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Study considers long-term educational outcomes

Leaders of for-profit colleges and universities are expecting the Trump administration to loosen, or do away with, regulations that, in part, led to the downfall of two major chains during the Obama administration. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has said she will review the rules but will not “unnecessarily close down important programs.”

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Education, literacy determine your longterm health

New Year’s resolutions are often attempts at self-improvement. Determined, well-intentioned people try to exercise and eat better, choose a book over tv, sign up for a class. Everyone has habits they want to break or hobbies they want to pick up. Resolutions are usually about changing yourself, but this year the Williamsburg Health Foundation dares […]

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Early behavior problems impact long-term educational attainment more for boys than girls

A new study finds that behavioral problems in early childhood have a larger negative effect on high school and college completion rates for boys than girls, which partially explains the substantial gender gap in educational attainment that currently exists in the United States. “When I compared 4- and 5-year-old boys and girls who had the […]

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