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Oxford University Will Keep Statue of Cecil Rhodes

Education News from NY Times - January 29, 2016 - 5:54am
Oriel College, one of 38 largely self-governing colleges at Oxford, said it would keep the statue of the man regarded by many as an architect of apartheid.









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The Learning Network: Film Club | ‘Ivy League Trailblazers’

Education News from NY Times - January 29, 2016 - 5:30am
What is it like to be the first member of your family to go to college? This short film explores the privileges and challenges that first-generation college students, especially those attending the nation’s most prestigious universities, must learn to deal with.









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The Learning Network: Student Question | What National or International Events Have You Lived Through That You Remember Best?

Education News from NY Times - January 29, 2016 - 5:00am
How old were you when the event happened? How did you learn about it?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Zika Virus ‘Spreading Explosively’ in Americas, W.H.O. Says

Education News from NY Times - January 29, 2016 - 4:30am
Why did health officials in the United States seek to reassure Americans?









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The Academy Awards isn't alone with its color problem. Look at higher education.

Education News from Washington Post - January 29, 2016 - 4:27am
A look at the makeup of faculty in America's colleges and universities.









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

Education News from NY Times - January 29, 2016 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in six New York Times articles in the past year.









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White high school student: ‘Black Lives’ don’t matter

Education News from Washington Post - January 28, 2016 - 11:34pm
A Maryland teenager has stirred a discussion on racism in the suburbs after an inflammatory video went viral









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National Briefing | Midwest: Michigan: Detroit Teachers Seek End to Control by Emergency Manager

Education News from NY Times - January 28, 2016 - 8:28pm
The Detroit teachers’ union filed a lawsuit Thursday against the district calling for repairing “deplorable” conditions and removing the state-appointed emergency manager, Darnell Earley.









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Stanford, Harvard each topped $1 billion in charitable donations last year

Education News from Washington Post - January 28, 2016 - 5:56pm
New data shows 20 colleges in the Washington area saw significant jumps in charitable fundraising amid a strong economy.









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Kindergarten teacher: Don't blame us if your kids are overworked. It isn't our fault.

Education News from Washington Post - January 28, 2016 - 4:54pm
"I wish that every person who makes decisions about education and every parent who is unhappy could spend one week in a classroom."









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Detroit teachers' union sues over poor school conditions

Education News from Washington Post - January 28, 2016 - 4:08pm
The union wants the buildings fixed and an end to state control of schools.









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Montgomery students petitioned for full week of school closings

Education News from Washington Post - January 28, 2016 - 4:08pm
The petition says roads are clogged and unsafe; Montgomery closes for Friday but says petition wasn’t a factor.









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The Learning Network: Student Contest Winners | The 2015 Year in Rap

Education News from NY Times - January 28, 2016 - 3:46pm
Our partners for this annual contest chose 11 winners from a pool of 700 submissions. (The name that made it into nearly every rap submitted? No surprise: Donald Trump.)









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