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The Path to College

October 25, 2016 - 4:21pm
College is the goal. Will these three teenagers get there? Anemona Hartocollis brings you their stories in this Facebook Live series.
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Harvard Reaches Tentative Agreement to End Cafeteria Workers’ Strike

October 25, 2016 - 10:37am
Hundreds of employees walked out three weeks ago, asking for higher wages and no increase in health care costs.
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How an Aesthete’s Eye Can Help a Doctor’s Hand

October 24, 2016 - 8:00pm
With the goal of fostering diagnostic skills and empathy, more medical schools are battling skepticism to offer courses on viewing art.
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On Campus: Struggling to Serve at the Nation’s Richest University

October 24, 2016 - 3:21am
We Harvard dining hall workers are on strike because we can’t afford to pay more for health care.
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Faculty Members at State Universities in Pennsylvania End 3-Day Strike

October 21, 2016 - 6:44pm
A tentative agreement between the faculty union and the state includes raises and measures to save on health care costs.
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Public Sacrifice: Think Your Retirement Plan Is Bad? Talk to a Teacher

October 21, 2016 - 4:22pm
Schoolteachers and others who pursue careers of service in exchange for modest paychecks get lightly regulated retirement plans that often charge excessive fees.
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William G. Bowen, Princeton Educator Who Championed Poor and Minority Students, Dies at 83

October 21, 2016 - 12:39pm
Dr. Bowen was president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and also served as provost and president of Princeton, overseeing the admission of women and expanding the university academically.
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Tech Tip: Want to make your own app? There are free classes for that

October 21, 2016 - 11:12am
If you have an idea for a mobile app, or you just want to become more familiar with how software works, you can get a free education online.
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Fair Game: A Whistle Was Blown on ITT; 17 Years Later, It Collapsed

October 21, 2016 - 10:31am
In the interim, the for-profit education company made billions off federal student aid, while students amassed mountains of debt and few job prospects.
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Your Money Adviser: How to Dig Out of Federal Student Loan Default

October 21, 2016 - 10:19am
Rehabilitation, the main option for getting back on track, can return borrowers to delinquency because of “needless red tape,” a new report finds.
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Op-Ed Contributor: Are Detroit’s Most Terrible Schools Unconstitutional?

October 21, 2016 - 3:21am
In Detroit, a federal court is being asked to determine if the city’s children have the right to a minimally adequate education.
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New Jersey Lawmakers Vote to Forgive Deceased Students’ Loans

October 20, 2016 - 11:56pm
The bill, now awaiting Gov. Chris Christie’s approval, would require that the state’s student loan agency forgive the debts of borrowers who die or become permanently disabled.
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Common Sense: How Much Graduates Earn Drives More College Rankings

October 20, 2016 - 7:37pm
The purpose of education is to stretch and elevate young minds, right? Now some rankings are including future earnings in their calculations.
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More New York City Schools Join Diversity Initiative

October 20, 2016 - 4:29pm
Twelve more public schools are joining a city program allowing them to alter admissions policies to enroll additional disadvantaged students.
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Editorial: College Accreditors Need Higher Standards

October 20, 2016 - 3:21am
The federal government’s hands-off approach to ensuring higher education standards has led to lax oversight by some independent organizations.
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Faculty Members at 14 State Universities in Pennsylvania Go on Strike

October 19, 2016 - 9:00pm
A union representing more than 5,000 professors and coaches who teach more than 100,000 students has been without a contract since June 2015.
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Your Money: How Taking a Gap Year Can Shape Your Life

October 19, 2016 - 10:08am
Looking back, adults who took time off before or during college say they have no regrets.
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Feature: The Anti-Helicopter Parent’s Plea: Let Kids Play!

October 19, 2016 - 5:00am
A Silicon Valley dad decided to test his theories about parenting by turning his yard into a playground where children can take physical risks without supervision. Not all of his neighbors were thrilled.
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Debate Course Aims to Help Rikers Inmates Lobby for Their Rights

October 18, 2016 - 10:33pm
Volunteers coached inmates in the intricacies of researching, organizing and presenting their cases no matter the topic or point of view.
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Parent Group Seeks More Integration in New York’s Schools

October 18, 2016 - 10:30pm
The organization challenged the New York City Education Department to take further steps to rezone schools on the Upper West Side.
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