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Ex-student charged with murder in California shooting rampage

Ex-student charged with murder in California shooting rampage

Apr 05, 2012 PM EDT A former nursing student was charged with murder and attempted murder on Wednesday in a shooting rampage that killed seven people and wounded three others this week at a small, Christian college he ...

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How Novel: Penn LPS Teacher Writes for Tweens, Teens and Young Adults

Apr 04, 2012 PM EDT "Perfect features, the right shoes, luminescent lip gloss and the instincts of barracudas" is how Melissa Jensen describes a group of high school freshmen in The Fine Art of Truth or Dare, her most ...


Gay college students may be at increased risk for drinking problems because of how they, their peers are treated

Apr 02, 2012 PM EDT Gay, lesbian, and bisexual college students who experience subtle discrimination are at increased risk of having a problem with alcohol compared to heterosexual students, a new University of Michigan ...

After grad job slump, big hiring is back at U.S. colleges

After grad job slump, big hiring is back at U.S. colleges

Apr 02, 2012 PM EDT Sean Chua expected the hunt for his first job after college to be tough. After all, he watched his brother struggle to find a position when he graduated back in 2008.


Voters Support Specific Tax Increases If Money Is Used For Public Education and Public Safety

Mar 30, 2012 PM EDT By hefty margins, Californian voters favor raising sales taxes and taxes on wealthier citizens if they're told the money goes to public schools, community colleges and public safety, according to the ...

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College exams work to deter cheating; problems abroad

Mar 29, 2012 PM EDT U.S. college admissions officers on Wednesday welcomed new rules aimed at deterring cheating on entrance exams, but continued to raise concerns about fraud, especially among foreign applicants.


VSU Student Advances to Next Round of America's Next Top Model Auditions

Mar 28, 2012 PM EDT For Valdosta State University student Jasmine "J.P." Partlow, each pose, each glamour shot and each stroll down the catwalk bring her a step closer to her dream of becoming a professional model.

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Crown Warns of Next Economic Bubble: Student Loans

Mar 28, 2012 PM EDT But for parents and students preparing for college right now with loan applications and college entrance exams, it is important to stop and consider what Crown warns will be the next big bubble: ...

Galesburg High School Rights a Wrong by Awarding Diploma to African-American after 55 Years.

Graduation Party Supplies Help Celebrate Your Graduate

Mar 28, 2012 PM EDT High school and college graduations are important milestones in the lives of students and their families. Great efforts are made to balance arduous work and school schedules in order to graduate from ...

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How to haggle for that college money

Mar 28, 2012 PM EDT Over the next week, most colleges will give high school seniors the good news -- who got in where -- and the bad news -- how much it will cost.

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New Report Finds Modest Gains in America's College Attainment Rates; Speed of Progress Must be Accelerated to Improve Our Nation's Prospects

Mar 27, 2012 PM EDT As college completion rates continue to climb in other parts of the world, a new report released today by Lumina Foundation shows that we must do significantly more to build on the modest gains in ...

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Why College Students Stop Short of a Degree

Mar 27, 2012 PM EDT There are some high-profile cases of dropouts-made-good like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg, but the majority are not so fortunate. The United States has the highest dropout rate in the ...

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