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West Bank attack victim was recent graduate of US school
The Weather Space - 11/22/2015
Ezra Schwartz , the American yeshiva student killed in a West Bank shooting, was remembered as "a fun person to hang out with, very charismatic". Photos of the incident showed graffiti daubed on a nearby
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Here are the most affordable US housing markets where the schools are good
Business Insider UK - 11/21/2015
Online real estate marketplace and information site RealtyTrac combined together school testing data from state education departments, wage data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and house sale price
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Donates $20 Million To Improve Internet In U.S. Schools
Forbes.com - 11/21/2015
Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday that he and his wife Priscilla Chan are donating $20 million to a nonprofit, called Education Super Highway, that helps make strong Internet connections available in U.S.
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With Potential ESEA Overhaul, State Chiefs Should Push For More Equity, John King
Education Week - 11/21/2015
This item first appeared on the State Ed Watch blog .  Charlotte, N.C. John B. King Jr., who is set to take over next month as acting U.S. Secretary of Education, told the states' school chiefs
John King Urges State Chiefs to Seize Momentum if ESEA Overhaul Passes Education Week
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Response: Start With Goals, Not Tech Or Curriculum
Education Week - 11/21/2015
(This is the last post in a three-part series. You can see Part One here and Part Two here .) Shawn Blankenship asked: What comes first: the curriculum or the technology? During lesson development,
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Accountability: A Likely Hitch in the New ESEA Deal
Education Week - 11/21/2015
From the start, accountability has been the biggest issue in this latest fight over reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. And it's promising a bumpy road ahead, too, if the deal
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State Chiefs Pledge to Continue Focus on Accountability
Education Week - 11/21/2015
Charlotte, N.C. The No Child Left Behind Act identified wide education disparities between white students and students of color, state school chiefs acknowledged at a Council of Chief State School
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Federal Special Education Official to Step Down by Year's End
Education Week - 11/21/2015
Melody Musgrove, currently the director of the office of special education programs, will be returning to her home in Mississippi.
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Video: Dallas student's alleged attack on teacher
CBS News - 11/20/2015
Screengrab from cell phone video of a confrontation between a female  Dallas high school student(wearing purple), and a teacher (wearing green), on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015;  the student was arrested.
CBS US News: Video: Dallas student's alleged attack on teacher CBS News
Video shows Dallas student's alleged attack on teacher CBS News
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CBS Sci-Tech: Sal Khan seeks to reinvent the American classroom
CBS News - 11/20/2015
In 2006, hedge fund manager Sal Khan launched "Khan Academy," to provide YouTube tutorials for his 12-year-old cousin who needed help with unit conversions. The online school now delivers more than 580
Khan Academy seeks to reinvent learning at first brick-and-mortar school CBS News
Sal Khan seeks to reinvent the American classroom CBS News
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CBS US News: Khan Lab School reinvents American classroom
CBS News - 11/20/2015
In 2006, hedge fund manager Sal Khan used online tutoring to try and reinvent learning and break down barriers, calling it the Khan Academy. The online school now delivers more than 580 million online
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The Daily 202: Why teacher unions hated Hillary Clinton when she was Arkansas First
Washington Post - 11/20/2015
THE BIG IDEA: The Clintons have had an on-and-off-again relationship with organized labor over their more than 40 years in public life. —  Hillary Clinton has been rounding up big union endorsements
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Promoting education in America
Big News Network - 11/21/2015
Cindy Narramore, Bess McCluer and Ginger De La Motte with American Legion Auxiliary Unit 26 watch as Mayor Tom Rist signs a proclamation declaring the week of Nov. 16 to 20 as American Education Week
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Why teacher unions hated Hillary Clinton when she was Arkansas First Lady
Education News - 11/21/2015
— Hillary was booed by teachers when she showed up at education forums as Arkansas First Lady to pitch her proposal. “I believe the governor’s teacher testing bill has done inestimable damage to the Arkansas
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2016 study from US Institutes for scholars and secondary school educators
Dang Cong San - 11/21/2015
(CPV) - The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the US Embassy in Hanoi and Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh city announced the Study of the US Institutes (SUSI) programs for Vietnamese scholars in 2016.
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For law students, a cautionary tale
Harvard University Gazette - 11/21/2015
C arrying scales and wearing a blindfold, the image of justice has long symbolized judgment delivered without bias or prejudice. That was not the case for Victor Rosario. “The blindfold meant something
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West Bank Attack Victim Was Recent Graduate of US School
ABC News - 11/19/2015
A U.S. school has identified a recent graduate visiting Israel as among three people killed in an attack in the West Bank . The Maimonides School in Brookline, Massachusetts , said Thursday the school
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iNACOL Applauds U.S. Congress ESEA Conference Committee Vote to Reauthorize Federal
Reuters - 11/19/2015
PR Newswire WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2015 WASHINGTON , Nov. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the United States House of Representatives and Senate Elementary and Secondary Education Act
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Slow U.S. tuition growth is 'new normal' for higher education: Moody's
Reuters - 11/19/2015
A sign for the entrance of the Saybrook College is seen on the campus of Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut in this November 12, 2015 file photo. Reuters/Shannon Stapleton/Files U.S. universities
Slow U.S. tuition growth is new normal for higher ed - Moodys Reuters
Slow U.S. tuition growth is new normal for higher education: Moodys Reuters
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The 25 best public high schools in America
Business Insider UK - 11/19/2015
Stuyvesant High School in New York City took the top rank for the second year in a row. A great education doesn't have to cost a fortune — especially in high school. Niche , a company that researches
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To Promote Integration, N.Y.C. to Pilot Diversity Plans in Some Schools
Education Week - 11/20/2015
In an effort to promote diversity in some schools, the New York City department of education is launching a pilot program that will allow seven elementary schools to make tweaks to their admissions criteria
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Hillary Clinton holding rally at Reno school on Monday
Miami Herald - 11/20/2015
Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton is visiting Reno on Monday. Clinton's campaign says she's starting her Nevada stop with a visit to Crossroads, a public-private partnership between
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Some U.S. Schools Help Immigrant and Refugee Students Find Foothold
Education Week - 11/20/2015
By PBS Newshour is airing a two part series on English-language learners and refugee students , shedding some light on the realities that refugee children face as they integrate into America's school
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If Turning Around a School Were Easy
Education Week - 11/20/2015
Note:  This week, Katharine Strunk, Associate Professor of Education and Policy in the Rossier School of Education and the Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California, joins
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Nebraska Students Create Civics Game
Education Week - 11/20/2015
Three girls in Nebraska created an online game aimed at helping their classmates learn more about civics.
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