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November 28, 2018 – Education Week
 The Food and Drug Administration has announced aggressive steps aimed at curbing teenage vaping and smoking, including banning flavored and menthol products that may be especially appealing to minors.
November 28, 2018 – Education Week
 A posed prom photo of dozens of high school boys raising their arms in what appears to be a Nazi salute has spread quickly online, sparking outrage from educators and even provoking a response from the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum in Poland.
November 28, 2018 – Education Week
 A teacher, Democrat, and political novice has won the race for Arizona schools chief, beating an experienced Republican politician.
November 28, 2018 – Education Week
 Ohio's education department and an advocacy group have a proposed agreement to a 25-year-old lawsuit about the education of students with disabilities.
November 28, 2018 – Education Week
 School authorities in Utah have failed to report educator misconduct, possibly allowing teachers to offend again by moving to other schools, according to a new audit.
November 28, 2018 – Education Week
  The founder of Chicago's largest charter school network is leaving his post for inappropriate behavior toward young women, according to the Noble Network of Charter Schools.
November 28, 2018 – Education Week
  Federal prosecutors have opened an investigation into contracts awarded to private companies that operate New York City's $1.2 billion yellow school bus system, sources say.
November 28, 2018 – Education Week
  California's teacher-pension fund is pulling its investments out of two private prison companies that have contracts to house immigrants detained at the Mexican border.
November 28, 2018 – Education Week
  A suburban Chicago district is moving forward with a plan to fill clerical roles with armed retired police officers who will also be available to increase school security.
November 28, 2018 – Education Week
  If a black student has just one or two black teachers in elementary school, he or she is significantly more likely to enroll in college, concludes a new Johns Hopkins University study.
November 28, 2018 – Education Week
  Only a third of the country's public high schools have a counselor devoted to helping students get prepared for college—less than half the private schools' rate—finds a survey of 2,251 high school counselors.
November 28, 2018 – Education Week
  Schools may be the only lifeline for many teenagers leaving foster care before graduating from high school.
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