Graduation Day And $300,000 In Debt

Graduation Day And $300,000 In Debt

By Maura Lerner, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) MINNEAPOLIS -- Ashley Hall remembers clicking "yes" on the loan application and, inexplicably, laughing. Maybe it's because the number ...

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Student Suicide: School Says Bullying Policy ‘Fully Enforced’

Student Suicide: School Says Bullying Policy ‘Fully Enforced’

By Tiffany Walden, Orlando Sentinel ORLANDO, Fla. -- The parents of a boy who killed himself at school last week held an emotional news conference Monday to speak about ongoing bu ...

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Malala Yousafzai’s Assailants Arrested In Pakistan, Army Says

Malala Yousafzai’s Assailants Arrested In Pakistan, Army Says

By Aoun Abbas Sahi and Shashank Bengali, Los Angeles Times ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Military officials said Friday that they had apprehended 10 men who in 2012 attempted to assassin ...

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Colleges Reject Charge That Freshman Reading Lists Have Political Bias

Colleges Reject Charge That Freshman Reading Lists Have Political Bias

By Larry Gordon, Los Angeles Times Freshmen at colleges around the country for years have been assigned to read the same books as a way to bond at orientation and to encourage int ...

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Wesleyan Bans Students From Fraternity House; National Chapter Suspends It

Wesleyan Bans Students From Fraternity House; National Chapter Suspends It

By Shawn R. Beals, The Hartford Courant MIDDLETOWN, Conn. -- Wesleyan University has barred students from the Beta Theta Pi fraternity house, an order issued after a sophomore was ...

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Science Of Young Brains Has Put More Emphasis On Early Education

Science Of Young Brains Has Put More Emphasis On Early Education

By Jeffrey Weiss, The Dallas Morning News DALLAS -- A generation or so ago, even the best day care centers were mostly about keeping little kids clean and fed and away from chompi ...

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Parenting Is Full Of Goodbyes

Parenting Is Full Of Goodbyes

This is the month of departure for many parents, the time of year when they brace themselves for new versions of their children getting on with life. In recent days, my encounters ...

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John G. Sperling, Founder Of University Of Phoenix, Dies At 93

John G. Sperling, Founder Of University Of Phoenix, Dies At 93

By Elaine Woo, Los Angeles Times John G. Sperling, a poor boy from the Missouri Ozarks who survived a cruel childhood to become a college professor and a billionaire with an idea ...

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LA Schools Leader Cancels iPad Program After Records Show Ties To Vendors

LA Schools Leader Cancels iPad Program After Records Show Ties To Vendors

By Howard Blume, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles schools Superintendent John Deasy has canceled the $1 billion program to provide all students with an iPad after publ ...

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Republicans: History Classes Should Leave Out The Bad Parts

Republicans: History Classes Should Leave Out The Bad Parts

Republicans are always talking about how the government is way too involved in the American education system. So it’s completely logical that the Republican National Committee (RN ...

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