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As Students Head to Campus, Co...

Aug 27, 2018 by

Colleges are experiencing a slowdown in international enrollment. Sophie Quinton – As college students head back to school,...

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These Pills Could Be Next U.S....

Jul 18, 2018 by

Christine Vestal – The growing use of anti-anxiety pills reminds some doctors of the early days of the opioid crisis....

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To Make Schools Safer, Pennsyl...

Jun 29, 2018 by

Sophie Quinton – Camille Aponte walks with her son, Nelson Laboy, as he returns to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in...

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Amid DACA Uncertainty, States ...

Apr 25, 2018 by

By Matt Vasilogambros – OMAHA, Neb. — Dania Cervantes Ayala is the kind of nurse you want when you receive a life-changing...

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Why More School Districts Are ...

Apr 18, 2018 by

By Sophie Quinton – The public school in Campo, Colorado, hasn’t required all its students to come to class on Fridays for...

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After Post-Trump Decline, More...

Jan 30, 2018 by

By Tim Henderson – ROCKVILLE, Md. — After a dramatic drop early last year, the number of Central American children crossing the...

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Homeless Will Now Be Asked: Ar...

Jan 27, 2018 by

By Matt Vasilogambros – In its annual count of the city’s homeless population, New York in 2015 listed how many people fit into...

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Why Free College Tuition Is Sp...

Jan 10, 2018 by

By Marsha Mercer – To churn out more workers with marketable skills, an increasing number of states are offering residents free...

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For Foster Care Kids, College ...

Dec 7, 2017 by

By Teresa Wiltz – A lone student walks on the campus of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams. Some states...

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Amid Attacks, Teachers Weigh T...

Dec 1, 2017 by

By Rebecca Beitsch – The cellphone video is shocking: A high school student shoves a teacher, then hits him face-on and is...

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To Improve Teacher Training, S...

Oct 2, 2017 by

By Elaine S. Povich – With a number of studies casting doubt on the value of traditional teacher training courses, a handful of...

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Delaware AG Pushes for Recover...

Sep 10, 2017 by

By Teresa Wiltz – In the wake of a new federal report that found Delaware has the fastest-growing rate of drug overdose rates...

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Protecting Student-Athletes Fr...

Sep 5, 2017 by

Students in Shoreham, New York, pause at a makeshift memorial to Tom Cutinella, a 16-year-old varsity football player who died after...

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New Numbers Reveal Huge Dispar...

Aug 16, 2017 by

By Christine Vestal – MARTINSVILE, Va. — For most of the last decade, this once thriving city had the highest unemployment rate...

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In Some States, Sales Tax Holi...

Aug 6, 2017 by

By Elaine S. Povich – Consumers in 16 states can take advantage of sales tax holidays this year—going on frenzied shopping...

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Why Universities Charge Extra ...

Jun 4, 2017 by

By Sophie Quinton – Tuition prices listed on college websites have long been divorced from what students actually pay. The...

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Why Some States Are Making Sho...

May 3, 2017 by

By Sophie Quinton – Community colleges are known for their associate degree programs. But these days, many community colleges...

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Alabama Considers Mandating Co...

Apr 25, 2017 by

By Jen Fifield – A bill working its way through the Alabama Legislature would require most private insurers to cover a type of...

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‘Yes Means Yes’: Grappling Wit...

Apr 18, 2017 by

By Teresa Wiltz – A few years ago, when Mae Gayle Dalton was in the 9th grade, her close friend was sexually assaulted by a...

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States Want More Career and Te...

Apr 6, 2017 by

By Sophie Quinton – Many Minnesota employers say they can’t find skilled workers with the right career training. Meanwhile,...

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