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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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An Alternative To Suspension And Expulsion: 'Circle Up!'

December 17, 2014 - 3:42am

Oakland's restorative justice program is at the forefront of efforts to rethink school discipline.

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Skating Out Classroom Stress As A 'Derby Dame'

December 16, 2014 - 3:46pm

English teacher and roller derby queen Elle L. Cool Jam, aka Nina Park, plays offense and defense on the track and in her classroom.

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How To Talk To Boys About Sex And Consent

December 15, 2014 - 4:34pm

Given recent stories about violence against college women, what should parents say to college-age sons? NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with author Rosalind Wiseman about guiding boys through adolescence.

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There's No Place Like A Dorm Room For The Holidays

December 15, 2014 - 4:34pm

When holiday break comes, college kids start packing up and heading for home. But for former foster students, there's no home to go to.

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Two Years Later, Still Learning From Sandy Hook

December 14, 2014 - 5:05pm

A new report on the 2012 Newtown school shootings says that school administrators failed Adam Lanza despite their best efforts. The authors say the district had a lack of special education expertise.

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A For-Profit College Tries The Charter School Market

December 14, 2014 - 12:03pm

ITT Technical Institute sought to open high schools around the country, but it's meeting resistance.

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Big Drop In Students Being Held Back, But Why?

December 12, 2014 - 11:32am

The number of students being held back has been cut nearly in half, and researchers have no idea why.

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U.Va. Looks At Ways To Curb Drinking At Its Frat Houses

December 11, 2014 - 4:30pm

The University of Virginia is looking to make changes, even though a report about a gang rape has been discredited. Ideas include banning hard alcohol and having sober volunteers self-police parties.

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Community College Programs Can Lead To Big Payoffs — In The Right Fields

December 11, 2014 - 8:30am

A study tracking grads from Washington state's schools found those who completed programs longer than a year had more pay and steadier work — especially in health care, technology and skilled labor.

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Community College Programs Can Lead To Big Payoffs — In The Right Fields

December 11, 2014 - 8:30am

A study tracking grads from Washington state's schools found those who completed programs longer than a year had more pay and steadier work — especially in health care, technology and skilled labor.

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From Potatoes To Salty Fries In School: Congress Tweaks Food Rules

December 10, 2014 - 5:41pm

The giant federal spending bill that's expected to go to a vote Thursday will give schools some flexibility in implementing nutrition standards. Also a winner: the potato lobby.

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National Fraternity Leader Says Suspending Frats A 'Knee-Jerk' Reaction

December 10, 2014 - 4:46pm

Audie Cornish talks with, Pete Smithhisler, president and CEO of the North American Interfraternity Conference, on addressing sexual assault within fraternities.

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