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Md. education official resigns, slams Gov. Hogan as threat to board’s independence

Education News from Washington Post - October 26, 2016 - 1:00am
Vice president of the Maryland State Board of Education says Hogan’s move to dictate the date school opens does not respect board or local school districts.
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Aiming to curb drug abuse, new program will teach teens the science of addiction

Education News from Washington Post - October 26, 2016 - 1:00am
The program, a project of the Drug Enforcement Administration and Discovery Education, debuted Tuesday.
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Milo speech at U-Md. canceled because security fee was too high; supporters call it censorship

Education News from Washington Post - October 26, 2016 - 1:00am
"Terps for Trump” said they were told the cost for hosting a controversial speaker, Milo Yiannopoulos, would be thousands of dollars more than they had planned. Milo, and others, criticized the late move as "fee censorship."
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Rolling Stone fact checker acknowledges U-Va. gang-rape article flaws

Education News from Washington Post - October 26, 2016 - 1:00am
Elizabeth Garber-Paul testifies that she has regrets about the retracted article, wishes she had noticed red flags indicating potential problems before it published.
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Why the shine is off the charter school movement

Education News from Washington Post - October 26, 2016 - 1:00am
'How much “choice” is enough? How many schools are sustainable given a population of students? What happens when choice exacerbates segregation? Who ensures that separation of church and state is enforced?'
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Harvard reaches a tentative deal with striking dining hall workers

Education News from Washington Post - October 26, 2016 - 1:00am
The agreement, struck around 1 a.m., arrived a day after an estimated 600 students walked out of class in support of the food service workers.
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D.C. charter enrollment continues to soar as more families choose public schools

Education News from Washington Post - October 26, 2016 - 1:00am
The District saw its eighth year of growth in the city’s public schools; charter schools now account for 46 percent of the city’s student enrollment.
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Resolution, years later, in boy’s suspension over ‘pastry gun’

Education News from Washington Post - October 26, 2016 - 1:00am
Seven-year-old allegedly chewed a pastry into the shape of a gun and aimed at classmates; parents fought disciplinary measure for longer than three years.
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Trump said U.S. inner cities are 'a disaster.' This inner-city teacher begs to differ.

Education News from Washington Post - October 26, 2016 - 1:00am
National Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes says she sees promise and possibility where others see hopelessness.
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U-Chicago leader: Beware the 'speech police committee'

Education News from Washington Post - October 26, 2016 - 1:00am
Robert J. Zimmer questions some 'safe spaces,' plugs freedom of speech.
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Three contested races for Montgomery County School Board

Education News from Washington Post - October 26, 2016 - 1:00am
Candidates weigh in on the budget, achievement gap, school construction, and language immersion.
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Hundreds of Harvard students stage a walkout, occupy building to support striking dining hall workers

Education News from Washington Post - October 26, 2016 - 1:00am
"They've always had our back in the past, so students have increasingly felt that now it's our turn,” said one senior.
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This photo essay shows what it really means to be adjunct faculty

Education News from Washington Post - October 26, 2016 - 1:00am
Part-time faculty at Ithaca College want people to know why so many of them are fighting for higher wages.
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Advice From the Science Classroom

Education Week - October 25, 2016 - 5:50pm
Better support and professional development for science teachers could eventually attract more students to science, writes educator Justin Louie.
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A Bigger, Better STEM Field Begins With Teachers

Education Week - October 25, 2016 - 5:43pm
As we develop a clearer blueprint for good science education, more teacher professional development is needed, writes educator Jen Gutierrez.
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The Key to Good Science Teaching

Education Week - October 25, 2016 - 5:36pm
Good continuous learning for science teachers looks a lot like what we want for students, writes researcher Kirsten Daehler.
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What It Takes to Teach Science in a Rural School

Education Week - October 25, 2016 - 5:35pm
For rural science teachers, a command of subject matter and pedagogy isn’t enough, write Jessica Weller and Lynn A. Bryan of Purdue University.
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Is STEM Education in Permanent Crisis?

Education Week - October 25, 2016 - 5:27pm
Perpetual and wide-spread STEM teacher shortages in the Unites States are holding students back, writes UTeach’s Michael Marder.
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K-12 Issues Resonate in Upstate N.Y. Congressional Race

Education Week - October 25, 2016 - 5:24pm
Democratic candidate Zephyr Teachout has been a harsh critic of high-stakes testing and the common core, while Republican John Faso is a strong supporter of charter schools.
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Final U.S. Teacher-Prep Regs Create Data Demands

Education Week - October 25, 2016 - 5:23pm
Questions loom on how the new requirements will be implemented by the states and how effective they will ultimately be in improving education schools.
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