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A few hundred dollars in aid can make all the difference to some college students

Education News from Washington Post - November 4, 2016 - 1:00am
Some of the brightest students on the path to graduation are more likely to drop out of college if they lose even small amounts of financial aid.
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Protests shook Yale a year ago. Here's what has changed since.

Education News from Washington Post - November 4, 2016 - 1:00am
Last year students demanded changes at Yale. The president responded with a series of initiatives designed to make the school more inclusive.
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Kid-Wrangling 101

Education News from NY Times - November 3, 2016 - 4:31pm
Their videos poured in. Except for when they didn’t.
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Share: If I Were President . . . of My Club, My Class, My College, My Country

Education News from NY Times - November 3, 2016 - 12:45pm
We asked students what they would do if they were in charge, what their concerns and hopes for the future would be.
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A Virtual Mess: Inside Colorado's Largest Online Charter School

Education Week - November 3, 2016 - 8:55am
At Colorado's 4,000-student GOAL Academy, just 1 in 4 students uses the learning software each day. The founder helped direct millions of dollars to his for-profit management company.
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Tracking Attendance in Online Schools

Education Week - November 3, 2016 - 8:55am
Just 1 in 4 students uses GOAL Academy's learning software each day. Yet the state of Colorado officially reports an 89 percent attendance rate at the school. Why the disconnect?
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Cyber Charters vs. 'Multi-District Online Schools'

Education Week - November 3, 2016 - 8:55am
Across the country, interest is growing in such new types of non-charter management models. But multidistrict online schools have faced some of the same problems that plague cyber charters.
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Problems With For-Profit Management of Pa. Cybers

Education Week - November 3, 2016 - 8:55am
To understand how the problems with for-profit management of cyber charters have persisted over time, just look at Pennsylvania.
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Online Charters Cause Rift Among Supporters of School Choice

Education Week - November 3, 2016 - 8:55am
Rising concerns over the management practices and academic quality of virtual charter schools have exposed a deepening divide among some of the nation's most influential supporters of school choice.
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Outsized Influence: Online Charters Bring Lobbying 'A' Game to States

Education Week - November 3, 2016 - 8:55am
Savvy lobbying, well-connected allies, and impassioned parents have helped keep online charters growing across states even in the face of often-poor results.
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Plight of the Public U: Those Hidden College Fees

Education News from NY Times - November 3, 2016 - 5:44am
Schools are tacking more and more extra charges onto students’ bills, much of it for basic educational services. Some call it “backdoor tuition.”
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Plight of the Public U: What 12 State Schools Are Cutting, or Creating

Education News from NY Times - November 3, 2016 - 5:44am
Doing more with less is the new norm. Some public universities are even finding fresh ways to ease students’ burden.
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