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Congress blasts U.S. Education Department for vulnerabilities in data bases

Education News from Washington Post - November 19, 2015 - 8:51am
Department Inspector General Kathleen Tighe says her investigators were able to penetrate the department's data systems without being detected.









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D.C. greenlights path to high school diploma for those who pass the GED

Education News from Washington Post - November 19, 2015 - 8:51am
The District’s State Board of Education asks superintendent to develop rules, but warns that diploma is not a “magic formula.”









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Report: Time spent on standardized testing in schools is underestimated

Education News from Washington Post - November 19, 2015 - 8:35am
What is missing from the usual estimates.









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The Learning Network: Illustrating Ideas: Student Winners From Our Editorial Cartoon Contest

Education News from NY Times - November 19, 2015 - 8:33am
See the winners of our Student Editorial Cartoon Contest.









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The Learning Network: What Are Your Thanksgiving Traditions?

Education News from NY Times - November 19, 2015 - 5:00am
Does your family serve the same meal every year? Do you have any favorite dishes?









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12 lessons college applicants can learn from the presidential race

Education News from Washington Post - November 19, 2015 - 5:00am
Like a presidential candidate, a college applicant is really in the business of persuasion and diplomacy, winning over humans and swaying the vote in his or her favor.









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Raw Talent and College Sports Mix at Culinary Institute of America

Education News from NY Times - November 19, 2015 - 4:30am
What are some of the quirks and challenges that the athletic program at the Culinary Institute of America faces?









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Moody's: Colleges have entered the new normal of flat tuition revenue

Education News from Washington Post - November 19, 2015 - 1:55am
It's going to be another year of lackluster tuition revenue growth for universities, as the pipeline of students heading to college dries up and families remain sensitive to prices.









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Is homelessness among U.S. kids declining, or surging? It depends on who you ask.

Education News from Washington Post - November 19, 2015 - 12:22am
HUD estimates there are 127,000 homeless children in the country. The Education Department says there are 1.3 million.









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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | feral

Education News from NY Times - November 19, 2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 161 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Princeton Students Hold Sit-In on Racial Injustice

Education News from NY Times - November 18, 2015 - 11:16pm
Despite some gains, students continued to hold protests to reject what they saw as racial injustice and university inaction.









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