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In Bedroom Community, Birth of a Tech Center

The new campus of the Cornell University graduate school for technology is expected to transform Roosevelt Island from a sleepy bedroom community into a high-technology hothouse, and indeed, the plans to be formally unveiled for the campus on Monday bear little resemblance to anything that is there now.

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Peoria Making Push For State University, Higher Education Programs

Slightly more than 50 percent of Peoria School District 150 teachers held master's degrees in 2011, according to the latest school report card. At Dunlap Community Unit School District 323, the figure was 48.5 percent.

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WVU President Calls Post-Game Rioting 'Shameful'

Mayor Jim Manilla says Morgantown needs more police officers and firefighters to deal with street fires and other incidents following West Virginia University sports events, and the students should help pay the cost of hiring them.

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Bi-Partisan Group Supports $750M N.J. Higher Ed Bond Question

Nearly every major political, education, labor and industry group in New Jersey united Monday to urge voters to go to the polls next month to vote in favor of a historic ballot question that would authorize $750 million in state borrowing for building projects at the state’s colleges and universities.

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Healthful Relationship Between U of Washington, Business

Professors drive private profit and health-care improvements.

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State Economy Depends On More Support For Public Colleges (Opinion)

Massachusetts lawmakers and education officials have proven time and again that they will turn the world upside to give a competitive edge to public school students in grades K-12. By comparison, a public college student could be drowning and expect nothing from the state but another faceful of water.

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Colleges Along Hwy 501 Pave Road To Bright Futures

There's a stretch of Highway 501 in Conway you could call the "Higher Education Corridor," with three institutions of higher learning less than a mile apart.

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11 Groups Sue City To Stop Expansion Of NYU

Eleven groups have sued the city for approving a plan to expand New York University's footprint in Greenwich Village, a move that critics say could destroy the historic neighborhood.

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UNT-Dallas Commission Finalizes Recommendation That School Should Focus Courses On Skills Needed For Local Jobs

A high-profile commission charged with suggesting a new course for the University of North Texas at Dallas put final touches on a strategic report Tuesday.

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