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Firestorms at 2 Colleges After Students Share Racially Charged Photos

Education News from NY Times - September 21, 2016 - 10:22am
In the span of a week, students have faced widespread criticism after posting photos to social media.
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Fairfax County school officials brace for a grueling superintendent search

Education News from Washington Post - September 21, 2016 - 12:04am
Karen Garza announced her resignation Monday, three years after starting and shortly after renewing her contract.
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School lunch worker quits after being forced to refuse hot meal to poor student

Education News from Washington Post - September 21, 2016 - 12:04am
"There's enough wealth in this world that no child should go hungry, especially in school," the Pennsylvania school cafeteria worker said.
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Montgomery Blair High School given all-clear after bomb threat

Education News from Washington Post - September 21, 2016 - 12:04am
Students and staff were evacuated for about 90 minutes after the second-hand threat.
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Record number of colleges now have ACT/SAT 'optional' or 'flexible' admissions policies

Education News from Washington Post - September 21, 2016 - 12:04am
A new analysis of college admissions policies found that half of the top 100 national liberal arts colleges on the U.S. News & World Report rankings now have test-optional or test-flexible policies. In addition, a record number of more than 870 colleges and universities now report having changed their admissions policies on requiring the ACT […]
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D.C. would have more oversight over student loan debt collectors under council proposal

Education News from Washington Post - September 21, 2016 - 12:04am
D.C. Council member David Grosso (I-At Large) wants to establish a student loan ombudsman to regulate education loan servicers doing business in the District.
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When should school start? One Md. school system looks to create two calendars.

Education News from Washington Post - September 21, 2016 - 12:04am
Montgomery County schools could open in September. But maybe in August. Two calendars are in the making.
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DeVry voluntarily dials back revenue from federal student aid

Education News from Washington Post - September 21, 2016 - 12:04am
DeVry Education Group will cap the amount of revenue it receives from federal student aid, getting in front of a controversial issue as the for-profit industry buckles under economic and regulatory pressure.
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