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Suspected DUI driver crashes into Salinas School

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Summer meals provided to low-income famlies

Low-income families in California will have access to meals for their hungry children this summer through a state program, according to education officials.


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Teaching teachers how to teach reading

A lifelong educator and advocate for children, Principal Diane Daprocida of P.S. 94, an elementary school in the Bronx, says she has been waiting for one thing since she started running the school 10 years ago.

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Too poor to pay for college, too rich for financial aid

Gage Marquez's dream is to become the first in his family to go to college, get his degree from the University of California at San Diego, and eventually become a cardiologist.

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Somaliland to Ivy League: How one African school gets kids into top US universities

A small high school in Africa seems to have figured out a formula to get kids into top U.S. colleges and Ivy League universities on full scholarships.

AltSchool uses custom software to personalize education for each child.


Is personalized learning the future of school?

Silicon Valley has always prided itself on solving the world's greatest challenges. So it was in that spirit that technology entrepreneur Max Ventilla said he decided to tackle education.

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Obama to speak at Howard, Rutgers commencements

President Barack Obama has scheduled his final presidential college commencement addresses, the White House said Thursday.

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Grads with rich parents likely to earn more than classmates

Getting the same degree from the same university doesn't guarantee people will earn similar amounts later in life.

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John B. King Jr. officially named education secretary

The Senate confirms John B. King Jr. as the education secretary in a 49-40 vote on Monday.

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Publisher launches imprint for Muslim children's books

Publisher Simon & Schuster is launching an imprint dedicated to Muslim children’s stories.

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U.K. program recruits teachers for 4-day week

To try to help solve the shortage of math and science teachers, the U.K. government is recruiting PhDs and promising a four-day week in the classroom.

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University president: 'This is Not a Day Care. It's a University!'

The president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University blogged that students are thin-skinned.

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Study: Rate of US students studying abroad slowing

While the rate of American students studying abroad is slowing, more foreign students are studying in the U.S.

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