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D.C. releases report of city's best- and worst-performing charter schools

November 19, 2016 - 1:00am
BASIS DC High School is the District's top-performing charter school, according to annual D.C. Public Charter School Board rankings released this week.
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Will Trump care about student data privacy?

November 19, 2016 - 1:00am
The outgoing Obama administration wants a federal student database. Will the president-elect let it happen?
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Rep. John Conyers's son is found safe, three days after disappearance

November 19, 2016 - 1:00am
Carl Conyers was found in his Houston apartment complex by police early Friday morning. The circumstances of his disappearance remain under investigation.
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An urgent request to Trump from civil rights advocates: Speak out against acts of hate

November 19, 2016 - 1:00am
Dozens of labor, civil rights and faith groups are asking the president-elect “to send a clear message that hate has no place in our public discourse.”
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The manufacturing jobs Trump promises now require education after high school. Are apprenticeships the answer?

November 19, 2016 - 1:00am
We need an education system that promises more than one pathway out of high school to a good job.
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Baltimore middle school teacher fired after racial tirade is captured on video

November 18, 2016 - 1:00am
A teacher was fired for using the N-word, saying her students "are going to get shot."
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'It’s a lonely place': A conservative Ivy League professor counters faculty anger

November 18, 2016 - 1:00am
When a professor at the University of Pennsylvania was asked to sign on to a joint letter to President-elect Donald Trump asking him to condemn a racist incident on campus, she felt her opinion was unwelcome.
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Dear president-elect: Faculty at UPenn ask Trump to condemn racist attack at his alma mater

November 18, 2016 - 1:00am
Professors at the University of Pennsylvania wrote a letter to president-elect Donald Trump in the wake of a racist incident on campus
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Superintendent in Maryland calls for end of off-campus student protests

November 18, 2016 - 1:00am
Montgomery County schools chief Jack Smith says walkouts “must cease” and students should remain in school.
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Advocacy group warns fellow Democrats: Don't become Trump's education secretary

November 18, 2016 - 1:00am
Democrats for Education Reform says the president-elect's agenda threatens vulnerable kids.
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Police searching for congressman John Conyers's son

November 18, 2016 - 1:00am
Carl Conyers, a 21-year-old student at the University of Houston, was last seen on Tuesday.
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Teacher: Why we don't need a single standardized test

November 18, 2016 - 1:00am
A few may be useful, but necessary? Nope, this teacher argues.
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Fairfax school board hires firm to search for new superintendent

November 18, 2016 - 1:00am
Superintendent Karen Garza plans to leave Nov. 23, three weeks early.
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Educators get blamed for everything. Now, it's for fanning fear of Trump.

November 18, 2016 - 1:00am
They can't get a break.
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When it comes to career-training programs, for-profit schools don't measure up, feds say

November 18, 2016 - 1:00am
Vocational graduates of public colleges earn nearly $9,000 more than those who attended comparable programs at for-profit institutions, the Education Department said in a report.
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D.C. student detained for peace sign vandalism during anti-Trump protest

November 18, 2016 - 1:00am
Video shows police officer straddling the student's head, handcuffing him, during protest involving hundreds of D.C. high school students.
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Police investigate driver who allegedly displayed gun during student protest

November 17, 2016 - 1:00am
Police are examining whether man had proper gun permit and if he threatened students.
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Student protesters demand that universities become sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants

November 17, 2016 - 1:00am
Students are pressuring universities to protect undocumented students when Donald Trump becomes president. While some students celebrated Trump's win, others were in tears, worried about the threat of deportation for themselves or their families.
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Trump, a Common Core foe, considering Core supporters for education secretary

November 17, 2016 - 1:00am
And some supporters don't like it.
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Former D.C. schools chancellor violated ethics rules when asking for donations

November 17, 2016 - 1:00am
Kaya Henderson said she was unaware she was breaking the rules and agreed to the censure.
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