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Matthew McConaughey receives original high school diploma

Actor Matthew McConaughey has finally received his high school diploma, more than 30 years after graduating. Continue reading

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College Board CEO defends SAT ‘adversity score,’ tells underprivileged students, ‘We can see you’

College Board CEO David Coleman defended the SAT “adversity score” on Fox News’ “America’s Newsroom” on Friday, saying  the messaging behind the new criteria is to say “we can see you” to students from low-income or “demanding circumstances.”… Continue reading

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Ex-Oregon football star stops armed student at Oregon school

A former college football standout at the University of Oregon was credited Friday with tackling an armed student at a Portland, Oregon, high school before anyone was injured. Continue reading

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As China invests in economic future, US faces ‘big problem’ without policy changes, Rubio says

As China rises as an economic superpower and U.S. rival, America must take a cue and reinvest in its own future by focusing on its workers, “reimagining” its higher education system and making wise trade policy decisions, according to Sen. Marco Rubio. Continue reading

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Penn State fencing assistant fired over groping allegation

A woman says she told Penn State University’s head fencing coach that one of his assistants had groped her on a plane, but the coach failed to report her accusation to the school as required. Continue reading

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College Board president pushing ‘adversity score’ is same man behind controversial Common Core program

The College Board president behind the recent decision to assign applicants an “adversity score” is the same man who peddled Common Core, one of the colossal failures of the U.S. educational system.  Continue reading

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Mary Clare Amselem: SAT ‘adversity score’ isn’t what America is about

The College Board’s recent announcement that it will no longer score students based only on their ability to correctly answer questions on the SAT exam is about as welcome as a pop quiz. Continue reading

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School criticized for actor’s Arab headwear in safety drill

A Pennsylvania school district is defending itself after video surfaced of a safety drill that had a teacher posing as a shooter and donning what appeared to be a Middle Eastern headdress. Continue reading

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Author Richard Ford to be honored by Library of Congress

Richard Ford, whose novels include the Pulitzer Prize-winning “Independence Day,” is being honored by the Library of Congress. Continue reading

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Kurt Vonnegut museum raises $1.5M for new Indianapolis home

The Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library in Indianapolis has reached its goal of raising $1.5 million to acquire and begin renovations on a building to serve as its permanent home. Continue reading

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Ohio school closes after enriched uranium detected, officials say

An Ohio school district has sent hundreds of students home for the summer early after the presence of a radioactive material used in the creation of nuclear weapons was detected inside its middle school. Continue reading

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District may close Rhode Island’s last one-room schoolhouse

Rhode Island’s last one-room schoolhouse could close if funding is withdrawn. Continue reading

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Colorado school didn’t have resource officer during shooting that left 1 student dead, 8 others injured

The STEM School Highlands Ranch was without a school resource officer last week when two suspects opened fire, killing one student and leaving eight others injured. Continue reading

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Michael Jackson’s eldest child Prince is a college graduate

Michael Jackson’s eldest child Prince is a college graduate. Continue reading

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Ohio high school removes valedictorian, salutatorian honors in effort to better students’ mental wellness

Mason High School, located in a suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio, said they would be eliminating valedictorian and salutatorian honors starting next year in order to improve students’ mental wellness. Continue reading

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Photo with noose gets California school’s principal, 4 teachers placed on leave

Four elementary school teachers in Southern California were placed on administrative leave this week after a photo of them smiling while holding a noose circulated on social media. The school’s principal who reportedly took the photo is also on leave. Continue reading

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12-year-old reporter gives commencement speech at university

A 12-year-old reporter who runs a newspaper in Pennsylvania has delivered the commencement address at West Virginia University’s Reed College of Media. Continue reading

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San Francisco teacher has to pay substitute’s salary while battling cancer due to law

Support poured in for a Glen Park Elementary School in San Francisco after she was forced to pay a substitute teacher’s salary as she battled cancer. Continue reading

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School district changes cold sandwich policy after backlash

A Rhode Island school district reversed its decision to start serving cold sandwiches instead of hot lunches next week to students whose families owe lunch money. Continue reading

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Nice save! Bus driver grabs student stepping into car’s path

A fast-acting school bus driver is being lauded for grabbing a student by the back of his jacket as he was about to step out into the path of a car. Continue reading

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