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Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-25 07:32:25 -0700 | education-news

The 30-year-old instructor, identified only as Mustafa was arrested after the police found child pornography on his laptop, reports Rama Lakshmi from the Washington Post. The act allegedly [...] Amid protestors outside of Vibgyor High in southern India, police arrested...
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Source: Education Week

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-24 08:40:05 -0700 | education-news

The board voted 5-1 to delay action on the plan, despite concerns from State Superintendent Janet Barresi that the education groups were trying to "hijack the process." Barresi cast the lone dissenting vote on the motion to table approval of...
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Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-24 07:14:18 -0700 | education-news

Walmart has announced that for the first time it is offering teachers across the country a 10% discount on any classroom supplies purchased during Walmart's Teacher Appreciation Week, July 25-31. The company says that 53% of US teachers received less...
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Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-24 07:14:15 -0700 | education-news

Teachers who utilize the site will now be able to make bitcoin payments in addition to credit, debit and Paypal options that already existed, reports Eric Calouro for News BTC. The decision [...] Skilljar, a tech company that allows third...
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Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-23 16:24:36 -0700 | education-news

Powers had been asked to resign or face termination by the UT Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa, who insisted the move came from a breakdown of communication, and not due to pressure from the school's governing [...] University of Texas President Bill...
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Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-23 16:24:36 -0700 | education-news

Noel Estevez fatally stabbed Timothy Crump in June after suffering months of allegedly being tormented by Crump's bullying, which included urinating on [...] A new investigation into the stabbing death of a 14-year-old Bronx youth has found that Education and...
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Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-22 07:17:24 -0700 | education-news

Supporters of science education improvement would do well to listen to that advice. The National Research Council's K-12 Framework for Science Education and the Next Generation Science Standards are designed to drive dramatic rethinking and improvement of science education for...
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Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-22 07:17:21 -0700 | education-news

Washington state has lost its latest bid for flexibility under the federal No Child Left Behind law, state officials said Monday...Department of Education officials have rejected a request made about a month ago by Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn....
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Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-22 07:12:05 -0700 | education-news

Michael Sibley, speaking for the  Alabama Department of Education told website Al.com that the state's inclusion that gay sex is illegal in their current sex education [...] Alabama officials are in the process of reviewing their public school sex education...
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Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-21 11:31:41 -0700 | education-news

According to an annual survey by the Babson Research Group, more than one-third of college students, more than seven million people, took at least one online course in 2012. The company has been tracking the growth of online education since...
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Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-21 10:40:12 -0700 | education-news

S Multi-generational households are fast becoming the norm in the US as millennials come back to their parents' nest, according to a study. Walter Hamilton, writing for The Los Angeles Times, reports that according to the Pew Research Center, a record...
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Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-17 13:27:46 -0700 | education-news

Private summer courses are creating a debate among the education crowd: is paying for summer school creating an educational disadvantage? Department of Education to ensure schools are not charging illegal fees, writes Stephen Ceasar for The Los Angeles Times.
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Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-17 00:05:19 -0700 | education-news

The link below will take you to the interview with me in this month's Washingtonian magazine in which I(Executive Life Coach in DC) and another coach / therapist answer a number of questions relating to how we work and the...
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Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-14 11:16:05 -0700 | education-news

Louis Post-Dispatch  writes that the Democrat from Missouri is planning to introduce bipartisan legislation, later this summer, hoping to improve reporting procedures, investigations, and the prosecution of sexual assaults on college campuses .  One idea involves hiring trained investigators,...
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Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-14 14:49:28 -0700 | education-news

A D.C. councilmember is sponsoring legislation to prohibit the city's public schools from suspending or expelling pre-kindergarten students except in rare circumstances. The legislation from Councilmember David Grosso follows a recent city report that found 181 3- and 4-year-olds received...
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