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Should colleges ask about criminal and disciplinary records?

Education News from Washington Post - February 3, 2016 - 6:36am
One senior admissions official says it's past time to study whether the 'checkboxes' are counterproductive









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University of Missouri Struggles to Bridge Its Racial Divide

Education News from NY Times - February 3, 2016 - 5:00am
Administrators may have been missing a tricky truth: Diversity is one thing, inclusion another. How to undo a problem that has haunted the university for decades?









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Student Demands: An Update

Education News from NY Times - February 3, 2016 - 5:00am
Administrators have wrestled with a deluge of student demands related to cultural and racial issues on campus. Some have already been met.









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Unemployed, Myanmar’s Elephants Grow Antsy, and Heavier

Education News from NY Times - February 3, 2016 - 4:30am
What do you think Myanmar should do with its unemployed elephants?









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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | diva

Education News from NY Times - February 3, 2016 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 179 New York Times articles in the past year.









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This 17-year-old is a rising voice in Baltimore’s Black Lives Matter movement

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2016 - 10:54pm
A high-ranking police officer was reassigned after the teen called attention to his tweets, which she said showed “entrenched racism.”









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Flint’s Former Manager Resigns as Head of Detroit Schools

Education News from NY Times - February 2, 2016 - 9:57pm
Darnell Earley, the state-appointed emergency manager of Detroit Public Schools, who had also managed Flint and oversaw its decision to draw its water from the Flint River, has resigned.









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Chicago Professor Resigns Amid Sexual Misconduct Investigation

Education News from NY Times - February 2, 2016 - 8:53pm
The resignation of Jason Lieb, a prominent molecular biologist, comes amid complaints about how universities handle sexual harassment in their science departments.









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Howard University signs deal to turn Meridian Hill dorm into luxury rentals

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2016 - 7:34pm
District developer Jair Lynch Real Estate Partners has struck a $22 million deal with Howard University to turn a residence hall next to Meridian Hill Park on 16th Street into luxury rentals.









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First school in Va. to desegregate marks anniversary of integration

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2016 - 7:19pm
Three men who were part of the first group of black students at the Arlington school shared their experiences with students.









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Md. students walk out after viral video slams Black Lives Matter movement

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2016 - 6:02pm
Students at Mount Hebron High School in Howard County organized the walkout.









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John Cleese will avoid colleges: He says they're too politically correct for comedy

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2016 - 4:45pm
Actor and comedian John Cleese says he has been warned to avoid most university campuses as students are too apt to be offended by jokes.









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Senior Education official collapses after heated four-hour hearing on Hill

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2016 - 4:14pm
Danny Harris was under investigation for ethical breaches, still earned large annual bonuses.









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Why in the world would rapper B.o.B think the Earth is flat? A quick science lesson.

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2016 - 3:43pm
He tweeted as much, and none other than Neil deGrasse Tyson responded. What is he thinking?









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