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Wanted: Factory Workers, Degree Required

Education News from NY Times - January 30, 2017 - 5:30am
A high school diploma is no longer enough for today’s manufacturing jobs. Enter the employer. Apprenticeships are making a comeback, complete with college.
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Education nominee Betsy DeVos never attended a public school. There’s nothing wrong with that.

Education News from Washington Post - January 30, 2017 - 1:00am
Privately educated Americans are among the greatest supporters of the nation’s public schools.
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Universities grappling with impact of Trump’s immigration ban

Education News from Washington Post - January 30, 2017 - 1:00am
The order has left international students and faculty fearing expulsion, stranded outside of the country, detained or uncertain of whether to travel.
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Path to a new life takes these minority high school graduates back to preschool

Education News from Washington Post - January 30, 2017 - 1:00am
For students without college or career plans, a new initiative aims to get them back in the classroom, teaching. It might also help with a shortage of black and Latino educators.
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Can Democrats stop DeVos's confirmation as education secretary? Not likely, sources say.

Education News from Washington Post - January 30, 2017 - 1:00am
Democrats are trying to win a few Republican votes against her.
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Teachers, parents, kids protest DeVos education nomination ahead of Senate vote

Education News from Washington Post - January 30, 2017 - 1:00am
A crowd opposing the Michigan billionaire’s bid to become education secretary gathered at the Capitol on Sunday; more than a million others have written to Congress with concerns.
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Teacher: Thank you, President Trump. You've inspired me to create a lesson on hyperbole.

Education News from Washington Post - January 30, 2017 - 1:00am
A U.S. history teacher analyzes some of Trump's rhetoric.
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Why so many college students decide to transfer

Education News from Washington Post - January 30, 2017 - 1:00am
A college counselor explains why more than a third of them do.
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U.S. colleges rush to help students, scholars affected by Trump’s immigration order

Education News from Washington Post - January 30, 2017 - 1:00am
Some students, scholars are stranded outside U.S., schools say.
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Trump and Congress have a lot of power to make changes in D.C. schools

Education News from Washington Post - January 29, 2017 - 1:00am
Experts say Republican control could lead to an expansion of vouchers, a potential shift in federal resources.
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The telling letter Betsy DeVos wrote to clarify her position on U.S. disabilities law

Education News from Washington Post - January 29, 2017 - 1:00am
DeVos vows to uphold IDEA — but then plugs voucher program that forces students to sign away rights under the law.
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Business is the most popular college major, but that doesn’t mean it’s a good choice

Education News from Washington Post - January 29, 2017 - 1:00am
Students who major in general business and marketing are more likely to be unemployed or underemployed. They also earn less than those in more math-focused business majors, such as finance and accounting.
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