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Sun, 23 Apr 2017 07:09:00 -0400Is trade school the ticket? Does the middle class have the worst debt woes? Listeners weigh in with burning student loan questions.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 06:04:30 -0400African-American students with disabilities are disciplined far more and graduate far less than their counterparts, researchers say. What needs to change to help more succeed?
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 06:00:00 -0400The Education Secretary tours schools with the head of the American Federation of Teachers, the controversy over Ann Coulter at UC Berkeley, and other highlights from the week in education.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 05:41:00 -0400Thousands of people will participate in Saturday's March for Science. We contacted three experts on teaching and climate change to ask how the event — and its aftermath — can help engage young people.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 05:00:00 -0400The Al Fatih Academy in Virginia is one of about 270 Islamic schools in the U.S. The staff aim to give their students a well-rounded education and promote civic awareness.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 11:49:00 -0400The business model for diversity teaches students about cultural preferences and how to avoid offense, but it is ill-equipped to unpack social group power dynamics.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 06:00:00 -0400A recent study shows that college classes start too early for students' brains to be functioning at their best. Does that mean that high schools and middle schools also start too early?
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 06:00:00 -0400Half of private donors to Syrian students are funding educational technology, a report says. It's not necessarily what schools need, one co-author says, considering they may lack reliable electricity.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 16:14:00 -0400Most young people in the tiny Indian village of Chanka dream of life in the big city. But Girindra Nath Jha gave up his New Delhi life to return to his birthplace.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 13:35:00 -0400Advocates hope the recent law out of N.M., banning school staff from shaming kids for not having lunch money, helps to shape policies the USDA is requiring school districts write by July 1.
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 07:00:00 -0400How will our diets shift as climate change causes sea-level rise and coastal flooding? Photographer Allie Wist attempts to answer that with pictures of an imagined "post-sea-level-rise dinner party."
Sat, 15 Apr 2017 06:00:00 -0400Federal marshals aren't the only new faces at the U.S. Education Department, we report in our weekly roundup of education news. The other big story: New York State's plan for free college.
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 15:12:00 -0400Sunday marks the 10th anniversary of the deadliest campus shooting in U.S. history, which killed 32 people and wounded many others. Those who survived with no injuries carry emotional scars.
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 06:00:00 -0400Academic redshirting, the practice of holding kids back a year before enrolling them in kindergarten, has been debated for years. A new article attempts to clear up some of the confusion for parents.
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 04:58:00 -0400Jane Vance and Lucinda Roy were both teachers at Virginia Tech 10 years ago when the deadly campus shooting occurred. They talk about coming back to campus afterward and moving on since that day.