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College applicant: I got in! But I can’t afford it. Was all my hard work for nothing?

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 8:27am
Crysten Price, a high-school senior in Louisiana, writes about the harsh reality she sees in college admissions:This is why I applied to Tulane University.Read full article >>
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On College Sports: Boston College Seeks to Give Others Pause in the Overhaul of Scholarships

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 8:00am
The college’s resistance in a 79-1 vote in January provided a reminder of disparities among the 65 members of the N.C.A.A.’s so-called Big 5 athletic conferences.
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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | March 16, 2015

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 7:00am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by posting about what you see, and why. A live discussion is offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern time.






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | An Op-Ed on the College Admissions Process

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 3:58am
Here are several paragraphs from a March 13 Op-Ed, “How to Survive the College Admissions Madness.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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Cyberbullies Can Easily Outwit Our Legal System

Education Week - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 12:30am
Young victims of cyberbullying have few tools at their disposal to protect themselves, writes lawyer Kenneth A. Linzer.
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John Youngquist: Getting the Right Resources Into Classrooms

Education Week - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 12:15am
The CAO of the Aurora, Colo., public schools describes how a change in the district's organizational structure has had a positive impact on student achievement and teacher effectiveness.
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Vickie Murillo: Rebuilding Academics in a Struggling District

Education Week - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 12:15am
The CAO and accountability officer for the Kansas City, Mo., schools talks about setting goals and monitoring progress for a district that lost its accreditation in 2012.
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Michelle N. Pierre-Farid: Working to Turn Students Into Scholars

Education Week - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 12:15am
The CAO of the Cleveland public schools is trying to set higher academic expectations for a district with a high school graduation rate of 64 percent.
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