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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Police Use High-Tech Lures to Reel In Bike Thieves

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 4:30am
What do you think about the tactic of using “bike bait?” Why?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | English, May 29, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 4:13am
Can you choose the best meaning of “imprimatur,” as it is used in the article?






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Strauss: ‘I belong to a generation that has fundamentally failed you’ — commencement speaker

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 4:01am

In my continuing coverage of interesting 2014 commencement speeches, here’s one that Deborah Bial, president and founder of the Posse Foundation, delivered at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley in which she bashes her own generation, not the usual focus of such events:

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Strauss: Send in questions, comments for live online education chat at 1 p.m. Wednesday

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 1:02am

I’ll be doing a live online education chat on washingtonpost.com at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 28. Please submit questions, comments, concerns, suggestions, jokes or whatever here, and tune in then or read the transcript later.

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Strauss: Send in questions, comments for live online education chat at 1 p.m. Wednesday

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 1:02am

I’ll be doing a live online education chat on washingtonpost.com at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 28. Please submit questions, comments, concerns, suggestions, jokes or whatever here, and tune in then or read the transcript later.

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Radu Florescu, Scholar Who Linked Dracula and Vlad the Impaler, Dies at 88

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 12:06am
Professor Florescu wrote books that sought to identify Vlad, the 15th-century monarch, as the historical inspiration for Bram Stoker’s antihero.






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F/ T Temporary One Year Faculty: History & Government Department | Bunker Hill Community College

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 12:00am
US - MA - Boston, Master’s degree in history, government, political science, public policy, politics or international relations. Ph.D. preferred. College-level teaching experience required; community college
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F/ T Temporary Faculty: History & Government Department | Bunker Hill Community College

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 12:00am
US - MA - Boston, Master’s degree in history, government, political science, public policy, politics or international relations. Ph.D. preferred. College-level teaching experience required; community college
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In New Orleans, major school district closes traditional public schools for good

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 9:51pm

The second-graders paraded to the Dumpster in the rear parking lot, where they chucked boxes of old worksheets, notebooks and other detritus into the trash, emptying their school for good.

Benjamin Banneker Elementary closed Wednesday as New Orleans’s Recovery School District permanently shuttered its last five traditional public schools this week.

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The Learning Network: Teaching Maya Angelou With New York Times

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 8:19pm
We offer a few teaching ideas and resources from The Times and around the Web for appreciating the work of Ms. Angelou, the writer, actress and activist many called the “people’s poet.”






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D.C. weighs new admissions preference for children of charter-school employees

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 2:48pm

D.C. charter schools may soon get a new teacher recruiting tool courtesy of the D.C. Council, which is slated to vote Wednesday on establishing a new admissions preference for the children of full-time charter-school employees.

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Motherlode Blog: Making Vegetables the Star in a Meat-Loving Family’s Kitchen

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 2:28pm
The meat-loving Ruder family hopes to build vegetarian meals from their new C.S.A. box twice a week without even thinking of feeling deprived. The Recipes for Health columnist Martha Rose Shulman has a plan.






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Mont. students create QR codes that link to videos about trail's dams

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:58pm
Software-engineering students at a Montana school have made it easier for visitors to learn about a recreational trail's dams -More
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School environment based on empowering teachers, students

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:58pm
Connecting the school to the wider community was important to Carol Hunter when she was a school principal.  -More
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Educators spotlight teacher, counselor collaboration

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:58pm
In this blog post, educators highlight the importance of teacher-counselor partnerships.  -More
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