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Data Are Critical for High-Mobility Students

Education Week - August 10, 2016 - 9:10am
Under ESSA, states must now account for the unique challenges of measuring the academic growth of homeless, foster, and military-connected students, write two data consultants.
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Johns Hopkins students create high-heeled prosthetic

Education News from Washington Post - August 10, 2016 - 12:04am
A team of undergraduate engineering students created the first non-custom-made prosthetic that can be used with high-heel shoes.
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Camp hopes to close tech-industry gender gap by teaching girls to code

Education News from Washington Post - August 10, 2016 - 12:04am
Girls Who Code taught 120 D.C.-area teens to code during a free, seven-week summer program.
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Feds plead with colleges not to move up their financial aid deadlines

Education News from Washington Post - August 10, 2016 - 12:04am
The Education Department is imploring colleges and universities not to make any changes to their financial aid deadlines out of concern that low-income students will be negatively affected.
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Obama administration accused of trying to dictate education policy to states - again

Education News from Washington Post - August 10, 2016 - 12:04am
Some comments sent to the Education Department about its proposed regulations on "accountability" are tough.
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Bipartisan group of state lawmakers calls for big changes to improve U.S. public schools

Education News from Washington Post - August 10, 2016 - 12:04am
The group wants states to pattern their educational systems on high-performing nations.
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