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Mount St. Mary's University looks ahead

Education News from Washington Post - March 11, 2016 - 12:06am
In the wake of turmoil on the Maryland campus, including the resignation of the president, leaders hope to create more opportunities for students.









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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | acrimonious

Education News from NY Times - March 11, 2016 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 87 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Immigrant Children Have a Right to a Good Education

Education Week - March 11, 2016 - 12:01am
Eric T. Schneiderman, the attorney general of New York state, defends the right of immigrant children to a quality education.
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A liberal arts college pinned its hopes on a corporate leader, and a culture clash ensued

Education News from Washington Post - March 10, 2016 - 9:32pm
Experts say more colleges want presidents with business acumen, but turmoil at Mount St. Mary’s shows it can be risky.









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Arts | New Jersey: Amid Conflict, Rutgers Acquires a Noted Filmmaker

Education News from NY Times - March 10, 2016 - 8:55pm
The digital filmmaking department created a bachelor’s program, with the filmmaker Nicolás Pereda at the helm. But many students were upset by the departure of a popular director.









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Newark turns off water at 30 schools after tests show elevated lead levels

Education News from Washington Post - March 10, 2016 - 6:58pm
In wake of elevated lead levels in Flint, Mich., Newark officials say that elevated levels in school drinking fountains are not cause for safety concerns.









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The Learning Network: 8 Compelling Mini-Documentaries to Teach Close Reading and Critical Thinking Skills

Education News from NY Times - March 10, 2016 - 4:26pm
Short documentary films can stir up ideas in the classroom to get students discussing, debating, thinking and writing. And, they can serve as a refreshing break from print media to help students explore curriculum themes and practice important literacy skills.









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Berkeley law school dean resigns after sexual harassment complaint

Education News from Washington Post - March 10, 2016 - 3:38pm
The dean of U.C. Berkeley School of Law resigns after a sexual harassment lawsuit is filed against him.









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A Yale team goes to the NCAA tournament – after its captain was expelled for sexual misconduct

Education News from Washington Post - March 10, 2016 - 3:07pm
But the departure of the team's captain set off a debate in the university about sexual assault, after the team showed public support for him.









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D.C. early childcare has big funding, but a study says it still needs $38 million more

Education News from Washington Post - March 10, 2016 - 2:06pm
The report reccommends that the city government pump an extra $38 million into early childhood care.









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A Marine major, two Naval Academy students and a flawed sexual assault investigation

Education News from Washington Post - March 10, 2016 - 1:50pm
After a flawed sexual assault investigation, a Naval Academy instructor fights to prove he has done nothing wrong. But did he?









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Memorial set for late Cornell University president Garrett

Education News from Washington Post - March 10, 2016 - 1:50pm
Gathering to remember Elizabeth Garrett, Cornell's 13th president, will be held March 17 and shown via a live webcast.









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Pension funds say Pearson relies too much on U.S. testing business

Education News from Washington Post - March 10, 2016 - 1:20pm
The challenge comes after Pearson released disappointing profits for 2015.









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