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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 08:47:10 -0400Rebecca Lee teaches in Tulsa. Lee has been talking with students about their feelings after Terence Crutcher, whose daughter attends her school, was shot to death. She shared them publicly online.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:42:00 -0400Classes begin next week at the University of Chicago, which sent out a letter last month to incoming freshmen criticizing safe spaces and trigger warnings. NPR talks to two of these freshmen.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 20:19:00 -0400The nation's largest university endowment is underperforming and faces challenges due to churning leadership and a questionable investment strategy.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:30:00 -0400The case is one of three lawsuits the state's Democratic attorney general has filed against Republican Gov. Matt Bevin since Bevin was sworn in last December.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 04:48:00 -0400What can a city in decline do to make a comeback? In Springfield, Ohio, a new school is trying to turn the tide. But local leaders say keeping young people from moving away is key to economic revival.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 07:00:00 -0400New rules, new reviews, and new funding for young, low-income children.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 06:07:00 -0400Dealing with students' mental health looks different at every school. But experts say doing it well requires a strategy that gets everyone involved.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 06:00:00 -0400A new study says sixth-graders do better when they attend K-8 schools, so they're not the youngest.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 17:12:46 -0400Historically black colleges and universities are having big increases in student enrollment. Dillard University president Walter Kimbrough thinks it's because of increased racial tensions on campuses.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 11:07:00 -0400U.S. and Chinese educators are trying to create more opportunities for American minority students to study in China, which has grown increasingly aware of the importance of diversity in U.S. culture.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 06:39:00 -0400Sociologist Sara Goldrick-Rab's new book, Paying The Price, makes a fresh argument for free college.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 17:00:00 -0400Prices of new textbooks have been going up like crazy — faster than food, cars, even healthcare. On today's show: Why textbooks have gotten so expensive.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 06:30:00 -0400Kids with mental health problems may face a host of issues in school. Many parents say they need to be aggressive to make sure schools are on top of what their kids need.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 17:27:00 -0400A New Hampshire native, Robert Morin was known for his affection for movies and books. He left $4 million to the University of New Hampshire.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 13:21:00 -0400Natalie Hampton knows what it's like to have no one to sit with during school lunch. So she created Sit With Us, an app that helps kids find friendly harbors in the crowd.