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Latest Education Items
Mark Twain wrote that "the difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter." A new edition of "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "Tom Sawyer" will try to find out if that holds true by replacing the N-word with "slave" in an effort not to offend readers.
Alabama has given defensive coordinator Kirby Smart a $100,000 raise and one-year contract extension.
Not so fast, Georgia.
The numbers grow every year: 35 bowl games, 70 teams _ the morphing of what was once a New Year's Day tradition into one that kicks off in mid-December and finishes closer to Martin Luther King Day than Jan. 1.
Virginia's education department plans to tighten its textbook-review process after experts discovered a multitude of factual errors in state-approved history books.
What do children in Liechtenstein, Slovenia, Estonia and Hungary all have in common? They are eating our kids' lunch, educationally speaking.
Conductor Gustavo Dudamel's passion for music education is on display in a new PBS special.
Three days a week, Yale sophomore James Campbell rises at 5 a.m. for ROTC drills on a college campus that isn't his own. He would gladly do push-ups and run circles on Yale's campus.
Few efforts of local and state government are as critical to the well-being of our society as ensuring our children have quality educational opportunities. It is an effort that is best practiced by those closest to the students and their parents. Modern education policy, alas, is based on growing and intrusive federal interference, which squelches opportunity and condemns kids to failing schools.