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Are We Criminalizing Our Students?

Education Week - December 7, 2016 - 8:03am
America's outsize spending on criminal justice comes at the expense of schooling, write Lori Bezahler and Allison R. Brown.
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Thousands of Virginians may be eligible for student loan forgiveness. And they might not even know it.

Education News from Washington Post - December 7, 2016 - 1:00am
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring on Tuesday said his office is notifying some 5,300 people who attended a chain of defunct for-profit colleges of their eligibility for federal student loan forgiveness.
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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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