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Harvard and Columbia did it in November. Now, Princeton suspends team over 'vulgar' messages.

Education News from Washington Post - December 17, 2016 - 1:00am
The Ivy League athletic suspensions — as well as one at Amherst College — happened within weeks of each other.
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At Elite Queens High School, PTA Calls Embattled Principal ‘Rude’

Education News from NY Times - December 16, 2016 - 9:25pm
Parents and teachers have announced a long list of grievances against the interim acting principal of Townsend Harris High School, Rosemarie Jahoda, whom they want removed.
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University of Minnesota and Football Players Met Over Boycott

Education News from NY Times - December 16, 2016 - 9:00pm
The university president met with the team regarding the suspensions of 10 players over a sexual assault investigation.
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Agony as Tulane Applicants Learn Acceptance Emails Are in Error

Education News from NY Times - December 16, 2016 - 8:56pm
Tulane apologized to 130 early-decision applicants but indicated that those students would not receive special consideration for admittance.
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Women Make Up Majority of U.S. Law Students for First Time

Education News from NY Times - December 16, 2016 - 8:12pm
Their numbers have swelled past 50 percent, but it’s less clear whether that will lead to an advantage in the profession.
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Louisville Suspends Coordinator Who Received Wake Forest Game Plan

Education News from NY Times - December 16, 2016 - 7:56pm
Lonnie Galloway, a co-offensive coordinator, will miss the Citrus Bowl after receiving game plans from a since-fired Demon Deacons broadcaster.
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New York City to Close ‘Persistently Struggling’ School in the South Bronx

Education News from NY Times - December 16, 2016 - 6:07pm
The New York City Education Department said it would close Junior High School 162 Lola Rodriguez de Tio, one of the lowest-performing schools in the state.
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4th-graders learn US, Va. history at fort

NCSS Smartbrief - December 16, 2016 - 12:59pm
Fourth-graders from a Virginia school recently explored early US history during a field trip to Fort Monroe National Monument -More
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Educators remain hopeful for promise of 2017

NCSS Smartbrief - December 16, 2016 - 12:59pm
Barnett Berry, founder and CEO of the Center for Teaching Quality, and Jessica Cuthbertson, also of CTQ, say they are hopeful -More
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Education policies expected to change in 2017

NCSS Smartbrief - December 16, 2016 - 12:59pm
The new year will bring Donald Trump as the next president and new education policy decision-makers in some key positions.  -More
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Educators help states reshape teacher prep

NCSS Smartbrief - December 16, 2016 - 12:59pm
Officials in several states, including Missouri, Louisiana and Massachusetts, are tapping educators for help to rework teache -More
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7 tech trends coming to schools

NCSS Smartbrief - December 16, 2016 - 12:59pm
Education and technology experts predict that seven key education trends could have an effect on education in 2017 and beyond -More
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Ohio students learn to write, perform poetry

NCSS Smartbrief - December 16, 2016 - 12:59pm
Students at an Ohio middle school are learning about poetry as part of a poetry performance class.  -More
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Program boosts interest in Yiddish in NYC

NCSS Smartbrief - December 16, 2016 - 12:59pm
There is increased interest in the Yiddish language in New York City.  -More
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2016 candidates for NCSS vice-president, Board of Directors

NCSS Smartbrief - December 16, 2016 - 12:59pm
The NCSS Board of Directors has approved the following slate of candidates for the 2016-17 Board of Directors and officer ele
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