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Big Stakes for K-12 as Federal Budget Process Gears Up

Education Week - February 7, 2017 - 8:31am
As Congress and President Donald Trump seek to break years of fiscal gridlock, there are conflicting signals on the education impact of any big domestic spending cuts that may result.
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Why Aren't We Talking About Native American Students?

Education Week - February 7, 2017 - 8:31am
Meeting the education needs of Native students must involve Indian Country partnerships, writes Native Indian Education Association's Ahniwake Rose.
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Democrats are speaking for 24 hours in last push against Betsy DeVos

Education News from Washington Post - February 7, 2017 - 1:00am
Democrats will speak on the Senate floor throughout the night in an effort to derail DeVos.
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Universities try new way of providing aid to boost graduation rates for low-income students

Education News from Washington Post - February 7, 2017 - 1:00am
The schools are studying the effects of providing small grants to low-income students who might drop out or take longer to graduate when money dries up.
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Sweet Briar's new president comes via Korea, Japan, London and U-Va.

Education News from Washington Post - February 7, 2017 - 1:00am
After nearly closing down forever two years ago, Sweet Briar College continues to rebuild with new leadership: Meredith Woo will take over as president in May.
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Calls for 'sanctuary' campuses multiply as fears grow over Trump immigration policy

Education News from Washington Post - February 7, 2017 - 1:00am
Universities ponder their role as a refuge for undocumented students
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New Nevada teachers won't have to know U.S. Constitution if this bill becomes law

Education News from Washington Post - February 7, 2017 - 1:00am
And they won't have to know about the Nevada constitution or Nevada laws, either.
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This is how you and your child select the right college

Education News from Washington Post - February 7, 2017 - 1:00am
There are some things students seeking a tight-knit college experience might consider on that upcoming admitted-student visit.
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Teachers focus on the civil part of discourse

NCSS Smartbrief - February 6, 2017 - 1:30pm
Social studies teachers at some Minnesota high schools are using various approaches to engage students in discussions about p -More
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5 ideas for teaching about Black History Month

NCSS Smartbrief - February 6, 2017 - 1:30pm
This blog post offers five resources to help teachers celebrate Black History Month with students.  -More
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