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Diane Ravitch tells Hillary Clinton: Don't follow in Obama's education footsteps

Education News from Washington Post - September 9, 2016 - 12:04am
The historian and public education advocate finally gets a chance to talk with the Democratic presidential nominee Clinton and urges her to rethink her support for charter schools.
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Obama administration urges schools to clarify role of school police

Education News from Washington Post - September 9, 2016 - 12:04am
The move comes in response to violent incidents that have stoked debate about whether school police are helping or hurting kids.
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Editorial: Late to the Fight Against Predator Schools

Education News from NY Times - September 8, 2016 - 9:36pm
Regulators need to act sooner in cases where students are victimized by for-profit colleges.
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News Analysis: Crux of Connecticut Judge’s Grim Ruling: Schools Are Broken

Education News from NY Times - September 8, 2016 - 9:33pm
A decision that threw out the state’s education financing system as unconstitutional spoke to a larger nationwide truth.
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John R. Coleman, Haverford President Who Explored Blue-Collar Life, Dies at 95

Education News from NY Times - September 8, 2016 - 8:37pm
A labor economist, he was a strong voice at the Philadelphia-area college in the 1960s for the admission of women and against the Vietnam War.
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New York City to Help Fund Internships at Cultural Organizations

Education News from NY Times - September 8, 2016 - 7:00pm
The Department of Cultural Affairs has launched an initiative to place CUNY students at paid internships at Carnegie Hall and other institutions.
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Social Q’s: My Son Seems Happy at College. But Is He?

Education News from NY Times - September 8, 2016 - 4:17pm
Social Q’s: The “Back to School” edition. On homesickness, bare feet and a dating quandary.
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The Learning Network: Our Second Annual Student Editorial Cartoon Contest

Education News from NY Times - September 8, 2016 - 8:18am
We are asking teenagers to make an illustration providing commentary or criticism on an issue or event. Post yours here by Oct. 18.
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The Learning Network: How Much Do You Trust the Celebrities and Social Media Stars You Follow?

Education News from NY Times - September 8, 2016 - 5:00am
Are you more likely to buy products or support brands that are promoted by your favorite celebrities and social media stars?
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The Education Issue: For Gay and Transgender Teens, Will It Get Better?

Education News from NY Times - September 8, 2016 - 5:00am
School life can be hell for teenagers who don’t identify as straight. One refuge? The internet.
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The Education Issue: They Also Have Lessons to Teach

Education News from NY Times - September 8, 2016 - 5:00am
Meet some of the other school figures who help students find their way.
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The Learning Network: Article of the Day | ‘Flooding of Coast, Caused by Global Warming, Has Already Begun’

Education News from NY Times - September 8, 2016 - 4:26am
What is “sunny-day flooding,” and how does it affect people and communities?
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The Learning Network: Picture Prompt | Arriving at Ellis Island

Education News from NY Times - September 8, 2016 - 3:48am
Why are immigrants in the news today? What comparisons to immigration in the past and today do you think this writer might be making?
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