Laura Edghill

Laura is an education correspondent for WORLD. She is a World Journalism Institute and Northwestern University graduate and serves as the communications director for her church. Laura resides with her husband and three sons in Clinton Township, Mich. Follow Laura on Twitter @LTEdghill.

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Are colleges headed for a campus housing bubble?

Education
by Laura Edghill
Posted 7/02/14, 12:26 pm

Smith College is selling an on-campus house for $1—but there’s a catch.

The buyer must pay to move the historic mid-1800’s house off campus at an estimated cost of about $70,000. Smith plans to build apartment-style housing for upperclassmen where the home now stands.

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Teachers: Don't judge us on Common Core standards

Education
by Laura Edghill
Posted 6/26/14, 02:34 pm

The District of Columbia public school system, one of the first in the country to evaluate teachers using student test scores, announced last week it would suspend the practice while students adjust to new tests based on Common Core standards.

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Court rules massive online book database doesn't infringe copyrights

Books
by Laura Edghill
Posted 6/18/14, 01:28 pm

Looking for a particular book and want to search beyond your local library? Need to mine scholarly works about your research subject? Have a disability and need access to a variety of literature in alternative formats?

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