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Why Americans should not panic about international test results

Education News from Washington Post - December 7, 2016 - 1:00am
An examination of why the data from PISA can be as wrong as the data was predicting the Brexit vote in Britain and the U.S. presidential election.
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Six Md. schools achieve Blue Ribbon honor

Education News from Washington Post - December 7, 2016 - 1:00am
They include two in Montgomery County and one each in Anne Arundel, Howard, Frederick and Calvert counties.
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NAACP moves ahead with its call for moratorium on charter schools

Education News from Washington Post - December 7, 2016 - 1:00am
The civil rights organization's controversial position was strongly criticized — but it isn't backing down.
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On the world stage, U.S. students fall behind

Education News from Washington Post - December 7, 2016 - 1:00am
Math scores drop for U.S. high schoolers while reading and science scores stay the same.
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World Ranking: What America Can Learn About Smart Schools in Other Countries

Education News from NY Times - December 6, 2016 - 5:00am
The U.S. fared poorly, as usual, in a worldwide ranking of students’ test scores, but it showed significant gains among disadvantaged teenagers.
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Rolling Stone asks judge to overrule jury in U-Va. defamation case

Education News from Washington Post - December 6, 2016 - 1:00am
Rolling Stone wants a judge to reverse a jury's $3 million verdict in case regarding its retracted U-Va. gang rape story.
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Supply of U.S. high school graduates is stagnating, posing challenge for colleges

Education News from Washington Post - December 6, 2016 - 1:00am
Report shows number of graduates peaked in 2013, but Hispanic graduate numbers are booming.
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Maryland state school board selects education scholar as vice president

Education News from Washington Post - December 6, 2016 - 1:00am
Chester E. Finn Jr. took the position after the resignation of S. James Gates Jr.
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Why this high school works: 'We are in a perpetual state of improvement.'

Education News from Washington Post - December 6, 2016 - 1:00am
Sixth in a series on schools that provide opportunities for all children to succeed. This is about a high school in New York and what makes it tick.
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Will D.C.’s new chancellor finally be able to close the achievement gap?

Education News from Washington Post - December 6, 2016 - 1:00am
A look at Antwan Wilson’s record in Oakland and Denver shows that the schools leader has faced opposition to his big changes.
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For-profit college students make a last-ditch attempt at faster debt relief

Education News from Washington Post - December 6, 2016 - 1:00am
A coalition of people who say they were defrauded by for-profit colleges is urging the Obama administration to cancel their debt before Donald Trump takes office.
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