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Michigan residents seek new path to the middle class

Dec 19, 2012
Community college replaces unionized auto factories as landmarks of economic mobility in Flint, Mich.
Posted In: Michigan, right to work, unions, auto industry, Flint, Education, community colleges, low-wage work

Oyler School gets a makeover

Dec 6, 2012
Fixing up a deteriorating school can make a big difference for students and teachers.
Posted In: Oyler School, Education

Schools try longer days, academic years

Dec 3, 2012
The program is an effort to give low-income students access to after-school-type activities.
Posted In: teachers, Education

Cleveland area tries to create a college-going culture

Nov 30, 2012
Ohio's Cuyahoga County will start a college savings account for every kindergartener.
Posted In: cleveland, college, college savings, Education

College grapples with value of arts education in tough times

Nov 23, 2012
Baltimore art school looks to reduce costs as applications fall.
Posted In: Maryland, Arts, Education, college, Food trucks
Advocates say new, online programs offered by prestigious universities will revolutionize higher education both in cyberspace and traditional classrooms.

More prestigious colleges offer courses online

Nov 22, 2012
Advocates say new, online programs will revolutionize higher education both in cyberspace and in the face-to-face classroom. But they may also be a threat to America's less-prestigious colleges and universities.
Posted In: Education, online education

Education groups lobby hard against 'fiscal cliff'

Nov 20, 2012
Education lobbyists make up the lion's share of groups pushing to avert the 'fiscal cliff.'
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Education, lobbyist

Keeping tabs on kids' behavior

Nov 9, 2012
ClassDojo, a free app for teachers, aims to help them with classroom management.
Posted In: Education

Education, economy help undecideds make their choice

Nov 5, 2012
Loudoun County, Virginia fence-sitters explain what got them to commit.
Posted In: swing state, Virginia, Education, gas prices

Checking in on the candidates education plans

Nov 2, 2012
With the government's latest jobs report due out this morning, talk of jobs and the economy will likely rule the day. But there are a host of other issues at stake in this election, including education.
Posted In: Education, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

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