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A College Project That Imagines A Floating City For Oil Workers

Plans for man-made islands — designed by Rice University architecture students — have attracted the attention of one of the world's largest oil companies as a way to house way-offshore oil workers.
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The Business Of Frats: Shifting Liability For Trauma And Injury

A report in The Atlantic looks at the power that fraternities have at universities and the ways in which the organizations protect themselves when serious legal problems arise.
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Maryland Schools Using Conflict Resolution To Curb Bullying, Suspensions

As part of an effort to keep Maryland students in the classroom and out of the juvenile justice system, schools are implementing conflict resolution strategies which are already showing results.

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Renovation Of D.C. Special Education School Delayed By Archeological Find

The renovation of a D.C. public school that officials will use for special needs students has been delayed by a year after archeologists found items they believe came from a Native American settlement on the site.
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As High Schoolers Wait For College Notices, D.C. Fights To Get Students To Apply

Thousands of high school seniors across our region are waiting to hear if they've gotten into the colleges of their choice, but in the District, D.C. public schools are making a big push to get students — especially those from low-income backgrounds — ready for higher education.

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D.C. Students Travel Far And Wide For Schools

Data released by the District shows very few students in the city attend their assigned public schools.
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Duke: $60,000 A Year For College Is Actually A Discount

"We're investing on average about $90,000 in the education of each student," says a university official. Where exactly is all that money going?
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USDA Tells Schools: Don't Refuse Food To Students Who Owe

The agency responds to a January incident in which a Utah elementary school served students food – and threw it away when their accounts were found to have a negative balance.
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DCPS Seeks To Remove Barriers To College For Low-Income Students

In D.C., the city's traditional public schools are trying to smooth the path to college, especially for low-income students.

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Data Breach At University Of Maryland Exposes 309,000 Records

The records from staff, faculty and students date back to 1998 and include social security numbers, names and dates of birth.

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