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$9.1M Project to Deliver More Water to Navajo Communities
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Police: Navajo Nation Officer Drunk, Fatally Strikes Cyclist
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Owasso High School Investigates Student Fight Video Causing Parental Concern
News Videos • Tristen Land
Why We Can't Give Up on Our Public Schools (Q&A)
Education Week • Kate Stoltzfus
How my school takes the stress off teachers
The Guardian • Kathrine Mortimore
Secretary DeVos, Neurocore, and Competency-Based Workforce Training
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The School Climate Problem (and What We Can Do About It) - Education Week
Education Week • Peter Dewitt
Profanity-laced homework upsets parents
CNN
School choice is crucial for African-American students success
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School Choice: Matt Damon Elevates Hypocrisy to an Art Form
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$9.1M Project to Deliver More Water to Navajo Communities
U.S. News
Navajo Nation starts work on one of dozens of water, sanitation projects across reservation.
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Police: Navajo Nation Officer Drunk, Fatally Strikes Cyclist
U.S. News
Authorities say a Navajo Nation police officer who was in the Phoenix area for training struck and killed a 60-year-old bicyclist shortly after midnight on Friday.
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Education, Education Reform
Owasso High School Investigates Student Fight Video Causing Parental Concern
News VideosTristen Land
OWASSO, Oklahoma - Owasso parents are upset about a brawl between two high school students. It was caught on video and posted online. Parents said they're concerned about student safety. The video is hard to watch, but has parents upset about why...
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Charter Schools, Education
Why We Can't Give Up on Our Public Schools (Q&A)
Education WeekKate Stoltzfus
Public education needs our unequivocal support to improve In the 1970s, educator Deborah Meier began founding a string of small, democratically run public schools. Her goal was to restore decisionmaking in public education to teachers, principals, and their local communities to better...
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Education, Education Reform
How my school takes the stress off teachers
The GuardianKathrine Mortimore
We all know that stress is a problem in teaching, with workloads and other pressures affecting the health of many across the UK. But I’ve experienced a variety of different approaches to teaching during my career, and I’ve seen that working long...
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Colleges & Universities, Community Colleges
Secretary DeVos, Neurocore, and Competency-Based Workforce Training
Dissident VoiceJohn Klyczek
Vice President Mike Pence’s tie-breaking vote to confirm US Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, marks the first time in history that a VP has issued the deciding vote to officiate a presidential cabinet appointment. The contentious opposition votes have expressed that among...
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Education, Education Policy
The School Climate Problem (and What We Can Do About It) - Education Week
Education WeekPeter Dewitt
Students need emotional connection to school to be fully engaged Peter DeWitt is an author, presenter, and former K-5 public school principal who writes about collaborative leadership, inclusive school climates, and connected learning. The other day I was on a flight from...
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Education, Education Reform
Profanity-laced homework upsets parents
CNN
Profanity-laced homework outrages parents A music teacher was removed from a Georgia classroom after handing out an assignment containing profanity-laced rap lyrics. affiliate WSB has more.
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Charter Schools, Education
School choice is crucial for African-American students success
USA TodayOpinion Contributor
The NAACP refuses to acknowledge the benefits that come from school choice and expects all people of color should follow their lead. I won't. Once upon a time it may have been unheard of for the head of an urban league dedicated...
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Education, Education Policy
School Choice: Matt Damon Elevates Hypocrisy to an Art Form
American Thinker BlogRobyn Dolgin
Actor Matt Damon qualifies as the perfect hypocrite for his views on “school choice” for other parents who travel in different circles than celebrities. The mega-star is now vilifying those nasty conservatives for offering parents a school choice -- which (of course)...
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