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  • College student lives in 96-square-foot solar-powered house
    POULTNEY, Vt. (AP) — A college student in Vermont is living in a 96-square-foot house he built to reduce his carbon footprint — and save money. More
  • Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan
    House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
  • Spain education sector hit by strike against cuts
    Thousands of students and teachers staged a strike across Spain on Thursday to protest government austerity measures and a planned new education reforms. More
  • Student wrongly tied to Boston bombings found dead
    Reddit apologized for the 'dangerous speculation' on the site that pointed fingers at the student. A body pulled from the water off Indian Point Park in Rhode Island has been identified as the Brown University student mistakenly linked by amateur sleuths on a social media site to the Boston bombings. More
  • Police confiscate 4-foot, 2-pound marijuana joint
    California police confiscated a mammoth joint during a 4/20 pot rally on Saturday, reports the Los Angeles Times. As the paper notes, hundreds of UC Santa Cruz students gather each year for the event, and each year campus police confiscate things like bongs and dime bags. More
  • Did tenure reform in Florida affect student test scores?
    We combine each student’s reading and math performance on ... effects on different sets of students. For example, even though the state’s evaluation metric for teachers of courses with statewide ...
    05/16/2018 - 10:06 pm | View Link
  • Florida's plan to measure students by race riles education experts
    A new policy by Florida educators to set student goals in math and reading based on their race is an “ill-advised” plan that ... The 24-page strategic plan, which was approved in October, also sets ...
    11/30/2015 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • SPLC files complaint with DOJ over Florida's race-based education goals
    In reading, the plan sets goals of 90 percent of Asian-American students reading at grade level by 2018 versus 88 percent of white students, 81 percent of Hispanic students and 74 percent of black ...
    08/3/2013 - 6:38 am | View Link
  • Florida education goals violate civil rights: complaint
    MIAMI (Reuters) - Florida was hit with a complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Justice on Friday accusing it of race ... reading at grade level by 2018 versus just 74 percent of black students. ...
    08/2/2013 - 9:32 am | View Link
  • Florida’s Race-Based Academic Goals Bring Controversy
    In a vote last week, the Florida Board of Education approved a new set of student achievement goals that differ based on students' race and other characteristics ... of black students to be reading at ...
    10/16/2012 - 2:00 am | View Link
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