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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Comic-Con 2014

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 7:08am
Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | European Spacecraft Pulls Alongside Comet

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 4:30am
What clues do you think scientists might uncover about our solar system by studying a comet in such close detail?






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Natural Resources

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 3:35am
Test your knowledge of natural resources by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | melee

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 12:04am
This word has appeared in 82 New York Times articles in the past year.






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New York City Libraries Struggle to Meet Demand for English-Language Classes

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 8:08pm
In a city where about 3.9 million residents speak a language other than English at home, the classes are so popular that people in some neighborhoods stand in line for hours to sign up.






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Prince William schools restrain, seclude disabled kids frequently, inquiry finds

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 7:19pm

Federal civil rights officials have found that two Prince William County public schools for students with emotional disabilities frequently restrained, secluded and removed children from classrooms in a “one-size-fits-all” approach to behavior management that took away instructional time and did not account for individual student needs.

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Proposal to quash dissent on University of Virginia’s governing board is abandoned

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 4:46pm

A proposal meant to silence dissenters on the governing board of Virginia’s flagship public university was officially scuttled Wednesday, days after state lawmakers raised an outcry.

The initial version of a “statement of expectations” for the University of Virginia’s Board of Visitors had stated that board members should not speak out publicly on board decisions — “whether past, present or imminent” — without permission from the board’s leader. The proposal drew sharp criticism after it surfaced publicly last week.

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Indiana Agrees to $3M Settlement in School Test Hitch

Education Week - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 3:17pm
Indiana's state schools superintendent says she has reached a $3 million settlement with CTB/McGraw-Hill after disruptions to standardized tests last year.
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Prince George’s County to host Back to School fair

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 2:31pm

The Prince George’s County Public School System is expecting thousands of families on Saturday to attend its annual Back to School fair at the Showplace Arena, an opportunity for students to register for classes, purchase uniforms and even get required immunizations.

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Custodian 2, #013091 | Bellevue College

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:56pm
US - WA - Bellevue,   QUALIFICATIONS/CORE COMPETENCIES: Minimum Qualifications:   High School diploma or equivalent; valid Washington State Driver's License; six months to one year of custod
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Letter From India: The Reality of English's Role in India

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:42pm
Protests over the use of English in a civil-service exam highlight the complex role the language plays in the country's social makeup.
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New Orleans students brainstorm ways to improve city travel

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
A group of New Orleans high-school students recently attended a summer workshop to take on a real-world problem: how to impro -More
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Why competition should not be all about winning

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
Children begin to flex their competitive muscle around age five, according to some researchers.  -More
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How are iPads being used for professional development?

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
As many school districts nationwide roll out one-to-one iPad programs for students, some are recognizing the benefits of tabl -More
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