A California school board voted against using a new textbook after many parents complained it was too graphic for ninth-graders.
Hundreds of parents in the Bay Area are a protesting a health class textbook they say goes too far with talk of bondage and sex games. NBC s Hallie Jackson reports.
A special organization, the Josephine Herrick Project, has teamed up with the VA to offer a unique program, helping veterans gain confidence, self-esteem and a sense of purpose by learning photography and displaying their work.
Interest rates are now higher for students taking out new federal loans. It will mean an average of about $4 a month more for every $10,000 borrowed.
Matthew Segal, a millennial and co-founder of OurTime.org, and Jen Hartstein, a family psychologist, join TODAY to discuss the growing number of college graduates moving back in with their parents. They re being called the boomerang generation. NBC s Kerry Sanders reports.
If you re a recent high school grad or looking for a new career in hopes of landing a good-paying job, trade schools can be a lucrative alternative. TODAY kicks off a Tricks of the Trade School series by introducing you to folks who made it work for them.
A Washington, D.C., woman graduated high school in one of D.C. s toughest neighborhoods with a 4.0 GPA, while her family was living in a homeless shelter. Georgetown University is giving her a full scholarship.
The Huynh brothers, who raised themselves on the streets of Dorchester, Mass., have overcome incredible odds to earn prestigious college scholarships that will better their lives. NBC s Harry Smith reports.
The House is likely to pass the Senate version of the bill, which would lower student loan interest rates for the college students in the fall. NBC s Brian Williams reports.
Zach Schneider talks about his high school class and the 21 valedictorians who are included in it.
Nightly News annual compilation of the most memorable commencement ceremonies and graduates from around the country.
Plaza Towers Elementary School was destroyed by the giant tornado that hit Moore, Okla., but thanks to the heroic efforts of teachers such as Rhonda Crosswhite, many of the children survived. NBC s Kate Snow reports.
Princeton University grad Susan Patton is receiving mixed feedback for telling students to find a husband on campus before graduating, NBC's Michelle Franzen reports.
Miami-Dade County students on why their physical education program feels more like fun and less like working out.
Many high school students across the country are required to pass classes in algebra as part of a core curriculum. But some students, parents and even teachers are questioning whether or not there is an advantage to studying complex mathematics. NBC's Rehema Ellis reports.
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