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US on student loan crisis: Nothing to see here

US on student loan crisis: Nothing to see here

With 7 million defaults last year, action must be taken.

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Q&A: What are students in Colorado protesting?

Q&A: What are students in Colorado protesting?

In this Sept. 23, 2014 photo, protesting Pamona High School students, left to right, Ciana Vrtikapa, Tori Suyak, and Becca Ferris engage with passing motorists in a busy intersection near their school, during a multi-school protest against a Jefferson County School Board proposal to emphasiz…

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Q&A: What are students in Colorado protesting?

Q&A: What are students in Colorado protesting?

In this Sept. 29, 2014 photo, students protest against a Jefferson County School Board proposal to emphasize patriotism and downplay civil unrest in the teaching of U.S. history, in front of their school, Jefferson High, in the Denver suburb of Edgewater, Colo. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

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What are students in Colorado protesting?

What are students in Colorado protesting?

DENVER — A fight in Colorado over how United States’ history is taught has pitted the new conservative majority on a suburban Denver school board against students and teachers who accuse the board of censorship.

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School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

Education is supposed to help bridge the gap between the wealthiest and everyone else.

September 30, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

Marisela Martinez-Cola, right, and her husband Greg, left, send their son David to private school and have hired a tutor with the money Greg pulls in as a Costco regional buyer.

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School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

WASHINGTON — Education is supposed to help bridge the gap between the wealthiest people and everyone else. Ask the experts, and they’ll count the ways:

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School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

Marisela Martinez-Cola, right, a lawyer and a parent living in an Atlanta suburb with her husband Greg, left, and their 7-year-old son, David, prepare for a typical school and work day Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Lawrenceville, Ga. The couple send their son to private school and have hired a…

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School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

Marisela Martinez-Cola, right, a lawyer and a parent living in an Atlanta suburb with her husband Greg and their 7-year-old son, David, left, gets ready for a typical day Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Lawrenceville, Ga. Martinez-Cola sends her son to private school and has hired a tutor to imp…

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School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

Tysha Wheeler-Timmons watches from the doorway as daughter Shayla leaves home for school before sunrise Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Rahway, N.J. Wheeler-Timmons found a tutor through the site WyzAnt for her daughter, Shayla, a rising high school senior. And she took a part-time security job …

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School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

Marisela Martinez-Cola, right, a lawyer and a parent living in an Atlanta suburb with her husband Greg, left, and their 7-year-old son, David, pose for photos as they prepare for a typical school and work day Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Lawrenceville, Ga. The couple sends their son to privat…

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School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

Tysha Wheeler-Timmons, right, talks to daughter Shayla as they leave home before sunrise Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Rahway, N.J. Wheeler-Timmons found a tutor through the site WyzAnt for her daughter, Shayla, a rising high school senior. And she took a part-time security job to fund the tut…

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School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

Marisela Martinez-Cola, left, a lawyer and a parent living in an Atlanta suburb, helps her 7-year-old son David get ready for school Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Lawrenceville, Ga. Martinez-Cola sends her son to private school and has hired a tutor to improve his reading _ expenses made possi…

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School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

Marisela Martinez-Cola, right, a lawyer and a parent living in an Atlanta suburb with her husband Greg, left, and their 7-year-old son, David, pose for photos as they prepare for a typical school and work day Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Lawrenceville, Ga. The couple send their son to private…

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Estate gives $50 million for UA scholarships, research

Estate gives $50 million for UA scholarships, research

The donation is from the estate of philanthropist Agnese Nelms Haury.

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UA veterinary program aims to start up in 2015

UA veterinary program aims to start up in 2015

$9 million donation could help ease shortage of large-animal doctors.

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UA students start moving in

UA students start moving in

A record 41,800 students are expected for the fall semester.

August 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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UA Health Network deal with Banner Health moves forward

UA Health Network deal with Banner Health moves forward

The agreement would make Banner Health Arizona's largest private employer.

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Public broadcaster faces steep UA funding cut

Public broadcaster faces steep UA funding cut

Tucson’s public radio and TV broadcaster is bracing for fallout from a $2 million funding cut by UA.

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UA Health Network CEO acknowledges Banner talks

UA Health Network CEO acknowledges Banner talks

Dr. Michael R. Waldrum, chief executive officer of the University of Arizona Health Network told employees in a memo sent last night that the organization's senior leaders are "actively exploring" new strategies.

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