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University Of Virginia Dean Sues 'Rolling Stone' Over Discredited Rape Article

U.Va.'s dean of students says the article portrayed her as the "chief villain of the story." She's suing the magazine and the author for $7.85 million.

The Future Of Education: Truths, Lies And Wishful Thinking

Video games will not save education and other misconceptions about where schools are headed.

Preschool By State: Who's Spending And What's It Buying?

A national report on state-funded pre-K sends a few mixed messages: Enrollment and funding are up ... but in many places still remarkably low.

The Best Commencement Speeches, Ever

The month of May brings flowers, Mother's Day and graduations. Bring on those commencement speeches.

After Campus Suicides, Building Community With A Simple Statement

After two of her classmates took their lives, MIT freshman Isabel "Izzy" Lloyd made wristbands to promote compassionate outreach on campus. The white bands say TMAYD, for Tell Me About Your Day.

Gratitude, Disbelief, Optimism: Howard Students On Graduation Day

The Howard Project participants talk about graduating, or not, this weekend — and also describe what it has been like to hear their feelings about their college experience broadcast over the radio.

Counting Poor Students Is Getting Harder

Changes to the Free and Reduced-Price Lunch program undermine a long-used measurement for child poverty.

Boosting Education For Babies And Their Parents

The Harlem Children's Zone Baby College program offers classes and supplies to expectant parents and those with kids up to age 3. It also helps create a vital sense of community.

A Bitter Goodbye: Sweet Briar College Closes Its Doors

Despite some legal challenges, the Virginia school is closing — after more than 100 years of teaching women.


What The Best College Teachers Do

Ken Bain has been studying teaching and great college teachers for years. He says they need to tailor their lessons and their teaching to individual students.