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In Minnesota and U.S., Teacher-Powered Schools Take Root

Education Week - April 18, 2017 - 4:19pm
Impact Academy at Orchard Lake is among a growing number of public schools where teachers have a say in what goes on, from the learning approach to staffing and scheduling.
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The Trump Budget Puts America's Students Last

Education Week - April 18, 2017 - 4:18pm
Proposed Trump budget cuts would be devastating for low-income students and magnify summer learning loss, says Margaret McKenna.
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I Was a Homeless Student and Invisible

Education Week - April 18, 2017 - 4:18pm
The first step in achieving educational equity for homeless students is to make them more visible, argues researcher Earl J. Edwards.
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Study Shows Four-Day School Week May Be Ineffective

Education Week - April 18, 2017 - 9:19am
A study conducted by the Oklahoma State Department of Education suggests that four-day school weeks may not be as cost effective as previously thought.
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Why Historically Black Colleges Should Be a Choice

Education Week - April 18, 2017 - 8:33am
The number of black students attending HBCUs is declining and that is a troubling statistic, writes Walter Kimbrough, the president of Dillard University.
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Arizona Victory Emboldens School Choice Supporters

Education Week - April 18, 2017 - 8:32am
The broadening of the state's education savings account program has some backers already looking to widen it further, even as teachers and some school groups decry the recent expansion.
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Feds investigate claims that black and disabled students face harsher discipline in Richmond

Education News from Washington Post - April 18, 2017 - 1:00am
The complaint cited state statistics that black students with disabilities were nearly 13 times as likely as on-disabled white students to be punished with short-term suspensions.
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21,000 people and 18,000 eggs: The Trump White House holds its first Easter Egg Roll

Education News from Washington Post - April 18, 2017 - 1:00am
The Easter Egg Roll is typically the largest event hosted at the White House.
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Outstanding pictures kids made for Art Against Violence 2017. Take a minute to look.

Education News from Washington Post - April 18, 2017 - 1:00am
The show was done in Baltimore by K-12 students. Here are the winners and some of the more than 90 submissions.
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New Mexico Gov. Martinez vetoes higher education funding. All of it.

Education News from Washington Post - April 18, 2017 - 1:00am
Albuquerque Public Schools drops all middle-school sports programs for next school year unless the budget crisis, which also affects K-12 funding, is resolved in its favor.
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Why don’t schools encourage us to observe our children’s classes?

Education News from Washington Post - April 18, 2017 - 1:00am
We could learn a lot, but our presence doesn’t fit with standard school culture.
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