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Schools teach refugee, migrant kids skills to succeed in US

International flags flutter from the ceilings of the outdoor hallways at Valencia Newcomer School, where more than 200 children from around the world are learning English skills and American classroom customs they need to succeed. When the school year begins,…

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Six-Figure Price Tags Are Coming to Colleges

It took a little more than a decade for the University of Chicago to reinvent itself, going from a well-regarded but largely regional school to an extremely selective university with national prestige. In 2006, the Hyde Park university admitted more…

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What’s the Difference Between a College and a University?

A small, private higher-education institution in Massachusetts long known as Lasell College recently underwent a subtle but significant transformation: It changed its name. Now the school goes by Lasell University. Its longtime president, Michael B. Alexander, described the new name…

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How Teacher Strikes Could Factor in 2020 Elections

The recent Chicago Teachers Union strike drew up-close attention from Democratic presidential candidates in Illinois, a state won by Democrats in the last White House contest. For 2020, it's possible we could see a twist on that story: big-city teacher…

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Clashing Views on Civil Rights Data Proposal

Proposed changes to the massive trove of civil rights data the U.S. Department of Education collects from every public school in the country—including the addition of information on religous-based bullying and elimination of other data points—has drawn organized praise from…

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