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Millions of teens are using a new app to post anonymous thoughts, and most parents have no idea
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/millions-of-teens-are-using-a-new-app-to-post-anonymous-thoughts-and-most-parents-have-no-idea/2015/12/08/1532a98c-9907-11e5-8917-653b65c809eb_story.html?hpid=hp_hp-top-table-main_afterschool-925pm%3Ahomepage%2Fstory


No Child Left Behind: An Obituary
http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2015/12/08/458844737/no-child-left-behind-an-obituary


CDC: Too Few Schools Teach Prevention of HIV, STDs, Pregnancy
http://consumer.healthday.com/sexual-health-information-32/sex-health-news-603/cdc-too-few-schools-teach-prevention-of-hiv-stds-pregnancy-706033.html


Students standing up to learn in school
http://www.kcci.com/health/students-standing-up-to-learn-in-school/36892150


Positive Mindset May Prime Students' Brains for Math
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2015/12/09/biological-evidence-found-for-mindset-theory.html


A Kids' Coding Expert Says We're Making Computer Class Way Too Boring
http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2015/12/11/458782056/a-kids-coding-expert-says-were-making-computer-class-way-too-boring


Students gain interest in science and engineering with online teaching tool
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/business/aroundregion/story/2015/dec/15/students-gaonline-stem-teaching-tool-official/340480/


School Arts Advocates Cheer New Education Measure
http://www.npr.org/2015/12/16/459936069/arts-education-advocates-cheer-new-education-measure


Politics In The Classroom: How Much Is Too Much?
http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2015/12/16/459673575/politics-in-the-classroom-how-much-is-too-much


This superintendent has figured out how to make school work for poor kids
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/this-superintendent-has-figured-out-how-to-make-school-work-for-poor-kids/2015/12/20/cadac2ca-a4e6-11e5-ad3f-991ce3374e23_story.html?mc_cid=9500e0c1bd&mc_eid=6755b821e4