Undergraduate education

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos delivers a commencement address to graduates at Bethune-Cookman University, Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
May 11, 2017 - 3:51 am
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy Devos vowed support for the students at a historically black university at their graduation ceremony, but was nearly drowned out by booing and shouts of "Liar!" Many graduating students turned their back to her in protest. DeVos sought common...
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos delivers a commencement address to graduates at Bethune-Cookman University, Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
May 11, 2017 - 3:49 am
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy Devos had a very tough audience for her commencement speech at a historically black university in Florida. Boos and catcalls and shouts of "Liar!" nearly drowned out her address to students graduating from Bethune-Cookman University. DeVos said...
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos delivers a commencement address to graduates at Bethune-Cookman University, Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
May 10, 2017 - 10:14 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Drawing shouts of "Liar!" and "Just go," Education Secretary Betsy DeVos powered through her commencement address Wednesday at a historically black university, even as many of the graduating students turned their backs to her in protest. "Let's choose to hear one another...
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos delivers a commencement address to graduates at Bethune-Cookman University, Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
May 10, 2017 - 5:01 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Drawing shouts of "Liar!" and "Just go," Education Secretary Betsy DeVos powered through her commencement address Wednesday at a historically black university, even as many of the graduating students turned their backs to her in protest. "Let's choose to hear one another...
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FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2016 file photo, students work sheets are seen at a college test preparation class at Holton Arms School in Bethesda, Md. The $380 million test coaching industry is facing competition from free or low-cost alternatives in what their founders hope will make the process of applying to college more equitable. Such innovations are also raising questions about the relevance and the fairness of relying on standardized tests in admissions process. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
May 08, 2017 - 3:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Is there a price that a worried parent wouldn't pay to help a child do well on college admissions tests? The good news is that test preparation doesn't have to be expensive anymore. The multimillion-dollar coaching industry is facing competition from free or low-cost alternatives...
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Graphic shows U.S. high school graduation rates since 2010-11; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
May 03, 2017 - 6:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite rising national graduation rates, low-income and minority students continue to lag behind their peers in finishing high school, according to a study released Wednesday. While the national graduation rate for the year 2015 was 83.2 percent, it was only 77.8 percent for...
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An NFL Draft flag flies near the Rocky statue during the second round of the 2017 NFL football draft, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
April 29, 2017 - 7:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 7:05 p.m. The SEC led all conferences in number of draft picks for the 11th straight year. The Southeastern Conference had 53 players selected. The run started with Texas A&M's Myles Garrett going No. 1 overall and ended with...
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An NFL Draft flag flies near the Rocky statue during the second round of the 2017 NFL football draft, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
April 29, 2017 - 6:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 6:45 p.m. "Mr. Irrelevant" was not so irrelevant this year. The final player selected in the NFL draft by the Denver Broncos, No. 253 overall, was Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly. The nephew of Hall of Famer Jim Kelly has had...
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An NFL Draft flag flies near the Rocky statue during the second round of the 2017 NFL football draft, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
April 29, 2017 - 5:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 5:40 The SEC continues to lead all conferences with 49 players selected through six rounds. Among schools, Michigan is first with a school-record 11 draftees. Alabama is second with 10. Following the SEC in picks are the Atlantic...
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An NFL Draft flag flies near the Rocky statue during the second round of the 2017 NFL football draft, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
April 29, 2017 - 4:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 4:10 p.m. The Cleveland Browns raised some eyebrows by using the first pick of the sixth round on Florida defensive tackle Caleb Brantley, who is facing a domestic battery charge. According to a Gainesville police affidavit,...
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