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The Learning Network: Student Question | Is Apple Right in Refusing to Unlock the iPhone of One of the San Bernardino Killers?

Education News from NY Times - February 22, 2016 - 8:02am
What factors are at stake in Apple’s refusal to allow the F.B.I. to unlock the phone of Syed Rizwan Farook?









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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Feb. 22, 2016

Education News from NY Times - February 22, 2016 - 5:30am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by commenting on what you see and why. A live discussion is offered that day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern.









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The Learning Network: E.L.L. Practice + Prompt | Changing Your Mind

Education News from NY Times - February 22, 2016 - 5:16am
English Language Learners practice summarizing and then write a response about a time when they altered their view on something.









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Scalia’s Death Offers Best Chance in a Generation to Reshape Supreme Court

Education News from NY Times - February 22, 2016 - 4:16am
What are some of the Supreme Court precedents that may be at risk if there is a liberal majority? Which ones matter most to you? Why?









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In the age of Common Core, states are still defining ‘proficient’ differently

Education News from Washington Post - February 22, 2016 - 12:23am
A new study says that PARCC tests are scored much more rigorously than Smarter Balanced.









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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | evocative

Education News from NY Times - February 22, 2016 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 314 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Teaching Bronx Students the Language of Computers

Education News from NY Times - February 21, 2016 - 8:48pm
A growing movement in the borough seeks to equip young people with the knowledge and the skills to write code so that they can navigate an increasingly digital world.









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A Rising Call to Promote STEM Education and Cut Liberal Arts Funding

Education News from NY Times - February 21, 2016 - 8:46pm
At least 15 states offer public education funding incentives for certain high-demand degrees — and humanities majors are not among them.









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Peyton, 10, brings her robot to see the governor, hoping to help other kids

Education News from Washington Post - February 21, 2016 - 5:42pm
The Maryland student used the robot to stay connected to classes while undergoing cancer treatment in N.Y.









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Learning lessons of the past, D.C. overhauls teacher evaluations. Will it work?

Education News from Washington Post - February 21, 2016 - 5:11pm
More than five years after Michelle Rhee left D.C. Public Schools, her most unusual innovation will fall.









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Fifth Grade Humanities | Katherine Delmar Burke School

Latest Job Postings - February 21, 2016 - 2:44pm
US - CA - San Francisco, Required qualifications: B.A degree At least two years' experience teaching Language Arts and Social Studies or Humanities to middle school or upper elementary students Desired:   Teach
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Upper School English Instructor | St. Andrew's Episcopal School

Latest Job Postings - February 21, 2016 - 11:56am
US - MS - Jackson, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, a vibrant and diverse PK3-12 independent school in Mississippi’s capital city, invites applications for a full-time faculty position teaching Upper School E
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Upper School Chemistry Instructor | St. Andrew's Episcopal School

Latest Job Postings - February 21, 2016 - 11:44am
US - MS - Jackson, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, a vibrant and diverse PK3-12 independent school in Mississippi's capital city, invites applications for a full-time faculty position teaching Upper School Chemist
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Upper School History Teacher | Episcopal High School

Latest Job Postings - February 21, 2016 - 9:28am
US - TX - Houston, Episcopal High School in Houston seeks a history teacher with a strong educational background, a demonstrated commitment to working with young people and collaborating with colleagues, a desire for o
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MS/ US History Teacher | Allen Academy

Latest Job Postings - February 20, 2016 - 9:33pm
US - TX - Bryan, Education qualifications: B.A. in history is a minimum requirement. M.A. in history or similar field is preferred. Three or more years of teaching experience, with preference given to those with
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Williams College cancels a speaker who was invited to bring in provocative opinions

Education News from Washington Post - February 20, 2016 - 8:39pm
The president of Williams College cancels a speaking event, saying the writer's views cross the line into hate speech.









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Full-time Workforce Education Program Manager | Middlesex Community College

Latest Job Postings - February 20, 2016 - 6:23pm
US - MA - Lowell, Company Description: Middlesex Community College (MCC) employs over 800 people in full-time, part-time, faculty, professional administrative and support positions at campuses in both Lowell and Be
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Got an A in Algebra? That’s Worth $120

Education News from NY Times - February 20, 2016 - 9:49am
Raise.me, a three-year-old start-up, allows students to accrue incremental scholarship credits by entering their high school achievements on a website.









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