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Baylor Sexual Assault Report Produces Punishment, but No Paper Trail

Education News from NY Times - July 16, 2016 - 2:43pm
Outside lawyers investigated sexual violence at Baylor University. But a full accounting of the inquiry was never written down — at the university’s request.
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Finances of City College’s President Are Under Federal Investigation

Education News from NY Times - July 15, 2016 - 4:17pm
After a report that one of the college’s foundations had paid for some personal expenses for President Lisa S. Coico, a United States attorney is taking a closer look.
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College at Odds With Students Over Plan to House Police for Cleveland Convention

Education News from NY Times - July 15, 2016 - 2:57pm
Case Western Reserve University draws criticism for agreeing to accommodate 1,900 officers and National Guardsmen providing added event security.
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Four Ways to Protect Vulnerable Students Under ESSA

Education Week - July 15, 2016 - 8:28am
The language of the Every Students Succeeds Act could shortchange students in Title I schools, writes Teach Plus Executive Vice President Alice Johnson Cain.
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After Outcry, University of California Increases In-State Admission Offers

Education News from NY Times - July 14, 2016 - 6:17pm
The growth will probably help defuse a controversy prompted by accusations that the school pursued nonresidents, who pay higher tuition.
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Temple University Board Seeks to Dismiss President Over Shortfall

Education News from NY Times - July 13, 2016 - 2:47am
A vote of no confidence was connected with a $22 million deficit in the university’s financial aid budget, the chairman of the board of trustees said.
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Student from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High reelected to Montgomery school board

Education News from Washington Post - April 28, 2016 - 6:30pm
Eric Guerci, 16, won a rare second term on the eight-member board.
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It's almost impossible for students to sue a for-profit college. Here's why.

Education News from Washington Post - April 28, 2016 - 6:30pm
Enrollment contracts have become a popular way for career schools to protect their financial interest by tucking in clauses that bar students from filing class-action lawsuits.
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Who are the biggest winners of science fairs today? It's not the kids.

Education News from Washington Post - April 28, 2016 - 6:30pm
In many places, it's the corporate sponsors. Here's why that's not a good thing.
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National Teacher of the Year: I was a teenage mom, and teachers changed my life

Education News from Washington Post - April 28, 2016 - 6:30pm
2016 National Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes said she wants to help remind Americans that teachers have the potential to be powerful, positive forces in their students' lives.
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What's a degree worth? Depends on what you study - and where

Education News from Washington Post - April 28, 2016 - 6:30pm
Sometimes an associate's degree is more valuable than a bachelor's.
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Teacher claims she was fired for saying 'vagina' in discussing Georgia O'Keeffe's art

Education News from Washington Post - April 28, 2016 - 6:30pm
Allison Wint said she is no longer a substitute teacher at Harper Creek Middle School in Battle Creek, Mich., following an eighth-grade art lecture.
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Lawmaker delivers petition opposing George Mason's decision to rename its law school for Scalia

Education News from Washington Post - April 28, 2016 - 6:30pm
A Virginia lawmaker is asking commonwealth officials to consider more than 1,000 signatures on a petition calling for greater transparency into the name
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At Virginia home of President Monroe, a sizable revision of history

Education News from Washington Post - April 28, 2016 - 6:30pm
Discovery, revealed on the former president's 258th birthday, shows his "modest" home was probably anything but.
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White House steps up effort to reform student loan servicing to stave off rising defaults

Education News from Washington Post - April 28, 2016 - 6:30pm
The White House unveiled a series of initiatives to improve the way the government collects payments on education loans, at a time when defaults are rising.
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Yale keeps the Calhoun name despite racial concerns, but ditches the 'master' title

Education News from Washington Post - April 28, 2016 - 6:30pm
After student protesters demanded changes to improve Yale University's racial climate, the university announced two changes.
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Maryland colleges rank among the most affordable in the country, but that's changing

Education News from Washington Post - April 28, 2016 - 6:30pm
A new study ranks Maryland 6th in the nation; Virginia ranks 26th.
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Longest-serving member on Md. school board is defeated in election

Education News from Washington Post - April 28, 2016 - 6:30pm
Jeana Jacobs served as board president from 2007 to 2013.
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