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[WATCH] High School Senior Awarded $3M in Scholarship Money

Arianna Alexander says her father encouraged her to do her best

High school senior, Arianna Alexander, was accepted into 26 schools, 8 ivy leagues, and awarded…

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Linda Cliatt-Wayman Delivers Fearless TED Talk

High school principal's vision for changing low-performing schools

Meet Linda Cliatt-Wayman, a high school principal with a vision for change at low performing…

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Michelle Obama Delivers Speech to Chicago High School Students

Michelle Obama's encouraging words to graduates in her hometown

“You embody all of the courage and love, all of the hunger and hope that…

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Educator Claudine Gay Named Harvard’s New Dean of Social Science

Gay will officially step into her role July 1

Harvard University names Claudine Gay as new dean of social science

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The Best Colleges for Veterans in 2015

Top four-year colleges for veterans to complete a degree.

Whether it’s readjusting to civilian life or recovering from an injury, military veterans returning to…

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Is Technology the Nexus Where Civics and Student Learning Meet?

Learn civics by doing it, some educators urge

Making civics a higher priority, some teachers are corralling technology as a way of both…

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Wishbone and Uncommon Schools Campaign to Send Students to Top Summer Programs

Campaign to raise $90,000 to fund opportunities, keep students engaged over the summer

Low-income students are positioned to attend top summer programs via a campaign launched by Wishbone…

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BE Modern Man: Meet 30-Year-Old Professor DeLeon Gray, Ph.D.

Professor shares the secrets to success

DeLeon Gray is not what we imagine a traditional professor should look like. At the…

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Teen Mom, Trameka Pope, Beats the Odds

Not only is she the head of her class, she's been awarded more than $600,000 in scholarships

Teen mom Trameka Pope is valedictorian of her senior class and was awarded more than…

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Sheryl Underwood’s Tips for Success in Comedy and Business

Strategies for getting ahead, on and off the stage

Sheryl Underwood offers several strategies for getting ahead, on and off the stage.

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‘Because of Them, We Can’ Campaign Celebrates 2015 Graduates

Honors this year's graduating class

Eunique Jones, founder of “Because of Them, We Can,” honors 2015 graduates.

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The Price We’ll Pay for Our Children’s Education: Are There Better Options?

Part 2: How Race Plays Out in Our Financial Experience

A ‘good’ education does not have to mean an ‘expensive’ education.This story helps us take…

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7 Apps to Help Army Personnel and their Families

Resources to help active military members and their loved ones

There are several apps available at your fingertips for army soldiers looking for base relocation…

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NCAA Honors Student Athletes Hard Work In Class

The NCAA honored the best performing teams in the classroom

289 schools had at least one team on the list, which represents an increase of…

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[WATCH] Syracuse University Named One of the Top Business Schools For Veterans

The school offers flexible educational programs for military veterans

Syracuse University, Whitman School of Management, earned a top spot in the Military Times, 2015…

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Make Sure Your Online School Is Legit

Bogus programs cast a wide web of deceit

Take steps to ensure that your online school is legitimate. Bogus programs are costly and…

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4 Things Every College Grad Should Know About Student Loan Repayment

NFCC offers low- or no-cost debt repayment advice to recent grads

These 4 tips from the National Foundation for Credit Counseling help college grads get ahead…

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[STUDY] School Smartphone Bans Boost Students’ Test Scores

Low-achieving students raised scores 14.23% after smartphones were banned from the classroom

A new study conducted in the UK says keeping smartphones out of the classroom may…

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Jessica Sutherland Talks Homeless to Higher Ed Nonprofit

An organization striving to change the stigma of homelessness one college grad at a time

Jessica Sutherland talks her nonprofit organization thats striving to change the stigma of homelessness one…

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Play Essential to Early Learning

Trend toward formal preschool education may be harmful, studies show

According to a study published online, preschool children in day care centers need more physical…

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