The Drawbacks To Picking Your Own College Roomie

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'Gifted' Treatment For Underachieving Students

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Famous College Ranking Lists Failing America?

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Roy Roberts, emergency manager of the Detroit Public Schools, speaks at Amelia Earhart Elementary-Middle School. Roberts, a former General Motors executive, came out of retirement to try to fix the school system. Larry Abramson/NPR hide caption

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Former GM Exec Hopes To Kick-Start Detroit Schools

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NCAA Probes 'Stunning' Allegations Against Miami

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Think You're An Auditory Or Visual Learner? Scientists Say It's Unlikely

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Students leave Atlanta's Emma Hutchinson School in July. Hutchinson is a year-round school that has been identified as one of 44 schools involved in a test cheating scandal. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

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States Search For Answers To Cheating Scandals

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Robin Weems' son Jason (left) teaches kindergarten across the hall from his parents' first-grade class in Baltimore. StoryCorps hide caption

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A Family That Teaches Together Talks Shop

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New School Opens In Embroiled N.C. District

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What Makes A School Good: Not The Finger Painting

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Moms: Helping Boys Form Deep Friendships

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What Works To Close The Education Gap

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Students Tackle 'Kids' Science Challenge'

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Many colleges are assigning all incoming freshman a common book to read and discuss in their first week on campus. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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College Common Reads: Learning From 'Wes Moore'

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Out of the 29 states in which at least 40 percent of graduates took the ACT, only Minnesota had more than half of its students meet at least three college-readiness benchmarks. ACT hide caption

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