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U.S. Graduation Rates Gain for Fourth Straight Year

Education Week - October 25, 2016 - 5:09pm
Even as high school graduation rates inched up to 83.2 percent, experts say it’s difficult to determine that federal education policy is responsible uptick in in the 2014-15 school year.
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Place-Based Lessons Help Rural Schools Engage Gifted Students

Education Week - October 25, 2016 - 5:05pm
Researchers and educators are collaborating in 13 rural Virginia districts to develop lessons that speak to academically promising students through their surroundings.
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Calif. Community Builds Homegrown Internet Network for Schools

Education Week - October 25, 2016 - 5:01pm
The network was built with the help of an FCC program called the Educational Broadband Service, which needs to be opened up to more schools, critics say.
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Education Groups Call for FCC Action on Huge Tech Resource

Education Week - October 25, 2016 - 4:59pm
Possibly billions of dollars worth of a public educational telecommunications resource has languished unused and unlicensed within the federal government, estimates show.
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H.S. Classes Offer Bypass to Remedial Courses

Education Week - October 25, 2016 - 4:54pm
Twelfth graders who take and pass the transition classes can enroll directly in credit-bearing courses in college.
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Disadvantaged Students Outnumbered at Top Public Boarding Schools

Education Week - October 25, 2016 - 4:35pm
Academic and emotional supports are needed to help gifted students from low-income families thrive at public residential schools.
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The Path to College

Education News from NY Times - October 25, 2016 - 4:21pm
College is the goal. Will these three teenagers get there? Anemona Hartocollis brings you their stories in this Facebook Live series.
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Harvard Reaches Tentative Agreement to End Cafeteria Workers’ Strike

Education News from NY Times - October 25, 2016 - 10:37am
Hundreds of employees walked out three weeks ago, asking for higher wages and no increase in health care costs.
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Service Dog Center Stage in Major Special Education Case

Education Week - October 25, 2016 - 8:32am
The U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments in the case of a student with cerebral palsy who was denied the use of a service dog in her elementary school.
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