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Corner Office: Jodi Goldstein of Harvard Innovation Labs: Humility Is the Mother of Invention

Education News from NY Times - November 18, 2016 - 7:00am
Ms. Goldstein, managing director of the Harvard Innovation Labs, says entrepreneurs should be confident enough to ask for help instead of just faking it.
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Baltimore middle school teacher fired after racial tirade is captured on video

Education News from Washington Post - November 18, 2016 - 1:00am
A teacher was fired for using the N-word, saying her students "are going to get shot."
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'It’s a lonely place': A conservative Ivy League professor counters faculty anger

Education News from Washington Post - November 18, 2016 - 1:00am
When a professor at the University of Pennsylvania was asked to sign on to a joint letter to President-elect Donald Trump asking him to condemn a racist incident on campus, she felt her opinion was unwelcome.
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Dear president-elect: Faculty at UPenn ask Trump to condemn racist attack at his alma mater

Education News from Washington Post - November 18, 2016 - 1:00am
Professors at the University of Pennsylvania wrote a letter to president-elect Donald Trump in the wake of a racist incident on campus
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Superintendent in Maryland calls for end of off-campus student protests

Education News from Washington Post - November 18, 2016 - 1:00am
Montgomery County schools chief Jack Smith says walkouts “must cease” and students should remain in school.
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Advocacy group warns fellow Democrats: Don't become Trump's education secretary

Education News from Washington Post - November 18, 2016 - 1:00am
Democrats for Education Reform says the president-elect's agenda threatens vulnerable kids.
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Police searching for congressman John Conyers's son

Education News from Washington Post - November 18, 2016 - 1:00am
Carl Conyers, a 21-year-old student at the University of Houston, was last seen on Tuesday.
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Teacher: Why we don't need a single standardized test

Education News from Washington Post - November 18, 2016 - 1:00am
A few may be useful, but necessary? Nope, this teacher argues.
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Fairfax school board hires firm to search for new superintendent

Education News from Washington Post - November 18, 2016 - 1:00am
Superintendent Karen Garza plans to leave Nov. 23, three weeks early.
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When it comes to career-training programs, for-profit schools don't measure up, feds say

Education News from Washington Post - November 18, 2016 - 1:00am
Vocational graduates of public colleges earn nearly $9,000 more than those who attended comparable programs at for-profit institutions, the Education Department said in a report.
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D.C. student detained for peace sign vandalism during anti-Trump protest

Education News from Washington Post - November 18, 2016 - 1:00am
Video shows police officer straddling the student's head, handcuffing him, during protest involving hundreds of D.C. high school students.
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Report Spurs CUNY to End Its Contracts With Outside Lobbyists

Education News from NY Times - November 17, 2016 - 10:12pm
The move is the latest turn in the scandal involving unauthorized spending at the City University of New York, the largest public urban university in the country.
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Udacity, an Online Learning Start-Up, Offers Tech Job Trials

Education News from NY Times - November 17, 2016 - 7:20pm
With a new program, Blitz, Udacity is expanding an effort to train workers in high-tech fields in which workers are in high demand.
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Yeshiva University Names Ari Berman President

Education News from NY Times - November 17, 2016 - 6:46pm
Rabbi Berman, a Queens-bred alumnus who led a Manhattan congregation and has spent eight years in Israel, will take over at a time of financial stress.
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Educators and Advocates Brace for Harsher Stance on Immigration Under Trump

Education Week - November 17, 2016 - 5:16pm
In the campaign, President-elect Donald Trump promised to deport millions of undocumented immigrants, build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, and repeal protections granted to certain young immigrants. Will he follow through?
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Video Shows Baltimore Teacher Using Racial Slur in Class

Education News from NY Times - November 17, 2016 - 3:20pm
Baltimore City Public Schools said the teacher was no longer employed, and a school district official said she had crossed the line.
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