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Education News from NY Times - March 25, 2016 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 32 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Law Graduate Who Sued Her School Loses at Trial

Education News from NY Times - March 24, 2016 - 6:54pm
The Thomas Jefferson School of Law defended its data on graduate employment, which Anna Alaburda said in her suit was misleading, and a jury rejected her claims.









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It looks as if the government can afford to revive year-round grants for needy college students

Education News from Washington Post - March 24, 2016 - 5:53pm
The Congressional Budget Office on Thursday projected a $7.7 billion surplus in funding for the federal Pell grant program this year, which means the government may have enough money to offer low-income students more financial aid.









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Former Ole Miss student pleads guilty to hanging noose around statue honoring the first black student

Education News from Washington Post - March 24, 2016 - 5:07pm
During court admission, man said he knew rope and Confederate flag tied to statue would be threatening and intimidating to black students.









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Last day of school in Prince George’s set for June 20

Education News from Washington Post - March 24, 2016 - 3:04pm
The district got a waiver from making up all its snow days; Montgomery’s request is still under consideration.









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The Learning Network: The Ten-Dollar Founding Father Without a Father: Teaching and Learning With ‘Hamilton’

Education News from NY Times - March 24, 2016 - 2:23pm
How will you teach with this “revolutionary musical about taking your shot, speaking your mind and turning the world upside down”? Here are some ideas for subjects across the curriculum.









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Cuomo Faces Loud Backlash Over Push to Cut CUNY Funding

Education News from NY Times - March 24, 2016 - 1:54pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, whose office says a proposal to reduce state financing was a negotiation tactic, has tried to parry attacks that he is hurting people in need.









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Chicago Teachers Union votes to hold one-day strike on April 1

Education News from Washington Post - March 24, 2016 - 1:16pm
The move leaves kids out of class, but teachers say they want to draw attention to a crisis in education funding.









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Obama administration says these colleges are doing a good job of serving low-income students

Education News from Washington Post - March 24, 2016 - 1:00pm
The Department of Education issued a report highlighting public and private universities that excel at enrolling and graduating students who are needy enough to qualify for federal Pell grants.









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