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Facing the same threat, schools in Los Angeles, New York take different tacks

December 15, 2015 - 9:30pm
One city closed schools and the other didn’t, showing the murky calculus of defending against terrorist attacks.









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The oldest federal aid program may be saved from the chopping block ... for now

December 15, 2015 - 6:40pm
The Senate is poised to grant a two-year extension for the Federal Perkins Loan Program.









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Top Franchot aide, Montgomery union head get personal over liquor issue

December 15, 2015 - 6:10pm
A 2010 domestic incident is the basis for Len Foxwell’s Facebook attack on Local 1994 chief Gino Renne.









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Lockdown lifted at university in Indiana; armed robbery suspect still at large

December 15, 2015 - 5:08pm
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis officials warned students and others to take shelter after a suspect in an alleged armed robbery ran toward campus.









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Montgomery’s calendar approved, with student day off on Muslim holiday

December 15, 2015 - 4:22pm
The county’s next school year will start Aug. 29, but officials may look toward an earlier start in the future.









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Friendship charter schools founder Donald Hense to retire

December 15, 2015 - 2:50pm
Hense is one of the District’s longest-serving charter school leaders. He plans to step down at the end of June.









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All Los Angeles public schools closed due to bomb threat to 'many' schools

December 15, 2015 - 12:16pm
Officials say all L.A. public schools are closed Tuesday due to a credible bomb threat against students at "many" schools across the district. The closure affects more than 600,000 students.









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High school graduation rate hits all-time high, 82 percent finish on time

December 15, 2015 - 10:43am
U.S. graduation rates for blacks, Hispanics improve but still lag behind white and Asian students.









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College in San Bernardino closed after threat

December 15, 2015 - 9:56am
Police began investigating a bomb threat to the campus Monday night.









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Boston University revokes Bill Cosby's honorary degree, slamming his treatment of women

December 15, 2015 - 9:41am
BU is the latest university to take back a Cosby degree.









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An unusual way schools can create 'safe spaces' for learning

December 15, 2015 - 9:41am
It involves philosophy.









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'Dear Jerry': A letter from Notre Dame to Liberty about making 'the big time'

December 14, 2015 - 7:49pm
What a missive from South Bend says about ambitions in Lynchburg, Va.









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For many at Liberty University, guns and God go hand in hand

December 14, 2015 - 7:34pm
President Jerry Falwell Jr. made a fiery call to arms to deter terrorists. Students and faculty at the evangelical bastion are responding.









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Baltimore schools officials warn that students may face consequences for protesting Freddie Gray verdict

December 14, 2015 - 5:00pm
Schools officials are bracing for 'civil disorders.'









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The end of public school desegregation?

December 14, 2015 - 4:44pm
What is 21st century integration? What should it be? And why is it that greater levels of integration have positive effects on the academic achievement of black students?









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In this high school, reading and writing happens in every class, even math and chemistry

December 14, 2015 - 3:42pm
Overhauling literacy instruction is a centerpiece of Prince George’s County’s plan to boost achievement.









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Chicago teachers vote to authorize strike

December 14, 2015 - 1:08pm
It's another political problem for Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who already has plenty.









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Things college kids don't get: Respect? Or reality? Twitter gets to the heart of the generational debate.

December 14, 2015 - 12:06pm
At a time when protests on campus are generating a national debate, a trending hashtag sums it all up.









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Charter board to pursue revocation for Potomac Prep’s charter

December 14, 2015 - 12:06pm
Officials of the Northeast Washington school plan to fight to retain their charter.









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How far will N.Y. Gov. Cuomo really go in overhauling Common Core?

December 14, 2015 - 4:24am
What is likely to happen isn't what many are expecting.









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