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The Preschool Fade-Out Effect Is Not Inevitable

Education Week - March 17, 2017 - 8:28am
To make good on preschool investments, we need to look at what comes next, writes Stanford's Deborah Stipek.
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Scientists Bristle at Trump Budget’s Cuts to Research

Education News from NY Times - March 16, 2017 - 7:17pm
Scientists expressed alarm at the depth of proposed cuts to climate change, medical and energy programs, saying they threaten the nation’s research infrastructure.
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Trump budget casualty: Afterschool programs for 1.6 million kids. Most are poor.

Education News from Washington Post - March 16, 2017 - 5:32pm
Administration says the efforts are ineffective. Researchers say that isn’t true.
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University of Maryland to offer new resources for undocumented students

Education News from Washington Post - March 16, 2017 - 5:32pm
Following the lead of other schools, it will hire a coordinator and form a working group.
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New monitor finds trouble signs at former Corinthian campuses

Education News from Washington Post - March 16, 2017 - 5:32pm
Lawyer scrutinizes Zenith Education Group's effort to improve schools.
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Trump seeks to slash Education Department but make big push for school choice

Education News from Washington Post - March 16, 2017 - 5:32pm
Proposal signals effort to reshape K-12 schools and the federal role in education.
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Push to dismantle school desegregation plan in Louisville appears dead - for now

Education News from Washington Post - March 16, 2017 - 5:32pm
The legislature ran out of time to pass the controversial measure.
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The disturbing trend of homeless community college students

Education News from Washington Post - March 16, 2017 - 5:32pm
One in three community college students are going hungry, while another 14 percent are homeless, a report says.
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Why UC-Berkeley is restricting access to thousands of online lecture videos

Education News from Washington Post - March 16, 2017 - 5:32pm
Feds found ‘significant portions’ weren’t accessible enough for people with disabilities
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Mass incarceration of African Americans affects the racial achievement gap — report

Education News from Washington Post - March 16, 2017 - 5:32pm
A new report explains why educators hoping to narrow the achievement gap should make criminal justice reform a policy priority. .
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Why even the world’s highest-scoring schools need to change

Education News from Washington Post - March 16, 2017 - 5:32pm
The "core" curriculum doesn't meet the needs of today's students, a veteran educator says.
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