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The feds now have 306 sexual violence investigations at 225 schools, updated report says

Education News from Washington Post - January 28, 2017 - 1:00am
Two universities have been added to the list of schools under investigation for their handling of complaints of sexual violence.
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American University names new president: Obama Cabinet member Sylvia Mathews Burwell

Education News from Washington Post - January 28, 2017 - 1:00am
Burwell was director of OMB and later the secretary of health and human services, an unusual background for a university president.
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DeVos says she will protect students with disabilities, but advocates aren't convinced

Education News from Washington Post - January 28, 2017 - 1:00am
DeVos explains her commitment to federal laws protecting students with disabilities after stumbling on a question about it during her confirmation hearing.
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New bill offers glimpse of how Washington could use federal funding to expand school vouchers

Education News from Washington Post - January 28, 2017 - 1:00am
Sen. Tim Scott's bill aims to give students with disabilities, military kids and low-income children in D.C. greater access to private schools.
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This college president found an error in the College Scorecard. So why did it take 5 months to fix?

Education News from Washington Post - January 28, 2017 - 1:00am
Education Department said it corrected a coding error in the Scorecard that undercounted people who did not pay down the balance on their undergraduate student loans, but it took five months.
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What taxpayers should know about the cost of school choice

Education News from Washington Post - January 28, 2017 - 1:00am
Choice supporters don't much like to talk about this.
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Research shows young girls are less likely to think of women as 'really, really smart'

Education News from Washington Post - January 28, 2017 - 1:00am
Researchers see early gender bias in girls as young as 6, which could have a lifelong impact.
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A student was forced to urinate in a bucket during class. She sued — and won.

Education News from Washington Post - January 28, 2017 - 1:00am
The attorney for the San Diego teen said, “Something like this never should have happened to a 14-year-old girl just entering high school.”
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Vocational education provides skills needed for long-term, meaningful work

Education News from Washington Post - January 28, 2017 - 1:00am
We must dispel the theory that critical thinking can only be taught or learned at four-year institutions.
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National Education Association: More than 1 million emails sent to senators urging a vote against DeVos

Education News from Washington Post - January 28, 2017 - 1:00am
Union officials said they were surprised and gratified by the response.
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U-Va. education dean: Betsy DeVos's Senate hearing performance was 'disqualifying'

Education News from Washington Post - January 28, 2017 - 1:00am
DeVos's Senate hearing performance was disqualifying, says the dean of U-Va.' s education school.
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Students rushed to help a coach who said he had cancer. Then they learned his story was a lie.

Education News from Washington Post - January 28, 2017 - 1:00am
Kevin MaBone shook his head, smiled and drove off with his gifts. He went all the way to a federal courthouse for sentencing on old embezzlement charges.
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Op-Ed Columnist: The Trump War on Public Schools

Education News from NY Times - January 27, 2017 - 10:46pm
In the battle for worst nominee, our winner is. …
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