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US Institutions Award Most Doctorates Ever, Mostly to Women

US institutions awarded 54,070 research doctorate degrees in 2014, the highest total ever recorded in the 58-year history of the Survey of Earned Doctorates, said an annual census of research degree recipients. The report, published by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) at the National Science Foundation (NSF), supplies data and analysis for a vital U.S. economic ...

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Teachers loosen purse strings to improve class-room creativity

Amber Jones creates the same bulletin board at Hartford Christian Academy in West Hartford, Conn., every fall — the “My Story” board. She keeps it simple but engaging for her kindergarten students, decorating the bulletin board with paper images of their future selves made using her Cricut paper-cutting machine. “The kids absolutely love their personalized paper dolls,” Jones said. “It ...

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