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Some colleges are adding men and women’s lacrosse teams to draw in “full pay” students. Photo by Flickr user Gary Cooper Higher education is facing great pressure to change, and elsewhere in the PBS Newshour Rethinking College...
Georgia Institute of Technology is the first elite institution to offer an entire computer science graduate program in a MOOC-style format. Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images ATLANTA – Dary Merckens was in the Outer Banks of North...
Oil tax revenue funds Alaska’s Permanent Fund, which distributes dividends equally to state residents. Peter Barnes wants a nationwide dividend system based on shared assets like our atmosphere. Photo of Alaska refinery by Flickr user EricaJoy...
Illustrations by Ruth Tam A year ago, the Obama administration released a plan to make college more affordable. One of the most controversial elements: develop a federal college rating system and then convince Congress to tie money for student aid...
MONROVIA, LIBERIA – AUGUST 15: A sick woman lies in a classroom now used as Ebola isolation ward on August 15, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia. People suspected of contracting the Ebola virus are being brought by Liberian health workers to the...
May 10, 1966 Bristol Colston Hall – Bob Dylan stares out the window of his limo during a rainy day in Bristol, England in early May 1966. Photo by Flickr user Paul Townsend In the spring of 1967, Bob Dylan was on societal retreat near...