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Hillary’s pricey speeches won’t play to campus crowd

Hillary’s pricey speeches won’t play to campus crowd

Big-ticket prices put off those paying for college and subsequent debt.

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Poor teens' health may benefit from top schools

CHICAGO — Disadvantaged teens may get more than an academic boost by attending top-notch high schools — their health may also benefit, a study suggests.

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Foundation's school supply drive to benefit TUSD students

Foundation's school supply drive to benefit TUSD students

School supplies, new clothing and shoes, and new hygiene products are needed. 

July 20, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…
Paulo Freire opens new school

Paulo Freire opens new school

New downtown school will focus on STEM education. 

July 20, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Many over 50 still saddled with student loans

Many over 50 still saddled with student loans

The lingering debt is beginning to affect millions now headed toward retirement.

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Less than half of students at many public universities graduate within six years

Less than half of students at many public universities graduate within six years

WASHINGTON — Dozens of public universities across the country, including three in Maryland, report that less than half of their full-time freshmen in 2007 earned bachelor's degrees after six years at those schools or switching to other schools.

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Survey: 64 percent of women in science experience harassment

Survey: 64 percent of women in science experience harassment

As government initiatives push women to enter careers in science, a new study reveals that young female scientists are getting sexually harassed and even assaulted while conducting field work crucial to their success — mostly by those senior to them in their research teams.

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Experienced teachers bailing on Arizona classrooms

Experienced teachers bailing on Arizona classrooms

Teachers retiring have left a gap of experienced classroom instructors, officials say.

July 19, 2014 2:07 pmLoading…
Students meet goals building soccer-playing robots

Students meet goals building soccer-playing robots

Program for engineering students from Hermosillo ends with "Soccer RoboCup."

July 18, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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A painkiller for student debt would also cut default rates

The following editorial appears on Bloomberg View:

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Apply affirmative action based on present-day segregation, not race

Black folks once were victims of intentional, government-sponsored racial segregation.

July 17, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Community leaders hit streets in search of dropouts

Community leaders hit streets in search of dropouts

Volunteers will go door-to-door to help students earn diplomas. 

July 17, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Schools a haven for kids who crossed border alone

Schools a haven for kids who crossed border alone

ARLINGTON, Va. — Teacher Michael Coughlin sometimes learns about his students’ harrowing trips across the border alone and what they left behind from the essays they write. Other times, they’ll mention a court date or ask for help finding an immigration attorney.

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Schools a haven for kids who crossed border alone

Schools a haven for kids who crossed border alone

This photo taken July 1, 2014 shows teacher Eddison James working with students at Liberty High School Tuesday in Houston. James, a math teacher at the school, said it's important to try to keep students engaged. The school, which serves a large immigrant population, including "unaccompanied…

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Tucson students win scholarships from Oro Valley Chamber

Tucson students win scholarships from Oro Valley Chamber

Four students win Steve Engle Memorial/Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce scholarships.

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TUSD still accepting boundary change comments

TUSD still accepting boundary change comments

TUSD presenting seven options so all students can attend an integrated school.

July 13, 2014 4:15 pmLoading…
PCC chancellor's contract extended

PCC chancellor's contract extended

Lambert has base pay of $298,700.

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House GOP wrong to block college-cost data

House GOP wrong to block college-cost data

Congress should reduce the prohibitions on information it has already imposed.

July 09, 2014 9:45 pmLoading…
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17 quiltJSW-p1.jpg

Odiemae Elliott donated a quilt every year to raise funds for the Juneteenth scholarship committee.

July 09, 2014 9:45 pm
Literacy Connects needs more volunteers

Literacy Connects needs more volunteers

Program still needs about 300 new coaches for fall. 

July 09, 2014 9:45 pmLoading…

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