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Quiz: Snacking on standards

Feb 20, 2015
New federal school-nutrition rules took effect this school year.

Quiz: College tuition for the asking

Feb 19, 2015
Researchers estimate that two-thirds of community college students would qualify for federal grants, but not all of them apply.

Quiz: Teens get fewer zzzzzs

Feb 18, 2015
Teens have been losing sleep for two decades.

Quiz: Breaking breakfast records

Feb 17, 2015
The federal School Breakfast Program fed more low-income student students than ever before in the 2013 school year.

US hopes grants will spur apprenticeships

Feb 16, 2015
The Labor Department wants companies to train students for jobs that pay well.
Posted In: apprenticeships, job training, vocational high school
A discovery preschool teacher reads to her class in September 2014 at the Middletown KinderCare center in New Jersey.

Opening economic doors with early childhood education

Feb 13, 2015
Can a good preschool education lead to higher wages?
Posted In: Education, mobility, economic mobility, wages, preschool, early childhood education
Four-year-old Annika Greer, left, builds an airplane using clothespins and popsicle sticks during an engineering-based activity on Wednesday morning, Jan. 21 at the Children's Center at Caltech.

Caltech's little engineers that could

Feb 12, 2015
Infants and toddlers learn engineering principles at university child-care center.
Posted In: early childhood education, Caltech, STEM, preschool, engineering
Knox Dormitory at Davidson College

Quiz: Living close to the community

Feb 12, 2015
Less than 25 percent of community colleges provide on-campus housing, but the number of schools with dorms is growing.

Quiz: College completion gap widens

Feb 11, 2015
College completion rates for Americans with the highest family incomes have been rising, but the rates for lower families incomes have not changed.

One cost of starting high school later in the morning

Feb 11, 2015
Hitting the snooze button has its problems.
Posted In: high school, sleep, students