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UVA Rector Addresses University President's Resignation

Less than two years after Teresa Sullivan's appointment, the University of Virginia's president is stepping down. The school's Board of Visitors has accepted her resignation and is calling for a bold new leader who can resolve financial challenges.

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More Women Enrolling To The U.S. Naval Academy

A U.S. Naval Academy official says the class of 2016 is on track to have the largest female class in the academy's history.

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Is Teach For America Failing?

Teach for America has been touted for its success in bringing talented people into the field of education. But it has also been drawing criticism, even from former supporters, about whether the program is effective. Host Michel Martin talks with Gary Rubenstein, a Teach for America alum, a veteran teacher and a critic of the program.
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In Defense Of Teach For America

Teach for America is drawing criticism from some education policy observers who say its training for new recruits is rushed and incomplete. The organization, however, vigorously defends its record. Host Michel Martin speaks with Heather Harding of Teach for America about the program's challenges and its future.
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McDonnell Gives Thanks To UVA President

Gov. Bob McDonnell is expressing his gratitude toward University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan, who announced her resignation Sunday.

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UVA President Teresa Sullivan Steps Down

University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan is leaving her position, effective Aug. 15.

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