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Wide-scale academic fraud revealed at UNC


An investigation has revealed that staff facilitated nearly two decades of academic fraud at one of the country’s most prestigious schools. Continue reading

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From homeless valedictorian to college student


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


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


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


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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