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On Campus: American Universities Must Take a Stand

Education News from NY Times - February 8, 2017 - 3:21am
Our cause is not partisan. It is to defend the pursuit of science, truth and freedom of thought.
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Fixes: Preparing Young Americans for a Complex World

Education News from NY Times - February 8, 2017 - 3:21am
When students explore foreign cultures, they learn not just about others, but also about themselves.
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Biden to lead two centers, at Penn and the University of Delaware

Education News from Washington Post - February 8, 2017 - 1:00am
The former vice president will lead new academic centers dealing in foreign relations and domestic policy.
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Reaction — pro, con and otherwise — to DeVos confirmation

Education News from Washington Post - February 8, 2017 - 1:00am
Including New Yorker satirist Andy Borowitz's first reaction.
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With historic tiebreaker from Pence, DeVos confirmed as education secretary

Education News from Washington Post - February 8, 2017 - 1:00am
The education nominee squeaks through as vice president breaks a Senate deadlock
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She’s a billionaire who said schools need guns to fight bears. Here's what you may not know about Betsy DeVos.

Education News from Washington Post - February 8, 2017 - 1:00am
For one thing, she did not support Donald Trump for most of the 2016 presidential campaign cycle.
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DeVos confirmation as education secretary is a big victory for … Jeb!

Education News from Washington Post - February 8, 2017 - 1:00am
She's a close ally of Jeb's, as are some other people in Trump's Education Department.
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Editorial: Betsy DeVos Teaches the Value of Ignorance

Education News from NY Times - February 7, 2017 - 8:44pm
The education secretary is the perfect cabinet member for a president determined to undermine federal agencies’ mission.
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For-Profit Law School Faces Crisis After Losing Federal Loans

Education News from NY Times - February 7, 2017 - 8:19pm
Charlotte Law’s struggles highlight the questions being raised over for-profit law schools and the sky-high amounts that students are borrowing for their education.
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English-Learners Study Language of Math

Education Week - February 7, 2017 - 5:20pm
A California program uses Japanese-style lesson study and other teaching techniques to help ELL pupils “talk through” number problems.
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Scientists Take on New Roles in K-12 Classrooms

Education Week - February 7, 2017 - 5:18pm
The Next Generation Science Standards are opening the door for new teacher-scientist collaborations.
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Supreme Court Nominee Faced Range of K-12 Issues on Federal Bench

Education Week - February 7, 2017 - 5:17pm
Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, a Denver federal appeals court judge, has written or joined in opinions involving school discipline, special education, school employee speech, and more.
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Arts, Humanities Educators Fear Endowment Cuts

Education Week - February 7, 2017 - 5:13pm
Although President Trump has made no official statements, some reports suggest the agencies could be scrapped.
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DeVos' Investment Stakes Raise Democratic Concerns

Education Week - February 7, 2017 - 5:08pm
The confirmation process for education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos drilled deep into what a letter from some senators called her "complicated network of investment entities, assets, and trusts."
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Advice for Betsy DeVos From Canada

Education Week - February 7, 2017 - 4:58pm
A Canadian perspective on public education could be helpful to Betsy DeVos as she becomes ed. secretary, writes Beth Green of Cardus.
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Approval Deferred on ACT for Accountability in Wyo., Wis.

Education Week - February 7, 2017 - 4:52pm
The U.S. Education Department says the states need more evidence to use the popular admissions test to measure high school achievement.
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DeVos-Backed Company Questioned on ADHD, Autism

Education Week - February 7, 2017 - 4:51pm
President Trump's nominee to head the U.S. Department of Education is a major backer of a company claiming its neurofeedback technology can "fix" autism and ADHD.
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Atlanta Schools Start Over With Police

Education Week - February 7, 2017 - 4:51pm
The school district is building its own police department from scratch, putting officers through specialized training on how to build positive relationships with students and work in school settings.
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Ed-Tech Skeptic Larry Cuban Finds New Perspective

Education Week - February 7, 2017 - 4:51pm
After three decades of writing about the classroom limitations of technology, the Stanford professor talks about his observations of some promising approaches.
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