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Student Login Records at Ohio E-Schools Spark $80 Million Dispute

Education Week - March 7, 2017 - 8:31am
The Ohio education department determined that nine full-time online charter schools overstated their enrollment. The schools say the state's methods are "blatantly unfair."
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Universities respond to new executive order on immigration with concern

Education News from Washington Post - March 7, 2017 - 1:00am
While campus leaders expressed relief at some provisions of the revised executive order, they worried that the overall impact would be to deter top international scholars from coming to the United States.
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Virginia school district to close for ‘A Day Without a Woman’

Education News from Washington Post - March 7, 2017 - 1:00am
Schools in Alexandria will be out Wednesday after 300 staff members requested day off.
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What the numbers really tell us about America's public schools

Education News from Washington Post - March 7, 2017 - 1:00am
A renowned educational psychologist looks at the numbers.
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Teacher: Here's the history lesson Betsy DeVos needed on black colleges and the Ku Klux Klan

Education News from Washington Post - March 7, 2017 - 1:00am
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos last week called historically black colleges and universities “pioneers” of school choice. Black students didn't go to them by choice; they weren't allowed in white schools.
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Supreme Court's decision to pass on transgender bathroom case leaves schools, parents without answers

Education News from Washington Post - March 7, 2017 - 1:00am
School officials and others had hoped that the court would provide clarity on the issue.
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Congressional Republicans poised to overturn Obama-era education regulations

Education News from Washington Post - March 7, 2017 - 1:00am
Critics fear the move will let schools that fail to serve marginalized children avoid scrutiny
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'Unprecedented effort' by 'white supremacists' to recruit and target college students, group claims

Education News from Washington Post - March 7, 2017 - 1:00am
The Anti-Defamation League has tracked 104 incidents it describes as white supremacist on campuses this academic year, far more than in past years.
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On ‘Day Without Women,’ Two Districts Cancel School

Education News from NY Times - March 6, 2017 - 9:27pm
The districts, in Virginia and North Carolina, anticipate not having enough teachers on Wednesday, which will be a nationwide day of protest.
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Ideas for exploring news articles in class

NCSS Smartbrief - March 6, 2017 - 1:24pm
Having students choose annotated current events articles to share in class encourages them to think deeply about the news, hi -More
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Ideas for improving service-learning projects

NCSS Smartbrief - March 6, 2017 - 1:24pm
Service-learning projects are valuable experiences for students, but balancing the needs of students and community partners c -More
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14 states work to close cursive-writing gap

NCSS Smartbrief - March 6, 2017 - 1:24pm
Cursive-writing instruction in schools began declining around 2010, but that trend may be slowing, as some education leaders  -More
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