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The Christian Science Monitor ...

Oct 23, 2018 by

By Dean Paton – A litany of pent-up grievances is propelling a wave of office-seeking educators. And it starts and ends with...

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Conflict exhaustion or democra...

Oct 11, 2018 by

Why We Wrote This Democracies aim to turn political passions into protests and activism. Living through such a time, however, draws...

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College-age voters: increasing...

Sep 25, 2018 by

Why We Wrote This Many students are too busy to care much about politics, but those who tune in can make the difference in a tight...

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Boruboru: South Sudan’s newest...

Sep 6, 2018 by

Think you’re good at dodgeball? See how long you last in boruboru, a traditional playground game. Formal leagues are giving...

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Changing trajectories: In D.C....

Aug 15, 2018 by

Washington, D.C., can be a contrast between a center of power and needy neighborhoods. Our reporter looks at how one woman leads an...

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Across Africa, new battlefield...

Jul 25, 2018 by

Ahead of Zimbabwe’s July 30 elections, some voters are enjoying the freedom to criticize candidates online. It was only last year,...

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With ‘zero tolerance,...

Jul 11, 2018 by

Why We Wrote This Immigration court judges have a bench-side view of the stresses already placed on the system. The Monitor’s...

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International students to US: ...

Jul 3, 2018 by

By Stacy Teicher Khadaroo –  Students from other countries who study at US colleges contribute more than $30 billion to the...

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AP test debate: How much world...

Jun 22, 2018 by

By Noble Ingram Staff writer – At its peak in the 13th century, the Mongol Empire covered more than 9 million square miles,...

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She shares climate know-how wi...

Jun 13, 2018 by

By Noble Ingram –  This year alone, four nor’easters have walloped the Boston region with heavy rain, snow, and storm surges....

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Net neutrality rollback tests ...

Jun 12, 2018 by

By Noble Ingram – Teachers use the internet in class to increase student engagement, connect with others around the globe, and...

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Surge in teacher activism chal...

Apr 5, 2018 by

Oklahoma’s teacher strike, inspired by one in West Virginia, shuttered schools a second day Tuesday. After nine years into an...

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Math makeover: Colleges trade ...

Mar 23, 2018 by

If lectures aren’t helping college students learn, some universities are asking, why do we keep using them? – Yvonne –...

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Why Cal State L.A. turns the m...

Mar 19, 2018 by

Sure, a degree from Harvard or Stanford can change a low-income student’s future. But consider the twist in this story by Josh...

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Can schools help rid the world...

Mar 1, 2018 by

From Iceland and Israel to Mexico and South Korea, schools around the world increasingly see rooting out sexism as their domain,...

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‘Arm the good guys’...

Feb 24, 2018 by

Five school shootings so far in 2018 have resulted in serious physical injury or death – including the fatal shooting of 17 students...

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In grad-rate crisis in D.C. sc...

Feb 11, 2018 by

By Stacy Teicher Khadaroo – Monitor editors and writers spend a lot of time looking for credible signs of social advancement....

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Now, even some tech firms ackn...

Jan 14, 2018 by

The request by influential shareholders for Apple to help curb excessive digital media use among teens and Mark Zuckerberg’s...

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Driving new opportunities to M...

Jan 10, 2018 by

In most of the world, boys stay in school longer than girls. But in parts of Mongolia, the opposite is true. We look at how the...

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Opportunities rise for college...

Dec 21, 2017 by

Students who desire the college experience can find more avenues to get there, and are more likely to find jobs after they graduate...

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