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‘Race To The Top’ Grant Program Is Changing Education

Since Race to the Top was launched, schools across the country have adopted new, rigorous education standards, implemented stringent teacher evaluation systems and are developing data collection systems to better inform instruction.

09/08/2014

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Heisman Watch: Kenny Hill Thrilled But It Is A Long Season

If you did not know his name before Thursday, you undoubtedly know it now. Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill put on quite the show in his debut as the starting quarterback in the post-Johnny Manziel […]

09/04/2014

College Football Spotlight: Big Ten Reputation On The Line For Michigan State

The Big Ten had an opportunity to make a statement in the opening weekend of the college football season, but Wisconsin let a 24-7 lead slip away against LSU in Houston. As Wisconsin saw a […]

09/02/2014

TALLAHASSEE, FL - APRIL 12: Jameis Winston #5 of the Garnet team reacts to a pass against the Gold team during Florida State's Garnet and Gold spring game at Doak Campbell Stadium on April 12, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida.

Heisman Watch: College Football’s Top Contenders And Sleepers

College football’s top players compete for the Heisman Trophy. Here are the contenders as well as a few sleepers.

08/28/2014

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 06: Running back Devonta Freeman #8 of the Florida State Seminoles runs with the ball against the Auburn Tigers during the 2014 Vizio BCS National Championship Game at the Rose Bowl on January 6, 2014 in Pasadena, California.

College Football Spotlight: 10 Thoughts For The 2014 College Football Season

Forget much of what you know about college football. The chase for one of the four playoff spots begins this weekend with a handful of high-profile games.

08/26/2014

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Point Park President Pitches In On Move-In Day

Students at Point Park University started to move into their dorms this morning. Instead of lugging carpets, mini-refrigerators and suitcases into the building themselves, they got some help.

08/21/2014

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Duquesne University Welcomes Class Of 2018 On Freshmen Move-In Day

It is back to class for college students across the area.

08/19/2014

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Streets Blocked As New Pitt Students Move Into Dorms

Thousands of people are descending on Oakland today and many of the busiest streets around the Pitt campus are blocked, closed or detoured as first year students move in.

08/18/2014

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Consumer Reports Ranks Top College Appliances

Are you or someone you know heading back to college? To help recreate the comforts of home, Consumer Reports has a roundup of small appliances to recommend.

08/12/2014

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Princeton Review’s “Best 379 Colleges”

The Princeton Review has released it’s annual list of “The Best 379 Colleges.”

08/07/2014

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Best Cookbooks For Cooking in College

Worried that sending your kid off to college means their diets will consist of boxed meals or ramen? Is your son or daughter moving into their first off-campus apartment and far away from dining halls? Our sister company, Simon & Schuster serves up some college-appropriate cookbooks designed to make cooking easy and even fun for your kids after they’ve fled the nest.

07/29/2014

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Top Paying Degrees And How To Get Your Kids Interested

Science and technology degrees are the highest paying jobs for students out of college. Find out how you can get your kids interested in the STEM fields.

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Pa. State-Owned Schools See 3 Percent Tuition Jump

Students at Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities will see tuition increase by about 3 percent in the coming school year.

07/08/2014

Jonah Hill, left, and Channing Tatum in Columbia Pictures' "22 Jump Street."

Movie Review: 22 Jump Street

The unlikely comedic duo of Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum are back and may be better than ever.

06/12/2014

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President Acts To Help Students Saddled With College Debt

Signing an executive order Monday afternoon, President Barack Obama stretched out the repayment of federal student loans — capping repayments at 10 percent of monthly income — and he called on Congress to do more to help.

06/09/2014

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