Falling Populations May Keep P...

Jul 26, 2020 by

New population estimates suggest the window for many big developing nations may be closing faster than they realized. The United...

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Student Loan Caps Proposed in ...

Mar 21, 2019 by

The White House is urging Congress to set new limits on student loan borrowing by graduate students and parents, as part of a larger...

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Foreign Students Sour on Ameri...

Jan 20, 2019 by

They provide critical revenue to U.S. universities. But the administration’s immigration crackdown has them going elsewhere. Last...

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School Reformers Switch Gears

Sep 5, 2018 by

“Think local” is the hot idea among influencers like the Gates Foundation that once favored top-down initiatives like Common Core. by...

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Texas Saved Billions Cutting S...

Aug 25, 2018 by

The U.S. ordered the state to remove a cap that wrongly deprived hundreds of thousands of kids. Now the question is who will pay. By...

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Keeping Zuckerberg Safe Now Co...

Aug 4, 2018 by

It costs a lot to keep Mark Zuckerberg safe. Facebook Inc. spent $7.33 million last year protecting its chief executive officer at...

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Autism Disorder Increases in U...

Apr 26, 2018 by

U.S. autism prevalence has grown, according to a federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report, with about 1.7 percent of...

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U.S. Teachers Deserve Raises —...

Apr 3, 2018 by

From West Virginia to Arizona, public-school teachers are in revolt. They are demanding better pay, and they deserve it — so...

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Harvard Blew $1 Billion in Bet...

Mar 1, 2018 by

Six years ago, Jane Mendillo, then head of Harvard’s endowment, spent a week in Brazil, flying in a turboprop plane to survey some of...

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The Rise of Tech Giants May Be...

Feb 21, 2018 by

The dominance of a few firms risks harming productivity and growth, study finds By Alessandro Speciale – When it comes to...

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Nobody Wants to Let Google Win...

Feb 21, 2018 by

By Mark Bergen – On any given day, there could be a half dozen autonomous cars mapping the same street corner in Silicon...

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How Not to Erase Student Debt

Dec 4, 2017 by

Even by government standards, it is a colossally dumb idea: revoking someone’s license to work as a way to get them to pay off...

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WeWork Hits Education With an ...

Nov 7, 2017 by

The fast-growing co-working company joins a growing list of billionaires trying to reshape American education with their influence...

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Pearson to Cut 3,000 Jobs, Div...

Aug 4, 2017 by

Pearson Plc made good on a pledge to cut costs, slashing 3,000 jobs and cutting its interim dividend to preserve cash as it works on...

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Pearson Sinks as Investors Pan...

Jul 13, 2017 by

[Finally we are seeing Pearson go down in financial ashes. It is Pearson that teamed up with Obama and his miserable Common Core to...

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Soros-Funded Hungarian Univers...

Mar 29, 2017 by

The crown jewel of billionaire financier George Soros’s educational and philanthropic network in Europe condemned a Hungarian draft...

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China’s Private Schools ...

Mar 3, 2017 by

Nisha Gopalan – Not-for-profit industries are hardly associated by most investors with rising returns. Not so in China, whose...

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Are China’s Schools Fail...

Dec 22, 2016 by

Its education system is rife with inequality. That hurts everyone in the long run. By Adam Minter It had become something of a...

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U.S. High Schools Embrace Shoo...

Jul 9, 2015 by

The giddy 13-year-old boys oohed and aahed as they stared down the black shotgun barrels and aimed at clay targets they imagined...

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Autism Tied to Air Pollution, ...

Jun 19, 2013 by

Researchers seeking the roots of autism have linked the disorder to chemicals in air pollution and, in a separate study, found that...

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