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“Education”

Feb 3, 2016 12:00 PM ET
The world seems like it belongs to those who hit life's genetic lottery, appearance-wise. Do the best-looking students get a bit of grade inflation in their favor?
Dec 23, 2015 08:34 AM ET
Standardized tests are widely used to compare international universities. Why are these comparisons imperfect?
Dec 17, 2015 01:28 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Scary headlines can cause the public to be needlessly fearful. Understanding risk and statistics can help. →
Nov 30, 2015 01:49 PM ET // Laine Bergeson
Ahaan Rungta obtained his elementary and high school education exclusively through online courses from MIT. Now he's been accepted into the class of 2019.
Nov 5, 2015 10:25 AM ET
Students in debt to for-profit colleges are demanding the government discharge their loans. How did these schools get federal funding in the first place?
Nov 4, 2015 06:10 AM ET
A new list of the top 10 education systems in the world has the U.S. nowhere on it and East Asian countries dominating the list. Which nations top the charts?
Oct 16, 2015 09:15 AM ET // Emily Sohn
Is college becoming obsolete? Not necessarily -- or at least not yet.
Oct 14, 2015 01:10 PM ET
Are you a visual learner? How about auditory? Do you like to read all of the instructions or just dive in, hands-on? It turns out there are more than 70 different styles of learning.
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