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 Six Myths About Choosing a College Major
Not all philosophy majors wind up as baristas, and not all engineers get rich. Here?s what you need to know before making this big decision.

 10 Things to Know About Getting Into Your Dream College
There?s no magic formula for getting into a selective college, but here are some lessons from a longtime observer to help you navigate the process.

 The Paradise Papers: Endowments Boom as Colleges Bury Earnings Overseas
American universities are using offshore strategies to swell their coffers, skirt taxes and obscure investments that could spark campus protests.

 What Colleges Want in an Applicant (Everything)
The admissions process is a maddening mishmash of competing objectives, and an attempt to measure the unmeasurable: you. No, it isn?t fair, and likely never will be.

 Beverly Hills to boot non-district K-8 pupils
After more than four hours of emotional and sometimes contentious debate, the Beverly Hills Unified School District approved a controversial proposal Tuesday to boot out more than 400 out-of-district students.

 ?At hope? kids better than ?at risk??

Sen. Rosa Franklin, D-Tacoma, is sponsoring a bill this session that would replace references to low-income children such as "disadvantaged," and "at-risk" with a more-positive term, "at hope." Decades ago, poor children became known as "disadvantaged." Then they were "at-risk." Now, a Washington lawmaker wants to replace those euphemisms with a new one: "at hope."


 Hawaii legislators seek to lengthen school year
Stuck with the nation's shortest school year, Hawaii lawmakers will consider proposals for longer and more school days when this year's legislative session opens Wednesday.

 Loophole frees mentally ill youth offenders

In this undated file photo provided by Jan Henry, her husband Todd Henry is shown playing a guitar in Tyler, Texas. Todd Henry, a special education teacher, was fatally stabbed by a student at the school.Recent slaying cases highlight the complexities of a 1997 law meant to keep mentally ill juveniles from being held in detention centers where they can't get proper treatment.


 St Olave's Grammar School row head resigns
Aydin Ínaš, head of St Olave's Grammar School in Orpington, will leave at Christmas.

 Eviction threat over complaints about crying baby
A family renting in London are threatened with eviction after complaints over a crying baby.

 
Around 75,000 claimants were underpaid by mistakes made in assessing the main sickness benefit.

 The worst bullies: 'My friends called me Ugly Betty'
Bullying by friends is 'really harmful and teachers should take it more seriously', says a victim.