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Dad fears son got MRSA at school

A Brevard County father says he fears his son got an infection from Merritt Island High School.

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Study: 1 in 5 college women raped, assaulted

A new study about the incidence of rape involving college freshmen women will likely add to the ongoing debate about whether enough is being done on campuses to keep students safe.

The study, conducted at a large unnamed private university in…

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County denies Avalon relief school

The Orange County Commission denied the relief school for Avalon Park Middle School after months of a heated debate.


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School: Some end-of-course exams nullified

The Orange County Public Schools superintendent announces that some end-of-course exams will not affect students' final grades.


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HS student earns 8 associate degrees

For one senior in Texas, he isn't just set to graduate from high school -- he's also graduating from college.

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Kids do a lot better when schools ban smartphones

Do you want your children to do better in exams? Then take away their smartphones. (Sorry, kids!)

Schools that ban students from carrying phones see a clear improvement in their test scores, according to a study by the London School of Economics.

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10 things we know about bullying

The U.S. Department of Education is hailing what it calls the "first significant decrease" in school-based bullying since the federal government started gathering such data back in 2005.

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Asian-American groups accuse Harvard of discrimination

A coalition of Asian-American organizations says the federal government should step in to change Harvard's approach to admissions, accusing the university of racial discrimination.

In a complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Education and the…

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Obama: Class segregation is holding Americans back

Americans are becoming increasingly segregated by class, and that's making it harder for many to get ahead, in President Obama's view.

One of the main reasons the American Dream is fading for so many is that the rich are increasingly living with…

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Man completes college 76 years later

It took NBA star Shaquille O'Neal 11 years to earn his undergraduate degree. Wisconsin grandmother Mary Jo Meyer needed 42 years to get hers.

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