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Earth tipped over on its side 84 million years ago and then righted itself, new study finds
Earth tipped over on its side and back between 79 million and 86 million years ago, a study shows. The planet tilted by 12 degrees - which ...
June 19, 2021
Education Department discharges $500 million in debt for 18,000 ITT students in sign of borrower defense progress
The Education Department (ED) is discharging $500 million in student loan debt held by 18,000 borrowers who had been defrauded by now-defunct ...
June 17, 2021
The average female college grad gets a $35,000 starting salary - not much more than the typical borrower's student-debt load, report finds
The American Association of University Women compared women's student-debt burdens to their income. Black women have more student debt than ...
June 15, 2021
Intensive tutoring, longer school days and summer sessions may be needed to catch students up after the pandemic
Some students were 7-8 months behind on average in math and reading. Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images Thomas Goldring, ...
June 13, 2021
Women are as likely as men to accept a gender pay gap if they benefit from it
Perhaps it all depends on perspective. Tommy/DigitalVision Vectors via Getty Images Marlon Williams, University of Dayton The Research Brief is ...
June 13, 2021
Tribal colleges empower Native students with an affordable, culturally relevant education – but need more funding
Diné College, founded as Navajo Community College in 1968, was the first tribal college in the U.S. Courtesy Diné College, CC ...
June 13, 2021
Public colleges and universities under fire for promoting controversial education loans
Public colleges and universities are facing criticism from consumer advocates for advertising high-cost private loans to students in nondegree ...
June 12, 2021
From Appetizers to Tuition, Incentives to Job Seekers Grow
College subsidies for children and spouses. Free rooms for summer hotel employees and a set of knives for aspiring culinary workers. And appetizers ...
June 9, 2021
Scientists at work: We use environmental DNA to monitor how human activities affect life in rivers and streams
What young kids say worked – and didn’t work – for them during virtual learning
Women face motherhood penalty in STEM careers long before they actually become mothers
How to design a public play space where kids practice reading and STEM skills
For engineers, asking for help at work is influenced by gender
6 big changes in standardized tests – including less focus on grading students and more on learning