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New research shows a small portion of community college students are able to transfer to selective schools. Jennifer G. Lang/Shutterstock.com When it comes to getting into a selective university, high...

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As the first person to hold the new role of Surgeon General of California, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris is pushing an unprecedented plan to implement universal screenings for childhood trauma within the state’s...

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Private donors are giving colleges and universities record amounts of money – along with increasingly frequent bouts of public shame when they turn out to have embarrassing baggage. Revelations that...

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In 1972, the comedian George Carlin performed a comedy routine in which he listed the seven words you couldn’t say on television. He opined that profanity related to sexual activities, body parts and...

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When Cincinnati Christian University became aware of its declining enrollment and dwindling tuition revenue in 2015, the university made a “series of bold bets” to stay afloat. But the bold moves...

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Dharun Ravi spent spent weeks gossiping with his friends about the sexual orientation of his freshman roommate at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Initially, he texted and used social...

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For many young people, the toughest choice they will ever have to make about food is what to eat at home or what to choose from a menu. But for Texas high schoolers Tamiya, Juliana, Trisha, Cara and Kristen,...

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Chicago’s teachers are on a strike that has suspended instruction for the city’s public school students since Oct. 17. Educators in the nation’s third-largest school district want higher pay and...

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Pregnant teachers in classrooms are routine these days. But the law didn’t always protect expectant women in any workplace. As part of her stump speech, Sen. Elizabeth Warren tells a story about being...

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Maxwell Gruver had been a student at Louisiana State University for only a few weeks in 2017 before he died of alcohol poisoning in a fraternity house hazing ritual known as “Bible study.” He and...