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Chicago helps low-income students through college


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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Wave of undocumented students challenges schools


The increased number of unaccompanied minors entering the U.S. has challenged school systems by swelling enrollment numbers. Continue reading

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Malala on education: “Dreams do come true”


“I’m hopeful that the dreams which I have now to see every child going to school, to see equal rights for women, I think, soon…I will see those dreams becoming a reality.” Continue reading

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Periodic attacks occur against girls, teachers and their school buildings, usually in the more conservative south and east of Afghanistan, from where the Taliban draws most support.

Teaching girls’ empowerment in the developing world


PBS NewsHour recently interviewed Malala Yousafzai, who has become a worldwide symbol for girls’ empowerment through education. NewsHour Extra compiled resources to for teachers to address women…read more

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Will online courses replace classrooms?


When MIT professor Anant Agarwal decided to offer his circuits and electronics course online for free, over 150,000 students signed up in 162 countries. Continue reading

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