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Why Babies Love (And Learn From) Magic Tricks

A new study in the journal Science explores the power of surprise to motivate infant learning.
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11 Ex-Atlanta Public School Employees Found Guilty In Cheating Scandal

They were found guilty of conspiracy when they switched student test scores. The verdicts close a dark chapter for the school system and the city of Atlanta. One defendant, a teacher, was acquitted.
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University Of Virginia Announces New Sexual Misconduct Policy

With no fanfare, the University of Virginia has announced a new sexual misconduct policy, prompted by a federal investigation.
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Verdict Reached In Atlanta School Cheating Case

Eleven of 12 former public school employees in Atlanta were found guilty Wednesday in one of the biggest cheating scandals in American education.
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11 Former Atlanta Public School Employees Found Guilty In Cheating Scandal

All but one of the 12 educators charged with racketeering were found guilty by a Georgia jury. The scandal involved dozens of schools and dozens of teachers who had previously taken plea deals.
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The Opposite Of The Dean's List

The Education Department says it's keeping a close eye on 556 colleges and universities that do a poor job of complying with federal regulations and handling federal financial aid.
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Activists Stop Paying Their Student Loans

Students who say their for-profit college degrees are worthless took their "debt strike" to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Tuesday.
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Students From Troubled For-Profit Colleges Refuse To Pay Back Loans

A group of students met with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Tuesday to send a message: They won't pay back the loans they incurred attending troubled for-profit colleges.
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Live From Small Town America: Teachers Who Blog To Stay In Touch

Teachers in remote areas say it's a great way to plug into conversations with other educators.
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Maryland Lawmaker Criticizes Baker's Proposal To Raise Taxes For Schools In Prince George's County

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker wants a roughly 15 percent hike for next year, but a fellow Democrat in Prince George's County is trying to stop him.

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