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Trump appears to break promise after scaling back Obama bathroom order

After sacking Obama’s order to allow students to use the bathrooms and locker rooms that align with their gender identity, President Trump faced criticism from people, such as  168 more words

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A School's Budget Matters

The purpose of this open letter is to strongly advocate for budget assistance for Jefferson MS Academy’s 2017-2018 school year. As a Jefferson teacher, I can verify that the entire Jefferson Academy community is extremely hard-working and talented. 657 more words

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School board funding choice box should be dropped from property tax forms, says Edmonton Public board chairman

The check box on property tax forms that gives owners the choice to direct their education taxes to the public or Catholic system is a misleading “fiction” that needs to end, the Edmonton Public school board chairman says. 481 more words

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Everything Old Is New Again

A post on the Facebook group for Illinois Raise Your Hand exploded into a debate about EdTech yesterday. It started with a question about an online math program and the challenges it posed for a tech-deficient population, and quickly turned into a veritable rehash of… 774 more words

Hire An MPP: Alexa Malesky

Many of Michigan State University’s second-year Master of Public Policy students will be graduating this May. They have a wealth of experience, knowledge, and passion that will allow them to put the skills they’ve acquired to good use. 327 more words

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The Week Ahead -20 February 2017

Senate Education will host Apple this Tuesday at 9am for a presentation on “The Future of Education”

House Education will discuss Gaps in Educational Opportunities and Access to Effective Educators on Tuesday at 4:00pm… 28 more words

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Experience Matters

The new Secretary of Education, Betsy Devos, is receiving quite a bit of slack for this recent interview. Although the interview covers a variety of education-related topics, I want to focus solely on the question and answer regarding her visit to Jefferson Academy Middle School, in Washington, D.C. 1,157 more words

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