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Welcome to another edition of NPR Ed’s Weekly Roundup! Warren announces ’DeVos Watch’ Since before her entry into politics, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, ...

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Missy Hart grew up in Redwood City, Calif. — in gangs, on the street, in the foster care system and in institutions. ”Where I’m from,” the sa...

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This week saw a remarkable collision of free speech, toxic Internet culture and more, unfolding at one of the world’s most prestigious universities...

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Hello, and welcome to another edition of our weekly news roundup! Questions about federal law and discrimination for DeVos, On Tuesday, Education...

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Neuroscience isn’t on many elementary school lesson plans. But this spring, a second grade class at Fairmont Neighborhood School in the South Bronx...

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It’s the weekend, and that means our rollup of education news around the country — starting this week with some rollbacks. The U. S. Department ...

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Welcome to this week’s edition of our national education news roundup. DeVos appoints current student loan company CEO to head student loan agency,...

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It’s summer vacation season and many families will be lucky enough to be heading off for at least a few days. At least half of parents say quality ...

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Diagnoses of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are up around 30 percent compared with 20 years ago. These days, if a won’t sit still for ...

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Ring, ring. Hello? It’s reality calling. People are shallow, and life isn’t fair. In a new paper, a pair of researchers looked at the student recor...

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Take two with equally stellar academic abilities. One comes from the socioeconomic bottom and one from the top. That student is as likely to...

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Picture your favorite college professor. Here are some adjectives that might come to mind: Wise. Funny. Caring. Prompt. Passionate. Organized. Toug...

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Great teachers have two things in common: an exceptional level of devotion to their students, and the drive to inspire each one to learn and succee...

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About three months ago, Bill Nelson got an unusual phone call. Nelson oversees data and assessment for the Agua Fria Union High School District in ...

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”Squat! Squat! Squat! Higher! Faster!” In the basement of the Duane Physics and Astrophysics building at the University of Colorado Boulder, a scie...

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Kung Fu Panda slurps noodles. An ” ” toddles into a living room. Kevin Hart stalks his daughter and her date to an amusement park via helicopter...

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Before he arrived in Omaha as a doctoral student in computer science, Jason Jie Xiong says, ”I didn’t even know there was a state called Nebraska.”...

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Todd Rose dropped out of high school with grades. At 21, he was trying to support a wife and two sons on welfare and minimum wage jobs. Today he ...

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”Stronger Together” is not the name of the latest fitness app. It’s a grant proposed in President Obama’s new budget, reviving an idea that hasn’...

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Hear that change jingling in my pocket? Good. I have two little questions for you. I have a quarter, a dime and a nickel. How much money DO I have?...

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