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Editorial: Ms. DeVos’s Fake History About School Choice

Education News from NY Times - March 1, 2017 - 3:21am
A twisted interpretation of historically black colleges paves the way for a failed market-driven education policy.
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‘Totally nuts’: Senators blast DeVos for historically inaccurate comments about black colleges

Education News from Washington Post - March 1, 2017 - 1:00am
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos drew sharp criticism with comments linking the rise of historically black colleges and universities to "school choice" rather than a reaction to racism.
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Trump moves program on historically black colleges into the White House

Education News from Washington Post - March 1, 2017 - 1:00am
Leaders of the colleges say they are cautiously optimistic, but they worry about funding.
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DeVos called HBCUs 'pioneers' of 'school choice.' It didn't go over well.

Education News from Washington Post - March 1, 2017 - 1:00am
Education secretary's statement on historically black colleges draws criticism.
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The good thing about science — in one tweet

Education News from Washington Post - March 1, 2017 - 1:00am
And some good news for the science education world.
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Trump invited a student to his joint address. Her story says a lot about his views on education reform.

Education News from Washington Post - March 1, 2017 - 1:00am
Denisha Merriweather attended private school with a tax-credit scholarship — a form of voucher.
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Study: Private school vouchers favored by DeVos don't offer real advantage over public schools

Education News from Washington Post - March 1, 2017 - 1:00am
Trump and DeVos have made clear they want to promote vouchers and other school choice options.
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State of the States: Montana, Texas, Utah, and West Virginia

Education Week - February 28, 2017 - 4:46pm
Here are summaries of recent annual addresses by governors around the country.
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Supreme Court Backs Family in Case on Denial of Service Dog in School

Education Week - February 28, 2017 - 4:45pm
The justices gave a unanimous, but for now partial, victory to a family that sued a Michigan district that barred a service dog for a child with cerebral palsy.
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States Wrangle Over K-12 Funding Formulas

Education Week - February 28, 2017 - 4:44pm
Education aid can account for up to half of a state's budget, and it's a subject of heated debate, especially in places dealing with budget shortfalls and court orders.
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