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Your Money Adviser: A New Cost at College: Digital Access Codes

Education News from NY Times - September 23, 2016 - 10:21am
The required purchase of online materials may require a digital access code, costing around $100. There is no buying a used copy, sharing or opting out.
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Prince George’s schools shake up staff as system reels from abuse allegations

Education News from Washington Post - September 23, 2016 - 12:04am
Chief executive Kevin M. Maxwell asked his top aide to step down, part of the fallout of an ongoing furor over child abuse in the Head Start program.
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Bipartisan Senate bill takes a carrot-and-stick approach to boosting college access, graduation rates

Education News from Washington Post - September 23, 2016 - 12:04am
The legislation would require some colleges to admit more low-income students or pay a fee to remain in the federal aid program.
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Days might be numbered for one of the nation’s largest college accreditors

Education News from Washington Post - September 23, 2016 - 12:04am
The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools has enacted reforms and brought in new leadership, but its detractors say it's too little, too late.
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Kentucky governor can’t slash public university budget unless there’s a shortfall, state supreme court rules

Education News from Washington Post - September 23, 2016 - 12:04am
The court sided with the state attorney general in ruling that Gov. Matt Bevin overstepped his bounds by imposing a $41 million spending cut across Kentucky's nine colleges and universities.
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U. Kentucky is suing its student newspaper, trying to block sexual assault reporting

Education News from Washington Post - September 23, 2016 - 12:04am
The university has resorted to court action to keep information about victims private. The Kentucky Kernel says the school is interested in something else: protecting itself.
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Teaching through tears in Tulsa after a student’s dad is killed by police

Education News from Washington Post - September 23, 2016 - 12:04am
"I am convinced that if you can put yourself in the shoes of a child of color in Tulsa right now, you will have a clearer understanding of the crisis we're facing and why we say black lives matter."
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U-Md. launches a simple mission: Doing good

Education News from Washington Post - September 23, 2016 - 12:04am
The University of Maryland scales up its philanthropy efforts with a $75 million initiative to encourage social innovation and foster nonprofit leadership.
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How honeybee research improved your Internet experience

Education News from Washington Post - September 23, 2016 - 12:04am
Two university leaders point out that scientific exploration often has unforeseen benefits.
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New rankings: Oxford takes a turn as 'top' global university

Education News from Washington Post - September 23, 2016 - 12:04am
Caltech and Oxford, last year's No. 1 and 2, have switched places in the Times Higher Education rankings.
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About New York: A New York School Where Students Learn to Read by Sculpting Words

Education News from NY Times - September 22, 2016 - 9:07pm
At the Windward School in Manhattan, children with learning disabilities learn to connect words to their meanings through multiple senses, including shaping letters out of clay.
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Harvard, Searching for Endowment Manager, Reports a Loss

Education News from NY Times - September 22, 2016 - 7:34pm
Harvard’s showing comes after years of poor performance as a series of investment chiefs have come and gone.
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Government Moves to Close a Watchdog of For-Profit Colleges

Education News from NY Times - September 22, 2016 - 7:00pm
The Education Department said a staff report found a body that had overseen failing institutions like Corinthian Colleges and ITT had fallen short.
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