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As 2015 draws to a close, we took a look back at some of our most popular stories from the year. Below are the most-viewed stories from our education team and other contributors, as well as our special LearningCurve initiative, which looked at the ways technology is transforming education.
Students work on laptops at a school in Philadelphia.
Contributor Kirk Carapezza and the WGBH On Campus team travel to Cologne, Germany, to explore why more Americans are pursuing college degrees overseas.
At some schools, AP classes have become more about college prep than college credit. But as one high school found out, just opening the gates to advanced courses isn’t enough.
A look at some of the costs behind developing new standardized tests. The price tag on a single multiple-choice question: around $1,000.
Fernando Rodriguez from George Washington High School in Chicago.
After criticism from students, Vassar College in New York has tried to become a more inclusive campus. Inside the Transitions program for low-income, first-generation and veteran students.
A profile of Shawnee, a 14-year-old student at the Wyoming Girls’ School, part of a series on education in the juvenile justice system.
A focus on freshman year has helped Chicago boost its high school graduation rate.
College access is part of everyone’s job at George Washington High School, in a neighborhood where less than 10 percent of adults have a four-year degree.
More than half of college classes are taught by temporary and part-time instructors. Activists organize a National Adjunct Walkout Day to protest their treatment.
A new analysis by the Brookings Institution looks at the long-term career payoff of college.
A new initiative aims to get more underrepresented students into AP and International Baccalaureate classes.
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