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  1. a Nyc Sat tutor who charges $1,500 an hour says college admissions have become an 'arms race'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Silicon Alley Insider

    Acceptance rates at top schools decline almost every year, and former admissions officers at Ivy League schools say the competition is at an all-time high. Anthony-James Green is pictured.

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  2. Wisconsin student group demand free tuition for black studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WDTN-TV Dayton

    Black students should be offered free tuition and housing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison because blacks were legally barred from education during slavery and university remains out of reach for black students today, the student government said Wednesday. The Associated Students of Madison said in a resolution that students from suburban high schools are overrepresented.

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  3. Wisconsin Student Government Demands Free Tuition, Housing for BlacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | RedState

    The Associated Students of Madison issued a resolution which says that the University of Wisconsin should provide free tuition and housing for black students because of slavery. Black students should be offered free tuition and housing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison because blacks were legally barred from education during slavery and university remains out of reach for black students today, the student government said Wednesday.

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  4. Betsy DeVos gets invite to Louisiana schools from state senateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    New Education Secretary Betsy DeVos addresses Education Department staff for the first time Feb. 8. Will Louisiana be next on her visit list? A resolution asking her to visit passed 24-0 Thursday . Fifteen members of the state Senate were absent.

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  5. Students should go to WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Fairfield Ledger

    On Monday, Feb. 20, the Fairfield School Board will be voting to change our district into grade alike or have Libertyville students attend Washington Elementary. Washington Elementary would hold preschool through first grade and Pence Elementary would have second-fourth grade.

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  6. Some Neighbors Of FASNY School Project Happy About Court Ruling Against FoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The White Plains Daily Voice

    For years, neighbors of proposed construction of a new French-American School on a golf course in White Plains were vocal opponents of the project. White Plains Neighbors ACT released the following statement on Friday, reacting to an Appellate Court ruling in favor of the French-American School of New York : "On behalf of the thousand plus members of White Plains Neighbors ACT, we are thrilled by the City's and FASNY's victory against the Gedney Association in Appellate Court Wednesday."

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  7. Homeschooling and the Law - UPDATERead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bangor Daily News

    UPDATE: My previous blog stated that the voting on proposed education bill LD 96 would take place on February 9, 2017. However, due to inclement weather it was postponed to February 27, 2017 at 10:00am in Augusta at the Cross Bldg., Room 202.

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  8. How important is SAT prep for students?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Performing well on the SAT can be so important for students looking to continue their education, but not many have the resources they need to succeed.

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  9. Rose may try again for MAP grant limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The News-Gazette

    ... budget, proposed Wednesday by Gov. Bruce Rauner, allocates $401 million for MAP grants. During a Senate Higher Education Committee hearing Thursday, Rose focused on DeVry, which gets about 40 percent of all the proprietary schools' MAP funding. "At ...

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  10. Guns and butter: Why Donald Trump poses a threat to the Canadian economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Georgia Straight

    ... side of the ledger-health care, pensions, employment insurance, or transfers to provinces for postsecondary education, for example. Or Finance Minister Bill Morneau would have to jack up taxes, which could dampen consumer demand. To simply spend a ...

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  11. West Virginia board drops standardized tests in grades 9, 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NewsandSentinel.com

    The West Virginia Board of Education has eliminated standardized math and English language arts tests scheduled for this spring for ninth and 10th graders. Thursday's move means that only 11th graders will be tested, putting West Virginia in line with federal requirements to test at least once at the high school level.

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  12. Trump backs merit pay for teachers - but one Florida school system now says it doesna t workRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    ... County officials want the law changed and plan to share the report with Florida legislators. Diane Ravitch, an education historian before she became a prominent anti-corporate school reform advocate, has written extensively about merit pay, noting ...

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  13. School-voucher expansion could cost Arizona $24M a year or moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Arizona Republic

    ... go directly to their local public school and put it toward private-school tuition, homeschooling and other education-related expenses. Critics of the program say it siphons money away from public district schools and, over time, could substantially ...

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  14. Fremont soccer Coach Roberto Gonzalez has made a quiet but profound difference on and off the fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Los Angeles Times

    Fremont soccer player Justin Lopez has scored 19 goals and got 1300 on his SAT. Roberto Gonzalez came from Mexico to Los Angeles when he was 17. He knew soccer but didn't know English.

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  15. Tyree: Are school newspapers hanging by a thread?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily World

    I wish I could tell you that my old alma mater still publishes a student newspaper, but that would be fake news. Tyree: Are school newspapers hanging by a thread? I wish I could tell you that my old alma mater still publishes a student newspaper, but that would be fake news.

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  16. Overhaul testing, teacher evaluations, school grades, legislators sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... difficult to find teachers, in part because fewer students are graduating from state universities with education degrees. School administrators across Florida say it's increasingly difficult to find teachers, in part because fewer students are ...

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  17. Wisconsin students demand free college for African-Americans 0:0Read the original story

    Friday | New York Post

    Black students should be offered free tuition and housing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison because blacks were legally barred from education during slavery and university remains out of reach for black students today, the student government said Wednesday. The Associated Students of Madison said in a resolution that students from suburban high schools are overrepresented.

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  18. Finding the 'spark' in public educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Palo Alto Weekly

    ... English teacher David Cohen visited in California during a yearlong quest to find positive stories in public education. Starting in fall 2014, he observed teachers at more than 60 public schools small and large, rural and urban, affluent and poor ...

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  19. New scrutiny on suspension rates in some well-known D.C. charter schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    ... schools range from 7 percent to 15 percent. D.C. Council member David Grosso (I-At Large), chair of the council's education committee, is assembling a "working group" of officials to discuss whether new regulations should be imposed on charter ...

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  20. D.C.'s 'District Mobility': How Data Portals Are DoneRead the original story

    Friday | Planetizen

    Swings in weather-related fortunes will continue to push to unprecedented extremes, in California, in Texas, in Boston, in Long Island, in Louisiana, and everywhere else. The dust from the November election is far from settled, but Los Angeles is already headed back to the ballot box in March.

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