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Perspectives on ESSA

Education Week - January 5, 2017 - 2:29pm
While education professionals around the nation prepare for the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act, four educators—including a teacher, principal, district leader, and state chief—and a civil rights advocate share their unique perspectives on the new law.
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Ending Speculation, Black College Says Band Will Play at Inaugural Parade

Education News from NY Times - January 5, 2017 - 2:04pm
The president of Talladega College issued a statement arguing, in essence, that the presidential inauguration is about something bigger than Donald J. Trump.
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Editorial: A Promising Proposal for Free Tuition

Education News from NY Times - January 5, 2017 - 10:47am
Although Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal would help many families, a close examination of costs will be required to make sure it is workable.
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Anger at a cop killer, a plea for clemency, and a fight over free expression at American U.

Education News from Washington Post - January 5, 2017 - 1:00am
After American University removes a controversial sculpture, the artist says the school has violated its own contract with him and stifled free expression. But critics say the piece wrongly glorifies a man convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
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Disparity in Maryland's public higher education goes on trial

Education News from Washington Post - January 5, 2017 - 1:00am
Inequality in Maryland's higher education system will take center stage next week in a trial to resolve a decade-old lawsuit over the lack of investment in the state's historically black colleges and universities.
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Senate schedules confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos, Trump's pick for education secretary

Education News from Washington Post - January 5, 2017 - 1:00am
DeVos is one of eight Trump picks that Democrats have singled out for extra scrutiny.
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'I’m a college student, but I was treated like a criminal. How can I not incorporate that into my world view?'

Education News from Washington Post - January 5, 2017 - 1:00am
College activists — especially students of color — are often seen as intolerant and hypersensitive. One explains why they react the way they do.
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