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Teachers seek to form union at California charter school chaired by Michelle Rhee

Education News from Washington Post - May 3, 2017 - 1:00am
Teachers say they are concerned about high turnover and lack of financial transparency.
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Schools superintendent who sued her school board agrees to step down

Education News from Washington Post - May 3, 2017 - 1:00am
Renee Foose, schools chief in Maryland’s high-performing Howard County, left after clashing with the new board majority.
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Arizona lawmaker: Let's end compulsory schooling and stop forcing education 'down everybody's throat'

Education News from Washington Post - May 3, 2017 - 1:00am
He says the top thing he wants to repeal is his state's compulsory-school law.
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Betsy DeVos-founded group lobbies Congress for D.C. voucher program extension

Education News from Washington Post - May 3, 2017 - 1:00am
And Congress is expected to approve a five-year extension.
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Has the Fairfax County School Board just declared war on teachers?

Education News from Washington Post - May 3, 2017 - 1:00am
Educator: What they are doing to our pension plan?
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Educators and school psychologists raise alarms about ‘13 Reasons Why’

Education News from Washington Post - May 3, 2017 - 1:00am
The Netflix series depicts a teenage suicide, worrying those who work with vulnerable students.
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How the AP Tracked Student-on-Student Sex Assault

Education Week - May 2, 2017 - 4:27pm
Sexual assault on college campuses has made headlines for years, but The Associated Press sought to determine whether it also is a problem among younger students and, if so, to what extent.
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What Parents Can Do in Cases of Student Sex Assault

Education Week - May 2, 2017 - 4:27pm
What can parents do if they believe their child has been the victim of sexual abuse at school?
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What Research Says and Doesn't Say About Student Sex Assault

Education Week - May 2, 2017 - 4:27pm
The true extent of student-on-student sexual assault in elementary and secondary schools is unclear. There are no national requirements for schools to track and disclose such incidents, as there are for colleges and universities, and sexual violence in general is widely under-reported.
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Stats Revealed by AP Investigation of Student Sex Assaults

Education Week - May 2, 2017 - 4:27pm
As part of its project tracking student-on-student sexual assaults, The Associated Press analyzed a national database of crime information collected by the FBI. The data also contains demographic details not available from state education agencies.
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