‘A Tale Of Two Countries’ — Jefferson County’s Assault On U.S. History

‘A Tale Of Two Countries’ — Jefferson County’s Assault On U.S. History

You can't whitewash American history -- no matter how hard you try. ...

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Kids Who Don’t Go To College Also Matter

Kids Who Don’t Go To College Also Matter

Why must we value the well-being of college kids over that of their lower-class peers? ...

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In An Effort To Make A Lesson Better, Missouri’s Teacher Of The Year Found Himself In The Middle Of Violence

In An Effort To Make A Lesson Better, Missouri’s Teacher Of The Year Found Himself In The Middle Of Violence

By Jessica Bock, St. Louis Post-Dispatch HAZELWOOD, Mo. -- The scar on Chris Holmes' left temple could be considered a marker of the measures he'll take to make a lesson matter to ...

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New Texas Social Studies Textbooks Draw Fire During Public Hearing

New Texas Social Studies Textbooks Draw Fire During Public Hearing

By Terrence Stutz, The Dallas Morning News AUSTIN, Texas -- Too much negative about former President George W. Bush, too much positive about Hillary Rodham Clinton, and way too mu ...

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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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