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Nickelodeon Wades Into Princess Politics

Education News from NY Times - February 2, 2017 - 8:00am
“Nella the Princess Knight,” which the network will introduce on Monday, is based on a biracial character who upends traditional gender norms.
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Ed Talk: Fighting Racial Bias on Campus

Education News from NY Times - February 2, 2017 - 5:00am
Shaun Harper offers a path for colleges and universities struggling with racism.
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Will You Graduate? Ask Big Data

Education News from NY Times - February 2, 2017 - 5:00am
Colleges are turning to predictive analytics to pinpoint hotspots for failure — say, a C in English comp, a B in a foundational course in your major.
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Feature: The Parachute Generation

Education News from NY Times - February 2, 2017 - 5:00am
To help their children get into American universities, Chinese parents have started sending them to U.S. high schools — and paying top dollar to do it.
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Berkeley cancels speech by Breitbart writer Milo amid intense protests

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
The University of California at Berkeley campus is on lockdown as protests erupt over Milo Yiannopoulos's appearance
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Teens behind racist graffiti sentenced to visit Holocaust Museum, read books by black and Jewish authors

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
Five teens pleaded guilty to vandalizing the Ashburn Colored School in Virginia, which served black children before integration.
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Why it's a big deal that billionaire activist Eli Broad is opposing billionaire activist Betsy DeVos as education secretary

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
It reveals a big split in the school restructuring movement — and Broad's opposition could affect the DeVos confirmation vote in the Senate.
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Eli Broad, billionaire philanthropist and charter school backer, urges senators to oppose DeVos

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
Opposition from Broad helps show extent of opposition to DeVos.
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Antwan Wilson takes over as chancellor of D.C. public schools

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
The new chief visited schools as he embarked on a mission to close achievement gaps.
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The good, evasive and very bad answers Betsy DeVos gave to questions from Democrats about education

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
A professor of sociology and education evaluates her responses.
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Two Republican senators say they will vote against DeVos for education secretary

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
The GOP defections add to mounting signs of trouble for the nomination
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Hillary Clinton to deliver 2017 commencement address at Wellesley College

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
Wellesley College announced Wednesday that it has chosen one of its most esteemed graduates, Hillary Clinton, to give this year's commencement address in May.
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Howard Gardner, father of 'multiple intelligences' theory, unpacks Trump's narrow view of intelligence

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
Howard Gardner looks at what Trump's view of intelligence — as gleaned from the president's own statements.
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University of Phoenix parent company goes private

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
Apollo Education Group, the publicly traded owner of the University of Phoenix, has completed a deal to be taken private by a group of investors.
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Coming out as conservative: Why a College Democrat left the party

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
This U-Mass. student wants campuses to be more inclusive in political debates
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Consumer groups urge new FCC chairman not to reverse robo-call limits for student debt collectors

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
Consumer advocates are urging the Federal Communications Commission to uphold rules restricting companies from inundating people with cellphone calls to collect money owed to or guaranteed by the government, including student loans.
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