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Posted by: BenThurber

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-02-17 15:46:11 -0800 | education-news

In the Clinton years, Hillary put out a book called "It Takes a Village." The book basically said that it's not just the job of parents to raise children, but it's also the job of others. I can't recall, right...
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Posted by: rsa76

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-10-12 02:17:38 -0700 | education-news

At 16 years, the Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai was applauded today by hundreds of people at the headquarters of the World Bank (WB) for his speech in favor of equality of women and education in which he called "more money...
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Posted by: Avaline

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-10-09 00:12:40 -0700 | education-news

American adults are behind adults of other countries in math, literacy and problem-solving skills, according to a report by USA Today. Americans within the age range of 16-65 have not made it to the international averages in fundamental problem-solving, reading...
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Breaking News: Affordable college education:  Plan early and be creative
   
Posted by: Dava Castillo SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 16:07:08 -0700 | education-news

One of the most important factors in college planning, whether you are a parent, grandparent or a prospective student, is to start early. If parents or grandparents want to save early, then start putting away money in a special account...
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Breaking News: Cost of higher education spirals out of control
   
Posted by: joegorski

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 16:03:22 -0700 | education-news

Many students are graduating from four years of college with oppressive levels of student loan debt. With the economy in a state of rapid change and having weak growth in the traditional job market many graduates are forced to take...
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Posted by: rsa76

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-12-08 12:23:41 -0800 | education-news

WASHINGTON - The Princeton University leads the ranking of the best public and private universities in the United States, as published on Tuesday the news portal U.S. News and World Report. For its part, Harvard University until last year shared...
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Posted by: Irfan Khan

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-09-07 12:59:04 -0700 | education-news

According to a global survey, US education is ranked 14th in Reading, 17th in Science and 21st in Math. Michelle Rhee is an educator in DC who is out to change those figures. According to Michelle, during the last 3...
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Posted by: maniawan

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-08-28 04:33:58 -0700 | education-news

Mr. Obama while pursing his educational plan to make education more affordable said that education should not be luxary . He was in other words saying that education should in the reach of everyone . He said all this during...
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Posted by: rsa76

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-08-21 04:44:20 -0700 | education-news

Each year, the number of graduates of U.S. schools that can not recruit the necessary points to get a high school diploma is increasing. Therefore, many of them prefer not to take the national finals set on the British model,...
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Posted by: usawordcreator

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-08-05 17:55:47 -0700 | education-news

The Wisconsin school teachers protests and attempts to recall Gov. Walker resulted in not only losing the battle but instead helped to further new laws across the US that allow teachers to drop union membership. Now the National Education Association...
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Breaking News: Part-time faculty at US colleges receive minimal pay and benefits
   
Posted by: northsunm32

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-04-14 12:40:59 -0700 | education-news

A recent article in Al Jazeera by Sarah Kendzior, a recent Ph.D. recipient in anthropology, describes the desperate economic situation of adjunct professors whom she calls "academia's indentured servants." The New York Times recently reports that 76 percent of American...
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Posted by: aedavis

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-03-26 12:54:00 -0700 | education-news

Warning Signs Your Child May be Bullying Others and How to Help For any parent, it can be an alarming discovery to learn that your child is displaying bullying traits. Bullying is defined as repeated, aggressive behavior that can be...
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Breaking News: 5 Reasons Children May Not Ask for Help When Being Bullied
   
Posted by: Cher Murphy

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-02-25 08:04:53 -0800 | education-news

Chances are, most people reading this know a child who has stayed home from school this week simply because they were afraid of being bullied – but they may not realize it. It is estimated that an average of 160,000...
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Posted by: Adrian Holman

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 16:02:59 -0700 | education-news

Remember during President Barack Obama's first term when the GOP was whining about that spending cuts would be needed or the "debt would be placed on our children and our grandchildren"? Well, if Congress does not act before March 1,...
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Breaking News: A Word Or Two From Marcus Garvey - Past Daily Reference Room: Black History Month Edition.
   
Posted by: Gordonskene

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-02-03 08:46:27 -0800 | education-news

Marcus Garvey – An inspirational figure in the Civil Rights Movement.Click on the link here for Audio Player: Marcus Garvey – 1921Kicking off Black History Month this year with two short addresses by Marcus Garvey. Garvey, a Jamaican political leader,...
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