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Bon Jovi writes song for Rutgers grads

New Jersey-born rocker Jon Bon Jovi used his commencement speech at Rutgers University to unveil a new song.

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Study: 1 in 5 college women raped, assaulted

A new study about the incidence of rape involving college freshmen women will likely add to the ongoing debate about whether enough is being done on campuses to keep students safe.

The study, conducted at a large unnamed private university in upstate ...

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HS student earns 8 associate degrees

For one senior in Texas, he isn't just set to graduate from high school -- he's also graduating from college.

Thousands graduate from Mid-Missouri colleges

Parents and students packed the streets around some Mid-Missouri schools Saturday for graduation weekend.

Gov. Nixon giving $10 million in state money to MU college of business

Gov. Nixon announced he is releasing $10 million in state funding to build a new learning center for students with MU's Trulaske College of Business. The taxpayer money will match another $10 million in private donations.

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Kids do a lot better when schools ban smartphones

Do you want your children to do better in exams? Then take away their smartphones. (Sorry, kids!)

Schools that ban students from carrying phones see a clear improvement in their test scores, according to a study by the London School of Economics.

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10 things we know about bullying

The U.S. Department of Education is hailing what it calls the "first significant decrease" in school-based bullying since the federal government started gathering such data back in 2005.

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Asian-American groups accuse Harvard of discrimination

A coalition of Asian-American organizations says the federal government should step in to change Harvard's approach to admissions, accusing the university of racial discrimination.

In a complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Education and the Ju...

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