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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


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


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


Student Perspective: Melissa Lovitz at ParentCamp USA

Students in the Urban Education Policy Program can apply for travel funding, allowing them to explore education conferences or attend meetings relevant to their internships.  Current student Melissa Lovitz (UEP ’16) recently took advantage of this travel program, flying to Washington D.C. 592 more words