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Liam Frometa, 5, left, and Christopher Ramos, 5, right, play with their classroom's smart board at Fun Time Early Learning Academy in Naples, Fla. The academy is able to provide smart boards due to funding from the Naples Winter Wine Festival.

An upscale Florida auction yields millions for local preschool programs

Proceeds from sales of wine and fancy cars help the children of farmworkers, organizers say

Change is on the way for the College Scorecard

In its current state, the College Scorecard is not very useful for low-income students

The voucher program we really need is not for school — it’s for after

Betsy DeVos can better serve working parents by supporting their aftercare needs

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

Damian Lopez, 4, gives Denver Public Schools Superintendent Tom Boabserg a high-five as he arrives for the first day of school at Escalante-Biggs Academy on August 20, 2018 in Denver, Colorado.

Take a closer look at those back-to-school photos: Is something missing?

School photos provide a snapshot of segregated schools from across the country

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Textbook prices

Nothing says welcome to college like exorbitant textbook prices

When the cost of a textbook could feed a family of four for a week

Students play dress-up and draw on a whiteboard in a Christopher House preschool class.

Making the preschool magic last as children get older

How one school’s efforts to support parents and families has led to success

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