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How Much Can Schools Protect Undocumented Students?

Education Week - February 27, 2017 - 8:33am
As the Trump administration ramps up deportations, some K-12 leaders are pledging to protect the rights and privacy of undocumented students. How much can they do?
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Report: Public schools in the District remain highly segregated

Education News from Washington Post - February 27, 2017 - 1:00am
Study from UCLA urges the city to take more steps to diversify its campuses.
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Teacher sees how cheating can raise high school graduation rates

Education News from Washington Post - February 27, 2017 - 1:00am
Georgia credit recovery test let students redo their answers after being told which ones were wrong
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What happened when one school banned homework — and asked kids to read and play instead

Education News from Washington Post - February 27, 2017 - 1:00am
Teachers and administrators at a Vermont pre-K-5th grade school decided to stop giving homework this school year.
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Teacher at D.C. charter school arrested on child sex abuse charges

Education News from Washington Post - February 26, 2017 - 1:00am
Manuel Fernandez taught at Latin American Montessori Bilingual Public Charter School.
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Parents of transgender children request meeting with Trump, DeVos, Sessions

Education News from Washington Post - February 26, 2017 - 1:00am
Recent action “exposes transgender students to harassment and discrimination in their own classrooms,” parents said in letter.
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Education or indoctrination? Civil rights seminar at renowned high school sparks controversy.

Education News from Washington Post - February 26, 2017 - 1:00am
It's at New Trier, one of the highest-performing and best-known high schools in the country, in suburban Chicago.
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D.C. officials want to add algebra classes, lacrosse and archery in middle schools

Education News from Washington Post - February 25, 2017 - 1:00am
Proposal would add $6.2 million in funding for middle and high schools.
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Will Trump expand D.C.'s school voucher program? Yes, says the organization that runs it.

Education News from Washington Post - February 25, 2017 - 1:00am
The voucher program could expand by “hundreds” of students next year.
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Yale graduate students vote to form a union

Education News from Washington Post - February 25, 2017 - 1:00am
Teaching assistants voted to join UNITE HERE, becoming the latest group of graduate students at private universities to unionize since the National Labor Relations Board cleared the way last summer.
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Attention Turns to Courts in Battle Over Transgender-Student Rights

Education Week - February 24, 2017 - 2:45pm
All eyes will be on the Supreme Court later this month when it hears a case that could either expand or curtail the rights of transgender students.
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