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Why this military shipbuilder is investing in local schools

New labs prepare students for local shipbuilding careers

Poverty, Perseverance and a PhD

An elite university helped her climb but changing class can be a lonely journey.

The measured achievement gap between the students in this Revere High School English as a Second Language class and their English-speaking peers is likely to balloon with the introduction of the PARCC exam. From left, clockwise, are Mateo López and Nataly Gómez, both from Colombia; Amanda Moreira, from Brazil; and Maria Hernández, from Honduras.

Working in a group might be the best way to help kids meet individual goals, study says

Researchers also say that they found collaboration led to higher grades for black students

opioid crisis

Addiction counselors embed in schools dealing with the opioid crisis

A treatment center that helps adults is now helping schools and children with addicted parents

Black students default on college loans at a higher rate than others, study finds

Consequences can be severe for those who default

The learning experience is different in schools that assign laptops, a survey finds

More students report emailing teachers, collaborating with peers in schools with 1:1 programs

A high school student repairs a car in an automotive shop class. Jobs in automotive body repair are relatively safe from automation, and they don't require a college degree.

Ten jobs that are safe from robots

A college degree, problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt to technological change will help land jobs at low risk for automation

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What do college students learn

As students return to college, a basic question persists: What are they learning?

Despite years of demands, consumers know little about how and how much students learn

Academia is beginning to offer courses in blockchain technology. Po Chi Wu, a visiting professor at the University of California, Berkeley, teaches a course about blockchain entrepreneurship.

Blockchain arrives on college campuses

The growing demand for scholarly research on blockchain and professionals with skills in the field is prompting universities to add coursework on the technology

Early evidence of a ‘Trump effect’ on bullying in schools

Preliminary study results show that a community's preference for Trump is associated with higher rates of teasing and bullying in Virginia middle schools

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