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What are the standards to which fans hold professional athletes and are those standards ever unrealistic?
The World Innovation Summit for Education in Doha, Qatar, has awarded its 2014 prize to a British educator for helping millions of young girls in sub-Saharan Africa remain in school.
Of course we tried staying together for the sake of our son. Until one night, during one of our fine-tuned feuds, our shouting woke up the baby.
His gift for abstraction excavated new ground in algebraic geometry and supplied a theoretical foundation for the solving of some of the most vexing conundrums of modern mathematics.
The process of testing can deepen learning.
Texas’ State Board of Education has approved new history textbooks, capping months of outcry over lessons that some academics say exaggerate the influence of Moses and negatively portray Muslims.
Two students at the Unitarian Universalist seminary in Berkeley, Calif., have been given conditional graduation after they were ensnared in a flubbed presidential search.
Carmen Fariña said at a conference that some charter schools push students out before they take state tests and later replace them with high-scoring children.
College Abacus aggregates cost calculations from up to three colleges at a time on its own website, but is blocked by some institutions.
Naftuli Moster is calling attention to shortcomings in secular education at Hasidic Jews’ schools in New York.
As a former Girl Scout troop leader, I have a theory about why membership is dropping. It’s not the badges. It’s not the cookies. It’s the endless, endless forms.
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