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Common Sense: Endowment Sweepstakes: How Tiny Houghton College Beat Harvard

Education News from NY Times - February 9, 2017 - 11:43am
Houghton College outperformed colleges with the biggest endowments by getting out of hedge funds and moving to a mix of low-cost index funds and mutual funds.
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Parent Trap: A Secret of Many Urban 20-Somethings: Their Parents Help With the Rent

Education News from NY Times - February 9, 2017 - 3:30am
America’s rapidly changing labor market means it’s harder to find economic security at a young age.
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A majority of Virginians say public schools are underfunded, survey shows

Education News from Washington Post - February 9, 2017 - 1:00am
A smaller percentage said they would be willing to pay higher taxes for better funding.
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‘Students first’: New Education Secretary Betsy DeVos seeks common ground

Education News from Washington Post - February 9, 2017 - 1:00am
She urged unity — and acknowledged her bruising confirmation battle with a bear joke.
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D.C. elementary school students perform with Yo-Yo Ma, Joshua Bell

Education News from Washington Post - February 9, 2017 - 1:00am
World-famous musicians hope music, art will inspire students at Bunker Hill Elementary.
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Yale professors: Trump puts U.S. scientific leadership at risk

Education News from Washington Post - February 9, 2017 - 1:00am
Two scientists at Yale University School of Medicine warn that recent decisions and appointments by President Trump make research and scientific progress historically vulnerable
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How will DeVos influence higher education?

Education News from Washington Post - February 9, 2017 - 1:00am
Betsy DeVos takes office as education secretary with higher education policy in flux.
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Federal website for special education is down. But no, it hasn't been scrubbed

Education News from Washington Post - February 9, 2017 - 1:00am
Education Department said it is working to revive the site as soon as possible.
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'I felt loved': Libyan student, banned from entry to the U.S., is able to return to George Mason University

Education News from Washington Post - February 9, 2017 - 1:00am
A student from Libya will resume classes Tuesday at George Mason University, after being banned from re-entering the United States on a student visa last month.
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