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Rolling Stone reporter says ‘Jackie’ deceived her about U-Va. gang rape

Education News from Washington Post - October 21, 2016 - 1:00am
Sabrina Rubin Erdely testified that she believed the student’s account but also failed to reach out to key people.
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School district requires $15 background checks for all visitors — including parents

Education News from Washington Post - October 21, 2016 - 1:00am
Is this smart — or overzealous? A school district in Alabama is requiring that all visitors who come to school during the day — including parents and grandparents — must pass a background check and pay $15 to get it. The Pelham City School District had decided over the summer to require background checks for […]
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D.C. Council considers bill giving the city more oversight of student loan debt collectors

Education News from Washington Post - October 21, 2016 - 1:00am
Legislation that would give the District greater oversight of the companies that collect student loan payments is set for a Tuesday vote before the D.C. Council.
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White House to welcome new ‘Kid Science Advisors’ on Friday

Education News from Washington Post - October 21, 2016 - 1:00am
A nine-year-old Baltimore boy who creates toys with a 3-D printer suggested to President Obama that he create a kid advisory group. He did.
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Montgomery middle schoolers to learn to use technology responsibly, safely

Education News from Washington Post - October 21, 2016 - 1:00am
A new program includes instruction on such issues as privacy, cyberbullying and Internet security.
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Who's No. 1? As college rankings proliferate, it depends.

Education News from Washington Post - October 21, 2016 - 1:00am
The Wall Street Journal joins the growing ranks of college rankers, which used to be a field U.S. News and World Report dominated.
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Here's a new college ranking, based entirely on other college rankings

Education News from Washington Post - October 21, 2016 - 1:00am
A composite ranking shows usual suspects at top, but also some surprises.
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The four biggest mistakes students make when applying to college

Education News from Washington Post - October 21, 2016 - 1:00am
While we’re inundated with more college rankings than ever before, it seems that hasn’t made us better consumers.
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Alternative school student's leg amputated after contractor slammed him to ground, lawyer says

Education News from Washington Post - October 21, 2016 - 1:00am
The mother of 13-year-old Montravious Thomas plans to file a lawsuit against the Muscogee County School District in Georgia.
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New Jersey Lawmakers Vote to Forgive Deceased Students’ Loans

Education News from NY Times - October 20, 2016 - 11:56pm
The bill, now awaiting Gov. Chris Christie’s approval, would require that the state’s student loan agency forgive the debts of borrowers who die or become permanently disabled.
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Common Sense: How Much Graduates Earn Drives More College Rankings

Education News from NY Times - October 20, 2016 - 7:37pm
The purpose of education is to stretch and elevate young minds, right? Now some rankings are including future earnings in their calculations.
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More New York City Schools Join Diversity Initiative

Education News from NY Times - October 20, 2016 - 4:29pm
Twelve more public schools are joining a city program allowing them to alter admissions policies to enroll additional disadvantaged students.
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