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High Court Argument to Center on Level of Benefits for Spec. Ed.

Education Week - January 9, 2017 - 8:37am
In a case involving a Colorado student with autism, the Supreme Court will consider what level of benefits school districts must provide to students with disabilities.
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Swimming heats? After their meet was canceled, this Georgia Tech team dived into the snow.

Education News from Washington Post - January 9, 2017 - 1:00am
Watch members of Georgia Tech's swim team swim a relay race — in fresh powder.
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Why surging high school graduation rates might be a mirage

Education News from Washington Post - January 9, 2017 - 1:00am
Many new graduates use credit recovery, a shortcut with no significant research behind it.
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New D.C. Public Schools chancellor leaves Oakland with budget shortfall

Education News from Washington Post - January 9, 2017 - 1:00am
A decline in enrollment and costly programs are leaving a projected shortfall of $25 million next year. Antwan Wilson says it’s a function of the normal budgeting process.
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Lighting the way: A new tool to make Arlington school crosswalks safer

Education News from Washington Post - January 9, 2017 - 1:00am
The handheld LED stop signs are designed to help crossing guards alert drivers to children.
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How one mother discovered a problem with special education and got legislators to help try to fix it

Education News from Washington Post - January 9, 2017 - 1:00am
The former teacher was looking for the best placement for her daughter, who has dyslexia, in Maryland and discovered something she thought was shocking.
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Democrats seek to delay confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos, citing unfinished ethics review

Education News from Washington Post - January 8, 2017 - 1:00am
Trump’s education pick is one of several wealthy Cabinet nominees whose required vetting is not yet complete.
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Poet: I can't answer questions on Texas standardized tests about my own poems

Education News from Washington Post - January 8, 2017 - 1:00am
Also: 'How in the name of all that’s moldy did this poem wind up on a proficiency test?'
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