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DeVos praises this voucher-like program. Here’s what it means for school reform.

Education News from Washington Post - April 10, 2017 - 1:00am
Trump administration touts Florida’s tax-credit scholarships, despite little evidence of benefits.
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Soup, bread and a little cash prize: D.C. teachers gather to support one another

Education News from Washington Post - April 10, 2017 - 1:00am
A Sunday dinner party aims to help teachers fund classroom projects.
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An 11-year-old boy killed himself after his girlfriend faked her death. She's now facing charges.

Education News from Washington Post - April 10, 2017 - 1:00am
The 13-year-old girl is facing misdemeanor criminal charges punishable by up to a year in juvenile detention.
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I never paid attention to school master schedules. That was a mistake.

Education News from Washington Post - April 10, 2017 - 1:00am
I missed a great, misunderstood engine for energizing our classrooms
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Walker wants Wisconsin to be first state to stop dictating how much time kids should go to school

Education News from Washington Post - April 10, 2017 - 1:00am
The push in recent years has been to expand instructional time — not reduce it.
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Beyond 'The Apprentice’: Why the U.S. needs a thriving apprenticeship system

Education News from Washington Post - April 10, 2017 - 1:00am
'In its current form, the American apprenticeship system is too small, too exclusive, and poorly targeted.'
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Study: Black students from poor families are more likely to graduate from high school if they have at least one black teacher

Education News from Washington Post - April 10, 2017 - 1:00am
The results are most marked for male African American students from very low-income families, the research finds.
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Voices of Navient’s Borrowers: ‘The Biggest Mistake of My Life’

Education News from NY Times - April 9, 2017 - 9:50pm
Navient is accused of making billions of dollars in risky, subprime student loans to borrowers who have little hope of repaying them. Here are some of those borrowers’ stories.
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Voices of Navient’s Borrowers:

Education News from NY Times - April 9, 2017 - 9:50pm
‘The Biggest Mistake of My Life’
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