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Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:37:00 -0500Following Donald Trump's election, the University of California system has announced it will not cooperate with federal immigration authorities or turn over records to the government regarding students in the country illegally. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California and former secretary of Homeland Security.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:37:00 -0500Yale has announced a new procedure for considering the renaming of university buildings, which could allow for the renaming of Calhoun College. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Jonathan Holloway, dean of Yale College, about the new procedure.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 04:00:00 -0500Here's how difficult it is for students with children to get access to federal money for child care.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 17:05:00 -0500Many parents and teachers report that schools won't use the word dyslexia. Why might this be? And what is the Department of Education doing about it?
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:39:00 -0500Many believe dyslexia is about jumbled letters, but experts say that's not quite right. This story explores what's happening in the brain that causes those backward letters.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 06:05:16 -0500Searching for information on your state's schools can be a real challenge, according to a new report from the Data Quality Campaign.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:07:00 -0500Pipeline and prisons and tantrums at Starbucks: these are a few of our favorite stories this week.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 05:09:00 -0500The federal government is set to forgive more than $100 billion in student loan debt over the next few decades. That's according to a report out this week from the Government Accountability Office.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 04:00:00 -0500Fifteen states allow corporal punishment in school; another seven don't prohibit it. Curious if you live in one of them? We built a map.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 02:18:00 -0500It turns out they're all satisfied customers. And among the most important subjects they report learning a lot about was themselves — reconciling their plans and dreams with real life.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:29:00 -0500A report released Wednesday by the Government Accountability Office says the U.S. is on track to forgive at least $108 billion in student debt. This is due to the number of people who have enrolled in plans the Obama administration promoted to help borrowers avoid default. The GAO report finds the Education Department also understated the cost of these plans. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Danielle Douglas-Gabriel of The Washington Post.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:26:00 -0500Dyslexia is a reading problem, but its influence can be felt far beyond the classroom. It often disrupts home life, making dinnertime and bedtime a struggle.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 06:00:00 -0500Kids are showing reading gains in dual-language classrooms. There may be underlying brain advantages at work.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 05:06:00 -0500"When I first heard that [the suspect] was Somali, I mean my stomach did fall," another Somali student said. "Not just because of what happened today, but because of what will happen tomorrow."
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 05:06:00 -0500Scientists are exploring how human brains learn to read — and discovering new ways that brains with dyslexia can learn to cope.