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Government Moves to Close a Watchdog of For-Profit Colleges

Education News from NY Times - September 22, 2016 - 7:00pm
The Education Department said a staff report found a body that had overseen failing institutions like Corinthian Colleges and ITT had fallen short.
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‘Fees Must Fall’: Anatomy of the Student Protests in South Africa

Education News from NY Times - September 22, 2016 - 1:58pm
Protests by university students flared up after a government proposal that university fees could increase as much as 8 percent next year.
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New York Education Department Proposes Common Core Changes

Education Week - September 22, 2016 - 8:38am
New York state education officials are proposing changes to the Common Core learning standards used to guide lessons at every grade level in preparation for college or a career.
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Justices to Continue Overseeing S.C. Education Funding Case

Education Week - September 22, 2016 - 8:38am
The Legislature must report back to the state Supreme Court next summer on its progress complying with the justices' 2014 order to fix South Carolina's education system.
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The Getaway: 5 Tips on How to Make College Tours Fun Instead of Grueling

Education News from NY Times - September 22, 2016 - 6:00am
Fall is here, and so is college tour season. Turn it into a vacation!
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Middle school girl records classmates chanting racial slur during bus ride home

Education News from Washington Post - September 22, 2016 - 12:04am
The girl, 13, captured the noisy chorus on her cellphone and was upset when she arrived home.
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'This is Me.' Actress Jamie Lee Curtis's new book aims to teach children about immigration

Education News from Washington Post - September 22, 2016 - 12:04am
Curtis read her new book, "This is Me: A Story of Who We Are & Where We Came From," to students at the Library of Congress on Wednesday.
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Another racial slur found on campus where 'KKK' was spray-painted on a wall

Education News from Washington Post - September 22, 2016 - 12:04am
More than 100 students protested at Eastern Michigan University after the graffiti was found on a campus building.
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'Here they will be reminded of the truth'

Education News from Washington Post - September 22, 2016 - 12:04am
"Today, I still boil when I think about how many generations of children were miseducated by that exhibit," an educator writes about a museum trip years ago and why the Smithsonian's new National Museum of African American History and Culture will change things.
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Congress to hear arguments on Obama administration's proposed education spending rule

Education News from Washington Post - September 22, 2016 - 12:04am
Civil rights groups say the rules are necessary. School officials say they'll cause havoc.
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