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Jerry Falwell Jr. Says Trump Offered Him Education Secretary Job

Education Week - November 28, 2016 - 9:08am
Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. says President elect-Donald Trump offered him the job of education secretary, but that he turned it down for personal reasons.
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On Campus: Divisions in My Dorm Room

Education News from NY Times - November 28, 2016 - 3:21am
Liberals and conservatives, on campus and off, have spent too much time in their own political bubbles.
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Trump could open door to expanding D.C. school voucher program, advocates say

Education News from Washington Post - November 28, 2016 - 1:00am
Some want to see the voucher program, currently for low-income children, extended to all D.C. students.
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Low-performing high school requires college-level course for graduation

Education News from Washington Post - November 28, 2016 - 1:00am
All Cardozo seniors must take Advanced Placement English Literature. Will it work?
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What's the worst that could happen with Betsy DeVos as education secretary? Two scenarios.

Education News from Washington Post - November 28, 2016 - 1:00am
Will she develop a Trump version of Obama's “Race to the Top?"
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Why we celebrate Thanksgiving every year. It isn't what you think.

Education News from Washington Post - November 28, 2016 - 1:00am
You will be surprised to learn who turned Thanksgiving into the holiday we celebrate today.
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'Go back to the cotton farm’: Black child was taunted, beaten on school playground, family says

Education News from Washington Post - November 26, 2016 - 1:00am
Alana Jackson said her son, Jordan, sustained a broken arm and a concussion when he was attacked by white children in Louisiana.
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Retiring: College Towns Can Be Attractive Later in Life

Education News from NY Times - November 25, 2016 - 3:46pm
University communities have advantages like intellectual stimulation, cultural amenities and a healthy economic base without a high price tag.
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This program could revolutionize homeownership for student loan borrowers

Education News from Washington Post - November 25, 2016 - 1:00am
Maryland is making a play for a generation of would-be homebuyers with one thing in common: student debt.
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A Bronx Librarian Keen on Teaching Homeless Children a Lasting Love of Books

Education News from NY Times - November 24, 2016 - 8:31pm
Every Wednesday, Colbert Nembhard visits the Crotona Inn shelter, serving as a model for a New York City literacy effort geared toward boys and girls living in transient conditions.
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Trump picks billionaire Betsy DeVos, school voucher advocate, as education secretary

Education News from Washington Post - November 24, 2016 - 1:00am
DeVos is hardly a household name, but she has helped reshape the education landscape.
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Trump terrifies public school advocates with education secretary pick

Education News from Washington Post - November 24, 2016 - 1:00am
Betsy DeVos is a longtime advocate of school privatization.
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Hundreds of colleges mobilize to defend immigrant students

Education News from Washington Post - November 24, 2016 - 1:00am
Higher ed leaders press Trump to keep protections for undocumented students.
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To help kids succeed, this rural school gets help from unusual sources. Dentists, for example.

Education News from Washington Post - November 24, 2016 - 1:00am
"When students feel safe and know that they matter, they are better able to learn and grow."
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Cheerleaders investigated by the University of Kansas for photo captioned 'KKK go trump'

Education News from Washington Post - November 24, 2016 - 1:00am
Four cheerleaders were suspended from performing for the Jayhawks during an investigation of a photo posted on social media with a caption that some found racially offensive.
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