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What Will Malala's Nobel Peace Prize Mean For Girls' Education?

Although important strides have been made, a children's rights expert says the world has a long way to go before Malala Yousafzai's vision of meaningful education for all is realized.

A New Credential For The Tech Industry

General Assembly, an alternative education program, announces a new set of credentials for software-related jobs.
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Commission Suggests Changes That Could Help Bring Down College Costs In Va.

A Virginia commission studying why the costs of a college education have soared in the state has some suggestions about bringing them down.
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D.C. Educators Praise Benefits Of Mandatory SAT Tests

All high school students in D.C. will take the SAT test today — part of an effort by DCPS to get more students to head to college.


Identifying The Worst Colleges In America

How better ratings can help students make better decisions.
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The "Obese Brain:" How Childhood Diet Impacts Brain Development

Kojo talks with two neuroscientists about how kids' diets may affect brain development into adulthood.


School Facilities Strained By Boom In Petroleum Engineering

Students want to cash in on that growing job market. Those high paying jobs are also attracting petroleum engineering professors. So there are fewer professors to teach ballooning classes.
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No More Summer Vacation For Some Students At 29 Virginia Schools

Virginia's governor has approved $1.6 million in grants to implement year-round instructional programs at 29 schools across the commonwealth.


Daniel Tiger: Won't You Be His Neighbor?

The PBS program Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood is bringing the legacy of Fred Rogers to a new generation of children.

A New Orleans Charter School Marches To Its Own Tune

As part of our series on the education revolution underway in the Crescent City, we profile a new, independent arts-centered charter that's struggling to put down roots.