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Transition Update: Washington

Education Week - March 7, 2017 - 3:56pm
DeVos slammed for remarks on HBCU's, a new Senate measure could overturn Obama-era ESSA rules on accountability, and more.
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A-F School Rankings Draw Local Pushback

Education Week - March 7, 2017 - 3:55pm
Critics, including some local superintendents, call a method adopted by at least 18 states simplistic, while backers see it as transparent and easy for the public to grasp.
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Federal Budget Knife Could Slash Into K-12 Programs

Education Week - March 7, 2017 - 3:54pm
President Donald Trump's plan to boost defense spending by $54 billion and make corresponding domestic cuts may put a new squeeze on U.S. Department of Education funding.
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Schools Are Falling Short for Many English-Learners

Education Week - March 7, 2017 - 3:54pm
In a National Academies report on the state of education for ELLs, one theme is consistent: public schools need more resources and research.
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Video Links Professors to Farflung Student-Teachers

Education Week - March 7, 2017 - 3:54pm
A handful of education schools are using the technology to provide feedback to teaching candidates in residence at schools throughout the country.
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How Many Transgender Children Are There?

Education Week - March 7, 2017 - 3:54pm
Researchers estimate that about 0.7 percent of U.S. teens identify as transgender, but they acknowledge that far better data is needed.
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Educators Prepare for Immigration Agents at the Schoolhouse

Education News from NY Times - March 7, 2017 - 11:15am
Though no raids have been carried out at schools so far, officials across the country are offering guidance on how to prepare should that change.
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