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Coding Camp to Baltimore Schools: Bring Us Your Bored!  |   

A summer program in Baltimore has black middle-schoolers coding, designing apps and altogether hooked on engineering.

The Plan To Give Pell Grants To Prisoners  |   

The Obama administration unveiled a pilot program Friday morning that will once again give some prisoners access to Pell Grants, a form of federal student aid.

The Play's The Thing — High School Productions Down The Decades  |   

Bob Mondello looks at the most-produced shows at high schools through seven decades and ponders what the choices made by drama teachers tell us.

Federal Court Places A Stay On Order Compelling NCAA To Pay Athletes  |   

The ruling comes nearly a year after a district court judge ruled that the NCAA violated antitrust laws and should let schools pay athletes $5,000.

Measuring The Power Of A Prison Education  |   

Inmates who took college-level courses while in prison saw a 16 percent drop in their risk of reincarceration.