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100 Top Colleges Vow To Enroll More Low-Income Students

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As more schools band together to commit to recruiting and graduating 50,000 more low-income students, four college president discuss what it will take to get there.

What Adult Learners Really Need (Hint: It's Not Just Job Skills)

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The focus shouldn't be "quick-and-dirty" paths to a degree, argues one scholar and activist, but deep learning experiences and strong support.

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Beaverton Schools Deputy Chief Resigns After Anti-Immigrant Tweet

After community outrage over his retweet of a message warning of dangerous "illegal aliens," Beaverton School District's deputy superintendent, Steve Phillips, resigned Tuesday.

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Oregon Education Admin Fired After Harassment, Bullying Complaints

The Oregon Department of Education has fired a high-ranking administrator amid complaints about alleged bullying and harassment of colleagues and questions about his legislative agenda.

Election | Education

Kentucky Governor Apologizes For Comments On Teachers' Strike

Gov. Matt Bevin's comments came as thousands of teachers protested at the state Capitol, asking lawmakers to override the governor's vetoes of bills that would increase public education funding.

Nation | Education

Kentucky Governor Claims Kids Were Assaulted While Teachers Absent From Classroom

Following an override of key bills he previously vetoed, Gov. Matt Bevin blames the teachers demonstrating in support of the override for making children vulnerable.

Nation | Education

Union Leader Calls For An End To Oklahoma Teachers' 9-Day Strike

Teachers won a raise of about $6,000 before the walkout, but were not granted the full amount of their demanded funds to improve school conditions.

Nation | Education

After Parkland, Schools Grapple With Threats — And The Best Ways To Respond

In the last two months, there have been almost 1,500 threats to schools in the U.S. And that number is most likely under-reported.

Nation | Education

Nation's Report Card; Teacher Protests; DACA Dreams Deferred In Arizona

And a list of the most challenged books, in this week's roundup of education news.

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Oregon School District Ordered To Improve 'Horrible' Service For Disabled Student

An Oregon student with multiple disabilities has won a court case that found the Dallas School District provided inadequate care and education.

Election | Nation | Education

Arizona Governor Agrees To 20 Percent Raise For Protesting Teachers

Gov. Doug Ducey gave in to educators' demands and promised to boost teacher salaries by 2020.

Nation | Education

In California, A Union Forms At A Virtual Charter School

After four years of organizing, online teachers win higher wages and student caseload caps.

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Class Of 2025: Follow Students From 1st Grade To Graduation

Oregon set a goal to have graduate 100 percent of students in the class of 2025. OPB has followed a group of students from kindergarten as they start their educational journey toward high school. Third grade is almost over for the Class of 2025. These are some of their stories.

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