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Teacher to DeVos: No, I'm not 'hostile' to change. We just don't agree on the changes schools need.

Education News from Washington Post - February 19, 2017 - 1:00am
The new education secretary accused critics of wanting to keep the status quo. One begs to differ.
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Universities Face Pressure to Hold the Line on Title IX

Education News from NY Times - February 18, 2017 - 12:51pm
The main goal of those involved in the effort is to convince college presidents that the Obama-era policies have positively transformed the lives of women on college campuses.
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Betsy DeVos being guarded by U.S. Marshals Service

Education News from Washington Post - February 18, 2017 - 1:00am
The education secretary opted for a new security team after an encounter with protesters.
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A university takes on one of its own, alumna Kellyanne Conway

Education News from Washington Post - February 18, 2017 - 1:00am
Trinity Washington University doesn't shy away from debate about the Trump administration, including one of its leaders, an alumna.
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Va. governor appoints Anne Holton to education board

Education News from Washington Post - February 18, 2017 - 1:00am
She stepped down as Virginia’s education secretary when her husband, Sen. Tim Kaine, was selected as Hillary Clinton’s running mate.
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Georgetown professor under fire by conservatives for lecture about slavery and Islam

Education News from Washington Post - February 18, 2017 - 1:00am
Conservative critics accuse him of condoning slavery and rape. He says that's ridiculous.
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Trump backs merit pay for teachers — but one Florida school system now says it doesn't work

Education News from Washington Post - February 18, 2017 - 1:00am
A 2011 law in Florida requiring merit pay doesn't work, the system says.
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DeVos: Critics want to 'make my life a living hell'

Education News from Washington Post - February 18, 2017 - 1:00am
Salient things she said during her first full week on the job as education secretary.
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New scrutiny on suspension rates in some well-known D.C. charter schools

Education News from Washington Post - February 18, 2017 - 1:00am
Some wonder whether broadly worded discipline policies produce too many suspensions.
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Beyond ‘Hidden Figures’: Nurturing New Black and Latino Math Whizzes

Education News from NY Times - February 17, 2017 - 1:11pm
A free math camp for middle-school students from New York’s poorest neighborhoods was an effort to increase the number of blacks and Latinos with advanced math degrees.
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How to teach system of checks and balances

NCSS Smartbrief - February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
Recent business conducted in President Donald Trump's administration has sparked discussion about the three branches of the U -More
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Media literacy lessons address fake news

NCSS Smartbrief - February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
Research shows students may have difficulty identifying fake news.  -More
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DeVos discusses what's next for Education Dept.

NCSS Smartbrief - February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in a recent interview talked about potential changes to the US Department of Education.  -More
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NYC schools expand counseling, social work staff

NCSS Smartbrief - February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
New York City's public schools have added 134 counselors and social workers over the past year, enabling approximately 13,400 -More
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Educators look to VR to teach empathy

NCSS Smartbrief - February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
Researchers at Stanford University have found that virtual reality experiences can help tap into users' emotions and stoke em -More
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