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A Focus on Specific Dropouts Can Help Colleges Raise Completion Rates July 29, 2014 | Chronicle of Higher Education

Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education comments on the importance of helping students finish college.

Audio: Parenting Rights, Child Supervision and the Law July 28, 2014 | “Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Dorothy Roberts of the Law School and the School of Arts & Sciences joins a discussion about the “criminalization of parenthood.”

At Front Lines, Nearing Witness in Real Time July 27, 2014 | New York Times

Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication shares her thoughts on the role social media plays in the rhetoric of war.

‘Rule Followers’ Flock to a Convention Where Fake Violence Reigns July 26, 2014 | New York Times

Daniel Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on research about the impact of gun violence in top-selling PG-13 rated movies on viewers in comparison to best-selling R-rated movies.

Will Free Online Courses Ever Replace a College Education? July 28, 2014 | Atlantic

Peter Struck of the School of Arts & Sciences is pictured in front of a green screen as he records a MOOC on Greek mythology.