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Betsy DeVos, Trump’s Education Pick, Wields Wealth Like a Koch

January 9, 2017 - 7:17pm
The stalwart of Michigan politics and backer of school vouchers has not been shy about advancing her goals by funding campaigns against her foes.
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Court Keeps Vote Method, Seen as Biased, Intact in Missouri School District

January 7, 2017 - 1:26pm
A school district that includes students from Ferguson, Mo., will continue for now its method of electing board members at large, despite a lawsuit challenging the process as discriminatory.
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City to Close or Merge 9 Schools That Were in Support Program

January 6, 2017 - 8:50pm
The institutions that will no longer be operating as before are part of the de Blasio administration’s Renewal program for low-performing schools.
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Fair Game: Student Victims Seek to Become Creditors in ITT Bankruptcy

January 6, 2017 - 2:53pm
Five former ITT students took matters into their own hands this week by petitioning a federal bankruptcy court to consider loan forgiveness as part of the company’s liquidation.
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Ending Speculation, Black College Says Band Will Play at Inaugural Parade

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

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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