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U-Va. board is discussing ways to decrease tuition

November 12, 2016 - 1:00am
One possibility is dipping into the previously secret strategic investment fund.
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Black UPenn freshmen added to racist social media account with 'daily lynching' calendar

November 12, 2016 - 1:00am
University of Pennsylvania officials said the Group Me texts originated in Oklahoma, and they are trying to cut the account off.
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Middle school administrators find swastikas in a boys’ bathroom

November 12, 2016 - 1:00am
The incident at a Bethesda, Md. school is the second in the past two weeks.
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Pence accomplished what Trump wants for national education: Vouchers and charters

November 12, 2016 - 1:00am
In Indiana, Pence boosted taxpayer-funded options that give parents more school choice, potentially a central element of the Trump administration’s approach to national education.
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Social media lights up over message to show love for Muslim, black, Latino, nonwhite students

November 12, 2016 - 1:00am
Some blast Baltimore County schools chief and call for his resignation.
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Video shows Pennsylvania teenagers celebrating, shouting 'white power' after Trump win

November 12, 2016 - 1:00am
The NAACP said it has received reports about students "being spit on, attacked, and called names because of their race or perceived Immigrant status" at York County School of Technology.
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Maryland school officials investigate blackface photo involving 11th-grader

November 12, 2016 - 1:00am
Student at Atholton High posted photo and racial epithet on social media.
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'Lets face it, keeping children sedentary for most of their waking hours is causing harm'

November 12, 2016 - 1:00am
A pediatric occupational therapist says the restrictions being put on young children's play is hurting their growth.
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'Girls in my daughter's class were crying ... and we live in BRAZIL.'

November 11, 2016 - 1:00am
'Please stop asking if school will be canceled tomorrow if @realDonaldTrump gets elected'
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Middle schoolers chant 'build that wall' during lunch in aftermath of Trump win

November 11, 2016 - 1:00am
School says a small group of students engaged in a brief 'build the wall' chant, a rallying cry of the Trump campaign.
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'Dear President-elect Trump': Immigrant students write letters asking for 'the opportunity to demonstrate we are good people'

November 11, 2016 - 1:00am
High school students who come from Honduras, Afghanistan, the Marshall Islands and elsewhere write letters that will be sent to Trump — without their names.
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Here's a college bookstore that doesn't stock any textbooks

November 11, 2016 - 1:00am
The American University campus store makes an online-only transition.
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What a Trump presidency means for America's public schools

November 11, 2016 - 1:00am
Expect a push for private school vouchers and a downsizing of the Education Department.
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Amid tense student emotions, educators struggle with polarizing election outcome

November 10, 2016 - 1:00am
Some students cried and worried about being deported. Others cheered change. Teachers grappled with teaching Trump after long avoiding the topic.
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School districts offer counseling support after Trump victory as officials try to calm fears

November 10, 2016 - 1:00am
Students and teachers are expressing fear around the country.
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Two college seniors got the election right when almost everyone else got it wrong

November 10, 2016 - 1:00am
St. Lawrence University statistics majors predicted the Trump triumph.
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Student protesters burn American flags at confrontation over Trump victory

November 10, 2016 - 1:00am
Protesters burned U.S. flags at American University in D.C. to protest Donald Trump's election as president.
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Trump's win leaves Obama's higher education reforms in doubt

November 10, 2016 - 1:00am
Donald Trump's defeat of Hillary Clinton on Tuesday places eight years of higher-education reform in doubt.
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Mobs of tearful, angry students protesting Trump victory swarm college campuses

November 10, 2016 - 1:00am
Election results prompted rage at some colleges, with students marching through the streets in protest.
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A teacher wrestles with what to say to his students about Trump win

November 10, 2016 - 1:00am
He looks to history for some perspective.
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