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Early Intervention Could Boost Education Levels

Taking steps from an early age to improve childhood education skills could raise overall population levels of academic achievement by as much as 5%, and reduce socioeconomic inequality in education by 15%, according to international research led by the University of Adelaide.

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Evening the Odds

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Wake Forest University faculty finds technology to help blind student see math clearly and pursue degree.

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Diversity in Medical Education: It’s Not So Black and White Anymore

A perspective piece in this week’s issue of the New England Journal of Medicine from a student at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine addresses the evolution of diversity in medical education.

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What Will College Really Cost You? Wellesley’s Updated Cost Estimator Tells You in Just Three Minutes

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Wellesley College today released an updated version of its groundbreaking college cost estimator. My inTuition: Wellesley’s Quick College Cost Estimator asks just six basic financial questions before providing a personalized estimate of an individual’s cost to attend Wellesley.

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Experienced Recruiter Shares Tips on Stand-Out Scholarship Applications

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Noah Pittman, recruiter for the University of Arkansas Honors College, shares practical advice on scholarship applications, resumes, transcripts, personal essays and factors decision-makers look for in letters of recommendation.

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How to Solve the Nation’s Math Crisis? Tap into Everyday Examples of Calculus in the World Around Us

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A Wellesley College mathematics professor says that the key to reversing the country’s Math Crisis lies in tapping into the everyday examples of math hidden in the world around us and changing the way we instruct math in America's classrooms.

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Competency-Based Education: Expert Commentary on Higher Ed for Adults, Adult Learning and Learning Agility From DePaul University

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Students’ Religiosity More Influential Than Education in Views on Evolution

College students’ views on evolution are shaped significantly more by religiosity than education, according to a survey of Southern students.

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The International Federation of University Women (IFUW) Urges All Governments and Education Sectors to Commit to Immediate, Concrete Legislative and Policy Action to Combat the Global Shortage of Qualified Teachers at All Levels

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On the occasion of World Teachers’ Day 2014, the International Federation of University Women (IFUW) calls for concerted efforts to increase the number of qualified teachers at all levels.

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Kids' Oral Language Skills Can Predict Future Writing Difficulties

Children's future writing difficulties can be identified before they even learn how to begin writing, according to a new study by Professor Phaedra Royle and Postdoctoral fellow Alexandra Marquis of the University of Montreal’s School of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology.

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