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    Daily Reads: Education In The News (2/26/15)

    White House threatens veto for House bill to revise No Child Left Behind, Anti-common core efforts are failing, how Google and Coursera may upend the traditional college degree, the myth of learning styles, Chicago in a bind over snub of state-mandated test, better teaching, higher salaries, and lower costs possible, Taylor Swift’s education PR savvy and more…

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    Daily Reads: Education In The News (2/25/15)

    Sen. Alexander is committed to finishing a rewrite of HigherEd Act, Governors’ top education issues, adjunct walk-out day, competency-based education grows/critics fret, why K-12 and higher ed worlds must collide, a need for more Common Core standards and assessment literacy, LA teachers closer to strike, a father on homework, zollipops more…

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  • falwell

    Daily Reads: Education In The News (2/24/15)

    How Rev. Falwell’s Liberty U became an unexpected model of the future of higher ed, the more most know about Common Core, the more they probably don’t, in-demand majors may cost more in LA, state-by-state grad rates, the downfall of for-profit colleges, why we can’t just fill the STEM pipeline and more…

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    Daily Reads: Education In The News (2/22/15)

    A student loan blind spot, colleges make disturbing deals with investors, one vision of tomorrow’s college, sometimes it’s the people with the least student loan debt who have the hardest time paying off their loans, NYT “Don’t give up on gains in education,” teacher prep accountability and more…

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  • jeb bush

    Daily Reads: Education In The News (2/20/15)

    Why Jeb Bush may survive Common Core criticism, the company that wants to take down Blackboard, faculty SOS, college access in GA, upping the ante on free college, NCLB rewrite schedule, the skills Americans say students need in life and more…

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  • coding computers

    Daily Reads: Education In The News (2/19/15)

    Can tech “conservatories” save the day? Did NCLB work? How one college united behind cost-cutting efforts, new president of Achieving the Dream Inc., UC postpones tuition hike, a college puts students to work for their future and the future of the college, Common Core’s “central problem,” STEM majors with liberal arts training and more…

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  • black homeschool

    Daily Reads: Education In The News (2/18/15)

    Did Oklahoma ban Advanced Placement History? Should students receive a breakdown of how their dollars are spent on tuition bills? The promise and failure of community colleges, the leaky STEM pipeline, the rise of homeschooling among black families, 4 higher education solutions, federal financial aid keeps community college students from earning degrees faster and more…

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  • latino students

    Daily Reads: Education In The News (2/17/15)

    California’s accountability regime is suspended, third-generation Latinos are less educated, mediocre millennials, moving ahead with competency-based education, more students enter college with transfer in mind, education at heart of Chicago’s mayors race and more…

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    Daily Reads: Education In The News (2/16/15)

    First-generation collegiates fitting in on campus, why national superintendent searches miss the best people for the job, education politics at its worst, the most innovative education companies, grand ESEA compromise, “anti-vaccine child abusers” and more…

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    Daily Reads: Education In The News (2/13/14)

    Taking the confusion out of repaying student loans, report blasts “jungle of red tape” facing colleges, high school grad rate inches to new record, Michigan needs double the degrees, suburbia and its common core conspiracy theories and more…

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Daily Reads: Education In The News (1/12/15)

Analyzing Obama’s free community college plan – Is it another blow for for-profit colleges? Will it help students succeed? Declining suspensions, a teacher sues over unfair testing, the fate of the maker movement in K-12 classrooms, using robotics to learn STEM principles, babies experiencing snow for the first time and more…

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