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With the estimated cost of attending a four-year state college in America at $120,000, the average family of four should expect their children's college to cost more than buying a home. Even though only 24% of Americans believe college is affordable, 97%...
It's not easy for fifth-grader to make a speech, especially in front of 800 fellow students and teachers. But words come easier when there's happy news. And there was plenty to share at a Fry Elementary School assembly in which fifth grader Morgan Jones...
When we decided to look at where Illinois students are going to college – and how that has changed – we didn’t know what we would find. Would there be a small college in Montana suddenly attracting a large number of Illinoisians? Was...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana never spent millions of dollars the federal government provided to help make sure the children of migrant workers get a good education, according to a report from the U.S. Department of Education. The federal government...
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Chicago Tribune reportersTake a walk around the University of Missouri and it won't take long before you meet someone from the Chicago area. Illinois students now make up more than 20 percent of the school's freshman class — up from six percent in 2000 — just one...
Daily American Staff WriterThe Pennsylvania Department of Education will seek a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind Act. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported on Wednesday that Secretary Ron Tomalis made the decision earlier this week. Pennsylvania is one of only...
The ACC’s addition of Louisville on Wednesday was blissfully and essentially bottom line. Conference presidents chose the Cardinals because of how athletes perform on the field with minimal regard for how students fare in the classroom. “...
The Hartford CourantBased on market size and academic standing, UConn was considered the top candidate for an invitation to the Atlantic Coast Conference. But as administrators from the ACC decided Wednesday on a replacement for departing Maryland, one trait rose to the top,...
Less than two weeks after losing a member for the first time in 41 years, the ACC has added the University of Louisville. League presidents approved the Cardinals during a conference call Wednesday morning. “With its aggressive approach to...
When South Dakota voters defeated Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s education-reforms package three weeks ago, one of the rejected changes would have required school districts to begin evaluating principals. That requirement was a key component of the...
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In December, California's application for a waiver from provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act was denied by the U.S. Department of Education. This, we were told, was because California had failed to embrace the federal department's reform agenda,...
— Four years after he rode into the White House on a message of change, President Barack Obama is set to begin his second term Monday amid lowered expectations and a sense that his re-election has done little to alter the nation's fractured...
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