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Betsy DeVos, Trump’s Education Pick, Has Steered Money From Public Schools

Education News from NY Times - November 23, 2016 - 8:30pm
Ms. DeVos, a philanthropist, activist and Republican fund-raiser, has worked to give families vouchers to attend private schools and pressed to expand charter schools.
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Trump Diversifies Cabinet; Picks Nikki Haley and Betsy DeVos

Education News from NY Times - November 23, 2016 - 8:12pm
The president-elect’s first picks were white men, but now he has recruited two women: Gov. Nikki R. Haley of South Carolina and Betsy DeVos, a G.O.P. philanthropist.
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ues: Would Trump Have Won Trump University Cases? Evidence Says He Faced Hard Fight

Education News from NY Times - November 23, 2016 - 7:23pm
Sworn statements described a scheme to cheat customers, and sales playbooks called for tapping into “the roller coaster of emotions” to get people to sign up.
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Big City: Trump’s Election? Some Students Are Too Busy to Worry

Education News from NY Times - November 23, 2016 - 7:22pm
Donald J. Trump’s victory may have paralyzed some elite campuses, but students at LaGuardia Community College in Queens remained focused on studies and jobs.
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School Choice: Why Donald Trump’s Education Pick Would Face Barriers for Vouchers

Education News from NY Times - November 23, 2016 - 6:41pm
Despite his selection of Betsy DeVos as education secretary, any effort to promote vouchers from Washington would run up against structural realities.
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Calif. 5th-graders reflect on Thanksgiving

NCSS Smartbrief - November 23, 2016 - 12:56pm
Fifth-graders at a California elementary school recently participated in a feast to wrap up their Thanksgiving unit, in which -More
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How teachers can assist communities

NCSS Smartbrief - November 23, 2016 - 12:56pm
Teachers see the challenges facing America every day and are in a unique position to help, asserts Josh Thomases, dean of inn -More
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How will GOP leadership affect education?

NCSS Smartbrief - November 23, 2016 - 12:56pm
Republicans beginning in 2017 will hold the majority in both legislative chambers and in two-thirds of state legislatures.  -More
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Tips to jump-start blended learning

NCSS Smartbrief - November 23, 2016 - 12:56pm
Educators aiming to adopt blended learning should first consider their goals, asserts Bill Tolley, a teacher at the Internati -More
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Civil rights pioneer John Lewis honored

NCSS Smartbrief - November 23, 2016 - 12:56pm
Civil rights pioneer and Congressman John Lewis recently received the Nashville Public Library Foundation's Literary Award du -More
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Kan. students learn about agriculture

NCSS Smartbrief - November 23, 2016 - 12:56pm
Several school districts in Kansas introduce agricultural concepts to students with the help from the Kansas Foundation for A -More
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NCSS Smartbrief - November 23, 2016 - 12:56pm
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SmartBrief will not publish Nov. 25

NCSS Smartbrief - November 23, 2016 - 12:56pm
In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, NCSS SmartBrief will not publish on Nov. 25. Publication will resume Nov. 28.
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Civil Rights Groups Wary on Federal Enforcement Stance Under Trump

Education Week - November 23, 2016 - 9:38am
Advocates worry that the incoming Trump administration could scale back federal civil rights enforcement in education after nearly eight years of high-profile attention to the subject.
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