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Public liberal arts colleges: You won't find these schools on ESPN

Education News from Washington Post - October 29, 2016 - 1:00am
"A lot of students would thrive in a public liberal arts college," the University of Mary Washington's president said. "But they don't know what that means. We need to tell our story."
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New federal rules could make it easier to have student loans forgiven

Education News from Washington Post - October 29, 2016 - 1:00am
The regulations overhaul a statute that wipes away federal loans if a school used illegal or deceptive tactics to persuade students to borrow money for college.
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'Will & Jane’: Making literary celebrity work for the humanities

Education News from Washington Post - October 29, 2016 - 1:00am
Two English professors see lessons for academia in William Shakespeare-Jane Austen show.
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U-Va. sought to kill alumni magazine article on campus sex assault. The story never ran.

Education News from Washington Post - October 29, 2016 - 1:00am
As Rolling Stone magazine was working on a story about campus rape, U-Va. officials blocked interviews with administrators. They spoke to the alumni magazine, but U-Va. urged the independent publication to kill the story.
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Bankers ease rules on automatic student loan defaults

Education News from Washington Post - October 29, 2016 - 1:00am
Private lenders are revising student loan contracts to ensure people are not placed in default when the co-signer of their loan dies or declares bankruptcy.
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Higher education for the AI age: Let's think about it before the machines do it for us

Education News from Washington Post - October 29, 2016 - 1:00am
Northeastern University's president: We need to stop thinking of higher education as a once-in-a-lifetime event and more as a platform for lifelong learning.
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NYU president: High tuition causes 'unacceptable financial strain'

Education News from Washington Post - October 29, 2016 - 1:00am
Andrew Hamilton wants to limit price hikes at a school that charges $66,000 a year.
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Supreme Court to Rule in Transgender Access Case

Education News from NY Times - October 28, 2016 - 8:22pm
The question at issue involves a Virginia high school student and a federal directive that effectively expanded a Title IX definition of discrimination.
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Joan and Sanford Weill Dean of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy | University of Michigan

Latest Job Postings - October 28, 2016 - 5:43pm
US - MI - Ann Arbor, The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan is seeking applications and nominations for the Joan and Sanford Weill Dean of Public Policy. This position offers an extraord
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On Campus: Why Halloween at College Is So Frightening

Education News from NY Times - October 28, 2016 - 3:40pm
Costume crackdowns at universities reveal an absence of moral guidance from administrators who should be mentoring students.
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Ala. educators go all-out for mock election

NCSS Smartbrief - October 28, 2016 - 12:59pm
History teachers, library media specialists and technology coordinators at an Alabama high school are collaborating on a Nov. -More
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Guiding students through problem-solving

NCSS Smartbrief - October 28, 2016 - 12:59pm
Students need to slow down and think deeply about real-world problems, writes Curtis Chandler, an education professor at Brig -More
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Should schools stay open on Election Day?

NCSS Smartbrief - October 28, 2016 - 12:59pm
Public schools often double as polling places during elections, and while some schools always close on election day, more are -More
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Report: Effects of Race to the Top unclear

NCSS Smartbrief - October 28, 2016 - 12:59pm
It is unclear whether the Race to the Top initiative yielded long-term effects on state policy or student achievement, accord -More
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Teachers train students to use, teach tech

NCSS Smartbrief - October 28, 2016 - 12:59pm
Two educators at a Washington school are training fifth-graders to use and instruct others in education technology as part of -More
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