Students leave after a Scholastic Assessment Tests (SAT) exam at AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong November 2, 2013.
An United Nations report shows progress being made in education in Africa. But will all African countries meet the UN Millennium Development Goals by 2015? | As It Is
New scholarship opportunities are available for foreign engineering students to study and work in the United States. And, an American performer shares his talents with children in Rwanda. | As It Is
Many of these children are separated from their family and not in school. In Burma, efforts are underway to build schools in rural areas. | As It Is
Many students are turning to online classes to meet their goals for higher education | As It Is
Also, we look at the growing demand for classes in English slang | As It Is
American study explores how musical training in childhood can influence the adult brain | SCIENCE IN THE NEWS
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And, Homeboy Industries helps kids quit Los Angeles gangs | As It Is
Should students be able to graduate from medical school in three years and law school in two? | As It Is
Also, children learn about business basics, and we remember the United States Supreme Court ruling that banned discrimination in schools.
We also play new music from Phoenix and tell about clothing swaps | American Mosaic
A survey of U.S. middle and high school teachers highlights the need for digital literacy | EDUCATION REPORT
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Nguyen Quang Thach provides libraries filled with books to rural schools | EDUCATION REPORT
More universities are developing long-distance courses by computer for students throughout the world | EXPLORATIONS
But the prime minister says other subjects must still be taught in Turkey's official language, Turkish | EDUCATION REPORT
Parents can use even small amounts to teach about giving, spending and saving | ECONOMICS REPORT
A new report says a record number of students from China were studying in the United States during the past school year | EDUCATION REPORT
Research in Africa looks at the effects of providing free information and sanitary pads to teens | EDUCATION REPORT
Two Chinese heavyweight boxers are changing the face of boxing in the United States. More
Current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest recorded -- more than 600 people have died from the disease over the past four months | As It Is More
Come to Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Wyoming | Words and Their Stories More
Many Americans enjoy making jokes about political leaders in the United States. Even those leaders often laugh about themselves. But North Koreans see such humor differently. They say jokes about their Supreme Leader, Kim Jong Un, threaten their country. More
Thailand’s military rulers have written a temporary constitution that lets the army keep a great deal of power. The army chief could also become the country’s next prime minister under the measure. The army chief now controls the government and the legislature. More
Maryland’s so-called 'Ice Cream Trail' is 460 kilometers long. The state's agriculture secretary says itl brings valuable attention to the state’s dairy farms | American Mosaic More
Buchanan was the last president before the North and South divided into civil war. More
Conversations about the past are proving to help senior citizens remember the present. These conversations are also helping them fight depression and feel better about themselves. | Health Report More
Floods, storms and other natural events kill thousands of people every year. So does extreme heat. In fact, heat may be nature’s deadliest killer. | Science in the News More
The Cold War is long over. What do you do with a missile launch when a war is over? Turn it into a tourist site, of course. More