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Mississippi Schools Sue State For More Money  |   

Mississippi has long ranked near the bottom of the states in educational performance. In a bid to change that, 21 school districts are suing the state for more than $200 million in education funding.

In Pakistan, A Self-Styled Teacher Holds Class For 150 In A Cowshed  |   

In a remote village, poor children are on the front line of an education battle. The village's only educated person aims to teach them — and shame teachers who are paid but don't show up for work.

Colleges Ill-Equipped To Investigate, Adjudicate Sexual Assaults  |   

In light of the allegations of sexual assault at the University of Virginia, Ari Shapiro speaks with Yale law professor Jed Rubenfeld about his recent critique of campus policies in the New York Times.

Kids Get In On The Action With NaNoWriMo  |   

November is national novel writing month and some schools are participating by having students write long-form fiction.

Is Digital Learning More Cost-Effective? Maybe Not  |   

Digital learning initiatives are spreading to schools across the country, but new research raises doubts about how well they work.