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For LGBT Students, Are 'Safe Schools' Enough?

Education Week - October 13, 2016 - 8:33am
Schools must help lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students develop a positive sense of their LGBT identities, writes Michael Sadowski.
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Feature: The Professor Wore a Hijab in Solidarity — Then Lost Her Job

Education News from NY Times - October 13, 2016 - 5:00am
When Larycia Hawkins, the first black woman to receive tenure at Wheaton College, made a symbolic gesture of support for Muslims, the evangelical college became divided over what intellectual freedom on its campus really meant.
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Editorial: A Misguided Attack on Charter Schools

Education News from NY Times - October 13, 2016 - 4:57am
An N.A.A.C.P. call for a ban on the schools’ expansion could hurt children stuck in traditional public schools that are broken.
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Naval Academy cancels classes to celebrate football win

Education News from Washington Post - October 13, 2016 - 1:00am
The U.S. Naval Academy celebrated an unexpected win with an unexpected move — canceling classes Tuesday. Some welcomed the day off, while others objected.
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NAACP calls for Pr. George’s schools chief’s ouster following scandals

Education News from Washington Post - October 13, 2016 - 1:00am
Group cites child abuse and staff misconduct in the Maryland school system.
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Obama administration releases long-delayed regulations for teacher-preparation programs

Education News from Washington Post - October 13, 2016 - 1:00am
Programs that fall short of new expectations will lose access to some federal aid.
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Americans worry about the cost of college, but cable networks don't seem to care

Education News from Washington Post - October 13, 2016 - 1:00am
Cable news networks devote little airtime to issues of college affordability, despite public interest, says Media Matters.
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Help for a Business Idea Trying to Catch Fire

Education News from NY Times - October 12, 2016 - 3:38pm
Accelerator programs like New Venture Challenge in Chicago can be competitive, but can provide start-up owners with valuable advice and material help.
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Kansas Governor Warns of Tax Hike if State Loses Funding Case

Education Week - October 12, 2016 - 9:18am
The state's highest court is weighing the "adequacy" of the Kansas school funding system and previously ruled that the system is inequitable.
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