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Chance the Rapper is meeting with Illinois’ governor about education funding. Really.

Education News from Washington Post - February 28, 2017 - 1:00am
He's not the first celebrity — or even the first rapper — to get involved in some fashion in education.
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Transgender sister of inauguration singer Jackie Evancho wins injunction in bathroom lawsuit

Education News from Washington Post - February 28, 2017 - 1:00am
Juliet Evancho is one of numerous students pressing their schools on transgender rights policies.
Categories: Education News

American University among top producers of Peace Corps volunteers

Education News from Washington Post - February 28, 2017 - 1:00am
Washington-area colleges among top-ranked for schools sending grads abroad.
Categories: Education News

Law professor: Expect big rollback of civil rights enforcement in education under Trump and DeVos

Education News from Washington Post - February 28, 2017 - 1:00am
"Rather than take on traditional civil rights concerns, I would expect they will identify fringe issues to pursue,” said Derek Black.
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Jewish schools in the Washington region receive bomb threats

Education News from Washington Post - February 28, 2017 - 1:00am
The calls against schools come as Jewish institutions see rapid rise in hate messaging
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Trump, DeVos and GOP lawmakers are reaching out to historically black colleges

Education News from Washington Post - February 28, 2017 - 1:00am
President Trump reportedly is planning an executive order related to HBCUs.
Categories: Education News

Test Prep Coordinator | 'Iolani School

Latest Job Postings - February 28, 2017 - 12:35am
US - HI - Honolulu, Previous experience leading school or center based Test Prep Program Previous experience teaching English or History at the high school level Knowledge of methods used to analyze and present the r
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Investigation Into City College President’s Finances: What We Know

Education News from NY Times - February 27, 2017 - 10:58pm
A guide to how inquiries into the financial dealings of Lisa S. Coico, the former president of the City College of New York, began and what effect they have had on the college.
Categories: Education News

How a ‘Second Chance’ College Produced the Team to Beat

Education News from NY Times - February 27, 2017 - 8:09pm
After just over a decade in conference basketball, Manhattan’s Berkeley College is taking a 26-0 record to the U.S.C.A.A. Division II national tournament.
Categories: Education News

Mixed Picture for a For-Profit College

Education News from NY Times - February 27, 2017 - 7:34pm
Berkeley College is being investigated over concerns about high dropout and loan-default rates, but it does well when it comes to the mobility rate of its students.
Categories: Education News

New York City Will Be Asked to Release More Data on Students

Education News from NY Times - February 27, 2017 - 6:11pm
The City Council is to consider a bill requiring the Education Department to make public how many applications each school receives and where students live.
Categories: Education News

Wash. 8th-graders create Holocaust museum

NCSS Smartbrief - February 27, 2017 - 1:45pm
Eighth-graders at a Washington state middle school recently created a museum to share what they have learned about the Holoca -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Use Common Core to tie ideas to black history

NCSS Smartbrief - February 27, 2017 - 1:45pm
Teachers should consider new ways to teach African-American history, asserts social studies teacher William Anderson.  -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

More students taking, passing AP exams

NCSS Smartbrief - February 27, 2017 - 1:45pm
More students -- 645,000 in 2006 compared with 1.1 million in 2016 -- are taking Advanced Placement exams, according to data  -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

College Board aims to improve test security

NCSS Smartbrief - February 27, 2017 - 1:45pm
Officials with the College Board have announced plans to help curb cheating on the SAT.  -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

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