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What Should Be The Real Purpose of College?

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Students now go to college expecting their degrees will help them on the way to professional success. However, University of Virginia professor Mark…read more

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Can Summer School Close the Achievement Gap?

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Download video For students, summer is a welcome break from the daily classroom grind. However, all that time spent away from the books can lead…read more

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Schools Set to Adopt New “Common Core” Learning Standards

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Change is coming to classrooms around the country as school districts in 45 states and the District of Columbia are set to adopt the Common…read more

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Bilingual Classrooms Turn English-Only in Effort to Improve Test scores

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Click to download video Faculty at DiLoreto School in New Britain, Conn., are facing push-back from their community after deciding to switch from a dual-language…read more

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Pakistani doctors removed a bullet from 14-year-old’s Malala’s head. The Taliban shot the child campaigner in a horrific attack condemned by national leaders and human rights activists.

Malala Champions Universal Education

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Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani youth advocate for girls’ education who gained worldwide fame last year after she was shot by the Taliban, recently celebrated her…read more

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