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Infrastructure should have its own budget

Feb 13, 2013
Spending on infrastructure and education can help fuel future growth.
Posted In: State of the Union, infrastructure, Education, government spending

The State of the Union for education

Feb 13, 2013
What are President Obama's plans for universal pre-school access, high-school funding, and higher education?
Posted In: Education, higher education, Obama, State of the Union

Since last State of Union, jobs came from health, education

Feb 12, 2013
Perhaps every successful politician promises employment. But looking back at the president's first term, where have the jobs actually come from?
Posted In: Jobs, State of the Union, health care, Education

Making preschool possible for everyone

Feb 11, 2013
Advocates for more federal funding 0f preschools are hoping for a shout out during the State of the Union.
Posted In: Education, preschool, State of the Union

Just how would the 'sequester' affect you?

Feb 7, 2013
For one thing, 63,000 kids would get booted from Head Start.
Posted In: sequestration, Education, defense, budget

Universities crack down on delinquent student borrowers

Feb 5, 2013
Yale and other universities are suing graduates who did not pay back Perkins low-income student loans because the funds for new loans come from former students paying back their debts.
Posted In: Education, higher education, student loans

Can money buy good teachers?

Feb 4, 2013
One charter school in Manhattan is banking on high teacher salaries leading to higher student achievement.
Posted In: Education, teachers

More students finish high school

Jan 22, 2013
The trend could be a boon for the economy.
Posted In: high school, graduation, Education

Building great schools: How to make it in America

Jan 18, 2013
High school principal Elizabeth Dozier discusses the difficulties in providing opportunities for public school students in urban centers, such as Chicago.
Posted In: Education, Chicago

University of Phoenix tries to grow some ivy

Jan 17, 2013
The for-profit, online university is offering a class taught by academia's A-list in a move to boost its ailing reputation
Posted In: Education, for-profit colleges

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