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Hey Higher Ed, Why Not Focus O...

Jun 8, 2017 by

Eric Westervelt – Stanford physics and education professor Carl Wieman won a Nobel Prize for his innovative, break-through work...

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Why Colleges Already Face Race...

May 24, 2017 by

Melissa Hung – Today, more Americans graduate high school and go on to college than ever before. But as the country becomes...

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With School Vouchers, Who Bene...

May 13, 2017 by

Cory Turner, Eric Weddle, Peter Balonon-Rosen – Wendy Robinson wants to make one thing very clear. As the long-serving...

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‘The Evangelicals’...

May 2, 2017 by

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Why China Is Selling HIV Tests...

Apr 25, 2017 by

Emily Feng – Vending machines are selling increasingly novel items: cupcakes, live crabs and fresh baguettes. In China, you can...

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Nation’s Report Card Fin...

Apr 25, 2017 by

LA Johnson – For only the third time ever, the government released today a national report card examining the knowledge,...

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Here’s the Fine Print On...

Apr 11, 2017 by

Anya Kamenetz – New York State has passed legislation that would create the largest experiment in the country to offer free...

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Supreme Court Rules In Favor O...

Mar 22, 2017 by

School districts must give students with disabilities the chance to make meaningful, “appropriately ambitious” progress,...

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HBCUs Graduate More Poor Black...

Mar 2, 2017 by

Roughly half of HBCUs have a freshman class where three-quarters of the students are from low-income backgrounds, while just 1...

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Tyler Cowen On America’s...

Mar 2, 2017 by

In a new book, The Complacent Class, economist Tyler Cowen argues the country is standing still. People have grown more risk averse...

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Tennessee Says A Third Of Its ...

Feb 11, 2017 by

About a third of Tennessee students who graduated from high school in 2015 did so without earning the necessary credits. That...

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Baylor Sanctioned by Big 12 Af...

Feb 8, 2017 by

Wade Goodwyn – The Big 12 Conference decided Wednesday to impose a multi-million dollar sanction on Baylor University after...

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Does Your School Arrest Studen...

Jan 28, 2017 by

Niya Kenny pulled out her cell phone and began recording. It happened in 2015, after a classmate had refused to hand over her own...

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McKesson, Cardinal And Other W...

Jan 27, 2017 by

Charles Ornstein – As the toll of the opioid epidemic grows, scores of doctors have lost their licenses and some have gone to...

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New York Governor Proposes Fre...

Jan 4, 2017 by

Jason Slotkin – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has unveiled a proposal to offer free tuition for lower-income New Yorkers attending...

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Creatine’s Not For Teens...

Jan 3, 2017 by

Patti Neighmond – Creatine, a chemical constituent of meat and fish that’s legally been sold online, in supermarkets,...

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Teachers Are Stressed, And Tha...

Dec 30, 2016 by

Cory Turner – We all experience stress at work, no matter the job. But for teachers, the work seems to be getting harder and...

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Moms Of Middle Schoolers Suffe...

Dec 29, 2016 by

Juli Fraga – Although her oldest child, Ben, is 10 years old, Andrea Scher, 44, feels like a new mom again. Scher suffered from...

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England’s Cap On College...

Dec 23, 2016 by

From Cambridge and Oxford to Lancashire and Surrey, the fees at all English universities are capped — and a new rate hike, from...

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Ohio Education Department Look...

Nov 30, 2016 by

By Mark Urycki – The Ohio Department of Education is asking the public to weigh in on state standards for school pupils. The...

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