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College Students Protest, Alumni’s Fondness Fades and Checks Shrink

Education News from NY Times - August 4, 2016 - 8:44am
A backlash from alumni is an unexpected aftershock of recent campus disruptions, as some colleges have reported a decline in donations and a rise in complaints.
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The Innovation Campus: Building Better Ideas

Education News from NY Times - August 4, 2016 - 5:00am
Can architecture spur creativity? Universities are investing in big, high-tech buildings in the hope of evoking big, high-tech thinking.
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Supreme Court issues stay in transgender bathroom case, blocking teen’s use of boys’ bathroom

Education News from Washington Post - August 4, 2016 - 12:04am
The high court’s decision halts a court order that would have allowed a transgender teen to use the boys’ bathroom in his Virginia school while it awaits a petition from the school board.
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Longtime U-Va. film professor arrested on child pornography charges

Education News from Washington Post - August 4, 2016 - 12:04am
Professor Walter Korte, Jr., has chaired the university's film department for more than 40 years.
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Can Common Core reading tests ever be fair?

Education News from Washington Post - August 4, 2016 - 12:04am
Some teachers don't think so.
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How Washington College President Sheila Bair plans to tackle college affordability

Education News from Washington Post - August 4, 2016 - 12:04am
The former head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has a keen awareness of the financial challenges facing families in an uneven economic recovery.
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How did Marist, Monmouth, Suffolk and Quinnipiac get known for political polling?

Education News from Washington Post - August 4, 2016 - 12:04am
Once-obscure schools draw attention for surveys during a heated presidential campaign.
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Ex-Students of St. George’s School Reach Pact on Sex Abuse Accusations

Education News from NY Times - August 3, 2016 - 9:19pm
The settlement may help bring the curtain down on a tumultuous period for the elite school, at a time when accusations of sexual abuse have rocked many schools.
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Supreme Court Blocks Order Allowing Transgender Student Restroom Choice

Education News from NY Times - August 3, 2016 - 9:06pm
The justices temporarily blocked an appeals court order that had allowed a transgender boy to use the boys’ bathroom in a Virginia high school.
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The Middle East Conflict on Campus

Education News from NY Times - August 3, 2016 - 6:45pm
Tufts clerics try to put Palestinian supporters and Friends of Israel in the same room. Who shows up?
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