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From homeless valedictorian to college student

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At Georgetown, one student’s path to success stands as an example of academic achievement. Continue reading

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American Graduate Day 2014 collection

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The PBS NewsHour has been part of the American Graduate Project since its inception and regularly highlights educational innovations, national trends and challenges. Our stories…read more

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Youth football deaths highlight athletes’ tough choices

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The recent deaths of three high school football players have shined a spotlight on the potential dangers of sports injuries. Continue reading

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Students protest possible AP History changes

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More than 1,000 students in Colorado walked out of classes recently in protest of proposed changes to the Advanced Placement U.S. History curriculum. Continue reading

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Chicago helps low-income students through college

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The city of Chicago and University of Chicago announced measures to attract more low- and middle-income students and ease their path to higher education. Continue reading

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