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In honor of the 27th annual Shark Week, some history about how it all began — even though, according to one analysis, your chances of being bitten by a shark are much slimmer than your chances of being bitten by the Uruguay striker Luis Suárez.
The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Girls in Little League World Series Become Less of a Novelty
What stories about girls playing in the Little League World Series did you find interesting in the article?
Mrs. MacCracken wrote memoirs about her work with disabled children that inspired TV movies.
In 1970, Dr. Cheit wrote an influential report that said two-thirds of U.S. colleges and universities were in or near grave financial difficulty.
President Obama has expanded a program that caps monthly student loan repayments at 10 percent of income and lets any balance after 20 years be forgiven.
Michelle A. Rhee, the divisive former schools chancellor in Washington a is stepping down as chief executive of StudentsFirst, the advocacy group she founded four years ago.
There are only two children at home on this rainy day, and only one child wants to play Monopoly — which brought up a new question. Is playing Monopoly against the iPad really a “video game”?
We have dropped a word in each of the first six paragraphs. Can you choose the best word for each blank?
On Monday, Columbia University officials canceled Bacchanal, a campuswide concert scheduled for next month. Student groups argued the move was made to reduce sexual assaults on campus, while school officials denied that harassment concerns played a part in the decision.
First proposed in 2012, the renovation of Public School 166’s outdoor amphitheater, considered an architectural gem by some and outdated by others, has stalled as a war of words spins on.
National Briefing | New England: Massachusetts: Former Associate Dean to Plead Guilty in Case on Investments
Federal prosecutors in Boston said that a former associate dean at the Sloan School of Management of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his son had agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy.
A professor at Stanford who made an important discovery about dynamical systems joined three other mathematicians in accepting the Fields Medal.
Western Kentucky University, a performing arts center and a medical complex have helped transform Bowling Green.
My children say they’ve made plenty of friends in our new town. Trouble is, they’re all my co-workers. And as awesome as their grown-up friends are, children need kid friends, too.