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Motherlode Blog: Schools With No Playgrounds Teach Kids Not to Play

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 12:37pm
When we provide our children with no time or space to play, first graders play anyway. By third grade, in some places, they think they know better.

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Nurses in Prince George’s will administer vaccines at 15 schools

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 12:18pm

Nurses are administering vaccines to students at 15 middle schools in Prince George’s County this week as the county makes a final push for students to get their required vaccinations before Friday’s deadline.

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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Oct. 27, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 12:10pm
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by posting about what you see, and why. A live discussion is offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern time.

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Motherlode Blog: Weekly Quandary: Does the Introverted Preschooler Need ‘Work’?

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 11:45am
Should a reader help her child “work” on taking pleasure in being with others as well as “exploring/playing by himself” or let him be?

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Let's Stop the K-12 Bickering

Education Week - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 10:26am
Education leaders have a responsibility to elevate, not derail, the national K-12 conversation, writes Judy Seltz.
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An American School Immerses Itself in All Things Chinese

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 9:07am
At Yinghua Academy in Minneapolis, most classes are taught in Mandarin, and students are near fluency by eighth grade.

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