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A public interest group said this week that it had found toxic substances in a number of school supplies, including asbestos in a Playskool...

What international test scores reveal about American education

Has U.S. school performance been improving over the past two decades? The results of two international tests—the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) and...

What does AI and machine learning mean for finance, security, energy?

Events If you’re looking for practical advice on what machine learning and AI can do for businesses like yours, you should secure your place...

Brown University becomes latest college to drop SAT, ACT essay for applicants

Brown University this week became the latest school to stop requiring prospective students to take SAT and ACT essay tests, joining a burgeoning list of...

Across the World, Where Kids Go to School Matters

POLICYMAKERS AND politicians spend a lot of time wagging fingers over stubborn education achievement gaps in the U.S., lamenting especially the educational level of poor...

USA TODAY partnering with CBS to find education solutions across America: Standards editor

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How Gender Influences College Admissions

When it comes to college admissions decisions, there is one factor that influences the decision-making process that college hopefuls may not realize: gender. "I have...

Why Trump is trying to reduce the status of the Department of Education

Last month, the Trump administration released a proposal to reform the federal government. One of President Trump’s proposals is to merge the Department of Education with the Department...

Florida College Road Trip: University of Florida

Growing up in Ocala, Mario Agosto owned a University of Florida Gators hoodie and hat and was certainly familiar with the public university about 40 miles from...

9 reasons being a middle child is actually the best

What middle child syndrome? Say it ain't so: Is the middle child really becoming extinct? A recentNew York Magazine feature deems the American middle child...

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After decades of effort, African-American enrollment in medical school still lags

WASHINGTON – Gabriel Felix is on track to graduate from Howard University's medical school in May. The 27-year-old from Rockland County, N.Y., has beaten the odds...