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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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When Food Banks Say No To Suga...

Nov 23, 2016 by

Allison Aubrey – This is the time of year when donations to food banks spike. But, some food banks are getting pickier about...

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Boosting Attendance In Prescho...

Nov 22, 2016 by

Two new reports highlight the importance of pre-K attendance and how schools are using home visits to make sure 3- and 4-year-olds...

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From Hate Speech To Fake News:...

Nov 17, 2016 by

Aarti Shahani – Mark Zuckerberg — one of the most insightful, adept leaders in the business world — has a problem. It’s a...

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Can President Trump Get Rid Of...

Nov 10, 2016 by

Candidate Trump made clear he hates the standards. But what can President Trump do about it? Cory Turner – “Common Core...

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The Man Who Shed Light On Why ...

Oct 26, 2016 by

Anya Kamenetz – William Bowen, a scholar and former president of Princeton University, died last week. He is associated with...

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For People With Disabilities, ...

Oct 24, 2016 by

Beth Rown (right), a dental hygenist who cares for patients with special needs, cleans Lindsay Klecker’s teeth. Alison...

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Common-core standards shuns cu...

Oct 17, 2016 by

Should schools teach cursive handwriting? The question is a polarizing one in the K-12 education world. One of the most widely cited...

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No Teachers Strike; Classes As...

Oct 11, 2016 by

Doreen McCallister – Teachers in the Chicago Public Schools, the nation’s third-largest school district, had been working...

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‘Early School Leavers...

Oct 10, 2016 by

Add to the list of worrisome economic trends what economists call “NEETs” — young people who are Not in Education,...

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