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Washington Free Beacon

McAuliffe Blasts Progressives’ Free College, Federal Jobs Guarantee Proposals

McAuliffe Blasts Progressives’ Free College, Federal Jobs Guarantee...

January 04, 2019

Former Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe criticized some members of his own party on Thursday for overpromising to the American people in their push for tuition-free college and a federal jobs guarantee program.  The former Virginia governor wrote an op-ed in The Washington Post where he slammed President Donald Trump for his "fantastical" and unrealistic campaign promises, and he warned his fellow Democrats of making the same mistake.
Former Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe criticized some members of his own party on Thursday for overpromising to the American people in their push for tuition-free college and a federal jobs guarantee program.  The former Virginia governor wrote an op-ed in The Washington Post where he slammed President Donald Trump for his "fantastical" and unrealistic campaign promises, and he warned his fellow Democrats of making the same mistake.

January 04, 2019

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Politico

Educators in the House

Educators in the House

January 04, 2019

At least 10 new lawmakers steeped in the education world have been sworn in, part of the new Democratic majority in the House. They include former teachers, professors and university leaders, as well as former leaders of education nonprofits and even one National Teacher of the Year.  They include some big names, such as Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (a former education director at National Hispanic Institute), Ilhan Omar (who worked at both the University of Minnesota and the state’s Education Department) and Donna Shalala (who ran multiple universities before she led the Clinton Foundation).
At least 10 new lawmakers steeped in the education world have been sworn in, part of the new Democratic majority in the House. They include former teachers, professors and university leaders, as well as former leaders of education nonprofits and even one National Teacher of the Year.  They include some big names, such as Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (a former education director at National Hispanic Institute), Ilhan Omar (who worked at both the University of Minnesota and the state’s Education Department) and Donna Shalala (who ran multiple universities before she led the Clinton Foundation).

January 04, 2019

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Fight Over Title IX Has Reached the Comments Section. Here’s What People Are Saying.

The Fight Over Title IX Has Reached the Comments Section. Here’s Wh...

January 03, 2019

More than 50,000 people and counting have written to decry, praise, or try to modify the Education Department's proposed overhaul of Title IX, according to the proposal's docket.
More than 50,000 people and counting have written to decry, praise, or try to modify the Education Department's proposed overhaul of Title IX, according to the proposal's docket.

January 03, 2019

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Inside Higher Ed

Potential Breakthrough Against Racist Trolling

Potential Breakthrough Against Racist Trolling

January 03, 2019

Advocates hope a new legal settlement between a former neo-Nazi and a black college student may help other students who find themselves facing digital hate.
Advocates hope a new legal settlement between a former neo-Nazi and a black college student may help other students who find themselves facing digital hate.

January 03, 2019

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Inside Higher Ed

Skipping Free College and Federal Loans

Skipping Free College and Federal Loans

January 03, 2019

Some California community colleges are turning down state money for free tuition to avoid participating in the federal loan program.
Some California community colleges are turning down state money for free tuition to avoid participating in the federal loan program.

January 03, 2019

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