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D.C. cancels after-school activities, capping frustrating day for parents

Education News from Washington Post - March 15, 2017 - 1:00am
Schools in the city were open this morning after a two-hour delay.
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DeVos reacts to her portrayal on SNL rather differently than Trump did to his

Education News from Washington Post - March 15, 2017 - 1:00am
She displayed some humor, unlike the president.
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Did Betsy DeVos just ask states to ignore part of federal education law?

Education News from Washington Post - March 15, 2017 - 1:00am
Here's what she said — and what the Every Student Succeeds Act says.
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Student loan defaults are rising faster than you think

Education News from Washington Post - March 15, 2017 - 1:00am
A new analysis reveals the number of people severely behind on repaying student loan debt has soared in the last year.
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Judge Finalizes Mississippi School Desegregation Settlement

Education Week - March 14, 2017 - 8:32am
A federal judge Monday finalized a settlement in a 52-year-old Mississippi school desegregation case, merging historically white and black high schools and middle schools in a district.
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White-supremacist signs posted at George Washington University

Education News from Washington Post - March 14, 2017 - 1:00am
University officials called the signs "offensive" and were working to remove them from campus Monday
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District's only public university falls short of its goals, city auditor says

Education News from Washington Post - March 14, 2017 - 1:00am
The auditor took stock of UDC's progress in achieving one of five goals the university set forth in an ambitious 2014 cost savings plan.
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DeVos tells big-city school superintendents she believes in ‘great public schools’ — but some remain skeptical

Education News from Washington Post - March 14, 2017 - 1:00am
The education secretary spoke at the annual conference of the Council of the Great City Schools.
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A Florida court decision about third-graders and testing falls 'on the side of stupid'

Education News from Washington Post - March 14, 2017 - 1:00am
Judges decide that a standardized reading test is the most valid way to decide whether third-graders should move to fourth grade.
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