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DeVos: Protesters show hostility to change, new ideas in education

Education News from Washington Post - February 16, 2017 - 1:00am
The new education secretary made the remarks while speaking to advocates for public magnet schools.
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Influential conservative group: Trump, DeVos should dismantle Education Department and bring God into classrooms

Education News from Washington Post - February 16, 2017 - 1:00am
The Council for National Policy calls for “restoration of education in America.”
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‘We don’t know what we are going to do’: Yemeni students, unable to return home, face uncertain status in America

Education News from Washington Post - February 16, 2017 - 1:00am
Two dozen Yemenis, part of an exchange program, will soon lose their funding and student visas.
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Conservative cartoonist portrays Education Secretary DeVos as civil rights icon Ruby Bridges - and Twitter reacts

Education News from Washington Post - February 16, 2017 - 1:00am
The cartoon portrays DeVos in the same setting as Bridges in the famed Norman Rockwell painting depicting her as a 6-year-old becoming the first black child to integrate a white school in the South.
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Parents of transgender children plead with Trump to maintain protections

Education News from Washington Post - February 16, 2017 - 1:00am
Their letter comes four days after the administration signaled that it is changing course on transgender student policy.
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The argument against bringing banks back into federal student lending

Education News from Washington Post - February 16, 2017 - 1:00am
Two reports argue taxpayers would lose if the old program is resurrected.
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Diversity posters are back on the wall at Virginia high school

Education News from Washington Post - February 16, 2017 - 1:00am
Debate emerged last week over a display in a Prince William County high school
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Here's who Trump invited to the White House to talk about schools. The list says a lot about his education priorities.

Education News from Washington Post - February 16, 2017 - 1:00am
He invited 10 teachers and parents to meet with him, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and other officials. Only a few of the invitees were from traditional public schools.
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More than test scores: 'Schools of Opportunity' to recognize high schools that create full learning experiences for every student

Education News from Washington Post - February 16, 2017 - 1:00am
It's the third year of the program and here's what it looks for in a school that wins recognition.
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Trump praises Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, saying she endured a 'very unfair trial'

Education News from Washington Post - February 16, 2017 - 1:00am
Trump also criticized 'failing schools' and promised to overhaul education.
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San Diego school board pulls resolution inviting Education Secretary DeVos to visit

Education News from Washington Post - February 16, 2017 - 1:00am
The resolution itself was not especially DeVos-friendly.
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It's 2017, and girls still don't think they are as smart as boys, research shows

Education News from Washington Post - February 16, 2017 - 1:00am
New research, and an argument for why all-girls schools can help eliminate the boys=brilliance stereotype for their students.
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An alternative to remedial college classes gets results

Education News from Washington Post - February 16, 2017 - 1:00am
Colleges develop new ways to help students with weak records catch up
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State Solidarity Still Eroding on Common-Core Tests

Education Week - February 15, 2017 - 5:14pm
An Education Week survey finds smaller shifts in testing this year as more states embrace the SAT and ACT and the number of states using PARCC or Smarter Balanced holds steady.
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Ill. students create virtual black history museum

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
History students at an Illinois high school recently designed posters honoring key African-American figures for a virtual mus -More
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