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Growing Push to Expose More Students to Computer Science

SCIENCE | By Phuong Le | Dec 5
Backed by technology leaders, nonprofits and companies, schools in New York, San Francisco and other cities have committed to offer computer science to students in all grade levels.

Film Portrays Costs of South Korean Craze for Top Schools

MOVIES | By Youkyung Lee | Oct 12
"Reach for the SKY" follows three students and a teacher working for a test-prep company before and after South Korea's college entrance exam.

Senate Defeats LGBT Student Nondiscrimination Amendment

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Jul 19
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday evening defeated an amendment to an education bill that would have provided nondiscrimination and anti-bullying protections for LGBT children in schools.

On Intl. Migrants Day, IFUW Notes Most Refugees Are Women

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 17
In anticipation of International Migrants Day on December 18, the International Federation of University Women (IFUW) highlights the need for good education and job for women and migrants.

IFUW Affirms Girls' Education on Human Rights Day

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 8
On December 10, Human Rights Day, the International Federation of University Women (IFUW) draws global attention to the fundamental human right to education, which directly enhances sustainable development and is a critical means to combat poverty.

Check Out These Scholarships and Grants for LGBT Students

SAVING | By Nicole Wiesenthal | Jun 22
Life can be difficult for a struggling college student living off Cup Noodle and cereal. With the new school year quickly approaching, students find themselves worrying about their financial situation.

Back to School: A Course Catalog

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 24
A Guide to Your Local LGBT Community Center’s Continuing Education Programs

Study: Gay Educators Less Likely to Confront Homophobia

NATIONAL | By Michael Cox | Aug 1
A new U.S. study found LGBT educators are less likely to confront homophobia in their schools for fear of drawing attention to themselves and putting their careers at risk.

Education Bill ReWrite Would Protect Gay Students

NATIONAL | By Philip Elliott | Jun 5
Buried in the proposed rewrite of the nation’s massive education law are protections for gay and lesbian students that its supporters liken to the landmark 1972 protections for the rights of female athletes in high school and college.

Alicia Keys Campaigns For HIV Education

HIV/AIDS | By Stacy A. Anderson | Apr 16
Alicia Keys says she wants to spark a global conversation about HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

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