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Muslim woman who voted for Trump asks Georgetown to intervene over professor's 'hateful, vulgar' messages

Education News from Washington Post - January 7, 2017 - 1:00am
Georgetown associate professor Christine Fair called Asra Q. Nomani's appeal to her employer a “very dangerous trend.”
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'I hope I've made you proud.' First lady Michelle Obama chokes up during speech to educators

Education News from Washington Post - January 7, 2017 - 1:00am
It was an emotional conclusion to a pointed speech that seemed to allude to concerns and fears about President-elect Donald Trump — without ever mentioning him by name.
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Of course, low-income students win with free tuition

Education News from Washington Post - January 7, 2017 - 1:00am
Experiences with free college programs in other states suggests that the Cuomo plan will help low-income students cope with living expenses by galvanizing action from the colleges and universities.
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Trump’s education nominee and her family members are major donors to the senators who will vote on her confirmation

Education News from Washington Post - January 7, 2017 - 1:00am
Betsy DeVos’s family has given more than $800,000 to current senators since 2013 — more than the nation’s two largest teachers unions have given.
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How testing practices have to change in U.S. public schools

Education News from Washington Post - January 7, 2017 - 1:00am
An analysis of how to create fair "accountability" systems.
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Highlights children's magazine to publish image of same-sex couple for first time after controversy

Education News from Washington Post - January 7, 2017 - 1:00am
Activists recently asked the magazine not to bow to “pressure from homosexual activists by including same-sex families.”
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As college leaders wonder what to make of Trump, one takes comfort in what he hasn't said

Education News from Washington Post - January 7, 2017 - 1:00am
The higher education lobby seeks to work with a man few expected to win the presidency. Mary Sue Coleman, president of the Association of American Universities, doesn't want to make any presumptions about what's to come.
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City to Close or Merge 9 Schools That Were in Support Program

Education News from NY Times - January 6, 2017 - 8:50pm
The institutions that will no longer be operating as before are part of the de Blasio administration’s Renewal program for low-performing schools.
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TEACHING ASSOCIATE-SOCIAL STUDIES (2 Hires) | University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Latest Job Postings - January 6, 2017 - 7:47pm
US - IL - Urbana, TEACHING ASSOCIATE-SOCIAL STUDIES (2 Hires)UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS LABORATORY HIGH SCHOOL The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for the position of Teaching Associate in
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Fair Game: Student Victims Seek to Become Creditors in ITT Bankruptcy

Education News from NY Times - January 6, 2017 - 2:53pm
Five former ITT students took matters into their own hands this week by petitioning a federal bankruptcy court to consider loan forgiveness as part of the company’s liquidation.
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Interior Design, Tenure-Track Full-Time Faculty #016174 | Bellevue College

Latest Job Postings - January 6, 2017 - 2:25pm
US - WA - Bellevue, MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree from an accredited institution in interior design, architecture, interior architecture, environmental design, or industrial design 3 years of experience tea
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Ind. students raise awareness about clean water

NCSS Smartbrief - January 6, 2017 - 1:45pm
Eighth-graders at an Indiana school are raising awareness and funds for Water for South Sudan, the organization founded by Sa -More
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Tips for using pop culture in class

NCSS Smartbrief - January 6, 2017 - 1:45pm
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