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Failing Students Get 'Wired' For Success At Georgia Factory

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Diane Ravitch Rebukes Education Activists' 'Reign Of Error'

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Customers test out iPad minis on display in Los Angeles. Students who received free iPads from the Los Angeles Unified School District in a deal with Apple are finding ways to use them for more than just classwork. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Students Find Ways To Hack School-Issued iPads Within A Week

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College Board 'Concerned' About Low SAT Scores

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Students and alumni line up at Howard University in Washington, D.C., before August's commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Nathaniel Grann/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Student Loan Changes Squeeze Historically Black Colleges

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New York University in Shanghai is the first Sino-U.S. joint university. Here, a student speaks with an NYU staffer on Aug. 11. Liu Xiaojing/Xinhua /Landov hide caption

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For Some NYU Students, A Sweet Deal To Study ... In Shanghai

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MacArthur 'Genius' On Grit, Self Control And Success

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Should Parents Nix After-School Sports?

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Florida Governor Alters The Plan For Common Core

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School Technology: Pros Outweigh Cons?

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Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, accompanied by her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, speaks during a news conference in Manchester, N.H., in July. They were there to encourage state political leaders to have courage in the fight to expand background checks on gun purchases. Mary Schwalm/AP hide caption

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The Common Core Standards establish academic expectations across states in math and English language arts. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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In Push For 'Common' Standards, Many Parents Left Uneducated

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Adjunct professors at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh are trying to unionize. The death of a longtime, part-time employee has put the debate in a larger forum. Ronald Woan/Flickr hide caption

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The Sad Death Of An Adjunct Professor Sparks A Labor Debate

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Being Head Chef In A Theatrical Test Kitchen

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Robot Turtles is for future programmers ages 3 to 8. Courtesy of Robot Turtles hide caption

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