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There are a lot of people lowering their student loan payments, but also a lot of people who are behind

Education News from Washington Post - August 23, 2016 - 12:04am
A trove of data released by the Education Department shows a continuing trend of people enrolling in the government's generous student loan repayment plans, as well as people struggling to pay their debt.
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A new academic year begins at U-Va. with grim news of sex assault

Education News from Washington Post - August 23, 2016 - 12:04am
A student reported being assaulted at knifepoint near campus early Saturday as the campus readied for classes to start.
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The country’s newest all-boys public high school opens its doors

Education News from Washington Post - August 23, 2016 - 12:04am
School opens for 110 freshmen at Ron Brown College Prep, the only single-sex public school in D.C.
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California Supreme Court decision leaves state's teacher tenure law in place

Education News from Washington Post - August 23, 2016 - 12:04am
The court declined to hear a closely watched challenge to state tenure laws.
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Wells Fargo to pay $4 million for illegal student loan practices

Education News from Washington Post - August 23, 2016 - 12:04am
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said the bank illegally charged late fees to consumers.
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Federal judge temporarily halts Obama's directive to schools on accommodating transgender students

Education News from Washington Post - August 23, 2016 - 12:04am
Judge in Texas rules that public schools do not have to let transgender students use the bathrooms of their choice — at least for now.
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For-profit college fights Education Department decision to block its conversion to a nonprofit

Education News from Washington Post - August 23, 2016 - 12:04am
The Center for Excellence in Higher Education, a Utah-based chain of career colleges, is accusing the agency of disregarding legal precedent to advance a political agenda.
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Can a revamped Roosevelt High serve everyone in its gentrifying neighborhood?

Education News from Washington Post - August 23, 2016 - 12:04am
D.C. students starting the year Monday will find a $127 million renovation and a new dual-language program, which aims to make the school more attractive to families.
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The Learning Network: Our Election 2016 Unit: An Overview

Education News from NY Times - August 22, 2016 - 1:49pm
The goal of this week’s unit is to help students read, watch, research and discuss in order to come to conclusions grounded in evidence about the candidates and the issues.
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Teacher shares her Design Thinking challenge

NCSS Smartbrief - August 22, 2016 - 12:54pm
The Design Thinking method encourages students to research, brainstorm and create solutions to current issues that also exist -More
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W.Va. school aims to engage students in elections

NCSS Smartbrief - August 22, 2016 - 12:54pm
Students at a West Virginia school will participate in a mock presidential election, an exercise designed to boost their inte -More
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Study reveals benefits of Head Start

NCSS Smartbrief - August 22, 2016 - 12:54pm
Head Start may boost students' math skills and improve attendance, according to a study published in the journal Developmenta -More
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3 states boost college readiness with early remediation

NCSS Smartbrief - August 22, 2016 - 12:54pm
The number of students who enroll in remedial college courses has declined in three states where school officials are working -More
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