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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

Texas schools districts suing state over budget cuts

Oct 23, 2012
The trial begins this week. Cash-starved school districts are arguing that big budget cuts violate the state constitution's guarantee of fair and adequate education for all its citizens.
Posted In: Education, texas, public school

At Oyler, keeping an eye on students' eyes

Oct 12, 2012
A groundbreaking vision clinic at the school makes sure kids who needs glasses, get them.
Posted In: Oyler School, Education, eyes

New test in New York means new test prep

Oct 9, 2012
New York is revising the gifted and talented student test that pre-schoolers take. The new standardized test means sleepless nights for parents -- and a new demand for test prep.
Posted In: testing, New York, Education

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