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The Temple News
Reform beneficial for prisons, societyNew drug reform will help former prisoners get back on their feet and attract t
Reform beneficial for prisons, society
The Temple News / Posted 2 days ago
New drug reform will help former prisoners get back on their feet and attract them to higher education opportunities. President Barack Obama has continued to make national headlines over the last month with a large push for drug law reform,... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
U.S. Departments of Transportation, Education, and Labor Release Joint Transportation Jobs ReportWASHINGTON – The U.S. Departments of Transportation, Education, and Labor today
U.S. Departments of Transportation, Education, and Labor Release Joint Transportation Jobs Report
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Departments of Transportation, Education, and Labor today released a joint report entitled “Strengthening Skills Training and Career Pathways across the Transportation Industry.” The report details the future growth areas or... Read more
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Disability Scoop
New Rule Ends 'Modified' Tests For Students With DisabilitiesUnder new regulations, states will no longer be able to assess students with di
New Rule Ends 'Modified' Tests For Students With Disabilities
Disability Scoop / Posted 4 days ago
Under new regulations, states will no longer be able to assess students with disabilities based on modified academic achievement standards. (Thinkstock) The U.S. Department of Education is doing away with a policy that allowed states to consider... Read more
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Black Press USA
Protesters Unveil Demands for Stricter U.S. Policing Laws as Political Reach Grows DeRay McKesson and Johnetta Elzie meet with Secretary of Education Arne Dunca
Protesters Unveil Demands for Stricter U.S. Policing Laws as Political Reach Grows
Black Press USA / Posted 5 days ago
DeRay McKesson and Johnetta Elzie meet with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in Ferguson. (U.S. Department of Education/CC BY 2.0) Jon Swaine, Lauren Gambino, and... Read more
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Market Watch
More borrowers are getting help with student loan payments, but many still struggleThe number of federal student loan borrowers taking advantage of flexible repay
More borrowers are getting help with student loan payments, but many still struggle
Market Watch / Posted 7 days ago
The number of federal student loan borrowers taking advantage of flexible repayment plans grew substantially over the last year. But about one-fifth of borrowers are still struggling to repay their loans, indicating that despite efforts by the Obama... Read more
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Everett Herald
The issue of 'failing' schools slips under the radarPublished: Thursday, August 20, 2015, 12:01 a.m. The issue of ‘failing’ school
The issue of 'failing' schools slips under the radar
Everett Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Published: Thursday, August 20, 2015, 12:01 a.m. The issue of ‘failing’ schools slips under the radar Most of them are also failing, according to the federal government. Parents of elementary and secondary students across the state are receiving... Read more
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Boston Herald
The TickerHealey asks feds to nix student-loan debt Massachusetts Attorney General Maura
The Ticker
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Healey asks feds to nix student-loan debt Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and 10 other state attorneys general yesterday called on the U.S. Department of Education to cancel federal student loan debt in cases where for-profit schools... Read more
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Disability Scoop
Special Education Training Efforts To Get MillionsU.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said his agency is providing millions o
Special Education Training Efforts To Get Millions
Disability Scoop / Posted 10 days ago
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said his agency is providing millions of dollars to support parent training and professional development related to special education. (U.S. Department of Education/Flickr) As school gets underway in many... Read more
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Black Press USA
Hillary Clinton And Black Lives Matter Feel Each Other Out DeRay McKesson and Johnetta Elzie meet with Secretary of Education Arne Dunca
Hillary Clinton And Black Lives Matter Feel Each Other Out
Black Press USA / Posted 12 days ago
DeRay McKesson and Johnetta Elzie meet with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in Ferguson. (U.S. Department of Education/CC BY 2.0) Julia Craven, Ryan Grimm, and Ryan J. Reilly, THE... Read more
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Business Insider
New federal regulations could be disastrous for for-profit collegesNew regulations enacted July 1 by the Department of Education require for-profi
New federal regulations could be disastrous for for-profit colleges
Business Insider / Posted 14 days ago
New regulations enacted July 1 by the Department of Education require for-profit colleges to prove that their students can find gainful employment after graduation. The regulations are meant to hold for-profit colleges accountable by showing that... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Alaska has latest school start time in nationFAIRBANKS — Alaska has the latest average school start time in the country, acc
Alaska has latest school start time in nation
Juneau Empire / Posted 18 days ago
FAIRBANKS — Alaska has the latest average school start time in the country, according to a report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Alaska’s average start time is 8:33 a.m., while only 17 percent of U.S. public... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Focus on success in higher educationU.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan explained the new emphasis last month.
Focus on success in higher education
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan explained the new emphasis last month. It involves focusing "on whether students are actually graduating in a timely way with a meaningful degree that sets them up for future success," the agency... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
At Frederick Douglass, principal pushed for order amid riotsIona Spikes' Monday morning email opened with optimism. Among the events the in
At Frederick Douglass, principal pushed for order amid riots
Baltimore Sun / Posted 19 days ago
Iona Spikes' Monday morning email opened with optimism. Among the events the interim principal highlighted for Frederick Douglass High School's staff the week of April 27 were a McCormick and Schmick's celebration for students and a Career and Trade... Read more
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The Washington Times
Alaska has latest school start time in nationFAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Alaska has the latest average school start time in the
Alaska has latest school start time in nation
The Washington Times / Posted 19 days ago
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Alaska has the latest average school start time in the country, according to a report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Alaska’s average start time is 8:33 a.m., while only 17 percent of... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Illinois receives $1.7 million grant to improve training systems helping children with disabilitiesThe U.S. Department of Education announced that nine states are receiving a tot
Illinois receives $1.7 million grant to improve training systems helping children with disabilities
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 20 days ago
The U.S. Department of Education announced that nine states are receiving a total of $9.2 million in grants to improve personnel training systems to help children with disabilities. Illinois was among those states, receiving the most at $1.7... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Finlandia gets grantTo be eligible, students must meet income guidelines, be the first in their fam
Finlandia gets grant
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
To be eligible, students must meet income guidelines, be the first in their family to pursue a bachelors degree, or possess a learning or physical disability. Nationally, students involved in these federally funded programs have achieved higher... Read more
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The Huffington Post
The GOP Debates Showed How Fox News Enforces Republican OrthodoxyGOP debate moderators, including (from left) Chris Wallace, Megyn Kelly and Bre
The GOP Debates Showed How Fox News Enforces Republican Orthodoxy
The Huffington Post / Posted 21 days ago
GOP debate moderators, including (from left) Chris Wallace, Megyn Kelly and Bret Baier, enforced Republican orthodoxy Thursday night. | Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Fox News is the enforcer of Republican orthodoxy. At Thursday night's GOP... Read more
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The Advocate
Community briefs for August 7, 2015Spay Baton Rouge gets $20,000 donation Spay Baton Rouge has received a $20,000
Community briefs for August 7, 2015
The Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
Spay Baton Rouge gets $20,000 donation Spay Baton Rouge has received a $20,000 donation from the estate of former Baton Rouge resident Audrey Engelhart, chosen by her good friend and executor of her will, Judy Bartow. A long-time animal lover,... Read more
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WTVY Dothan
U.S. Department of Education Approves ESEA Flexibility Renewal for Seven Additional StatesBuilding on the significant progress seen in America’s schools over the last si
U.S. Department of Education Approves ESEA Flexibility Renewal for Seven Additional States
WTVY Dothan / Posted 21 days ago
Building on the significant progress seen in America’s schools over the last six years, the U.S. Department of Education announced today that Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, Mississippi, New Hampshire and Wisconsin have each received... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Elena Delle Donne leads hot Sky to 106-82 win over FeverElena Delle Donne had 19 points, six rebounds, six assists and four blocks in j
Elena Delle Donne leads hot Sky to 106-82 win over Fever
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
Elena Delle Donne had 19 points, six rebounds, six assists and four blocks in just 23 minutes as the Chicago Sky defeated the Indiana Fever 106-82 on Tuesday night. Jamierra Faulkner added 16 points for Chicago (13-8), which had six players score in... Read more
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Black Press USA
This Student Debt Relief Program Will Cost Taxpayers at Least $39 Billion (NNPA Photo by Freddie Allen) (Bloomberg) – Laura Strong, a 29-year-old in s
This Student Debt Relief Program Will Cost Taxpayers at Least $39 Billion
Black Press USA / Posted 21 days ago
(NNPA Photo by Freddie Allen) (Bloomberg) – Laura Strong, a 29-year-old in suburban Chicago, owes $245,000 on student loans for the psychology Ph.D. she finished in 2013.... Read more
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The Atlantic
Why Pell Grants for Prisoners is a Safe BetIf there’s an argument against giving Pell grants to prisoners that particularl
Why Pell Grants for Prisoners is a Safe Bet
The Atlantic / Posted 21 days ago
If there’s an argument against giving Pell grants to prisoners that particularly galls Education Secretary Arne Duncan, it’s the suggestion by some Republicans that the Obama administration is taking money intended for hard-working students and... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Tuesday's WNBA CapsulesLOS ANGELES (AP) — Candace Parker had 18 points, 13 rebounds, five assists and
Tuesday's WNBA Capsules
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Candace Parker had 18 points, 13 rebounds, five assists and four steals in her first home game and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Minnesota Lynx 83-61 on Tuesday night for their third straight win. Jantel Lavender recorded her... Read more
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FOX News Chicago
Delle Donne leads hot Chicago Sky over Fever 106-82ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) - Elena Delle Donne had 19 points, six rebounds, six assist
Delle Donne leads hot Chicago Sky over Fever 106-82
FOX News Chicago / Posted 23 days ago
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) - Elena Delle Donne had 19 points, six rebounds, six assists and four blocks in just 23 minutes as the Chicago Sky defeated the Indiana Fever 106-82 on Tuesday night. Jamierra Faulkner added 16 points for Chicago (13-8), which... Read more
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Black Press USA
Black Lives Matter Organizers Labeled as “Threat Actors” by Cybersecurity Firm DeRay McKesson and Johnetta Elzie meet with Secretary of Education Arne Dunca
Black Lives Matter Organizers Labeled as “Threat Actors” by Cybersecurity Firm
Black Press USA / Posted 24 days ago
DeRay McKesson and Johnetta Elzie meet with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in Ferguson. (U.S. Department of Education/CC BY 2.0) Brandon Ellington Patterson, MOTHER... Read more
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Deseret News
Beating the odds: Trip to the White House helps chart a futureSALT LAKE CITY — As last year's president of Cottonwood High School's chapter o
Beating the odds: Trip to the White House helps chart a future
Deseret News / Posted 27 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — As last year's president of Cottonwood High School's chapter of Latinos in Action, Stephanie Pesantes saw the difference a little encouragement can make for young students. Two or three times a week, Pesantes and other members of... Read more
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Mashable
Making the case to reopen college access for prisonersWhat's This?Raymond White, left, Class 17 graduate, and Agustin Sierra, Class 1
Making the case to reopen college access for prisoners
Mashable / Posted 27 days ago
What's This?Raymond White, left, Class 17 graduate, and Agustin Sierra, Class 18 graduate, work in the library at the Cleveland Correctional Center. Image: Brett Coomer/Associated Press Ellen Condliffe Lagemann, Distinguished Fellow, Bard Prison... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Will FTC Probe Of Largest For-Profit College Lead To Another Billion Dollar Taxpayer Bailout?In late April we predicted that for-profit college closures would trigger the n
Will FTC Probe Of Largest For-Profit College Lead To Another Billion Dollar Taxpayer Bailout?
Zero Hedge / Posted 27 days ago
In late April we predicted that for-profit college closures would trigger the next multibillion dollar taxpayer-sponsored bailout in America. At the time, Corinthian Colleges had abruptly shuttered what remained of its campuses, marking an... Read more
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Market Watch
Obama administration extends Pell grants to prisonersJESSUP, Md.—The first time Glenn Martin ever considered going to college was wh
Obama administration extends Pell grants to prisoners
Market Watch / Posted 27 days ago
JESSUP, Md.—The first time Glenn Martin ever considered going to college was when he entered prison in 2000. A corrections counselor took a look at Martin’s grades and suggested he try to take some classes on the inside. Shortly after he entered... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Pell grants could be restored for prisonersAttorney General Loretta E. Lynch and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will v
Pell grants could be restored for prisoners
Baltimore Sun / Posted 27 days ago
Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Goucher College's Prison Education Partnership at the Maryland Correctional Institution on Friday to announce an effort to restore Pell grants for... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Student Success: Colleges must help enrollees get most out of their timeU.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan explained the new emphasis earlier this
Student Success: Colleges must help enrollees get most out of their time
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 27 days ago
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan explained the new emphasis earlier this month. It involves focusing "on whether students are actually graduating in a timely way with a meaningful degree that sets them up for future success," the agency... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Focusing on Success In Higher EducationU.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan explained the new emphasis earlier this
Focusing on Success In Higher Education
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 28 days ago
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan explained the new emphasis earlier this month. It involves focusing "on whether students are actually graduating in a timely way with a meaningful degree that sets them up for future success," the agency... Read more
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Market Watch
Obama administration to expand prisoner access to Pell grantsA group of inmates will soon get access to federal financial aid funding to hel
Obama administration to expand prisoner access to Pell grants
Market Watch / Posted 29 days ago
A group of inmates will soon get access to federal financial aid funding to help them pay for higher education while behind bars. The Obama administration is set to announce Friday that it will launch a “limited pilot program” to expand access to... Read more
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Bennington Banner
SVC among six Vermont colleges to receive TRIO SSS grantBENNINGTON >> Southern Vermont College announced on Tuesday that they are
SVC among six Vermont colleges to receive TRIO SSS grant
Bennington Banner / Posted 30 days ago
BENNINGTON >> Southern Vermont College announced on Tuesday that they are once again recipients of the federal TRIO Student Support Services grant. The five-year grant, worth $1.3 million dollars in SVC's case, was given to 968 colleges across... Read more
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The News & Observer
Duncan calls for better student outcomes, more accountability in higher education | News & Observer July 27, 2015 As debt-free college becomes a hotly debat
Duncan calls for better student outcomes, more accountability in higher education
The News & Observer / Posted a month ago
| News & Observer July 27, 2015 As debt-free college becomes a hotly debated topic... Read more
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The Morning Call
Jonathon Cetel: Pa. lawmakers should aim for more school funding, accountabilityAs analysts predicted, divided government has yielded gridlock in Pennsylvania.
Jonathon Cetel: Pa. lawmakers should aim for more school funding, accountability
The Morning Call / Posted a month ago
As analysts predicted, divided government has yielded gridlock in Pennsylvania. The key question for education advocates is whether a lengthy budget stalemate will lead to an environment that is ripe for compromise and good policy or one that begets... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Pulling From TEA Report, Ratliff Argues Public Schools Better Than ChartersTraditional public schools outperform charter schools: That's the aggressive st
Pulling From TEA Report, Ratliff Argues Public Schools Better Than Charters
The Austin Chronicle / Posted a month ago
Traditional public schools outperform charter schools: That's the aggressive stance taken by State Board of Education Vice Chair Thomas Ratliff, and he says he's got the numbers to prove it. In an open letter, Ratliff cited the recent Texas... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Student Loan Repayment Plan Expected to Help Borrowers 'PAYE' the PiperCongress passed legislation creating Pay As Your Earn in 2010 that was signed i
Student Loan Repayment Plan Expected to Help Borrowers 'PAYE' the Piper
TheStreet.com / Posted a month ago
Congress passed legislation creating Pay As Your Earn in 2010 that was signed into law by President Obama in 2012. In February, ED released figures that indicated there would be a $9 million price tag for expanding the program to additional... Read more
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Sports Business Daily
2016 CAA World Congress of SportsCAA and Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal/Daily are teaming up to present
2016 CAA World Congress of Sports
Sports Business Daily / Posted a month ago
CAA and Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal/Daily are teaming up to present the 15th Annual World Congress of Sports. The will be taking place April 13-14 at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE. “We’re... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Two years into federal investigation, CU-Boulder forging ahead on Title IXA subtle tattoo marks Sarah Gilchriese's left shoulder blade. The word "surviv
Two years into federal investigation, CU-Boulder forging ahead on Title IX
Colorado Daily / Posted 1 months ago
A subtle tattoo marks Sarah Gilchriese's left shoulder blade. The word "survivor," etched into her skin in small, lower-case letters, is part of her identity now. "I did it in white ink because it looks like a scar, and also because if you're... Read more
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The Advocate
People wanting measurable progress in public schools ought to beware of accountability coalitionsAstaggering turnabout in the politics of education is playing out in the U.S. C
People wanting measurable progress in public schools ought to beware of accountability coalitions
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
Astaggering turnabout in the politics of education is playing out in the U.S. Congress and in states like Louisiana, where once-widespread agreement on accountability is now in danger because of an odd alliance of teachers unions and... Read more
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The Huffington Post
U.S. Government Commandeers A Website That Was Confusing StudentsThe federal government has been taking down websites that host illegal activity
U.S. Government Commandeers A Website That Was Confusing Students
The Huffington Post / Posted 1 months ago
The federal government has been taking down websites that host illegal activity for years, but in taking over a website -- specifically, FAFSA.com, which until recently had been operated by the company Student Financial Aid Services, Inc. -- the... Read more
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The Washington Times
Michelle Obama Reach Higher initiative: Making school cool an ingredient to successFirst lady Michelle Obama knows how fortunate she was to go to college, as her
Michelle Obama Reach Higher initiative: Making school cool an ingredient to success
The Washington Times / Posted 1 months ago
First lady Michelle Obama knows how fortunate she was to go to college, as her parents were never educated beyond high school. In the East Room of the White House Thursday, Mrs. Obama informed the Beating the Odds Summit how education — combined... Read more
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5 Eyewitness News St. Paul
2 Minnesota Students Attending White House SummitUpdated: 07/23/2015 9:44 AM Created: 07/23/2015 8:18 AM KSTP.com By: Jennifer
2 Minnesota Students Attending White House Summit
5 Eyewitness News St. Paul / Posted 1 months ago
Updated: 07/23/2015 9:44 AM Created: 07/23/2015 8:18 AM KSTP.com By: Jennifer Ann Wilson Two college bound high school graduates from Minnesota will meet First Lady Michelle Obama as part of her "Beating the Odds" summit Wednesday. Dijon McCain... Read more

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