Nicole Shepard
Nicole Shepard is an education reporter with Deseret News National. She believes in peace and social cause journalism and is an advocate of restorative justice practices in schools and the justice system.

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With so many free and cheap online courses available, anyone can go back to school.
Researchers found what students already knew, that school starts too early.
NCSU students develop new date-rape drug detection device.
Educators and administrators of public schools face new challenges as the demographics shift away from a white majority.
Back to school costs are getting steeper every year
Adding focused cardiovascular fitness into sixth graders' gym class and recess can help stave off depression during adolescence.
Here's three ways to pay your college tuition.
6 steps to remove the dread of retirement planning.
Georgetown research shows that sex education for prepubescents better prevents STDs, unwanted pregnancy and risky abortions.
New research shows an upswing in healthy school lunch consumption among middle- and elementary-schoolers.