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Thu, 20 Oct 2016 06:02:00 -0400Thousands of Atlanta students were affected by the cheating scandal in which test scores were falsified. Years later, those who remain are now receiving special services.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:55:00 -0400Faculty members began a walkout Wednesday after contract talks with the state broke down. The striking union represents educators at 14 of Pennsylvania's public universities.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:50:00 -0400Our story about the barbershop that takes $2 off haircuts for young readers went viral, so we went back to ask what happened next.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0400Relay, an independent teacher prep program, is growing quickly thanks to its hands-on approach. Is this the future of teacher training?
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 17:08:00 -0400America's high school graduation rate has risen to an all-time high: 83 percent. While the rise is due to increased attention on at-risk students, the uptick also reflects lower graduation standards.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:03:00 -0400Almost all parents rate their child care as very good or excellent, according to a new NPR poll. But researchers say that's off base, and that just 10 percent of child care is high quality.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 11:47:00 -0400Students of color, low-income students, students with disabilities and English learners have all made gains.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 04:53:00 -0400A new survey from Sesame Workshop found that parents and teachers worry a lot about kindness — what it looks like, how to cultivate it and why there isn't enough of it in the world.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 07:26:00 -0400University students in South Africa have been protesting for weeks, demanding the government make university free. They say the goal is equal access for poor blacks, the country's majority.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:28:00 -0400George Washington University — one of the nation's most expensive schools — is among the latest to try to make sure its students, most of whom receive financial aid, have enough to eat.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 12:53:28 -0400The U.S. Education Department is taking a stronger approach to teacher-prep programs with new regulations out this week.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 07:43:00 -0400The for-profit university chain has agreed to stop claiming that 90 percent of its graduates seeking employment found jobs in their field within six months of graduation. It was not able to prove it.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 17:47:00 -0400The videotape of Donald Trump bragging about groping and kissing women is already being used on campuses as a case study to teach students everything from bystander intervention to consent.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 17:11:44 -0400Some immigrant families from China send their U.S.-born babies to their home country to be raised by relatives. Certain educators in New York City say this can make education a challenge.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 04:43:00 -0400Some immigrant families from China send their U.S.-born babies to their home country to be raised by relatives. Psychologists are studying what happens when these children return home.