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Donald Trump Elected 45th President of the U.S.

Education Week - November 9, 2016 - 3:17am
The Republican's campaign for the White House included strong support for school choice and sharp denunciations of current education policies, with scant details on what comes next.
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Mass. charters, Ga. school takeovers: Voters decide four education ballot questions

Education News from Washington Post - November 9, 2016 - 1:00am
Voters rejected an effort to expand charter schools in Massachusetts, one of the nation's most expensive ballot initiatives.
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The U.S. elections quiz. How much do — and don't — you know?

Education News from Washington Post - November 9, 2016 - 1:00am
In honor of Election Day, 10 history questions.
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Virginia colleges are bracing for potentially significant state budget cuts

Education News from Washington Post - November 9, 2016 - 1:00am
With Virginia facing a $1.5 billion budget shortfall, public colleges and universities are looking for ways to offset the likely loss of state funding without raising tuition and fees next fall.
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Editor's Note: Learning to Read in a Digital Age

Education Week - November 8, 2016 - 9:13pm
Is the digital revolution transforming literacy instruction in the nation’s schools? Should it? In a new report, Education Week takes a look.
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Startup Aims to Customize Classroom Book Selections

Education Week - November 8, 2016 - 9:13pm
While it deals primarily in print books, a new app presents yet another angle on how digital technology is changing literacy instruction in schools.
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What Is Digital Literacy?

Education Week - November 8, 2016 - 9:13pm
For educators, digital literacy means much more than learning to read online. Here's a guide to understanding it.
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How Should Reading Be Taught in a Digital Era?

Education Week - November 8, 2016 - 9:13pm
Most experts agree that even the very youngest students should be learning with a mix of print and digital texts.
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Common Core Gives Nod to Digital Skills

Education Week - November 8, 2016 - 9:13pm
The Common Core State Standards allow for technology use in the classroom, but they don’t make a big push for teaching digital literacy.
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Do 'Digital Natives' Prefer Paper Books to E-Books?

Education Week - November 8, 2016 - 9:13pm
Some experts predicted that e-books and digital devices would turn print books into relics, but that hasn’t happened—at least not yet.
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As Information Landscape Changes, School Librarians Take on New Roles

Education Week - November 8, 2016 - 9:13pm
School librarians increasingly find themselves teaching students how to navigate and consume information online—and helping teachers embed those skills into the curriculum.
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Election 2016: What's at Stake for Schools?

Education Week - November 8, 2016 - 8:49am
Education may have gotten short shrift in many of this year's heated campaigns, but voters' decisions will still help set the direction of federal and state school policies.
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Jury awards $3 million in damages to U-Va. dean for Rolling Stone defamation

Education News from Washington Post - November 8, 2016 - 1:00am
Jurors found that reporter, magazine, defamed Nicole Eramo with “actual malice” in story that included debunked account of a gang rape at a fraternity.
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Schools turn to farm products, local artisans in fundraising efforts

Education News from Washington Post - November 8, 2016 - 1:00am
A Virginia-based company is connecting schools with local industry to bring healthy and local alternatives to school fundraising.
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Students vie in statistics contest to predict the next president. Here are their calculations.

Education News from Washington Post - November 8, 2016 - 1:00am
The contest was sponsored by the American Statistical Society.
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