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Toymakers finally construct a new model for girls’ toys

Toymakers finally construct a new model for girls’ toys

LOS ANGELES — For decades, toy makers believed the industry gospel: Boys want to build things; girls want to play princess.

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Will: A Texas-sized license-plate dispute

Constitution doesn't permit governments to determine whether speech is sufficiently offensive.

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Arizona district won't edit textbook due to abortion law

Arizona district won't edit textbook due to abortion law

The mere mention of abortion doesn't violate state law, official says.

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Get skilled workers faster using German approach

Get skilled workers faster using German approach

Americans need well-paying careers, but not necessarily a university diploma.

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Narrow job skills gap by building educational pipelines

Narrow job skills gap by building educational pipelines

Mismatch between qualifications and job openings is issue business needs to tackle.

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High-speed Internet on its way to more schools

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission agreed Thursday to dramatically boost spending to bring high-speed Internet access to schools and libraries in poor or rural areas, a move that would likely increase Americans' phone bills by about $2 a year.

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TUSD approves $4.4 million for teacher, staff raises

TUSD approves $4.4 million for teacher, staff raises

First real pay raise in years will mean additional $500 per year. 

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Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Few campus sex assaults reported to police

WASHINGTON (AP) — Only a fraction of campus sexual assault victims go to police. Senators on Tuesday grappled with the thorny issue of why some just let their college handle it — or don't report it at all.

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Desert View machining program wins honor

Desert View machining program wins honor

Manufacturing Institute recognizes JTED-backed machining program.

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Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Peg Langhammer, Executive Director, Day One in Rhode Island, center, and Police Chief Kathy Zoner, left, listen as Angela Fleischer, assistant director of Student Support and Intervention for Confidential Advising at the Southern Oregon University, right, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washing…

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Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Day One Executive Director Peg Langhammer, Providence, R.I., testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, before the Senate Crime and Terrorism subcommittee hearing: "Campus Sexual Assault: the Roles and Responsibilities of Law Enforcement." It's estimated that only a frac…

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Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y. testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, before the Senate Crime and Terrorism subcommittee hearing: "Campus Sexual Assault: the Roles and Responsibilities of Law Enforcement." It's estimated that only a fraction of campus sexual assault…

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Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Cornell University Police Chief Kathy Zoner testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, before the Senate Crime and Terrorism subcommittee hearing: "Campus Sexual Assault: the Roles and Responsibilities of Law Enforcement." It's estimated that only a fraction of campus se…

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Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Angela Fleischer, assistant director of Student Support and Intervention for Confidential Advising at the Southern Oregon University, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, before the Senate Crime and Terrorism subcommittee hearing: "Campus Sexual Assault: the Roles …

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Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Senate Crime and Terrorism Chairman Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., presides over the subcommittee's hearing: "Campus Sexual Assault: the Roles and Responsibilities of Law Enforcement." on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014. It's estimated that only a fraction of campus sexua…

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Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo. testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, before the Senate Crime and Terrorism subcommittee hearing: "Campus Sexual Assault: the Roles and Responsibilities of Law Enforcement." It's estimated that only a fraction of campus sexual assault vi…

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New report card rating teachers is vitally important

New report card rating teachers is vitally important

Education Secretary Arne Duncan: "This is nothing short of a moral issue." 

December 08, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

Report: Many private-college presidents earn more than $1 million

WASHINGTON — Three dozen presidents of private colleges and universities made more than $1 million in 2012, with the highest earner bringing home $7.1 million in compensation, according to a survey of the 500 private schools with the largest endowments.

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Tucson teacher claims reprisals for criticizing Common Core

Tucson teacher claims reprisals for criticizing Common Core

Tanque Verde instructor says he was removed from several state committees.

December 02, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
UA creating a members-only club at hotel

UA creating a members-only club at hotel

No public money will be used for gathering spot project.

November 20, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…

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