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Higher Education: A Fumble on a Key Fafsa Tool, and a Failure to Communicate

Education News from NY Times - March 13, 2017 - 11:16am
Applying for financial aid got harder at an inopportune time for many students, and federal agencies were slow to explain a problem with a data tool.
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Intense competition for teachers inspires urban schools to train their own

Education News from Washington Post - March 13, 2017 - 1:00am
KIPP charters are part of a movement overturning old ways of getting the best educators.
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GOP lawmakers refuse to protect LGBT students and those with disabilities in school voucher bill

Education News from Washington Post - March 13, 2017 - 1:00am
A House committee just approved a new bill on vouchers — but the Republicans on the panel declined to protect the civil rights of two groups of students.
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A Glimpse Into the Life of a Slave Sold to Save Georgetown

Education News from NY Times - March 12, 2017 - 3:29pm
Rare, century-old photographs help illustrate the story of 272 slaves sold by Jesuit priests to secure the future of Georgetown University.
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It's not just about jobs. Colleges must help students find their passions.

Education News from Washington Post - March 11, 2017 - 1:00am
Why go to college? A viewpoint from an enrollment chief.
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Why getting a good job is so much harder for today’s college graduates

Education News from Washington Post - March 11, 2017 - 1:00am
Their parents had clear paths to start careers. Now, it's far more complex.
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FYI, Alabama's constitution still calls for 'separate schools for white and colored children'

Education News from Washington Post - March 11, 2017 - 1:00am
The 1901 constitution has been changed numerous times, but this racist language still stands.
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Alaska 8th-graders engage in Project Citizen

NCSS Smartbrief - March 10, 2017 - 12:59pm
Eighth-graders in one Alaska middle school's social studies classes are participating in Project Citizen to learn about democ -More
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Students devote senior year to thesis, speech

NCSS Smartbrief - March 10, 2017 - 12:59pm
Students at a Texas high school research, write and present a senior thesis intended to prepare them for academic assignments -More
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Senate overturns ESSA regulations

NCSS Smartbrief - March 10, 2017 - 12:59pm
The Senate voted Thursday to overturn regulations that spell out how states comply with the Every Student Succeeds Act.  -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Where does spending stand in fiscal year 2017?

NCSS Smartbrief - March 10, 2017 - 12:59pm
The federal budget through April 28 is operating on a continuing resolution, which maintains fiscal year 2017 spending levels -More
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