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A Divisive President at City College, and a Long List of Personal Expenses

Education News from NY Times - October 10, 2016 - 3:30am
It was not budget cuts or a contentious relationship with faculty that led to the resignation of Lisa S. Coico, but her use of college funds for personal matters.
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American schools offer scholarships for Syrian students displaced by war

Education News from Washington Post - October 10, 2016 - 1:00am
U.S. students are pushing for their colleges and universities to help.
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Five underutilized ways to give yourself an advantage with your college essay

Education News from Washington Post - October 10, 2016 - 1:00am
Early action applications are due next month. Here’s how to make them better.
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Upset teacher wrote 'focus' on a student's forehead. Now, he's charged with assault.

Education News from Washington Post - October 10, 2016 - 1:00am
Officials say Daniel Board, a math teacher, became upset with the student for asking questions and not focusing in class.
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Thanks pour in for school bus driver who rescued children from flames

Education News from Washington Post - October 9, 2016 - 1:00am
Renita Smith is celebrated by community, appears on national television
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Teacher pushed out of Head Start kept in school system for months

Education News from Washington Post - October 9, 2016 - 1:00am
Prince George’s has placed more than 200 employees on leave amid allegations of inappropriate conduct, abuse or neglect.
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Editorial: Racial Profiling in Preschool

Education News from NY Times - October 8, 2016 - 2:30pm
A new study suggests that biases against black children, especially black boys, are creeping into classrooms filled with 4-year-olds.
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Why bankers got fined for wrongdoing - but teachers went to jail

Education News from Washington Post - October 8, 2016 - 1:00am
Why no CEO of a company heavily involved in the chicanery of the Great Recession of 2008 has gotten convicted while some Atlanta school employees went to jail.
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Slurs, blackface, and gorilla masks: The academic year opened with racial ugliness

Education News from Washington Post - October 8, 2016 - 1:00am
Confrontations have been powerful symbols of both the challenges and the possibilities that face universities -- and the nation -- in what many believe is an increasingly volatile racial climate.
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Students were told to select gender pronouns. One chose 'His Majesty' to protest 'absurdity.'

Education News from Washington Post - October 8, 2016 - 1:00am
Grant Strobl says the University of Michigan's "designated pronoun” policy is another step "down this road of political correctness."
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