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Howard University ends group health plan for some retirees

Education News from Washington Post - May 6, 2017 - 1:00am
The university joins a growing lists of its peers in moving older retirees off of employee-sponsored plans.
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How the America’s Most Challenging High Schools list works

Education News from Washington Post - May 6, 2017 - 1:00am
An explanation of how Jay Mathews assembles his America’s Most Challenging High Schools list.
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Top-performing schools with elite students

Education News from Washington Post - May 6, 2017 - 1:00am
The Washington Post’s America’s Most Challenging High Schools list is designed to recognize schools that challenge average students. These schools are exceptional.
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America’s Most Challenging High Schools: A 30-year project that keeps growing

Education News from Washington Post - May 6, 2017 - 1:00am
This year, about 12 percent of high schools made the list. In 1998, just 1 percent did.
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Alternatives to The Washington Post’s Challenge Index

Education News from Washington Post - May 6, 2017 - 1:00am
The Challenge Index is not the only way to rank high schools. Here are some others.
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Teachers Weave Social-Emotional Learning Into Academics

Education Week - May 5, 2017 - 8:05am
In Oakland, Calif., some teachers are working to deepen their knowledge on how to integrate social-emotional learning into their teaching of traditional subjects such as reading, writing, and math.
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Under Trump, Ed-Tech Leadership Is Big Question Mark

Education Week - May 5, 2017 - 7:56am
States are preparing to fill the void if Obama-era ed-tech initiatives lose support due to the new administration's educational and budget priorities.
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Corner Office: Freeman A. Hrabowski III on the Value of Resilience

Education News from NY Times - May 5, 2017 - 7:00am
The president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, says his parents taught him how to develop a tough skin and a strong sense of self.
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The Broken Promises of Choice in New York City Schools

Education News from NY Times - May 5, 2017 - 5:00am
The city’s high school admissions process was supposed to give every student a real chance to attend a good school. But 14 years in, it has not delivered.
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