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'Fake News,' Bogus Tweets Raise Stakes for Media Literacy

Education Week - December 8, 2016 - 8:30am
Educators find themselves behind the eight ball, expected to help students negotiate everything from internet hoaxes to partisan policy advocacy disguised as unbiased news.
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On Campus, Trump Fans Say They Need ‘Safe Spaces’

Education News from NY Times - December 8, 2016 - 5:00am
Republican students feel estranged from colleges where the institutional bias leans left, and university officials fear tensions will increase after the inauguration.
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'You gonna die': Woman indicted in threats to father of Sandy Hook victim

Education News from Washington Post - December 8, 2016 - 1:00am
His six-year-old son was gunned down at school. Then the death threats came, from people who believed a conspiracy theory that the mass shooting was an elaborate hoax.
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Should children get to have cellphones in elementary school?

Education News from Washington Post - December 8, 2016 - 1:00am
Students in Montgomery could use devices after dismissal or on buses under a proposed rule change.
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Education Department places hefty conditions on University of Phoenix sale

Education News from Washington Post - December 8, 2016 - 1:00am
The Education Department on Wednesday laid out stringent conditions for its approval of the $1.1 billion sale of Apollo Education Group, owner of the University of Phoenix and Western International University.
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Two white Catholic school students expelled for racist texts are suing for $1 million

Education News from Washington Post - December 8, 2016 - 1:00am
The lawsuit claims the former students at Chicago's Marist High School suffered damaged reputations and public scorn for being labeled as racists.
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White flight is creating a separate and unequal system of higher education

Education News from Washington Post - December 8, 2016 - 1:00am
American higher education has evolved into a two-tiered separate and unequal system that fuels the intergenerational reproduction of white racial privilege.
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For students worried about Trump, Los Angeles school district opens hotline, support sites

Education News from Washington Post - December 8, 2016 - 1:00am
Many young Latinos remain scared of his rhetoric and policy promises they feel are targeted at them.
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BASIS continues school expansion overseas with new campus in Prague

Education News from Washington Post - December 8, 2016 - 1:00am
BASIS continues its expansion overseas with a new campus planned for Prague following a recent reach into China.
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A Michigan school official posted offensive Facebook memes. Now protesters want him gone.

Education News from Washington Post - December 8, 2016 - 1:00am
Critics want Alfredo Francesconi to step down as vice president of the Roseville Community Schools Board of Education in Michigan.
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