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Donors Come Forward Nationwide to Erase School Lunch Debts

Education Week - January 31, 2017 - 8:49am
People around the country have been inspired to donate thousands of dollars to erase debts owed by parents that can follow kids throughout their school careers.
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An Educator's Ambivalence in Today's Political Climate

Education Week - January 31, 2017 - 8:37am
In the current political climate, educator Daniel Osborn discusses how to balance diversity of student opinion with a respectful classroom.
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Voices From Rural America on Why (or Why Not) to Go to College

Education News from NY Times - January 31, 2017 - 5:30am
Escaping poverty, changing stereotypes or just seeking to realize their full potential.
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Colleges Discover the Rural Student

Education News from NY Times - January 31, 2017 - 5:28am
Students from remote areas are underrepresented on campus. Universities want them (and their perspectives). First they have to reach them.
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College endowment returns sink to their lowest level since the financial crisis

Education News from Washington Post - January 31, 2017 - 1:00am
University endowments posted the lowest investment returns since the 2008 financial crisis, yet schools upped their spending in fiscal 2016, report says.
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'Sinister and reckless’: Thousands at Virginia Tech call on Trump to remove political strategist

Education News from Washington Post - January 31, 2017 - 1:00am
A petition calls for the removal of Stephen K. Bannon from the new administration.
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Here are Betsy's DeVos's answers to 139+ questions from Democratic Sen. Murray

Education News from Washington Post - January 31, 2017 - 1:00am
These are only a part of the more than 1,000 questions DeVos was asked to answer. She delivered the answers a day before the Senate Education Committee votes on her confirmation as education secretary.
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Democrats: DeVos didn't provide 'anywhere close to satisfaction' on our questions

Education News from Washington Post - January 31, 2017 - 1:00am
DeVos delivers answers to more than 1,000 questions one day before the Senate Education Committee votes on her nomination as Trump's education secretary.
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'A stunning violation of our deepest American values’: Universities respond to Trump's immigration order

Education News from Washington Post - January 31, 2017 - 1:00am
Colleges and universities scramble to help affected students, faculty and staff.
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New policy aims to help D.C. students enroll in charter schools near their homes

Education News from Washington Post - January 31, 2017 - 1:00am
Mayor Muriel E. Bowser proposes changing rules for the public school lottery system
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Progressives launch last-minute push against Betsy DeVos, and conservatives counter with online ad campaign

Education News from Washington Post - January 31, 2017 - 1:00am
The pitched battle over DeVos's confirmation is entering its final stage.
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