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France Shows That "Free" College Is Neither Free Nor Fair

<b>France Shows That “Free” College Is Neither Free Nor Fair</b><p>From certain perspectives, the French higher education system would seem to be doing great. …

25 Ridiculously Cool Things Every College Student Needs

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Someone In A Clown Costume Tried To Grab A College Student

Texas State University police sent out an alert to students on Tuesday after a student said a clown grabbed her at a campus housing complex.<p>Police said on Tuesday they were investigating an assault at Bobcat Village, a student apartment complex at the San Marcos, Texas, university. The alert was …

35 Very Common Phrases You Can’t Say at College Anymore

There are 35 phrases that Freshmen entering James Madison University were told to avoid as they enter their first year in college. They are very …

Race Matters: Black Teachers Hold Black Students To A Higher Standard Than White Students

Black Teachers Hold Black Students To A Higher Standard<p>A new study by the Yale Child Study Center shows that implicit biases are first shaped by …

Michelle Obama KILLS it in this hilarious video about education

Michelle Obama has been totally rocking it recently. Not only are her speeches awe-inspiring and gorgeous, but she’s also revealed how funny and …

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Gear Up With Clever Tech

Find your zen with clever back-to-school tech<p>With seconds to spare—the professor’s footsteps echoing in the hall—you slide into your seat.<p>You just made it. Yes, you were almost late on your first day of class. But you take a deep breath, focus, and open up your laptop for notes. College can be …

The 9 Reading Habits That Will Ensure Success For Your Child

Reading has never been more important for success. This expert helps you get your kids on the right reading track.<p>Reading has never been more important. Despite video and audio proliferation, most content still comes in the form of the written word. And now with the Internet and social media, there …

School Replaces Detention With Meditation And Kids Are Thriving

Robert W. Coleman School replaces detention with meditation to help elementary students<p>A school run by some pretty smart folks in Baltimore has …

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Gardening as a Kid Indicates that You'll Eat Fruits and Veggies as a College Student

Aside from the obvious benefits of getting outside and helping pull weeds, it turns out gardening as a kid may have benefits that are longer-lasting than you might expect.<p><i>Photo courtesy of USFS, Flickr</i><p>Aside from the obvious benefits of getting outside and helping pull weeds, it turns out gardening …

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Eye-tracking technology shows that preschool teachers have implicit bias against black boys

For African American boys, the presumption of guilt starts before they have entered a kindergarten classroom, new research shows.<p>In a study presented Wednesday to a meeting of education policy officials, researchers found that pre-K educators who were prompted to expect trouble in a classroom …

18 Things I Wish My Mom Would Have Taught Me Before I Started High School

By Elizabeth Conklin,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/2ca7YUL<p><b>1.</b> Your best friend is not always going to be there for you. You’ll have a falling out, …

Black Students Say They Were Harassed With Bananas At American University

“I wouldn’t let people drive me out, but it’s kind of sad that this kind of thing still happens.”<p>Students at American University in Washington D.C. have condemned the school over what they said was an inadequate response to racially-charged incidents on campus this month.<p>In one case, a rotting …

Dr. Kat’s Top Back to School Apps

These back to school apps will keep students organized and on track throughout the entire school year.

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Eyeglasses Measuring Guide

While shuffling between sublime frame colors and frame styles, we must also pay attention to its dimensions that assists in purchasing a fine …

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Vanguard 529 Plan: A Review of College Savings Options

Photo by: Getty Images.<p>Vanguard's 529 plans rank as one of the least expensive of college savings plans, ensuring that investment performance will fund your child's college expenses rather than your broker's bank account. But fees aren't the only consideration, as choosing the wrong 529 plan can …

You Have to See This College Student Earn His Whole Class an A with an Insane Trick Shot

Nobody has done "back to school" better than this guy.<p>Allow me to paint you a picture. It's fall and you're headed back to THE Ohio State University. You're excited to see your friends again, and you're excited to watch JT Barrett torch the competition on the football field (so far, so good on this …

Tapping Your 529 Plan for the First Time: Tips for Freshman Parents

Image source: Getty Images.<p>You've been saving for your child's higher education for a long time, and now it's time to start using it to pay for college costs. We all learn by doing, but when it comes to tax-advantaged savings such as a 529 College Savings Plan (where the IRS is looking over your …

How to survive as an introvert at university

Starting university is as much about meeting new people and making friends than anything else, let’s be honest. This is particularly the case during …

15 fun & easy STEAM 3D printing lesson plans from MakerBot's Thingiverse

Sep 2, 2016 | By Benedict<p>There’s only one thing more satisfying than being part of a 3D printing project, and that’s teaching <i>others</i> how to get …

The lessons the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is teaching all of us

In case you missed it, today Samsung issued a recall of all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. The response has been wide-ranging from customers with …

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

Georgetown to atone for its role in slavery

Georgetown University, the oldest Catholic institution of higher learning in the USA, will take a series of steps to atone for the role that slavery played in its early history, the school’s president is expected to announce Thursday.<p>As part of the plan, the university will offer a formal apology …

Georgetown President: Universities Have Responsibility to Address 'Original Evil of Slavery'

Nearly 200 years after Georgetown University profited from the sale of 272 slaves, the university’s president urged the Georgetown community and …

This chart shows why Princeton really is better than Harvard

Business Insider's 2016 list of the best colleges in America named Princeton University the top school in the country, followed by Harvard University. The Ivy League schools, founded in the 18th and 17th centuries, respectively, are two of the most highly regarded universities in the world, but …

Report Names the 50 Most-Segregating School District Boundaries by Income

By onAugust 23, 2016 11:46 AM<p>Ohio has three of the 10 most-segregating school district boundaries by income in the United States, while Alabama has …

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Hillary blasts for-profit colleges, but Bill took millions from one

Since launching her bid for president Hillary Clinton has been a vocal critic of for-profit schools, pledging in speeches across the country to "crack down on predatory schools" and help students drowning in student loan debt.<p>"If they load students up with debt for programs that don't lead to good …