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Wilmington's ITT Tech Shuts Down, Blames Federal Government

WILMINGTON, MA — ITT Tech, which has a campus on Ballardvale Street in Wilmington, abruptly closed all of its locations yesterday nationwide.

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The grifters of corporate ed reform: KIPP charter schools with the aid of the DOE

KIPP is a taxpayer-subsidized school franchise that pays no taxes on its revenue and provides a tax-deductible vehicle for uber-wealthy families to promote the school “choice” agenda.

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Fourth Circuit Decision About Much More Than Gender

Note: This piece originally ran at the Civitas Institute.

Yesterday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled that a biological female who identifies as a male may bring a claim under Title IX against a school for not allowing him to use the men’s restrooms and locker room facilities. 818 more words

Education

Trouble Remains Following Failed For-Profit Schools' Revival

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Significant problems remain at a formerly for-profit college that the Obama administration rescued from near collapse, an Associated Press review has found, despite new federal oversight and pledges of a turnaround by the schools’ current nonprofit owner. 706 more words

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Feds probing Seattle schools’ treatment of black students ~We need an Update!

As the U.S. Department of Education investigates whether Seattle Public Schools discriminated against African-American students by disciplining them more frequently and more harshly, Superintendent José Banda promises to find solutions. 820 more words

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How the 2016 National Ed Tech Plan Affects Students With LD | Articles | Noodle

in the same ways. They consider AT to be a form of “cheating,” claiming that it gives students with learning disabilities unfair advantages. This misconception can be avoided if teacher preparation… 13 more words

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