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Did the idea of free public higher education go down with the Democrats?

Education News from Washington Post - November 15, 2016 - 1:00am
Trump has been largely silent on higher education, but he has promised to work with Congress to reduce the cost of college.
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High school students in Montgomery County protest Trump’s election

Education News from Washington Post - November 15, 2016 - 1:00am
A walkout at Montgomery Blair was joined by students from nearby schools.
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Will Donald Trump destroy U.S. public education?

Education News from Washington Post - November 15, 2016 - 1:00am
There is a short and long answer to this.
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Brown students tore up, threw out American flags at Veterans Day ceremony

Education News from Washington Post - November 15, 2016 - 1:00am
After finding flags damaged or missing at a Veterans Day ceremony, some students held a sit-in to protect those that remained, and a debate erupted over patriotism and sacrifice in the United States.
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As for-profit colleges face scrutiny, it's imperative they prove their worth

Education News from Washington Post - November 15, 2016 - 1:00am
The new chief executive of DeVry Education Group argues that for-profit colleges must work to demonstrate their value to students.
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A Holocaust scholar compared Donald Trump to Hitler. His high school placed him on leave.

Education News from Washington Post - November 15, 2016 - 1:00am
Frank Navarro, a high school teacher, was placed on paid leave after a parent complained about his teaching methods.
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This high-poverty school succeeds by focusing on adventure, the arts, project-based learning

Education News from Washington Post - November 15, 2016 - 1:00am
William Smith High School's approach is "strong collaboration among administrators, staff and students, plus investment in a school community marked by shared values and a desire to do meaningful, relevant work."
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Wis. 8th-graders research Holocaust news

NCSS Smartbrief - November 14, 2016 - 1:25pm
Eighth-graders at a Wisconsin school recently curated newspaper articles to learn how the Holocaust was reported in their com -More
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Why students should write, write, write

NCSS Smartbrief - November 14, 2016 - 1:25pm
Daily, ungraded writing tied to course content can help students improve writing fluency and skills, writes Mary Tedrow, Shen -More
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Is there a right way to give feedback to students?

NCSS Smartbrief - November 14, 2016 - 1:25pm
Research shows that the feedback that teachers give students can be positive, if executed correctly.  -More
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Should teachers assign homework?

NCSS Smartbrief - November 14, 2016 - 1:25pm
A number of school districts nationwide are abandoning homework, and some noting that educational research has not yet proven -More
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Active, student-led learning utilizes video

NCSS Smartbrief - November 14, 2016 - 1:25pm
Social studies teacher Kelly Grotrian in this commentary writes about the promise of video-based questions for engaging stude -More
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Maine students become lawmakers for weekend

NCSS Smartbrief - November 14, 2016 - 1:25pm
More than 150 Maine students participated in mock state House and Senate sessions at the Maine State House of Representatives -More
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School counselors offer post-election counseling

NCSS Smartbrief - November 14, 2016 - 1:25pm
School counselors in Tennessee's Metro Nashville Public Schools are providing services following the presidential election.  -More
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