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Are we on the verge of a mass ...

Dec 20, 2014 by

By Emmanuel Felton   Last month’s election spells trouble for the Common Core, a set of expectations for what students should...

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High School: Islamic vocabular...

Dec 20, 2014 by

Parents in Farmville, North Carolina want to know why their children were given a Common Core vocabulary assignment in an English...

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Obama ratings would divide col...

Dec 20, 2014 by

Few surprises, many challenges, in first details of signature plan By Jon Marcus The Obama administration is considering putting...

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The 2014 “Not Top Ten” List in...

Dec 20, 2014 by

Robert Kelchen – Earlier this week, I unveiled my list of the top ten higher education policy issues of 2014, with the...

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How long do your kids spend on...

Dec 20, 2014 by

A new study reveals just how much time teenagers spend on their homework across the globe. According to a brief from the Organisation...

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The Global Search for Educatio...

Dec 20, 2014 by

“Effects of socio-economic status on educational outcomes can be mitigated, and this can be done on a whole-school and...

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Women take more places in risi...

Dec 19, 2014 by

The number of UK university entrants passed 500,000 for the first time in 2014, with women a third more likely to enter higher...

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Get into the Christmas spirit ...

Dec 19, 2014 by

by Nathan Rubbelke – Are you still struggling to get into the Christmas spirit? Here’s a suggestion: Brew up a cup of joe, sit...

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Student paper’s funding yanked...

Dec 19, 2014 by

Maybe there’s a convincing explanation for why the University of Redlands’ student government benched its student newspaper after a...

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Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper Ant...

Dec 19, 2014 by

Speaking at a luncheon, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) alarmed the homeschooling community when he included educating young...

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As the Bubble Bursts, Opportun...

Dec 18, 2014 by

By Thomas K. Lindsay According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the last two years have seen a substantive decrease (930,000) in the number...

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Oldest U.S. black college on v...

Dec 18, 2014 by

By David DeKok – The nation’s oldest black college, Cheyney University, one of Pennsylvania’s 14 state-run...

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Where have all the black and b...

Dec 18, 2014 by

By Alexandria Neason – As a fifth grade student in Clarksville, Tenn., a small city near Nashville, I constantly got in...

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Terror on Campus

Dec 18, 2014 by

By Ben Stein – This nation’s campuses are truly losing their minds. The whole world is losing its mind. Maybe it always was mad. I...

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Education Week Leaders To Lear...

Dec 18, 2014 by

The 215,000-student Houston district is setting the bar for how to manage the digital transformation of a large urban school system....

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Why Are UK Teenagers Skipping ...

Dec 18, 2014 by

Analysis of the results of a large-scale survey reveals the extent of truancy in English secondary schools and sheds light on the...

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London overtaking Oxbridge dom...

Dec 18, 2014 by

London universities are breaking up the traditional dominance of Oxford and Cambridge, according to official figures on research...

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Marquette Prof Suspended For C...

Dec 18, 2014 by

A tenured Marquette University political science professor has been officially barred from campus and suspended for writing a blog...

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Going for 45

Dec 18, 2014 by

Jeb Bush, who says he is considering running for president, is a strong conservative. As governor of Florida from 1999 through 2007,...

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Who’s a Conservative? Je...

Dec 18, 2014 by

Can Florida’s former governor appease the new right wing of his party? Jeb Bush’s increasingly likely presidential campaign...

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