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The gender factor in college admissions

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 11:45am

For 35 years, women have outnumbered men in American colleges.

Federal data show that female students became the majority in 1979 and for the past decade have accounted for about 57 percent of enrollment at degree-granting institutions. This gender gap holds true for many kinds of students at many kinds of schools, from part-timers in community college to full-timers in private, nonprofit colleges.

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The gender factor in college admissions: Do men or women have an edge?

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 11:45am

For 35 years, women have outnumbered men in American colleges.

Federal data show that female students became the majority in 1979 and for the past decade have accounted for about 57 percent of enrollment at degree-granting institutions. This gender gap holds true for many kinds of students at many kinds of schools, from part-timers in community college to full-timers in private, nonprofit colleges.

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Maryland‘s private schools may seek state waivers to ease fallout from snow day closings

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 9:59am

It’s not just public schools in Maryland that are eligible to request state waivers for days of instruction lost to the winter’s frequent snow days.

The Maryland State Board of Education passed a separate measure Tuesday that allows private schools in Maryland to request waivers that may help them avoid lengthy weather-related extensions of the school year.

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Maryland‘s private schools may seek state waivers to ease fallout from snow day closings

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 9:59am

It’s not just public schools in Maryland that are eligible to request state waivers for days of instruction lost to the winter’s frequent snow days.

The Maryland State Board of Education passed a separate measure Tuesday that allows private schools in Maryland to request waivers that may help them avoid lengthy weather-related extensions of the school year.

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The Learning Network Blog: How Comfortable Are You With Lying?

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 5:00am
Does your body language reveal when you are lying?
    





Categories: Education News

The Learning Network Blog: How Comfortable Are You With Lying?

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 5:00am
Does your body language reveal when you are lying?
    





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