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An Update On Screen Time

5 hours 47 min ago

New research may be changing the debate over how we think about screen time for young children.

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What Would Jesus Drink? A Class Exploring Ancient Wines Asks

December 25, 2014 - 4:16pm

The details of wine and winemaking practices in biblical times are debated among experts. But we do know that vino in Christ's day was very different from what we imbibe today.

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Where Ebola Has Closed Schools, A Radio Program Provides A Faint Signal Of Hope

December 25, 2014 - 4:16pm

1.5 million children are out of school in Liberia. It's possible kids may not return to class until spring.

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Will The Taliban Attack Make Parents Afraid To Send Kids To School?

December 25, 2014 - 7:03am

As horrifying as it was, the massacre will not cause parents to pull their kids out, says Madiha Afzal, a professor of public policy who grew up in Lahore.

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Teacher Wins $150,000 Prize — And Donates It All To Her School

December 24, 2014 - 9:54am

Nikki Bollerman recently won a contest that gave books to her students. The third-grade teacher, 26, decided the cash that came with it should also go to her school.

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An Update On For-Profit Colleges

December 24, 2014 - 8:08am

New regulations and new complaints for a troubled sector; a new owner for a troubled college.

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Conquering Anatomy On The Way To A Stable Career

December 23, 2014 - 4:21pm

In September, we profiled a hard-to-pass but popular class at community colleges: anatomy 1, required for a nursing degree. We check back in with Jonathan Harned, who wasn't sure he could pass.

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An Update From New Orleans

December 23, 2014 - 2:33pm

Charter schools, special education, and new preschool funding are among changes for New Orleans schools.

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Even More Secret Lives Of Teachers

December 23, 2014 - 7:06am

What do teachers do outside the classroom? We've gotten hundreds of responses to that question. To list a few: They officiate at weddings, run nonprofits and Jazzercise.

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Groups Warn Of Dangers With Funding Of Universities By Koch Brothers

December 22, 2014 - 4:22pm

In addition to famously subsidizing political campaigns, the Koch brothers also pour millions a year into think tanks and universities. Some warn that the funding can come with conditions that threaten academic freedom.

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An Update On LA's iPad Program

December 22, 2014 - 7:23am

A high-profile school tech program; a federal corruption investigation and the resignation of the superintendent.

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Conduct Hearing Clears Florida State QB Of Sex Allegations

December 22, 2014 - 1:43am

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was cleared Sunday of the accusations he faced at a student code of conduct hearing involving an alleged sexual assault two years ago.

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12 Weeks To A 6-Figure Job

December 20, 2014 - 8:03am

With that pitch, coder boot camps are poised to get much, much bigger. Is this a new education delivery system?

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Troubled By Grand Jury Verdicts, Students Request More Time For Exams

December 19, 2014 - 5:58pm

Students at several law schools say events in Ferguson and New York have left them too upset to study. Others are more concerned about how the extra study time will affect the grading curve.

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The Fate Of The Administration's College Ratings

December 19, 2014 - 5:04pm

Some say a vaunted attempt to improve the quality of colleges is dead on arrival. Let's find out why.

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Education Dept. Issues Framework For New College Rating System

December 19, 2014 - 10:57am

The draft plan indicates that such factors as access, affordability and student outcomes will be key to the system first announced by President Obama in 2013.

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Details On The Administration's New College Ratings System

December 19, 2014 - 7:03am

A framework for measuring opportunity --and outcomes.

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New Federal College Ratings Will Consider Aid, Total Cost, Employment

December 19, 2014 - 7:03am

A framework for measuring opportunity — and outcomes.

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The Administration's College Rating System: How It Looks On Campus

December 19, 2014 - 3:59am

The Education Department's unveiling today of a controversial proposal has fueled a debate over what this kind of system can — or should — measure.

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'Restorative Justice' A New Approach To Discipline At School

December 17, 2014 - 4:11pm

In the second of two reports on Restorative Justice, we look at a "harm circle" session with two students who've been in a fight at an Oakland Middle School.

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