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Many Countries Fall Short on Expanding Girls' Access to School

Education Week - October 20, 2015 - 11:27am
A UNESCO report finds that while girls' participation in schooling worldwide has improved, 62 million girls are still denied their basic right to education.
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Two Proposals, Two Ways to Dole Out Title I Money

Education Week - October 20, 2015 - 11:24am
The House and Senate bills to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act offer different takes on how to distribute federal aid for poor students.
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Millennials Want to Serve. Let's Help Them Do It.

Education Week - October 20, 2015 - 11:23am
Contrary to popular narratives, today's youths are eager to serve their country and communities, insists Tufts Dean Alan D. Solomont.
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MacArthur Foundation Launches Nonprofit to Scale Up Digital Learning

Education Week - October 20, 2015 - 11:22am
The new organization, named Collective Shift, aims to connect schools, businesses, libraries, museums, and city leaders in efforts to build new "ecosystems of learning."
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Is this the beginning of the end for ITT?

Education News from Washington Post - October 20, 2015 - 11:04am
On Monday, the Department of Education placed additional restrictions on the school's use of federal grants and loans, after ITT failed to account for millions of dollars in aid that was disbursed to students in the last five years.

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States Fall Short on Teaching Financial Literacy

Education Week - October 20, 2015 - 8:30am
When it comes to teaching students how to manage their money, most states rate a B or a C, a new report says.
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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Oct. 13-19, 2015

Education News from NY Times - October 20, 2015 - 7:15am
Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more, and look for a new edition each week on Tuesday morning.

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White House hosts Texas student arrested for homemade clock

Education News from Washington Post - October 20, 2015 - 6:25am
Ahmed Mohamed was a guest for Astronomy Night.

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