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Two Republican senators say they will vote against DeVos for education secretary

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
The GOP defections add to mounting signs of trouble for the nomination
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Hillary Clinton to deliver 2017 commencement address at Wellesley College

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
Wellesley College announced Wednesday that it has chosen one of its most esteemed graduates, Hillary Clinton, to give this year's commencement address in May.
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Howard Gardner, father of 'multiple intelligences' theory, unpacks Trump's narrow view of intelligence

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
Howard Gardner looks at what Trump's view of intelligence — as gleaned from the president's own statements.
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University of Phoenix parent company goes private

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
Apollo Education Group, the publicly traded owner of the University of Phoenix, has completed a deal to be taken private by a group of investors.
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Coming out as conservative: Why a College Democrat left the party

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
This U-Mass. student wants campuses to be more inclusive in political debates
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Consumer groups urge new FCC chairman not to reverse robo-call limits for student debt collectors

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
Consumer advocates are urging the Federal Communications Commission to uphold rules restricting companies from inundating people with cellphone calls to collect money owed to or guaranteed by the government, including student loans.
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Judge Gorsuch's dissent in the case of a 13-year-old arrested for making fake burps in class

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
His lone dissent shines light on how he thinks about criminal justice issues.
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After Visa Ban, Hints of Hidden Tension on Mississippi Campus

Education News from NY Times - February 1, 2017 - 8:59pm
At Mississippi State, where roughly 80 students are affected by President Trump’s order, expressions of support for the ban have taken some by surprise.
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2 G.O.P. Senators to Vote Against Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary

Education News from NY Times - February 1, 2017 - 8:55pm
Senators Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins rejected the nomination, meaning Vice President Mike Pence may have to break a tie in a confirmation vote.
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Cost of College: With Falwell as Education Adviser, His Own University Could Benefit

Education News from NY Times - February 1, 2017 - 3:52pm
Liberty University’s president seeks to roll back regulations, the kind of standards that cast an unflattering light on ... Liberty University.
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N.L.R.B. Lawyer Sees Some College Football Players as Employees, With Rights

Education News from NY Times - February 1, 2017 - 2:45pm
The determination was revealed in a memo made public on Tuesday, a year and a half after the labor board effectively denied players the right to unionize.
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Mythology students research, visit cemetery

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
Students who are studying mythology, legends and folklore at a Utah high school recently visited the Fife Folklore Archives a -More
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Texas teachers plan Black History lessons

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
Teachers in Texas schools are preparing for the start of Black History Month in February by planning lessons focused on the p -More
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High-school teacher tackles fake news

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
The topic of fake news should be addressed in the classroom, writes high-school teacher David Cutler.  -More
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