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This section provides a selection of automated education industry news feeds. The articles cover general education, education policy and education standards.

  • Private schools: Pro choice

    UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Putin’s war on the West Fly Title:  Private schools Rubric:  With Republicans resurgent, school vouchers are back Location:  MILWAUKEE Main image:  20150214_USD001_0.jpg ON THE desk of Zeus Rodriguez, the president of St Anthony School in Milwaukee, a mini Republican primary is underway. A signed photograph of Scott...

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  • Chicago’s schools: Hard work rewarded

    UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Seize the day Fly Title:  Chicago’s schools Rubric:  Rahm Emanuel’s school reforms are working Location:  CHICAGO Main image:  Let me teach you some new words Let me teach you some new words “NO FAMILY should go to the poorhouse because they are giving their kid a crack at the American dream,” said...

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  • Higher education: Zero tuition

    UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Seize the day Fly Title:  Higher education Rubric:  Will Barack Obama’s plan for free community college make a difference? Location:  NEW YORK ASHLEY MARTINEZ studies accounting at LaGuardia Community College in New York. She is also the mother of a toddler and worries about the cost of textbooks and daycare. She is...

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  • Education reform: The new school rules

    UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  The gay divide Fly Title:  Education reform Rubric:  The academies programme has transformed England’s educational landscape Main image:  20141011_BRP001_0.jpg THE King Solomon Academy, a squat modern building overshadowed by social-housing tower blocks in central London, feels like the kind of inner-city school that...

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  • Educational reform: Viva la revolución

    UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  The gay divide Fly Title:  Educational reform Rubric:  The British government must continue to push ahead with its bold school reforms Main image:  20141011_LDP002_0.jpg EVERYBODY knows how much schooling matters in the knowledge economy, but few governments have pounced on the idea of educational reform with much enthusiasm....

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  • Daily chart: All shall have prizes

    Grade inflation at Ivy League universities Comment Expiry Date:  Wed, 2014-09-24

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  • The Economist explains: What drives grade inflation at Ivy League colleges

    Grade point averages have soared at American universities. But are students actually getting smarter? Comment Expiry Date:  Fri, 2014-09-19

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  • Ivy League grade inflation: Grade expectations

    UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  The long game Fly Title:  Ivy League grade inflation Rubric:  An “A” is not what it used to be “WE DO not release statistics on grade-point averages so we can’t speak to the accuracy of the information you have.” That was a flack for Yale, but other Ivy League colleges—with the partial exception...

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