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Sidwell Friends dismisses teacher, citing allegation of inappropriate contact with student in previous job

Education News from Washington Post - May 5, 2017 - 1:00am
Elite private school recently learned of an alleged incident that occurred more than 20 years ago.
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Study of Fairfax County schools finds discrimination against black teacher applicants

Education News from Washington Post - May 5, 2017 - 1:00am
The study asserts that racial bias in hiring may be contributing to the persistent dearth of black teachers in public education.
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Video shows principal holding a student's head while he's shocked with a stun gun, attorney says

Education News from Washington Post - May 5, 2017 - 1:00am
"We want a change in the culture,” lawyer Todd Hollis said following a series of incidents in Pennsylvania's Woodland Hills School District.
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In this Kentucky town, refugees can go to a public high school designed for them

Education News from Washington Post - May 5, 2017 - 1:00am
Will temporary segregation lead to better integration?
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On Campuses Far From China, Still Under Beijing’s Watchful Eye

Education News from NY Times - May 4, 2017 - 5:24pm
A group for Chinese students has worked in tandem with Beijing to promote a pro-Chinese agenda and tamp down anti-Chinese speech on Western campuses.
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Black Teachers Matter. School Integration Doesn't

Education Week - May 4, 2017 - 8:33am
To close the achievement gap for low-income black students, we need a more diverse teaching force, writes Rafiq R. Kalam Id-Din II.
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Principal at Md. school who created “smash space” decides to step down

Education News from Washington Post - May 4, 2017 - 1:00am
Elementary school principal in Montgomery Co. says recent events became “a distraction.”
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