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Confederate Group Can't Use Chapel, Washington And Lee University Says

The group's Stonewall Brigade had held an annual ceremony at the Lexington, Virginia, school's Lee Chapel for more than a decade.


Are Traumatized Students Disabled? A Debate Straight Outta Compton

A class action lawsuit argues that traumatized students in Compton, Calif., are entitled to the same accommodations from schools as students with more traditional, physical disabilities.

'Rosenwald' Celebrates 'The Greatest Philanthropist You've Never Heard Of'

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Aviva Kempner about her latest documentary on Julius Rosenwald, the successful businessman who helped advance the cause of educating African-Americans in the South.

To Learn More, This High-Schooler Left The Classroom

Nick Bain, 17, was in class one day when he calculated that only "2 1/2 to three hours" was actually useful instruction. So he decided to go out on his own to learn.

For Incoming Freshmen, Which Cultural Touchstones Are Out Of Touch?

Beloit College's annual "mindset list" aims to show professors which cultural and historical references are outdated and will supposedly bewilder incoming college students.

Climb Aboard As A School Bus Driver Preps For The First Day Of Classes

How do bus drivers prepare for the first day back to school? We'll meet one driver in Bloomington, Indiana, who gets ready for the big day by dry-running her route.

Teacher Shortage? Or Teacher Pipeline Problem?

As schools reopen across the U.S., some regions are having trouble finding enough teachers to fill vacancies. But others see a big disconnect between training and the needs of districts.

'Disrupting' Tech's Diversity Problem With A Code Camp For Girls Of Color

The group Black Girls CODE holds summer boot camps that teach basics of app design and development. The nonprofit aims to inspire more girls to reach for a career in high-tech.

Northwestern Football Players Lose Bid To Form First Union For Athletes

The National Labor Relations Board announced Monday it dismissed a previous ruling by a Chicago regional office in favor of the Northwestern University athletes.

Study Finds Education Does Not Close Racial Wealth Gap

New research by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis shows education does not help black and Hispanic college graduates protect their wealth the same way it does for their white and Asian counterparts.