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We Already Know How to Close the Achievement Gap

Education Week - September 29, 2015 - 5:58pm
We don’t hear enough about interventions proven to make a difference for America’s most disadvantaged youths, writes Jim Shelton.
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High school graduation rates in D.C., Virginia continue to rise

Education News from Washington Post - September 29, 2015 - 5:13pm
Virginia's on-time graduation rate topped 90 percent in 2015, while D.C. Public Schools reported a 6-point increase in its graduation rate.

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The surprisingly high number of people who are behind on their student loans

Education News from Washington Post - September 29, 2015 - 4:57pm
One in four of the more than 41 million people with student loans is in default or struggling to make payments, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says.

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Princeton: 22 percent of undergraduate women say they were victims of non-consensual sexual contact

Education News from Washington Post - September 29, 2015 - 3:40pm
Findings from Ivy League university echo what others have reported elsewhere.

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Magazine editor apologizes for education cover shot called racially insensitive

Education News from Washington Post - September 29, 2015 - 1:51pm
Philadelphia is a majority-minority school district, but you wouldn't know it from the cover of Philadelphia magazine.

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Q&A: How Tech Can Improve Youngsters' Reading Skills

Education Week - September 29, 2015 - 12:40pm
Two early learning experts outline how they want to see devices, apps, and software treated as tools to foster better reading interactions between children and adults.
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D.C. schools are recruiting 500 tutors to mentor minority boys

Education News from Washington Post - September 29, 2015 - 10:46am
Mayor Bowser and Metropolitan Police cadets are among the first to sign up for the mentoring program.

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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Sept. 22-28, 2015

Education News from NY Times - September 29, 2015 - 8:33am
Have you been following the news? Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more, and look for a new edition each week on Tuesday morning.

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