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How Woodrow Wilson Denied African-Americans an Academic Education

Education Week - December 8, 2015 - 8:41am
Woodrow Wilson's administration backed the effort to promote vocational only education for African-American students, writes Williamson M. Evers.
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High Court Showdown Looms on Race-Based Admissions

Education Week - December 8, 2015 - 8:40am
A dispute involving admissions policies at the University of Texas at Austin is up for arguments before the Supreme Court once again, and K-12 groups are weighing its implications carefully.
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Adult Secondary Education (ASE) Instructor | Cape Cod Community College

Latest Job Postings - December 8, 2015 - 6:35am
US - MA - West Barnstable, Company Description: Cape Cod Community College is a place of personal discovery, enrichment, and professional development for those just beginning the quest and for those at many points along the p
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One way to boost achievement among poor kids? Make sure they have classmates who aren't poor.

Education News from Washington Post - December 8, 2015 - 6:25am
A new study offers more evidence that integrating schools by family income can help close achievement gaps.









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The Learning Network: What Are the Best Books You’ve Read in the Past Year?

Education News from NY Times - December 8, 2015 - 5:00am
How much do you read for pleasure? What are your favorite kinds of books?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | A Side Serving of Science for Your Next Birthday Party

Education News from NY Times - December 8, 2015 - 4:30am
What were the two modes of balloon bursting Sébastien Moulinet detected in the experiment?









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Common Core math requires students to justify every answer. Does that make sense?

Education News from Washington Post - December 8, 2015 - 4:22am
Common Core math has sparked a great deal of contention across the country in the past few years. It has its supporters, those who say that it teaches students to better understand mathematical processes. They also so that many problems parents cite with Common Core math stem not from the standards themselves but from poor […]









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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | syllogism

Education News from NY Times - December 8, 2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in one New York Times article in the past year.









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New York Education Dept. Clarifies Goals for Poor-Performing Schools

Education News from NY Times - December 7, 2015 - 9:34pm
The School Renewal Program is Mayor Bill de Blasio’s attempt to improve troubled schools instead of shutting them down, but how they were supposed to improve has been difficult to discern.









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Yale Lecturer Resigns After Email on Halloween Costumes

Education News from NY Times - December 7, 2015 - 7:54pm
Erika Christakis, who had suggested there could be negative consequences to the university’s directive to be sensitive when choosing Halloween costumes, resigned from her position voluntarily, the school said.









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Coaches’ New Overture: Limit Early Recruiting

Education News from NY Times - December 7, 2015 - 6:42pm
Women’s lacrosse and softball coaches supported proposals that would limit recruiting of young high schoolers and even middle schoolers. Men’s lacrosse coaches are set to discuss a similar approach.









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Senate Republicans celebrate vote that hasn’t happened yet

Education News from Washington Post - December 7, 2015 - 3:31pm
A Republican video credits the GOP for passing an education bill, but the vote won’t be held until Tuesday.









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University of Maryland president recommends changing name of Byrd Stadium, citing legacy of racism

Education News from Washington Post - December 7, 2015 - 3:31pm
Stadium could be renamed "Maryland Stadium" if Board of Regents approves Friday.









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New York City to spend $20 million on security guards at private and religious schools

Education News from Washington Post - December 7, 2015 - 3:31pm
Critics say the city shouldn't be using public funds on non-public schools.









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Veterans honored by Mo. students to mark Pearl Harbor anniversary

NCSS Smartbrief - December 7, 2015 - 2:04pm
Students across grades in a Missouri district have "adopted" 200 veterans in honor of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, which coi -More
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Utah elementary-schoolers speak French with France's ambassador

NCSS Smartbrief - December 7, 2015 - 2:04pm
Students in a bilingual program at a Utah elementary school recently welcomed the French Ambassador to the US, Gerard Araud,  -More
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