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Ed. Dept. Report Touts Race To Top Program's Impact

Education Week - December 1, 2015 - 4:40pm
A new study focuses on progress under the Obama administration's signature education- redesign program, but touches only lightly on stumbles and controversies.
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College Scout Mines Below-the-Radar Schools for Diverse Talent

Education Week - December 1, 2015 - 4:31pm
A recruiter for highly selective Gettysburg College scours schools for high-achieving, low-income and minority prospects.
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Students’ Protests May Play Role in Supreme Court Case on Race in Admissions

Education News from NY Times - December 1, 2015 - 4:29pm
The protests, some at the alma maters of the court’s members, might sway the justices in a University of Texas case where a white woman was denied entrance.









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For Some Immigrant Students, Culture Bears on College Choice

Education Week - December 1, 2015 - 4:28pm
High-achieving students from immigrant families face a complex set of considerations in finding the right college.
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School Internet Access Shows Big Progress, New Report Shows

Education Week - December 1, 2015 - 4:22pm
The number of students without adequate Internet connections in school has been cut in half over the past two years, EducationSuperHighway study finds.
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With vote planned on No Child Left Behind replacement bill, revolt brewing on right and left

Education News from Washington Post - December 1, 2015 - 12:39pm
Conservatives say the bill leaves too much power in federal hands; civil rights groups say it leaves too little.









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Why high school students don't intervene to stop dating violence

Education News from Washington Post - December 1, 2015 - 12:23pm
Most teens witness dating aggression or sexual violence among peers, but many choose not to intervene.









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Districts Struggle to Judge Ed-Tech Pilot Projects

Education Week - December 1, 2015 - 8:34am
A study suggests that school officials and technology developers often fail to set clear standards for gauging the success of those trial runs and for gathering teacher and student feedback.
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What Mexico Gets Right About Adult Ed.

Education Week - December 1, 2015 - 8:27am
A national commitment to adult education could transform the U.S. economy, writes high school teacher Scott Goldstein.
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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Nov. 24-30, 2015

Education News from NY Times - December 1, 2015 - 7:23am
Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more — and look for our Dec. 8 quiz that will cover all of 2015.









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