Kirk Carapezza

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A Path 'To Debt Relief' For Defrauded Corinthian Students

Friday, March 25, 2016

The Department of Education announcement may make it easier for students to get their money back.


Students Enter Global Competition To Counter Extremism

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Pakistani, American and Italian college students responded to find ways to counter groups like ISIS, but the U.S. government's record of battling propaganda online is not a strong one.


What The People Who Read Your College Application Really Think

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Time to get together the transcripts, the test scores and put the final touches on those personal essays. It's college application season, again.

To a lot of students, the process seems wrapped in a shroud of mystery. What exactly happens when you send your application out into the unknown only ...


Has Harvard Quashed Virtual-Classroom Naysayers?

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Harvard Business School has transformed a television studio in Boston into a sleek online classroom. Some say it's a breakthrough in virtual learning.


Remembering The Flair Of #45: Boston Red Sox To Honor Pedro Martinez

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Longtime Boston Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez will have his number retired Tuesday night at Fenway Park. For one public radio reporter and a Boston fan, the ceremony holds special significance.


Former Corinthian Students: Saddled With Debt, Hoping For Relief

Friday, July 03, 2015

It's Sally Teixeira's job to make sandwiches at a busy deli counter in Cambridge, Mass.

Six years ago, when she was in her mid-20s, she graduated from a job program for medical administrative assistants, with the idea she'd be making at least $20 an hour by now. But, "I can't ...


Is Harvard Showing Bias Against Asian-Americans?

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

A coalition of more than 60 organizations says the university has adopted higher expectations for Asian applicants in order to limit enrollment of this minority group.


Harvard Students Block Campus Building To Push Fossil Fuel Divestment

Monday, April 13, 2015

A group of Harvard University students is calling for the school to sell its investments in fossil fuel companies. Protesters began blocking the entrance to the main administration building Sunday.


Pushing Back Against Common Core

Monday, March 16, 2015

Students, parents and teachers are anxious as schools around the country embark on a new set of standardized tests as part of the Common Core standards.  

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Students React To The Closure Of A Giant For-Profit College

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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After a long reign as the fastest-growing and most problematic sector in higher education, for-profit colleges are on the ropes.

This week the U.S. Department of Education announced that it will review how federal student aid is administered at one of ...


Mind The Gap (Year): A Break Before College Might Do Some Good

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Postponing the start of college for one year is becoming more common. As WGBH's Kirk Carapezza reports, more schools are encouraging students to take a gap year — and even helping pay for them.


Can You Teach Entrepreneurship?

Monday, January 13, 2014

More college students than ever want to become entrepreneurs, and universities across the country have been racing to meet the increasing demand for formal training in the subject. Bu...

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