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Rutgers Survey Underscores Challenges Collecting Sexual Assault Data  |   

Some say the results of the poll conducted by Rutgers University are unreliable because only 30 percent of students filled out the survey, and questions were broadly framed.

Hard Evidence: Teachers' Unconscious Biases Contribute To Gender Disparity  |   

Girls often outperform boys in science and math at an early age but are less likely to choose tough courses in high school. An Israeli experiment demonstrates how biases of teachers affect students.

Back To School? Back To The Piggy Bank  |   

So your kid is off to college. You've spent months navigating the financial aid process and meticulously budgeted for all sorts of out-of-pocket expenses — or so you thought.

For This Mom, A Son's First Step On Campus Took Years Of Twists And Turns  |   

College freshmen across the U.S. are settling in on campus, a time that can be very unsettling for parents. One mother's shares her story of pride, hope and concern as her eldest son starts college.

Jefferson Davis Statue Comes Down At University of Texas  |   

The larger-than-life sculpture of the president of the Confederacy was removed after an appeal to block the move was rejected last week.

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