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These High School Girls Have Something To Cheer About

NPR | May 03, 2016

Many girls in Maasai culture drop out at 12 and end up caring for cattle or cooking at home. Many are subjected to female genital mutilation. The new Sekenani Girls School is a game changer.

The 'Gap Year' Grows In Popularity

Marketplace | May 02, 2016

Malia Obama's decision to take a year off before Harvard gives the industry a boost.

Detroit Teachers' 'Sickout' Closes More Than 90 Schools

NPR | May 02, 2016

The public school district says it won't be able to pay employees past June under the current funding plan — even for work already done. A longer-term spending bill is stuck in the state Legislature.

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Nation | Education

How College Students Are Sleeping ... Or Not

NPR | May 2, 2016 7:06 a.m.

A new study breaks down 1.4 million nights of sleep on college campuses. The results are surprising.

Nation | Education

Malia Obama Will Attend Harvard, White House Says

NPR | May 2, 2016 5:15 a.m.

She's going to take a gap year and begin at Harvard during fall 2017, according to a statement from the First Lady's office.

Nation | Education

Is There A Better Way To Pay For America's Schools?

NPR | May 1, 2016 7:26 a.m.

There are huge gaps in school funding between affluent and property-poor districts. And, with evidence that money matters, especially for disadvantaged kids, something has to change.

Nation | Election | Education

Why Are Highly Educated Americans Getting More Liberal?

NPR | May 1, 2016 5:51 a.m.

Today, more than half of Americans who went to graduate school are liberal. Less than one in three were in 1994.

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Portland Public Schools Reaches Open Meetings Settlement With OPB

OPB | April 29, 2016 2:45 p.m. | Portland

The case involves the district's transfer advisory committee that held several private meetings. The settlement avoids a possible appeal from OPB.

Nation | Education

Reporting Live From Miami: A Bunch Of Fourth-Graders Tell Their Teacher's Story

NPR | April 29, 2016 12:42 p.m.

We asked the students in Marlem Diaz-Brown's class in Miami to tell the story of their "amazing" teacher.

Nation | Education

Behind The Scenes: How A Fourth-Grade Class Reported Our Story

NPR | April 29, 2016 8:06 a.m.

For our profile of Marlem Diaz-Brown, we asked her students to do the reporting. Here's how we got an exclusive look inside their classroom.

Education | Politics | News

Gov. Brown Names Eugene Superintendent Education Innovation Officer

OPB | April 28, 2016 1 p.m. | Portland

Gov. Kate Brown tapped Colt Gill, superintendent of Eugene's Bethel School District, as the state's Education Innovation Officer on Thursday.

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What Are Microaggressions? Let Clackamas High Students Show You

OPB | April 28, 2016 6 a.m. | Clackamas, Oregon

Do you know what a microaggression is? Walk the halls of Clackamas High, and let the students explain.  

Nation | Education

Most High School Seniors Aren't College Or Career Ready, Says 'Nation's Report Card'

NPR | April 27, 2016 6:32 a.m.

The latest reading and math scores of 12th graders nationwide are out today. Here's a closer look.

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Class Of 2025 | May 22, 2014

Back to school time and our Class of 2025 students have moved on to second grade. Follow their progress.

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