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Could It Be? Researchers Find A Hiring Bias That Favors Women

A new study shows that universities have a 2:1 preference for hiring women for STEM tenure-track positions.
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Teaching Students To Hear The Music In The Built World

Cooper Union architecture professor Diana Agrest has influenced generations of accomplished architects. Agrest was one of the first women to teach in the largely male-dominated field.
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On The High School Diploma: A 'Bilingual' Stamp Of Approval?

Indiana may soon allow high school students to graduate with a 'seal of biliteracy.' Eight other states already do.
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Students At University of Mary Washington Challenge School Board On Divestment

Students around the country are pushing their schools to divest from companies that sell and promote the use of fossil fuels, including a handful at the University of Mary Washington in Frederick who were arrested for their efforts.

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What Can #NOLASCHOOLS Teach Us?

Michel Martin is hosting a conversation about education in New Orleans, ten years after Hurricane Katrina sparked a transformation of public schools there. Add your voice at #NOLASCHOOLS.
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Universities Target MBA Programs Toward Professional Athletes

Pro football players can earn tens of millions of dollars in a career. Some schools are now catering to current and former athletes to show them how best to manage their money after they stop playing.
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New York Teen Gets Accepted To All Ivy League Schools

High school senior Harold Ekeh plans to go to college. He applied to 13 schools — including 8 Ivy League schools. He got into all of them. His family moved to the U.S. from Nigeria when he was eight.
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Anti-Test 'Opt-Out' Movement Makes A Wave In New York State

Activists say that about 175,000 students refused to take federally mandated tests last week.
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Howard Seniors Look Back On The Soundtrack To Their College Years

As graduation nears, the four students of The Howard Project share the songs that have carried them through the past four years — from "He Has His Hands On You" to India.Arie's "Beautiful Surprise."
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Falling Through The Cracks: Young Lives Adrift In New Orleans

Among U.S. cities, New Orleans has the third-highest rate of young people who are neither in school nor working. Craig Adams Jr. is trying not to be one of them.

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