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This article was originally published in The Notebook. In August 2020, The Notebook became Chalkbeat Philadelphia.

Plagiarism Lines Blur for Students in Digital Age The New York Times
Plagiarism cases are on the rise as the Internet makes information increasingly more accessible, and students seemingly less accountable.

See also: Conflicts of Interest The Core Knowledge Blog
Which Is Worse: Cheating Vs. Plagiarism This Week In Education

When Tough, Unpopular Decisions Are Best for Kids Eduwonk
As dramatic changes to education policy make high-profile news across the nation, some argue that tough love is exactly what students need. But where do the blame-games end and changes occur?

See also: D.C. teachers union accuses Rhee of ‘playing loose’ with numbers on firings The Washington Post

Waiting for Supertween The Educated Reporter
Director of "Waiting for Superman" Davis Guggenheim announces his plans for a 3-D biopic on teen pop-idol Justin Bieber.

Reforms to the Top ASCD
With round two Race to the Top finalists announced last week and the ed jobs bill back in consideration, states begin to more clearly take sides.

See also: ACTION United says Race to the Top is misguided The Notebook blog
Teacher aid revived in US Senate The Notebook blog

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