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From the Elders to the Kids: What I Wish I’d Known

Education News from NY Times - March 3, 2017 - 5:00am
A group of journalism students asked a group of retirees about their work life, how they should plan for later life, and what it all looks like in hindsight.
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After Trump administration rescinds transgender student directive, states drop lawsuit challenging it

Education News from Washington Post - March 3, 2017 - 1:00am
The lawsuit challenged the Obama administration after it directed the nation's public schools to allow transgender students to use bathrooms that align with their gender identity.
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Swastika found in bathroom of D.C.’s School Without Walls High School

Education News from Washington Post - March 3, 2017 - 1:00am
School administrators said they will not “tolerate acts of bigotry and hate.”
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How Maryland legislators can fix a problem one mother found with special education

Education News from Washington Post - March 3, 2017 - 1:00am
The mother of a student with a disability discovered the problem and has been working with state legislators on a remedy that would affect thousands of children.
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Notre Dame announces Pence will speak at graduation, sidestepping debate over a possible invite to Trump

Education News from Washington Post - March 3, 2017 - 1:00am
Thousands of students and faculty had signed a petition to not invite the president.
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Wish your employer would help with your student loans? A proposed tax break might do the trick.

Education News from Washington Post - March 3, 2017 - 1:00am
It is one of the most popular perks taking hold in corporate America, and soon employers everywhere could be incentivized to help their workers pay down student loans.
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Va. legislators send governor bill to encourage charters in districts with struggling schools

Education News from Washington Post - March 3, 2017 - 1:00am
Local school boards have slowed adoption of the charter concept in the state.
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Kansas Supreme Court Says State Education Spending Is Too Low

Education News from NY Times - March 2, 2017 - 7:48pm
Gov. Sam Brownback faces a rebellion even among fellow Republicans over his tax-cutting philosophy, and the new ruling compounds the state’s fiscal woes.
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School Choice: DeVos and Tax Credit Vouchers: Arizona Shows What Can Go Wrong

Education News from NY Times - March 2, 2017 - 2:28pm
A politician who has championed such a program for the state’s schools has also profited handsomely from it.
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Apple’s Devices Lose Luster in American Classrooms

Education News from NY Times - March 2, 2017 - 12:00pm
Over the last three years, iPads and Mac notebooks have steadily lost ground to Chromebooks, inexpensive laptops that run on Google’s Chrome operating system.
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