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New nonprofit aims to push for social mobility, educational equity

Education News from Washington Post - February 17, 2016 - 12:28am
The Opportunity Institute’s founders, and many board members, are Democrats with ties to the Clintons.









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U.S. Marshals arrested this man over a three-decade-old student loan

Education News from Washington Post - February 16, 2016 - 11:57pm
Failing to pay up on a federal student loan could result in all sorts of awful consequences, including ruined credit and loss of wages. But arrest?









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Viral Student Loan Nightmare Is Not What It Seems, Authorities Say

Education News from NY Times - February 16, 2016 - 7:43pm
U.S. marshals arrested a Houston man over a $1,500 student loan that was almost 30 years old. Then the story gets complicated.









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Mount St. Mary's trustees apologize, seek information from campus

Education News from Washington Post - February 16, 2016 - 5:48pm
After weeks of turmoil at Mount St. Mary's University, trustees reach out to campus community to gather information.









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D.C. schools budget emphasizes alternative high schools and programs

Education News from Washington Post - February 16, 2016 - 5:48pm
One of the biggest funding bumps in the school system’s budget would go to non-traditional high schools.









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Google says it tracks personal student data, but not for advertising

Education News from Washington Post - February 16, 2016 - 5:32pm
In a letter to Sen. Al Franken, Google says it doesn't target ads to students, but does track some K-12 student data.









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Teacher-Prep Accountability Has an Equity Problem

Education Week - February 16, 2016 - 5:05pm
The push for greater accountability in teacher preparation risks undermining equity, write two Michigan State University professors.
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Teachers, Take Care of Yourselves

Education Week - February 16, 2016 - 5:05pm
Self-care is an essential component of good teaching, not a mark of selfishness, writes educator Christopher Doyle.
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