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Enrollments surge at historically black colleges amid rise in racial tensions

Education News from Washington Post - September 12, 2016 - 12:04am
"Simply put, as we see young black people chant 'Black Lives Matter' in the streets, their actions clearly indicate that black colleges matter as well."
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Virginia Tech email threat came from outside U.S., officials say

Education News from Washington Post - September 12, 2016 - 12:04am
Campus police said the Aug. 29 threats were from “a South American country.”
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In Connecticut, a Wealth Gap Divides Neighboring Schools

Education News from NY Times - September 11, 2016 - 8:34pm
Fairfield and Bridgeport sit side by side and spend more per student than the national average, but the quality of the education they offer is worlds apart.
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'If this guy is elected, you can kiss public schools goodbye'

Education News from Washington Post - September 11, 2016 - 12:04am
The most ridiculous part of Donald Trump's big education speech? Take your pick.
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On Campus: Trigger Warnings, Safe Spaces and Free Speech, Too

Education News from NY Times - September 10, 2016 - 2:51pm
A little-heads up about uncomfortable and complex topics isn’t coddling. It helps students engage with one another.
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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Why We Should Stop Grading Students on a Curve

Education News from NY Times - September 10, 2016 - 2:30pm
Turning college into a zero-sum game hurts their chances of succeeding after graduation.
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Retrial ordered in case of Rutgers student who killed himself after being spied on kissing another man

Education News from Washington Post - September 10, 2016 - 12:04am
A new trial was ordered Friday for a former Rutgers University student whose roommate committed suicide
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University of Oregon will rename dorm that honored a professor who was a KKK leader

Education News from Washington Post - September 10, 2016 - 12:04am
It was the latest university to confront its own history, after a wave of student protests last year amid racial tensions nationally.
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County Head Start program needs full review after children humiliated, board chairman says

Education News from Washington Post - September 10, 2016 - 12:04am
Request for review stops short of the outside investigation into findings of corporal punishment.
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Advanced Placement participation soars in D.C. Public Schools

Education News from Washington Post - September 10, 2016 - 12:04am
More than 3,000 D.C. Public Schools students took AP courses last school year, an increase of 73 percent since 2010. Passage rates also have increased.
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How messed up is California's charter school sector? You won't believe how much.

Education News from Washington Post - September 10, 2016 - 12:04am
Amid scandal after scandal, Gov. Jerry Brown has to decide whether to sign a charter accountability bill or not.
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Obama Administration to Schools: Clear, Limited Roles for Police

Education Week - September 9, 2016 - 4:51pm
Protecting students’ civil rights and limiting overly harsh discipline are the goals of new guidelines on school policing.
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Educators, students mark 15th anniversary of 9/11

NCSS Smartbrief - September 9, 2016 - 1:04pm
History teachers across the country are among those educating about the attacks of 9/11 to their students, many of whom were  -More
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How to engage students as owners of learning

NCSS Smartbrief - September 9, 2016 - 1:04pm
There are three key ways that teachers can encourage students to become co-owners of their education, author Barbara Blackbur -More
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Iowa panel urges more focus on state history

NCSS Smartbrief - September 9, 2016 - 1:04pm
An advisory committee in Iowa has recommended that schools there focus more on state history.  -More
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Federal guidance focuses on SROs

NCSS Smartbrief - September 9, 2016 - 1:04pm
The US Department of Education and Department of Justice this week offered suggestions to schools and states about how they s -More
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SETDA: Schools should prepare to increase bandwidth

NCSS Smartbrief - September 9, 2016 - 1:04pm
The average school should be prepared to triple its internet bandwidth in the next three years, according to a report by the  -More
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