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The Principal as Community Advocate

Education Week - August 29, 2016 - 8:16am
Principals in urban communities need to actively respond to a report by the U.S. Department of Justice that details how police routinely discriminate against black children and adults, writes David DeMatthews.
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A new school year, and a 204th school, as enrollment surges in Maryland district

Education News from Washington Post - August 29, 2016 - 12:04am
Hallie Wells Middle School is named for “extraordinary ordinary woman” in Clarksburg, Md.
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Why I wanted to demote myself to education reporter

Education News from Washington Post - August 29, 2016 - 12:04am
A back-to-school story about wayward journalists and other adventurers.
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A fatal crash and the thoughts a father lives with

Education News from Washington Post - August 28, 2016 - 12:04am
Paul Li says his son, Calvin, was drifting from his Chinese heritage, trying to fit in as an all-American kid: “If I knew what I know now, I would’ve been a much better parent.”
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Why school is a 'confusing mental mish-mash' for kids

Education News from Washington Post - August 28, 2016 - 12:04am
The serious problems with the core curriculum in K-12 classrooms -- and what to do about it.
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A debate over U-Va.'s investment fund, and the university's role in Virginia

Education News from Washington Post - August 27, 2016 - 12:04am
State lawmakers met with University of Virginia leaders to get answers about a $2.2 billion investment fund.
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A Southern city wants to secede from its school district, raising concerns about segregation

Education News from Washington Post - August 27, 2016 - 12:04am
This federal court battle highlights the power of school district borders to define communities, separating poor from affluent and white from black.
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Navient chief: There are 56 options for repaying federal student loans. It’s time to simplify.

Education News from Washington Post - August 27, 2016 - 12:04am
Simplifying the number and complexity of repayment programs will increase borrower engagement and reduce defaults, says Jack Remondi.
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Low-income kindergartners are closing the achievement gap, reversing a decades-old trend

Education News from Washington Post - August 27, 2016 - 12:04am
The good news surprised researchers, who also found that low-income parents are spending more time reading with their young children.
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