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In Berlin, Grassroots Efforts Work To Integrate Inner-City Schools

3 hours 48 min ago

In parts of the city, racial segregation in schools is often a reality. But small parent-led initiatives — one immigrant-led, one native-led — have been working to change perceptions and enrollment.

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In LA, Clearing A Backlog Of Aging Instruments

March 4, 2015 - 4:26pm

The district has made progress, but many students are stuck with broken strings, squeaky horns and out-of-tune pianos.

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The Magic Trick That Could Help Students Pay For College

March 4, 2015 - 11:36am

The IRS and the Department of Education already have the power to make the Free Application for Federal Student Aid easier without cutting questions. So why haven't they?

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Shrink The FAFSA? Good Luck With That

March 4, 2015 - 3:32am

Lots of politicians are calling for a shorter FAFSA — the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It now has more than 100 questions. But, it turns out, shortening the FAFSA is a tall order.

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Prepare For 'The End Of College': Here's What Free Higher Ed Looks Like

March 3, 2015 - 2:09pm

In his new book, Kevin Carey envisions a future in which online education programs solve two of colleges' biggest problems: costs and admissions.

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Where Have All The Teachers Gone?

March 3, 2015 - 2:03pm

Enrollment at teacher training programs is down in many parts of the country, raising fears of a looming teacher shortage.

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Debate: Do Liberals Stifle Intellectual Diversity On The College Campus?

March 3, 2015 - 1:27pm

Are conservative views stifled in academia? Is it censorship when colleges withdraw invitations extended to controversial speakers? Experts debate free speech in an Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.

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Ex-Atlanta School Superintendent, Charged In Cheating Case, Dies At 68

March 3, 2015 - 5:03am

In 2009, Beverly Hall was named national superintendent of the year largely based on her district's improved standardized test scores. But those scores soon came under scrutiny.

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Behold The Humble Block! Tools Of The Trade

March 3, 2015 - 3:34am

Math. Measurement. Balance. Negotiation. Collaboration. And fun. You might call blocks the anti-app: These smooth maple pieces need no recharging, no downloading.

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College: I'll Only Go If I Know (That I Can Afford It)

March 2, 2015 - 8:03am

New research shows if students don't think they can afford college, they may not even apply.

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College: I'll Only Go If I Know (That I Can Afford It)

March 2, 2015 - 8:03am

New research shows if students don't think they can afford college, they may not even apply.

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A Nearly Recession-Proof City Is Not Slowing Down

March 2, 2015 - 3:58am

The unemployment rate in Lincoln, Neb., is one of lowest in the U.S., thanks to a well-educated workforce. The focus now is on finding workers and keeping young people from leaving.

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Teaching The Holocaust: New Approaches For A New Generation

March 1, 2015 - 6:15am

This year, during the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camps, some teachers are placing more emphasis on creating lessons about "how Jews lived than about how they perished."

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The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, Longtime President Of Notre Dame University, Dies

February 27, 2015 - 5:19pm

Father Ted, as he was known to his friends, was influential in reshaping Catholic higher education. He was also a champion for civil rights and nuclear disarmament.

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Film About Campus Sexual Assault Tells Survivors: 'You Are Not Alone'

February 27, 2015 - 5:00pm

Survivors Annie Clark and Andrea Pino brought a Title IX complaint against the University of North Carolina. "This is not about UNC," Clark says. "We're not doing this to vilify our institution."

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A Glut Of Ph.D.s Means Long Odds Of Getting Jobs

February 27, 2015 - 11:08am

Only one in five Ph.D.s in science, engineering and health end up with faculty teaching or research positions within five years of completing their degrees. But universities keep churning them out.

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A Glut Of Ph.D.s Means Long Odds Of Getting Jobs

February 27, 2015 - 11:08am

Only 1 in 5 Ph.D.s in science, engineering and health end up with faculty teaching or research positions within five years of completing their degrees. But universities keep churning them out.

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Colorado Pushes For Concealed Guns In K-12 Schools

February 27, 2015 - 3:40am

Similar legislation has been proposed in North Dakota and Wyoming to allow concealed firearms on K-12 school grounds and college campuses, as a part of a larger effort to expand gun owners' rights.

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Colorado Pushes For Concealed Guns In K-12 Schools

February 27, 2015 - 3:40am

Similar legislation has been proposed in North Dakota and Wyoming to allow concealed firearms on K-12 school grounds and college campuses, as a part of a larger effort to expand gun owners' rights.

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Colorado Pushes For Concealed Guns In K-12 Schools

February 27, 2015 - 3:40am

Similar legislation has been proposed in North Dakota and Wyoming to allow concealed firearms on K-12 school grounds and college campuses, as a part of a larger effort to expand gun owners' rights.

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