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Why Math Might Be The Secret To School Success

A new study is focusing on what works best to prepare kids for school. Math may be what really counts, say researchers; one of them describes it as "a lever to improve outcomes for kids longer term."
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America's Highest-Paid Private-University President Made $7.1 Million In 2012

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President Shirley Ann Jackson's 2012 compensation was mostly the payout of a retention package, but she still would have made close to a million without it.
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Fallout From 'Rolling Stone' Story Changes Conversation At UVA

Now that the accuracy of the article about sexual assaults at the school is being called into question, the conversation is changing and activists hope the attention will stay on sexual assault.
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End Fraternities' Suspension, UVA Urged Amid 'Rolling Stone' Fallout

The call by national organizations representing fraternities and sororities comes after the magazine acknowledged "discrepancies" in its story on gang rape. The story had prompted the suspensions.
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Kids' Drawings Speak Volumes About Home

A first-grader's quick doodle can tell researchers plenty about what's happening — or not happening — at home.
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UVA Students Reflect On 'Rolling Stone' Retraction

After Rolling Stone Magazine identified "discrepancies" in a story published last month detailing a sexual assault at the University of Virginia, some students say the magazine is the real abuser.

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Fairfax County Leaders Outline Plan To Address On-Campus Sexual Assaults

Leaders in Fairfax County are concerned about the threat of sexual violence on college campuses, and are hoping to do something about it.

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Q&A: J is for Jihad

A new book argues that education aid, when done badly, can bring the opposite of peace.
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'Rolling Stone' Walks Back On Sexual Assault Story At UVA

A Rolling Stone magazine story about a frat house gang rape rocked the academic world and sparked serious discussion about sexual assault is now being walked back. We hear reaction from the campus.
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What The Movies Taught Us About Teaching

As part of the 50 Great Teachers series, NPR Movie Critic Bob Mondello looks at what Hollywood's taught us about teachers.

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