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Study: Twitter Discourse Reveals Deeper Rifts on Common Core

Education Week - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 9:30am
Researchers found that while social media gave parents a bigger voice in the debate, it also led to a "proxy war" over common standards.
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Hillary Clinton's K-12 Record Could Be Campaign Fodder

Education Week - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 9:21am
Decades of policy work could offer rivals plenty to critique should the former first lady, senator, and secretary of state make a run for the White House in 2016.
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The Learning Network: What Sounds Annoy You?

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 6:00am
Do any noises keep you awake at night? Do they distract you in class or get in the way of your doing your homework? Do they ever prevent you from enjoying a movie?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Nature’s Fighter Jets With Flapping Wings

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 5:31am
When have you observed a bird pursue its prey? What did you notice about the bird’s strategy?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | The Winter That Won’t End

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 4:29am
Here are several paragraphs from a Feb. 27 article, “With White-Knuckle Grip, February’s Cold Clings to New York.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | demographic

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 1:02am
This word has appeared in 1,116 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Monroe Freedman, Influential Voice on Legal Ethics, Dies at 86

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 11:45pm
Professor Freedman, who was credited with inventing legal ethics as a serious academic subject, was especially concerned with lawyers’ responsibilities toward their clients and with access to justice.






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Some Owners of Private Colleges Turn a Tidy Profit by Going Nonprofit

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 11:13pm
Under a government crackdown on for-profit schools that leave students with useless credentials and punishing debt, some colleges have converted to nonprofits, in lucrative deals.






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