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Coming out as conservative: Why a College Democrat left the party

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
This U-Mass. student wants campuses to be more inclusive in political debates
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Consumer groups urge new FCC chairman not to reverse robo-call limits for student debt collectors

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
Consumer advocates are urging the Federal Communications Commission to uphold rules restricting companies from inundating people with cellphone calls to collect money owed to or guaranteed by the government, including student loans.
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Judge Gorsuch's dissent in the case of a 13-year-old arrested for making fake burps in class

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
His lone dissent shines light on how he thinks about criminal justice issues.
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After Visa Ban, Hints of Hidden Tension on Mississippi Campus

Education News from NY Times - February 1, 2017 - 8:59pm
At Mississippi State, where roughly 80 students are affected by President Trump’s order, expressions of support for the ban have taken some by surprise.
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2 G.O.P. Senators to Vote Against Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary

Education News from NY Times - February 1, 2017 - 8:55pm
Senators Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins rejected the nomination, meaning Vice President Mike Pence may have to break a tie in a confirmation vote.
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Cost of College: With Falwell as Education Adviser, His Own University Could Benefit

Education News from NY Times - February 1, 2017 - 3:52pm
Liberty University’s president seeks to roll back regulations, the kind of standards that cast an unflattering light on ... Liberty University.
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N.L.R.B. Lawyer Sees Some College Football Players as Employees, With Rights

Education News from NY Times - February 1, 2017 - 2:45pm
The determination was revealed in a memo made public on Tuesday, a year and a half after the labor board effectively denied players the right to unionize.
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Mythology students research, visit cemetery

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
Students who are studying mythology, legends and folklore at a Utah high school recently visited the Fife Folklore Archives a -More
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Texas teachers plan Black History lessons

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
Teachers in Texas schools are preparing for the start of Black History Month in February by planning lessons focused on the p -More
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High-school teacher tackles fake news

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
The topic of fake news should be addressed in the classroom, writes high-school teacher David Cutler.  -More
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Calif. teachers train to implement Common Core

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
Officials in California say they are focused on ensuring that teachers and principals have the tools they need to implement t -More
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Students discuss hot topics in pen-pal program

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
An online pen-pal program is giving students from different backgrounds and regions of the country the opportunity to engage  -More
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Gorsuch nominated to fill SCOTUS vacancy

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
President Donald Trump has nominated Neil Gorsuch to fill a vacancy on the US Supreme Court.  -More
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Parents read books aloud in native languages

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
A Connecticut elementary school's English as a Second Language Department is inviting parents and others of diverse cultural  -More
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