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Trump: Public schools are part of 'American carnage'

Education News from Washington Post - January 21, 2017 - 1:00am
In his inaugural address, Trump groups public schools with gangs, drugs and rusted-out factories. And he said schools don't teach students anything.
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After ethics review, Senate postpones committee vote for Betsy DeVos

Education News from Washington Post - January 21, 2017 - 1:00am
Senate Democrats had wanted the review in hand before this week's confirmation hearings.
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Trump White House takes down website pages about disabilities

Education News from Washington Post - January 21, 2017 - 1:00am
Trump famously mocked a reporter with disabilities in 2015.
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GW's next president helped lead U. of Miami's rise

Education News from Washington Post - January 21, 2017 - 1:00am
Thomas J. LeBlanc comes to George Washington University after nearly 12 years in South Florida.
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Let’s end the craziness of college admissions

Education News from Washington Post - January 21, 2017 - 1:00am
Although the most selective colleges and universities in the U.S. enroll fewer than 6 percent of American undergraduates, you might conclude from the angst around admissions every year that very few students are accepted into college in the United States. Not so.
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Worried about what Trump might say, Michigan teacher won’t let fourth-graders watch inaugural address

Education News from Washington Post - January 21, 2017 - 1:00am
Will students in other classrooms around the country watch?
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Iconic School-Reform Group Ends 33-Year Run

Education Week - January 20, 2017 - 4:24pm
A casualty of changing school-reform trends, the Coalition for Essential Schools will close its national office this month.
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How to teach students about inaugurations

NCSS Smartbrief - January 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
Today is Inauguration Day for the 45th US president, Donald Trump.  -More
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Ideas for nurturing creativity in students

NCSS Smartbrief - January 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
Teachers should work to inspire making and inventing by students, writes Vicki Davis, who teaches computer fundamentals and c -More
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Obama term ends without ESSA spending rule

NCSS Smartbrief - January 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
The Obama administration abandoned a proposed funding rule under the Every Student Succeeds Act.  -More
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S.C. district makes viewing inauguration optional

NCSS Smartbrief - January 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
Officials in a South Carolina school district are giving students the option of not watching Friday's US presidential inaugur -More
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