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Will The Taliban Attack Make Parents Afraid To Send Kids To School?

As horrifying as it was, the massacre will not cause parents to pull their kids out, says Madiha Afzal, a professor of public policy who grew up in Lahore.
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Teacher Wins $150,000 Prize — And Donates It All To Her School

Nikki Bollerman recently won a contest that gave books to her students. The third-grade teacher, 26, decided the cash that came with it should also go to her school.
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An Update On For-Profit Colleges

New regulations and new complaints for a troubled sector; a new owner for a troubled college.
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Researchers Work to Better Understand the Brains of Deaf Language Learners

In the first known study of its kind, researchers from Georgetown University Medical Center and Gallaudet University have shown that the language we learn as children affects brain structure, as does hearing status.

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Conquering Anatomy On The Way To A Stable Career

In September, we profiled a hard-to-pass but popular class at community colleges: anatomy 1, required for a nursing degree. We check back in with Jonathan Harned, who wasn't sure he could pass.
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An Update From New Orleans

Charter schools, special education, and new preschool funding are among changes for New Orleans schools.
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Groups Warn Of Dangers With Funding Of Universities By Koch Brothers

In addition to famously subsidizing political campaigns, the Koch brothers also pour millions a year into think tanks and universities. Some warn that the funding can come with conditions that threaten academic freedom.
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An Update On LA's iPad Program

A high-profile school tech program; a federal corruption investigation and the resignation of the superintendent.
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Twelve Weeks To A Six-Figure Job

With that pitch, coder boot camps are poised to get much, much bigger. Is this a new education delivery system?

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Troubled By Grand Jury Verdicts, Students Request More Time For Exams

Students at several law schools say events in Ferguson and New York have left them too upset to study. Others are more concerned about how the extra study time will affect the grading curve.

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