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As Students Return to School, Debate About the Amount of Homework Rages

Education News from NY Times - August 24, 2016 - 6:00am
One teacher said that there would be “no formally assigned homework this year,” and online discussions reveal a belief that the workload assigned may be too heavy.
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Md. county school board members call for leaders’ ouster after Head Start debacle

Education News from Washington Post - August 24, 2016 - 12:04am
5 board members say they weren’t informed of mistreatment of children in Prince George’s.
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Justice Department sues Georgia over segregation of students with disabilities

Education News from Washington Post - August 24, 2016 - 12:04am
Forgot the blurb: Obama administration officials hope the lawsuit sends a message to schools nationwide.
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When suspensions weren’t working, this high school opted for a new approach

Education News from Washington Post - August 24, 2016 - 12:04am
D.C.’s Ballou High School chose a ‘restorative justice’ model to address discipline issues, and it cut suspensions by more than half.
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Seeking admission to top colleges, Chinese students flock to U.S. private schools

Education News from Washington Post - August 24, 2016 - 12:04am
Some small schools see a financial boon with foreign students, and a cultural shift.
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Nick Cannon enrolls as a freshman at Howard U.

Education News from Washington Post - August 24, 2016 - 12:04am
Celebrity Nick Cannon wrote on social media that he is now a student at Howard University.
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School asks returning students: 'What is your hope?' Here are the interesting answers.

Education News from Washington Post - August 24, 2016 - 12:04am
Kids write their answers on a blackboard. So do teachers.
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A Texas teacher stopped assigning homework. The Internet gave her an A+.

Education News from Washington Post - August 24, 2016 - 12:04am
"I ask that you spend your evenings doing things that are proven to correlate with student success," Brandy Young wrote.
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