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Harvard Reaches Tentative Agreement to End Cafeteria Workers’ Strike

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:37:48 GMT

Employees at Harvard University’s cafeteria have been on strike for close to three weeks and could return to work on Thursday.Hundreds of employees walked out three weeks ago, asking for higher wages and no increase in health care costs.

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Fair Game: A Whistle Was Blown on ITT; 17 Years Later, It Collapsed

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:31:00 GMT

Dan Graves, a former employee of ITT Educational Services who filed suit against the company in 1999, says regulatory failures allowed ITT to stay in business far longer than it otherwise might have.In the interim, the for-profit education company made billions off federal student aid, while students amassed mountains of debt and few job prospects.

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Common Sense: How Much Graduates Earn Drives More College Rankings

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:37:55 GMT

Juggle the ratings in the right way, factoring in a graduate’s future salaries and job satisfaction, and Claremont McKenna College in California comes out on top.The purpose of education is to stretch and elevate young minds, right? Now some rankings are including future earnings in their calculations.

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Feature: The Anti-Helicopter Parent’s Plea: Let Kids Play!

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:00:23 GMT

The Lanza family’s backyard.A Silicon Valley dad decided to test his theories about parenting by turning his yard into a playground where children can take physical risks without supervision. Not all of his neighbors were thrilled.

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More New York City Schools Join Diversity Initiative

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:29:50 GMT

The Children’s Workshop School, in the East Village, will alter its admissions policies to enroll additional disadvantaged students.Twelve more public schools are joining a city program allowing them to alter admissions policies to enroll additional disadvantaged students.

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Faculty Members at State Universities in Pennsylvania End 3-Day Strike

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:44:32 GMT

Chuck Shorten, left, and Brent Thompson, both faculty members at West Chester University, picketed in West Chester, Pa., on Wednesday.A tentative agreement between the faculty union and the state includes raises and measures to save on health care costs.

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Your Money: How Taking a Gap Year Can Shape Your Life

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:08:14 GMT

Top row, left: Masa Kenney, who served in the United States Army during Operation Desert Storm; right: Geoff Noer in the Faroe Islands. Middle row, left: Tim Holtan in Vietnam; right: Corey Flournoy, national president of Future Farmers of America. Bottom row, left: Josh Fine running a one-man college radio network in the 1992 presidential campaign; right: Toni Gorog in Brazil.Looking back, adults who took time off before or during college say they have no regrets.

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Teaching Seventh Graders in a ‘Total Mess’ of an Election Season

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:55:07 GMT

Seventh graders in Brent Wathke’s social studies classes at DeLong Middle School in Eau Claire, Wis., clockwise from top left: Emma Johnson, Lorenzo Tovar, Nika Knapp, Paul Harder, Rylea Nall, Gabriel Morken, Mekhi Shaw and Casper Haas.In Wisconsin, a crucial swing state, one teacher has aimed for civility in class, but has struggled to discuss the shocking tone of the presidential race.

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The Path to College

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:21:13 GMT

College is the goal. Will these three teenagers get there? Anemona Hartocollis brings you their stories in this Facebook Live series.

How an Aesthete’s Eye Can Help a Doctor’s Hand

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:00:40 GMT

Participants in a teaching demonstration that is led by medical and museum educators inspecting an Umberto Boccioni sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art.With the goal of fostering diagnostic skills and empathy, more medical schools are battling skepticism to offer courses on viewing art.

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On Campus: Struggling to Serve at the Nation’s Richest University

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:16:24 GMT

We Harvard dining hall workers are on strike because we can’t afford to pay more for health care.

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Public Sacrifice: Think Your Retirement Plan Is Bad? Talk to a Teacher

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:22:09 GMT

Schoolteachers and others who pursue careers of service in exchange for modest paychecks get lightly regulated retirement plans that often charge excessive fees.

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William G. Bowen, Princeton Educator Who Championed Poor and Minority Students, Dies at 83

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:39:51 GMT

William Bowen in 1982 at Princeton University, where he oversaw the first admission of women.Dr. Bowen was president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and also served as provost and president of Princeton, overseeing the admission of women and expanding the university academically.

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Tech Tip: Want to make your own app? There are free classes for that

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:12:50 GMT

If you have an idea for a mobile app, or you just want to become more familiar with how software works, you can get a free education online.

Your Money Adviser: How to Dig Out of Federal Student Loan Default

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:19:45 GMT

Rehabilitation, the main option for getting back on track, can return borrowers to delinquency because of “needless red tape,” a new report finds.

Op-Ed Contributor: Are Detroit’s Most Terrible Schools Unconstitutional?

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:21:01 GMT

A student in Detroit.In Detroit, a federal court is being asked to determine if the city’s children have the right to a minimally adequate education.

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New Jersey Lawmakers Vote to Forgive Deceased Students’ Loans

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 03:56:11 GMT

After her son was killed, Marcia DeOliveira-Longinetti tried to get New Jersey’s loan agency to forgive her son’s student debt, which total about $16,000.The bill, now awaiting Gov. Chris Christie’s approval, would require that the state’s student loan agency forgive the debts of borrowers who die or become permanently disabled.

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Editorial: College Accreditors Need Higher Standards

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:21:01 GMT

A student outside the shuttered ITT Technical Institute in Vista, Calif.The federal government’s hands-off approach to ensuring higher education standards has led to lax oversight by some independent organizations.

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