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Strauss: Tiny hamsters eating Thanksgiving dinner — a video you won’t believe someone really made

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 9:30am

There’s not much else to say about this  except to watch this video. You will either find it amusing or repulsive, or, possibly, both. Your kids or students will find it hilarious.

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States Get Federal Running Room on Teacher-Equity Plans

Education Week - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 9:11am
New guidance offers leeway as states craft ways to ensure disadvantaged students have access to as many highly qualified teachers as other students.
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States Get Federal Running Room on Teacher-Equity Plans

Education Week - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 9:11am
New guidance offers leeway as states craft ways to ensure disadvantaged students have access to as many highly qualified teachers as other students.
Categories: Education News

The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Nov. 24, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 8:00am
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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The Learning Network: Do Fans Put Too Much Pressure on Their Favorite Professional Athletes?

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 6:00am
What are the standards to which fans hold professional athletes and are those standards ever unrealistic?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Imagining a Glacier National Park Without Glaciers

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 5:32am
How quickly is the landscape and ecosystem at Glacier National Park changing, and why?






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Strauss: How principals can avoid ‘administrator-itis’

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 5:00am

How many times have you heard that an amazing teacher has been promoted to be an administrator and wondered if that was the best use of that educator’s time? Here’s a way around this, from Lauren Hill, a National Board Certified Teacher, who teaches English at Western Hills High School in Frankfort, Kentucky, and serves as teacherpreneur for the Kentucky Network to Transform Teaching to help create teacher leadership opportunities for Kentucky teachers and to support teachers as they pursue National Board Certification. She is also a Virtual Community Organizer, trainer, and blogger for theCenter for Teaching Quality.

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