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Measuring the Value of A College Degree

As students and parents assess college options, debates continue over the value and costs of a college degree. Many find it difficult to know how to evaluate their choices, whether it's through college rankings, graduation rates, or future employment. We explore the issues around the value of a higher degree, and ways it might be measured, including the College Scorecard, introduced by President Barack Obama last year.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Sept. 22

You can attend a festival where nothing is planned, aside from the schedule, or see a play about temptation and loyalty.

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Syrup Induces Pumpkin-Spiced Fever Dreams

Hugh Merwin, an editor at Grub Street, bought a 63-ounce jug of pumpkin spice syrup and put it in just about everything he ate for four days. As he tells NPR's Scott Simon, it did not go well.
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Cuccinelli Claims PAC Shortchanged His Campaign

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A lawsuit by Republican Ken Cuccinelli says a political action committee raised large amounts of money invoking his name in email solicitations despite giving only a pittance to his 2013 campaign.

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Cellphones In Class Are No Problem In One Maryland School District

An Eastern Shore school district is allowing teachers to treat students' cellphones, tables and laptops as a resource rather than a nuisance.

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