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D.C. Public Schools Releases Detailed Lottery Data

D.C. Public Schools has released detailed data on the results of last week's common lottery for public and charter schools, showing which public schools received most interest from parents and which have the longest wait lists.
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Former Senate Rivals Team Up To Combat Campus Sexual Assault

Sens. Claire McCaskill and Kirsten Gillibrand are calling for increased funding to bulk up the Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights.
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New D.C. School Boundaries Proposed

A proposal that would change school boundaries for thousands of families starting in 2015-16 was released over the weekend.

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'Deltopia' Spring Break Party Morphs Into Riot In Santa Barbara

After the annual Deltopia party near the University of California, Santa Barbara turned violent last night. Hundreds of law enforcement officers were sent and there were more than 100 arrests.
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Rape On Campus: Painful Stories Cast Blame On Colleges

Angie Epifano was studying at Amherst College when she says she was raped by another student. Frustrated by the school's response, she dropped out and became an advocate for survivors.
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Student Debt Weighs Down Women More. Blame The Wage Gap

College costs the same for both genders, but women spend a higher portion of their salaries on paying off debt than men because they make less. It starts as soon as they enter the workforce.
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Loudoun County Considers Closing Four Elementary Schools

The county's school board thinks closing the small schools would help close a budget gap.
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Common Core Turns Business Leaders Against Oklahoma GOP

Officials here adopted the education standards early and could make Oklahoma the second state to repeal them. The battle pits allies against each other: Conservative Republicans and business leaders.
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D.C. Failing To Properly Educate Adult Learners, Says Report

D.C. is home to many skilled and highly eductaed workers, but a report from D.C. Appleseed finds that the city is failing to properly serve 60,000 adult learners.

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Should The NCAA Change Its Rules To Pay For Play?

Arguments over money and big-time college athletics are more fiery than usual these days. We asked Donna Shalala, president of the University of Miami, and our readers if athletes should be paid.

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