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Back To The Starting Line On Regulating For-Profit Colleges

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced a "regulatory reset" for predatory for-profit colleges, and students and others are speaking out in testimony.

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NPR Presents Michel Martin: Going There - Civics 101: What Does It Mean To Be A Good Citizen?

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Tuesday, June 6th at 7pm

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Economist says early childhood education spending has big payoff

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Economist Arthur Rolnick says we're under-investing in our most vulnerable kids, and that paying for early childhood programs is not just morally right, it's economically smart. Rolnick believes it's the very best public investment we can make.

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To see the future of drones, look to student competitors

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A handful of students from the region are preparing for an international robotics competition this summer.

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Minneapolis schools project cutting hundreds of positions, but numbers are preliminary

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Projected reductions across the district equal 288 full-time positions, with 235 of those at schools, according to a summary from the district's human resources department.

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How Buffalo's public schools are setting international students up for success

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The influx of refugees and immigrants over the last decade reflects Buffalo's pro-immigrant stance, and has also made the Buffalo Public School System the most language diverse in the state.

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2017 PBS Digital Innovators Program

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Are you a classroom changemaker? Applications for the PBS Digital Innovator program are being accepted now through February 12, 2017.

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It’s Time to Make Screen Time Family Time

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Today’s children have access to multiple screens – from television and tablets to laptops and smart phones – causing parents to wonder if they may be spending too much time with media. New recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) include good news for parents on children’s TV time, placing greater emphasis on the quality of the media kids interact with, rather than the quantit

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Working Class: Connecting Classrooms & Careers

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Tuesday, May 3rd from 9-11am

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2016 Educational Animation Festival

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Presented by WVIA & Box of Light

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What Really Happened At That Robotics Competition You've Heard So Much About

The controversy surrounding a highly anticipated robotics competition for teens from around the globe sometimes...

Former Child Bride Is Pedaling Her Way To A Brighter Future

After Jenipher Sanni was married at 14, she dropped out of school for a year. Today, she's a a global girl advocate...

DeVos Protests In Denver; House To Make Cuts To Education

More girls are taking the AP computer science exam, House Republicans rejected school choice expansions in Trump's...

Morning News Brief: Trump Blasts Sessions, DeVos Talks To Conservative Activists

In a new interview, President Trump criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Also, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos...

Betsy DeVos Speech Greeted By Protesters She Calls 'Defenders Of The Status Quo'

The education secretary has longstanding ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, which backs...

The YouTube Star Who's Teaching Kids How To Bake

Celebrity chef Rosanna Pansino hosts the YouTube show Nerdy Nummies and has more than 8 million subscribers. Among...

Private Student Loans: The Rise And Fall (And Rise Again?)

They're less common than they were a decade ago, but still the most expensive and riskiest way to pay for college.

One University President's Candid Take On The Future Of Higher Ed

"I do not want whoever sits here in 10 years to say, 'How could you be asleep at the switch?'" opines Mitch Daniels,...

Why Aren't Students Showing Up For College?

According to research, between 10 and 40% of kids who intend to go to college at high school graduation don't show...

Students Compete In First-Ever International High School Robotics Competition

The first-ever international high school robotics competition is happening in Washington, D.C., this week. Over 150...