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Mayor Bill de Blasio was trying to answer skeptics who questioned whether he could create enough prekindergarten seats to justify an income tax increase.
As these institutions play an indispensable role in helping low-income students, new regulations should look to improve the sector, not shrink it.
In this lesson, students will learn about the political and economic crisis consuming Ukraine, first by getting an overview of the basic facts and then by digging deeper in small research groups.
Federal regulators say online educational services for schools may use personally identifiable information they collect about students only for the purposes that the schools intended.
Students at the University of Michigan used Twitter to give voice in 140 characters or less to what racial tension feels like on campus.
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What effect do you think the arrest of Joaquín Guzmán Loera will have on drug trafficking and drug-related violence?
Racial tensions are playing out in new ways on college campuses nationwide, like the University of Michigan, which has seen a sharp decline in black undergraduate enrollment.
The News Quiz took a week of vacation last week, so the 10 questions in this quiz cover headline-making events from the last two weeks, from the Olympics to Ukraine to gay rights.
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Student internships have come in for criticism over the past year, drawing fire for putting pressure on students to work long hours for little or no pay.
Two popular exchange programs have become bargaining chips in negotiations between the European Union and Switzerland over immigration quotas.