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U of Oklahoma student, two others implicated in racist messages sent to black U Penn freshmen

November 14, 2016 - 1:00am
Racist GroupMe messages sent to some black students at the University of Pennsylvania appear to have originated in Oklahoma, according to UPenn officials
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How mindfulness practices are changing an inner-city school

November 14, 2016 - 1:00am
Children practice breathing at a Baltimore elementary school, and fewer land in the principal’s office.
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Donald Trump said he once punched a teacher in the face. Did he?

November 14, 2016 - 1:00am
He wrote about it in one of his books, and said he wasn't proud of it.
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A great school district communicates poorly with parents about an academic shift

November 14, 2016 - 1:00am
Will block scheduling — an attractive but unproductive fad — hurt their kids?
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Through art, drama and science, D.C. schools aim to help black and Latino boys

November 14, 2016 - 1:00am
D.C. Public Schools is spending $1.7 million for its Empowering Males of Color initiative.
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Yale professor: My students aren't snowflakes, and they don't melt

November 14, 2016 - 1:00am
An Ivy League economist challenges the notion that Donald Trump's election caused chaos for students who supported Hillary Clinton.
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At deep-blue Yale University, students shocked to be facing Trump presidency

November 14, 2016 - 1:00am
Some at left-leaning campuses are stunned by the Republican’s victory, while supporters celebrate.
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University of Oklahoma student suspended after racist social media sent to black UPenn freshmen

November 14, 2016 - 1:00am
Racist social media messages sent to several black freshmen included a “daily lynching” calendar and a reference to Sigma Alpha Epsilon, a fraternity that had an OU chapter that was previously accused of racism.
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Being from a privileged background helps men, but not women, get top jobs

November 14, 2016 - 1:00am
Social class plays a role in whether students will graduate from college. Now evidence from a new study finds that class also plays a role in the job market after college.
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Tensions over Trump literally ignite when firecrackers are tossed into a college protest

November 14, 2016 - 1:00am
A protest against Trump at the University of Central Missouri was interrupted by counter-protesters. How the confrontation ended was surprising.
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In election’s wake, racist incidents have schools on edge

November 13, 2016 - 1:00am
Swastikas, blackface and name-calling worry administrators, students and parents.
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After voters reject meals tax, Fairfax schools brace for belt-tightening

November 12, 2016 - 1:00am
The tax was projected to deliver $67 million to the school system to support teacher salary increases.
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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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