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Randy Martin, an author and sociologist, argues that America’s socioeconomic culture causes our daily lives to be “financialized”, which commonly...
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The firm that owns the SAT college entrance exam is boosting security worldwide following test-stealing and other...
FILE - In this May 17, 2016 file photo, a new sticker is placed on the door at the ceremonial opening of a gender neutral bathroom at Nathan Hale High School in Seattle. A government official says the Trump administration will revoke guidelines that say transgender students should be allowed to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their chosen gender identity.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will revoke federal guidelines that tell public schools to let transgender students use bathrooms...
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Telle Whitney, President & CEO of Anita Borg Institute, explains the importance of focusing on retention and representation of women...
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University is offering tuition incentives in hopes of increasing the number of highly trained...
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Education leaders in North Dakota are ecstatic about the recent approval of an ‘innovation’ bill that has been in the...
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A Study published in “Child Development” found that speaking in generalizations shapes how children, by the age of two, think...
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Elizabeth Babcock, Chief Public Engagement Officer of the California Academy of Sciences, discusses how wonder and the desire to protect...
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A new survey found that accessing higher education online ultimately costs more than in-person / in-class courses, for both students...
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The College and University Professional Association for Human Resources conducted new research and found that although the gender pay gap...
In this Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 photo Brown University senior Viet Nguyen stands for a portrait on the schools campus, in Providence, R.I. Ivy League students are asking their schools to automatically waive the application fee for applicants who are low-income or the first in their families to attend college. Nguyen, who leads the undergraduate student government, is asking student government leaders and student groups at other universities to sign on. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Ivy League students are asking their schools to automatically waive the application fee for applicants who...
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Diane Kaplan, President and CEO of Rasmuson Foundation, discusses the core values and strategies of the organization....
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Business leaders are calling for a large increase in enrollment in North Carolina’s pre-kindergarten program. ...
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Foundation says it awarded a record $45 million in grants last year. ...
Protesters gather outside Jefferson Middle School in Washington, Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, where Education Secretary Betsy DeVos paid her first visit as education secretary in a bid to mend fences with educators after a bruising confirmation battle. (AP Photo/Maria Danilova)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Betsy DeVos was met with shouts of "stand up, fight back" from angry protesters as she made...
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Martin Blank President of the Institute for Educational Leadership discusses equipping leaders to build effective systems that prepare children...
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An undocumented student named Mitzie Perez at the University of California, Riverside, was denied by Wells Fargo to receive loans...
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San Francisco’s Mayor Lee and City Supervisor, Jane Kim, announced a deal to offer free tuition for SF Community College...
In this image from video, provided by Senate Television shows Vice President Mike Pence presiding over the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, during the Senate's vote on Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos. The Senate confirmed DeVos with Pence breaking a 50-50 tie. (Senate Television via AP)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Tuesday confirmed school choice advocate Betsy DeVos as Education secretary by the narrowest of...
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Jim Grossman Executive Director of the American Historical Association discusses the importance of historical thinking....
In this Wednesday Feb. 1, 2017, photo, Brooklyn College students walk between classes on campus in New York. They don't mean to sound ungrateful, but New York public college students who would stand to gain from the nation's most ambitious free-tuition proposal are quick to point out a sobering reality from their own meager finances: Free tuition doesn't mean free college. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — They don't mean to sound ungrateful, but ... New York public college students who would stand...
FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2017 file photo, Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. DeVos bid to become education secretary could be in trouble. Two Republican senators, Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, announced their opposition to DeVos in speeches on the Senate floor Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Betsy DeVos moved closer toward confirmation as education secretary Friday after clearing a major hurdle in the...
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Some of America’s worst racial disparities between white and black students are in Wisconsin’s schools. ...
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Irving McPhail, President & CEO of the National Council for Minorities in Engineering discusses how NACME's work is aimed...

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