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Immigrant students tweet to Trump: This is how our families help make America great

Education News from Washington Post - March 5, 2017 - 1:00am
It was part of a lesson in an English language communications class.
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Campus Backlash After Leaders of Black Colleges Meet With Trump

Education News from NY Times - March 4, 2017 - 3:00am
Some students criticized the visit as benefiting the president more than the universities, and suggested that the meeting was little more than a photo op.
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Why the Trump/DeVos visit to a Catholic school is so unusual — and what it really means

Education News from Washington Post - March 4, 2017 - 1:00am
The visit to St. Andrew was a clear signal that the Trump administration intends to push forward with expanding school choice as a key priority.
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How do you teach kids to care about something? Here's how one teacher does it.

Education News from Washington Post - March 4, 2017 - 1:00am
One fifth-grader teacher helped her students create a project to assist veterans.
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Art Institute campuses to be sold to foundation

Education News from Washington Post - March 4, 2017 - 1:00am
A Los Angeles foundation is buying most Education Management Corp. campuses.
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These states give more grant aid to college students in need than the feds

Education News from Washington Post - March 4, 2017 - 1:00am
But a new study finds most give far less.
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Protesters Disrupt Speech by ‘Bell Curve’ Author at Vermont College

Education News from NY Times - March 3, 2017 - 7:20pm
The president of Middlebury College issued an apology after students shouted down the speaker, Charles Murray, at an event that then turned violent.
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For Trump and DeVos, a Florida Private School Is a Model for Choice

Education News from NY Times - March 3, 2017 - 4:38pm
St. Andrew Catholic School, just outside Orlando, has embraced a state program that uses public money to allow low-income students to attend private schools.
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New Magazine Seeks to Bring 'Civil Discourse' to Education Debate

Education Week - March 3, 2017 - 4:32pm
Headed up by former Los Angeles superintendent John E. Deasy, The Line will feature a variety of viewpoints on major K-12 issues.
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Is Your Kid Absent More Than Classmates? School 'Nudge' Letters Tell Parents Just How Much

Education Week - March 3, 2017 - 1:37pm
In Tacoma, Wash., and 16 other cities across the nation, school districts are boosting student attendance by sending home what they call "nudge" letters when students miss too many days of school.
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Neb. students research Underground Railroad sites

NCSS Smartbrief - March 3, 2017 - 12:59pm
Honors history students at a Nebraska high school are researching sites associated with the Underground Railroad, including s -More
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Ideas for teaching civil discourse

NCSS Smartbrief - March 3, 2017 - 12:59pm
North Carolina teacher Katie Dulaney had her eighth-grade students debate hot-button issues through online letters to teach t -More
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What ACA overhaul could mean for schools

NCSS Smartbrief - March 3, 2017 - 12:59pm
President Donald Trump's pledge to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act could have implications for schools.  -More
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68 bilingual programs to launch in NYC schools

NCSS Smartbrief - March 3, 2017 - 12:59pm
New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina has announced that 68 dual-language and transitional bilingual programs will s -More
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Twitter messages part of lesson on immigrants

NCSS Smartbrief - March 3, 2017 - 12:59pm
Middle-school students in an English-language development class in Colorado are using Twitter to discuss the contributions of -More
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Study: Fossils may be earliest evidence of life on Earth

NCSS Smartbrief - March 3, 2017 - 12:59pm
Tiny fossils found in ancient rocks in Canada may be the earliest evidence of organisms on Earth, according to findings publi -More
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Students turn cafeteria waste into compost

NCSS Smartbrief - March 3, 2017 - 12:59pm
Students at a Wisconsin school are keeping as much as 300 pounds of cafeteria waste each week from entering the landfill.  -More
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