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When A 4-Day School Week Might Cost More Than It Saves   |   

This Arizona school district slimmed down its budget by dropping class on Fridays. But parents say they're having to stretch their wallets to find something for their kids to do on that fifth day.

Amid Application Season, Seniors Consider A New Criterion: Race Relations  |   

The surge of students protesting how colleges handle racial issues is making some incoming freshmen think more about race and safety on campus when choosing the university they want to attend.

In Bid To Welcome Refugees, Campaign Hopes To Make 'Every Campus A Refuge'  |   

Diya Abdo, a professor at Guilford College, has launched Every Campus a Refuge, a project that aims to get every college and university campus to host one Syrian refugee family.

How To Talk To Kids About Thanksgiving  |   

Thanksgiving is a holiday with a complicated history. So some teachers have developed strategies to teach it to young students.

Protesting Racial Bias, Students Trade Placards For Pillows   |   

Inspired by the events at Mizzou, students at Occidental College in Los Angeles recently got administrators to agree to a list of demands and are pledging to hold them accountable.