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U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan file photo (Getty/Chip Somodevilla)

55 Schools Cited For Sexual Assault Investigation

Education secretary Arne Duncan says 2 are in Illinois (Knox College & University of Chicago). None are in Missouri.


Beaver Stadium is seen on July 23, 2012 in State College, Pennsylvania. As an outcome of the university's mishandling of the allegations of child-sexual abuse by former coach Jerry Sandusky, Penn State was fined $60 million, was stripped of all its football wins from 1998 through 2011, barred from postseason games for four years, and lost 20 total scholarships annually for four seasons. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

For Big-budget Penn St, Fine Not as Big as Seems

The Penn State athletic department had more than $116 million in revenue to more than $84 million in expenses for the 2010-11 school year.

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Missouri Wants Out of No Child Left Behind

The Education Department is seeking a waver which is allowed but first they want to know what you think.


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SEC: Spend More to Make More

Florida tops the SEC, spending nearly $113 million in the most recent academic year. That’s nearly double Missouri’s $58.9 million athletics budget.


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Illinois Elementary School Achievement Gap Narrowing

“Our students have shown steady, incremental improvement, and we know that represents solid progress,” said Christopher Koch, the state’s education chief.



Missouri Wants out of “No Child…”

The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education said Friday it has notified federal officials of its intent to opt out of the federal law.


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