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Buffalo school board demands resignation of member Carl Paladino for vile comments about Obamas

Education News from Washington Post - December 30, 2016 - 1:00am
Paladino was co-chair of Donald Trump's campaign in New York state.
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Connecting college access, admissions and completion

Education News from Washington Post - December 30, 2016 - 1:00am
Two experts offer views on improving transparency in college admissions.
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Higher Education: Fake Academe, Looking Much Like the Real Thing

Education News from NY Times - December 29, 2016 - 7:48pm
Sham scholarly publications and academic conferences without rigor reflect a legitimate problem: too many Ph.D.-holders chasing too few credentials.
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A Majority Agreed She Was Raped by a Stanford Football Player. That Wasn’t Enough.

Education News from NY Times - December 29, 2016 - 6:42pm
Stanford has an uncommonly high bar for sexual assault cases, so the player was never punished despite two panels ruling in favor of the accuser.
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After Paladino’s Racist Remarks, Buffalo School Board Demands He Resign

Education News from NY Times - December 29, 2016 - 6:14pm
The Buffalo Board of Education asked Mr. Paladino to leave over his remarks about the Obamas. He responded, “It’s going to be a very combative year.”
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Sinosphere: Shanghai’s Move to Curb International Programs in Schools Worries Parents

Education News from NY Times - December 29, 2016 - 5:41am
A city commission has accused private schools of replacing official curriculums, which stress political ideology, with others infringing on “China’s education sovereignty.”
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Minority students at U-Md. issue 64 demands, including prayer rooms in every major building and shuttles to Muslim center

Education News from Washington Post - December 29, 2016 - 1:00am
The demands were made by a coalition of 25 groups representing eight minority groups on the College Park campus. No Jewish groups signed.
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'I honestly thought of myself as simply American': DNA testing shocks college students

Education News from Washington Post - December 29, 2016 - 1:00am
As many as 1,500 people discover their genetic heritage in a university project.
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