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NLRB Rules Student Assistants At Private Universities Are Employees

The National Labor Relations Board on Tuesday ruled in favor of students at private universities who argue their work as researchers and teaching assistants makes them employees in the eyes of the law. For decades, the board has flip-flopped on this issue.
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Hamilton College Introduces New Diversity Requirement

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Karen Brewer, a chemistry professor at Hamilton College, about the school's new diversity course requirement.
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NLRB Rules Graduate Students Are Employees With The Right To Unionize

The 3-1 decision by the National Labor Relations Board reverses a 2004 ruling and opens the door to union drives at private universities across the country.
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Stanford Bans Hard Liquor From On-Campus Parties, Limits Bottle Sizes

The change in policy, following a high-profile sexual assault, was swiftly criticized by those who believe it focuses on the wrong issue.
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A New Leader For Montgomery County Public Schools

Kojo sits down with Montgomery County's new school superintendent to talk about the challenges ahead in one of the nation's largest school systems.

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Howard University's Newest Freshman: Actor Nick Cannon

Actor Nick Cannon — famous for college-themed films like Drumline — has started his first year at Howard University, according to posts on his social media accounts.

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The 50 Most Segregating School Borders In America

Detroit and Birmingham top a new, national list of school district boundaries that separate the Haves from the Have Nots.
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Obama Transgender Bathroom Directive Blocked Temporarily By Judge

Renee Montagne talks to Attorney General Scott Pruitt of Oklahoma, one of the states granted an injunction which keeps guidance from the administration on transgender students from going into effect.
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Latest Religious Liberty Battle: Church-Affiliated Colleges And LGBT Students

A California lawmaker's push to reduce discrimination against LGBT people at religious colleges and universities sparks new debate over the separation of church and state.
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Americans Like Their Schools Just Fine — But Not Yours

Two new polls show contradictions and partisan divides in the public's opinion of education.

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