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

8 hours 49 min ago

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

10 hours 18 min ago

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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5 Lessons Education Research Taught Us In 2014

February 26, 2015 - 7:03am

Lessons from a handful of the most-viewed papers from the American Educational Research Association last year.

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5 Lessons Education Research Taught Us In 2014

February 26, 2015 - 7:03am

Lessons from a handful of the most-viewed papers from the American Educational Research Association last year.

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Dissecting A Frog: A Middle School Rite Of Passage

February 25, 2015 - 4:19pm

In science classrooms across the country, middle-schoolers will take part in an iconic activity this year: frog dissection.

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Dissecting A Frog: A Middle School Rite Of Passage

February 25, 2015 - 4:19pm

In science classrooms across the country, middle-schoolers will take part in an iconic activity this year: frog dissection.

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Dissecting A Frog: A Middle School Rite Of Passage

February 25, 2015 - 4:19pm

In science classrooms across the country, middle-schoolers will take part in an iconic activity this year: frog dissection.

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Dissecting A Frog: A Middle School Rite Of Passage

February 25, 2015 - 4:19pm

In science classrooms across the country, middle-schoolers will take part in an iconic activity this year: frog dissection.

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Preventing Suicide With A 'Contagion Of Strength'

February 25, 2015 - 7:08am

A suicide prevention program trains middle and high school students as peer mentors — shaping school culture and behavior around pillars of support.

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