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Student Performance Lags on Nation’s Report Card

ATLANTA — America's eighth graders are falling behind in math and reading, while fourth graders are doing slightly better in reading, according to the latest results from the Nation's Report Card. But there were some exceptions to the findings, which also s...
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US Universities See Decline in Students From China

BURLINGTON, Vt. — After a decade of booming enrollment by students from China, American universities are starting to see steep declines as political tensions between the two countries cut into a major source of tuition revenue. "I wouldn't describe it as ca...
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Many Kids Take a Passion for the Planet Back to School

For many kids, heading back to school means more than resuming classes and homework. It means getting back to clubs and student organizations focused on sustainability — everything from composting and recycling to reducing food waste and promoting cleaner ocea...