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  • Ken Starr bumped from Baylor presidency

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    Baylor University dumped Ken Starr as its president Thursday after unveiling the results of an independent investigation that showed a "fundamental failure" to respond adequately to student sex assault allegations, including some involving players fo...

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  • Is it ever too early to start saving for college?

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    What's the best way to set up our current/future children so that they don't incur the same amount of debt and college expenses as us Millennials currently have? With rising education expenses and tuition increases, would it be smart to start saving ...

  • What makes a good speller (or a bad one)?

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    Research published this year in the journal Brain suggests it has something to do with how some people's brains retrieve words -- or don't -- and how we manage to get them out -- or not.

  • Student-created catapult throws first pitch

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    A group of high school students in Florida won a competition, earning the chance to have the catapult they designed "throw" out the first pitch at a Major League Baseball game.

  • Could this simple solution solve the student loan crisis?

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    What if lowering student debt was as easy as sending students a letter?

    Indiana University officials say borrowing by undergraduates at the school has dropped 18% since 2012.

  • World's first surviving septuplets graduate

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    As the students strode on to the stage, beaming in their black and red graduation gowns, the school administrator called out their names:

  • 12-year-old accepted to two universities

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    Tanishq Abraham, 12, was accepted into the University of California-Davis and UC Santa Cruz, where he received a prestigious regents scholarship.

  • Woodshop teacher attacked with zip tie around his neck

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    Amid tightened security at a Washington state high school, police are still looking for whoever attacked a woodshop teacher five days ago and placed a zip tie around his neck.

  • UCLA, Under Armour sign record $280 million deal

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    UCLA just landed the biggest collegiate apparel deal ever. The $280 million deal with Under Armour will last for 15 years, industry sources told CNNMoney on Tuesday.

  • Robo-call bomb threats reported at schools nationwide

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    Schools in at least 10 different states have reported robo-call bomb threats Monday.

  • Ex-drug dealer graduates at age 67 from Ivy League school

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    David Norman is proving that if you keep chasing your dreams you will succeed.

  • Angelina Jolie could be your teacher

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    One of Britain's most prestigious universities, the London School of Economics (LSE) has appointed Angelina Jolie as a visiting professor.

  • College enrollment is dropping. Bad sign?

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    U.S. college enrollment is falling.

    For years, America's college campuses swelled with more and more students. But enrollment peaked in 2010 at just over 21 million students. Attendance has dropped every year since.

    By the fall of 2014 -- the most rece...

  • Google's Chromebooks outsold Apple's Macs



    Laptops running Google's Chrome operating system reached a milestone last quarter: For the first time ever, computer makers shipped more Chromebooks than all Apple desktops and laptops combined, according to IDC.

  • H.S. grad never missed a day of school

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    Maybe Philip Dauma's grandmother should fix us all breakfast.

  • 50 students face grade tampering allegations

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    Fifty students at Tucson High School are accused in a large, elaborate cheating scandal and the seniors involved will not be allowed to walk at graduation, according to a KGUN TV report.

  • Banning skinny jeans in school?

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    Some of life's questions are just destined to be left unanswered: Are leggings pants? Can skinny jeans be too skinny? Are either appropriate attire for high school students?

  • Tax avoidance strategies from Trump University

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    Donald Trump's opponents have posited no shortage of theories for why the New York billionaire would be wary of releasing his tax returns. High on the list? The likely use of extensive tax avoidance strategies.

  • How tech literate are 8th graders? You'd be surprised

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    How well is America preparing its youth for tech-based jobs?

  • Federal judge orders schools to desegregate

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    Living on the "other side of the tracks" isn't just a cheap idiom in Cleveland, Mississippi.

    Court documents show that 62 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled school segregation unconstitutional, the schools in this west Mississippi town of 12,00...

  • Jane Sanders' former college, Burlington College, closes doors

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    Burlington College, the small private liberal arts school in Vermont once headed by Jane Sanders -- wife of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders -- has announced it will close its doors permanently at the end of this month due to debt.

  • Obama: Transgender bathroom guidance meant to affirm kids' dignity

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    Responding to criticism of his administration's new guidance on transgender students' use of school bathrooms, President Barack Obama said Monday he wanted to ensure children were being treated with dignity.

  • College custodian picks up degree

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    Michael Vaudreuil is used to picking things up at school. He's a custodian at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts.

  • Obama knocks Trump at Rutgers: 'Ignorance is not a virtue'



    President Barack Obama took aim Sunday at presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump while delivering the commencement address at Rutgers University, telling graduates to tout their knowledge, not brag about their ignorance.

    Though he ...

  • Biden, Boehner lament negative politics

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    Vice President Joe Biden and former House Speaker John Boehner shared the stage at Notre Dame University's commencement ceremony Sunday, where they both spoke on the current negative state of politics.


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