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Report shows bullying on the decline in schools

Report shows bullying on the decline in schools

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Education | Bullying rates have dropped in recent years, according to a recent study by the U.S. Department of Education. The report showed that just 22 percent of…

Texas debates mandatory heart testing for high school athletes

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Health | Texas lawmakers are pushing their state to become the first in the nation to require public high school athletes to undergo annual electrocardiogram (ECG)

For-profit college collapse could create massive bill for taxpayers

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Higher Education | Corinthian Colleges, the beleaguered for-profit chain, has not only shuttered all of its remaining 28 campuses, but has also filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Cities offer public boarding school to teens from troubled homes

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Education | Leaders in Buffalo’s chronically struggling school system are considering launching a publicly funded boarding school. The proposal aims to combat the…

Universal school breakfast programs give parents and teachers heartburn

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Education | Schools nationwide are serving more breakfasts than ever, and many have adopted policies offering all students the meal, regardless of their income level or…

Controversial California sex-ed class spurs parental rights law

Controversial California sex-ed class spurs parental rights law

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Sex Education | A controversial sex-education program at a California high school has provoked state lawmakers into proposing legislation that would increase parental rights…

What went wrong with Rolling Stone’s campus rape story

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Media | Rolling Stone magazine has officially retracted its November 2014 article about an alleged gang rape at a University of Virginia (UVA) fraternity party. The…

Obamacare edges out college health plans with costlier coverage

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Healthcare | Increasing numbers of college-bound students are being forced off campus in their search for affordable health insurance. And many are finding their options…

Study: Families with Obamacare still can’t afford the deductibles

Study: Families with Obamacare still can’t afford the deductibles

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Healthcare | A new study released by the Kaiser Family Foundation reveals many families lack the necessary funds to meet their health insurance deductibles under…

NYC mayor reaches out to religious schools to boost free pre-K access

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Education | New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is reaching out to the city’s religious schools in an attempt to create 17,000 additional state-funded spots for full-day…

Despite some closings, small colleges are not doomed yet

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Higher Education | Supporters of a small liberal-arts college unexpectedly rallied on social media last week following the abrupt announcement of the upcoming closure of Sweet…

High court weighs validity of teacher testimony in child abuse cases

High court weighs validity of teacher testimony in child abuse cases

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Child welfare | The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on Monday regarding statements children make to teachers and other non-law enforcement agents about abuse they have…

 
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