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Why the Left Should Work With Betsy DeVos

Education Week - March 9, 2017 - 8:30am
Those on the left may have more in common with Betsy DeVos than they realize, writes Jennifer L. Steele.
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The Rise, Then Shame, of Baylor Nation

Education News from NY Times - March 9, 2017 - 5:00am
Sexual assault accusations piled up while the university made football its top priority. The victims, furious alumni and the authorities are seeking answers.
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Fixes: A School Where Raising the Bar Lifts Hope

Education News from NY Times - March 9, 2017 - 3:21am
Inviting low-income high-schoolers into advanced-level courses can get them past fears that they’re not college material.
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Harvard Law School will no longer require the LSAT for admission

Education News from Washington Post - March 9, 2017 - 1:00am
In a pilot program sure to be noted by universities across the country, Harvard Law School will allow applicants to submit GRE scores in place of LSAT scores.
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School offers 'incentives' to get kids to take Common Core standardized test

Education News from Washington Post - March 9, 2017 - 1:00am
Standardized testing season is gearing up again.
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Senate overturns Obama-era regulations on teacher preparation

Education News from Washington Post - March 9, 2017 - 1:00am
The House has already voted to repeal the regulations, and the White House supports the effort.
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‘We are angry’: Families of transgender children meet with Betsy DeVos

Education News from Washington Post - March 9, 2017 - 1:00am
Last month the Trump administration rescinded federal guidance on transgender student rights
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Michelle Rhee: 'It's going to be really hard going forward' with school reform in the Trump era

Education News from Washington Post - March 9, 2017 - 1:00am
An interview from the “Have You Heard” podcast with Rhee, in which she talks about the corporate school reform she helped pioneer and looks into the future.
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'As a teacher and a woman, I don't like this one bit'

Education News from Washington Post - March 9, 2017 - 1:00am
One educator responds to her school district's closing because of the “A Day Without a Woman” protest: “It's the KIDS who stand to lose.”
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How a white kid's taunt and a black student's body slam made race their high school's main subject

Education News from Washington Post - March 9, 2017 - 1:00am
His mother said he'd been bullied for months, but worried an Instagram clip made him look like the aggressor.
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Rising Tumult Over Principal at Elite Queens High School

Education News from NY Times - March 8, 2017 - 9:52pm
The backlash against Townsend Harris’s acting principal and the opaque principal-hiring process has intensified, involving students, teachers, parents and elected officials.
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Harvard Law, Moving to Diversify Applicant Pool, Will Accept GRE Scores

Education News from NY Times - March 8, 2017 - 8:07pm
The elite law school, following the University of Arizona law school, seeks to widen its pool of potential students by not requiring the LSAT.
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Diversity Lags as Students Are Matched With City Schools

Education News from NY Times - March 8, 2017 - 6:18pm
Black and Latino students make up 68 percent of the city’s school system, but received 10 percent of the offers to the most competitive high schools.
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