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Maryland is still grappling with separate but equal in higher education

Education News from Washington Post - 11 hours 10 min ago
A ruling in a decade-old case over the lack of investment in Maryland's historically black college shows the state's troubles with inequity in higher education are far from resolved.









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ACLU, Tenth Amendment Center Join Forces on Data Privacy

Education Week - 11 hours 11 min ago
Despite their ideological differences, the two groups have found common ground in their advocacy for protecting the privacy of student data.
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Teacher Shortages Put Pressure on Governors, Legislators

Education Week - 11 hours 12 min ago
States hungry for teachers weigh a menu of policies aimed at recruiting and retaining educators, among them pay raises, revamped evaluation systems, and bonuses.
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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Feb. 2-8, 2015

Education News from NY Times - 12 hours 37 min ago
Have you been following the news? Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more.









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The Learning Network: Student Question | Are School Dress Codes a Good Idea?

Education News from NY Times - 14 hours 36 min ago
Do dress codes help to foster an environment conducive to learning?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | New York High School Wrestlers Break Stereotypes in Coed Division

Education News from NY Times - 14 hours 36 min ago
What are the benefits of having coed wrestling teams, according to students and coaches?









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In an age of resegregation, these schools are trying to balance poor and wealthy kids

An increasing number of school districts and charter networks are trying to break up concentrated poverty and balance their student populations by race and income.









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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | finesse

Education News from NY Times - 19 hours 33 min ago
This word has appeared in 186 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Controversy deepens after professors who opposed university president get fired

Education News from Washington Post - February 8, 2016 - 11:57pm
Alumni and others are upset after two professors are fired, and the provost is demoted, at Mount St. Mary's University









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New, Reading-Heavy SAT Has Students Worried

Education News from NY Times - February 8, 2016 - 5:04pm
Some educators fear that the revised test — one of the biggest redesigns ever — will penalize certain students, like immigrants and the poor.









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A black Princeton professor says she was handcuffed to a table for her unpaid parking ticket

Education News from Washington Post - February 8, 2016 - 4:46pm
Imani Perry says she was treated unfairly during her arrest because of her race.









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There's a newish cop on the beat as Department of Education launches enforcement unit

Education News from Washington Post - February 8, 2016 - 4:31pm
The Department of Education launched a new enforcement unit Monday to investigate fraud, waste and abuse within higher education.









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