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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 06:33:19 -0500Our series on dyslexia brought some powerful, and emotional, reactions from readers and listeners. Here's a sampling.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:16:00 -0500President-elect Donald Trump said on the campaign trail that school choice is "the new civil rights issue of our time." Here's what he plans to do about it.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:18:00 -0500Betsy DeVos is the president-elect's candidate for Secretary of Education. The Michigan philanthropist favors a free-market competition and choice approach to school reform.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:25:00 -0500Here are the accounts from several former employees and students about what happened behind closed doors at ITT Tech to lure students into expensive loans that rarely paid off.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 03:29:00 -0500The principal of a Miami middle school that artists adorned with murals two years ago says the art has led to better attendance and enrollment. This year, it's an elementary school's turn for murals.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 03:31:00 -0500How do you cope with parenting in the digital age? And how do you balance it all? How do you protect your kids, yet give them the freedom to create and explore?
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.