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American Politics Through the Eyes of an 8th Grader

Education Week - July 19, 2016 - 8:39am
An 8th grade history teacher discusses what his students understand about today's rancorous political climate and what adults would do well to remember.
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Schools Prepare to Confront Questions on Race and Policing

Education Week - July 18, 2016 - 8:21am
In the wake of a spate of police-related shootings, educators grapple with how to help students—and one another—process the grief and address bigger issues of race and law enforcement.
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Baylor Sexual Assault Report Produces Punishment, but No Paper Trail

Education News from NY Times - July 16, 2016 - 2:43pm
Outside lawyers investigated sexual violence at Baylor University. But a full accounting of the inquiry was never written down — at the university’s request.
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Finances of City College’s President Are Under Federal Investigation

Education News from NY Times - July 15, 2016 - 4:17pm
After a report that one of the college’s foundations had paid for some personal expenses for President Lisa S. Coico, a United States attorney is taking a closer look.
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College at Odds With Students Over Plan to House Police for Cleveland Convention

Education News from NY Times - July 15, 2016 - 2:57pm
Case Western Reserve University draws criticism for agreeing to accommodate 1,900 officers and National Guardsmen providing added event security.
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Four Ways to Protect Vulnerable Students Under ESSA

Education Week - July 15, 2016 - 8:28am
The language of the Every Students Succeeds Act could shortchange students in Title I schools, writes Teach Plus Executive Vice President Alice Johnson Cain.
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After Outcry, University of California Increases In-State Admission Offers

Education News from NY Times - July 14, 2016 - 6:17pm
The growth will probably help defuse a controversy prompted by accusations that the school pursued nonresidents, who pay higher tuition.
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Temple University Board Seeks to Dismiss President Over Shortfall

Education News from NY Times - July 13, 2016 - 2:47am
A vote of no confidence was connected with a $22 million deficit in the university’s financial aid budget, the chairman of the board of trustees said.
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