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Campuses Wary of Offering ‘Sanctuary’ to Undocumented Students

Education News from NY Times - January 26, 2017 - 11:15am
Most colleges have been careful to say they would not defy the law. Federal funds are at stake.
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Citing Trump and unsettled law, school board declines to add LGBT protections for employees

Education News from Washington Post - January 26, 2017 - 1:00am
The Loudoun County School Board voted down two measures that would affirm protections for LGBT employees. 
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A gift from two orthodontists to UNC: $25 million worth of art, including 7 drawings by Rembrandt

Education News from Washington Post - January 26, 2017 - 1:00am
Two orthodontists used scientists' eyes to identify unsigned works by Old Masters and build an important collection, now donated to the University of North Carolina's Ackland Art Museum.
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Parent: Why school 'choice' doesn't mean the same thing to me as to Betsy DeVos

Education News from Washington Post - January 26, 2017 - 1:00am
"Much of this makes me wonder why our leaders don’t embrace the 'first ​choice' so many parents and teachers advocate: the improvement of all public schools so that there are excellent​ schools in every neighborhood in America?"
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In the Trump era, here's how colleges can help veterans

Education News from Washington Post - January 26, 2017 - 1:00am
A former college president urges selective schools to open their doors for vets.
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Teacher of the Year asks: Can we stop denigrating teachers now?

Education News from Washington Post - January 26, 2017 - 1:00am
"The narrative that public schools are failing, teachers are widely ineffective, and that politicians and business people are the ones to 'fix' all of these problems can sound more compelling than the truth."
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Harvard Makes Changes in Managing a Lagging Endowment

Education News from NY Times - January 25, 2017 - 7:09pm
The university, which has handled much of its money internally, would give the bulk of its funds to outside managers and lay off about half its staff.
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