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How to Pick a Better Ed. Secretary Than Betsy DeVos

Education Week - February 2, 2017 - 10:11am
The Trump administration and Congress can do better than Betsy DeVos for ed. secretary, writes Kevin Kumashiro.
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Nickelodeon Wades Into Princess Politics

Education News from NY Times - February 2, 2017 - 8:00am
“Nella the Princess Knight,” which the network will introduce on Monday, is based on a biracial character who upends traditional gender norms.
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Ed Talk: Fighting Racial Bias on Campus

Education News from NY Times - February 2, 2017 - 5:00am
Shaun Harper offers a path for colleges and universities struggling with racism.
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Will You Graduate? Ask Big Data

Education News from NY Times - February 2, 2017 - 5:00am
Colleges are turning to predictive analytics to pinpoint hotspots for failure — say, a C in English comp, a B in a foundational course in your major.
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Feature: The Parachute Generation

Education News from NY Times - February 2, 2017 - 5:00am
To help their children get into American universities, Chinese parents have started sending them to U.S. high schools — and paying top dollar to do it.
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Berkeley cancels speech by Breitbart writer Milo amid intense protests

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
The University of California at Berkeley campus is on lockdown as protests erupt over Milo Yiannopoulos's appearance
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Teens behind racist graffiti sentenced to visit Holocaust Museum, read books by black and Jewish authors

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
Five teens pleaded guilty to vandalizing the Ashburn Colored School in Virginia, which served black children before integration.
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Why it's a big deal that billionaire activist Eli Broad is opposing billionaire activist Betsy DeVos as education secretary

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
It reveals a big split in the school restructuring movement — and Broad's opposition could affect the DeVos confirmation vote in the Senate.
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Eli Broad, billionaire philanthropist and charter school backer, urges senators to oppose DeVos

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
Opposition from Broad helps show extent of opposition to DeVos.
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Antwan Wilson takes over as chancellor of D.C. public schools

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
The new chief visited schools as he embarked on a mission to close achievement gaps.
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The good, evasive and very bad answers Betsy DeVos gave to questions from Democrats about education

Education News from Washington Post - February 2, 2017 - 1:00am
A professor of sociology and education evaluates her responses.
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