitor for the East Ramapo School District, where a school board run by Orthodox Jews has been criticized for shifting money from public schools to local yeshivas.







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Director, Bing Overseas Studies Program, Beijing China | Stanford University

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 8:41pm
CHN - Beijing, Stanford University Director, Bing Overseas Studies Program, Beijing China Job Number: Director, Bing Overseas Studies Program, Beijing China STANFORD UNIVERSITY The Bing Overseas Studies Progra
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Open Source: Axact, Fake Diploma Company, Threatens Pakistani Bloggers Who Laugh at Its Expense

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 7:49pm
The Pakistani company Axact threatened to sue a local blog, Pak Tea House, merely for rounding up Twitter reaction to an exposé.







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Montgomery principals urge board to ask interim leader to stay longer

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 5:58pm
Montgomery County’s high school principals urged the school board Monday to ask that the district’s interim superintendent stay in place for next school year, a move they said would provide stability while the national search for a new leader continues.Read full article >>







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