• Docs to Columbia U.: We want Dr. Oz out

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    Talk show host Dr. Mehmet Oz is defending himself against a group of doctors who accuse him of "manifesting an egregious lack of integrity" in his TV and promotional work, and who call his faculty position at Columbia University unacceptable.

    In a wr...

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  • Testing problems with Common Core jeopardize funds

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    Common Core testing problems in Nevada, North Dakota and Montana could jeopardize their federal funding.

  • Atlanta educators say they're innocent

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    Educators sentenced to prison in the Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal proclaimed their innocence Friday. Eight administrators and teachers were given prison terms ranging from one to seven years Tuesday.

  • US fines Corinthian Colleges $30 million

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    The for-profit Corinthian College network has been fined $30 million by the Department of Education for overstating job placement rates for graduates.

    The department found that the Corinthian-owned Heald College, based in San Francisco, misrepresente...

  • College enrollment rate surges for black HS grads

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    The percentage of black high school graduates enrolled in college jumped last year, exceeding that of both white and Hispanics, according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

  • Atlanta educators sentenced in test-score scandal

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    There was nothing routine about a sentencing hearing Tuesday in Atlanta that wrote the final legal chapter of one of the most massive school cheating scandals in the country.

    Educators were convicted April 1 of racketeering and other lesser crimes re...

  • Graphic novels, diversity highlight 2014's most challenged books

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    Books featuring Native Americans, on-the-run alien lovers, gay penguins and middle school theater geeks top the American Library Association's 2014 list of most challenged books.

  • NASA astronomer names asteroid after Malala

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    Malala Yousafzai's stellar career has included a Nobel Peace Prize. Last week, she made it into outer space when a NASA astrophysicist named an asteroid after the teenage education activist from Pakistan.

  • At this high school, the schedule is flexible

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    Most days, 16-year-old Jason Zobott walks into Huntley High School in suburban Chicago around 7:30 a.m. like any high schooler might. It's what he does the rest of the day that's not so typical.

  • Google exec bring clarity to job hunting

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    Google is consistently rated the best place to work. So you need a degree from Harvard to get in the door, right?

    Not really, according to Laszlo Bock, Google's Head of People Operations.

    When the company was small, Google cared a lot about getting ki...

  • Jon Stewart on Rolling Stone: They should be fired

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    From Comedy Central

    The editors and reporter responsible for the scandal at Rolling Stone may have kept their jobs, but they can't escape the wrath of Jon Stewart.

    "If nobody else has the guts to do it, I'll fire them," Stewart said on "The Daily Show" Wednesday night. "...

  • Starbucks to give workers a full ride for college

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    Want to get a college degree for free? Try getting a job at Starbucks.

    Starbucks said Monday it will offer employees full tuition at Arizona State University's online program, giving them the chance to earn a bachelor's degree for free.

    The coffee ch...

  • Nigerian immigrant accepted by all 8 Ivy League schools

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    High school senior Harold Ekeh didn't just get into one Ivy League university. He was accepted into all eight.

    Now comes the really hard part: Deciding where to go. He actually got into all 13 schools he applied to, including MIT and Johns Hopkins.

    "I ...

  • Harvard rejects about 95% of applicants

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    Congratulations to the lucky 5.3% of applicants who managed to get accepted to Harvard's class of 2019.

  • Duke: Student admits hanging noose on campus

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    A Duke student has admitted to hanging a noose made of rope from a tree near a student union, university officials said Thursday.

  • Stanford offers free tuition for families making less than $125,000

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    Last week, 2,144 teenagers got the news they'd long dreamed of: they got accepted to Stanford University.

    The cherry on top is that Stanford also announced it was expanding financial aid. The university said that no parents with an annual income and t...

  • NCAA: Educational quality not our job

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    After years of making the case that the education of athletes is paramount, the NCAA now says it has no legal responsibility to make sure education is actually delivered.

  • 100 Corinthian College students refuse to pay loans

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    Dawn Thompson racked up $155,000 in student loans for a Corinthian College degree that proved worthless. Now she refuses to pay it off.

    It's a risky move, but she's not alone. More than 100 of the now-defunct for-profit school's students are taking th...

  • 11 Atlanta educators convicted of racketeering

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    All but one of 12 defendants charged with racketeering and other crimes in the Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal were convicted Wednesday.

    "We've been fighting for the children in our community, particularly those children who were deprived by t...

  • Racist SAE chant was taught at national event

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    The national office of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity changed its tune.

    Just two weeks ago, the national office condemned a racist chant that resulted in the shutdown of the University of Oklahoma SAE chapter, saying, "The national fraternity does not...

  • Educator becomes Ebola responder

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    From Phoenix Air Group

    Today, Katie Meyler might be meeting with Google executives or maybe giving a talk at the United Nations about girls' education, poverty or Ebola. But just a few months ago, she was on the front lines fighting the Ebola epidemic in Liberia.

    "I think a...

  • Only 40% from middle class who start college earn bachelor's degree

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    Here's a little-known, scary stat: More than half of middle class kids who start college fail to earn a bachelor's degree within six to eight years.

    The low graduation rate has big implications for young adults' ability to remain in the middle class, ...

  • What $100,000 in student debt feels like

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    Loads. Of. Debt.

    That's the story of graduates today.

    But $100,000? Or more. Any debt counselor will tell you that's insane.

    It's a choke-hold on young people starting their lives -- It means putting off getting married, having children, and buying th...

  • Bob Jones III sorry for anti-gay comments

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    Three and a half decades after calling for homosexuals to be stoned, former Bob Jones University President Bob Jones III has apologized.

  • Teacher of year fired over dirty diaper

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    A teacher of the year award winner in St. Louis, Missouri, is being fired over a dirty diaper, Fox News reports, to the chagrin of parents of children in her classroom.

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