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{FD} Chicago Public Schools borrows $275M to fulfill pension duty

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Chicago Public Schools says it has taken out a $275 million short-term loan so it can meet its obligations with the teachers’ pension fund by a June 30 deadline. Continue reading

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{FD} Arizona court overturns in-state tuition for DREAMers

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The Arizona Court of Appeals says young immigrants granted deferred deportation status under a program started by former President Barack Obama are not eligible for lower in-state college tuition. Continue reading

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{FD} Indiana Christian school at center of LGBT voucher debate

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The Lighthouse Christian Academy promises to provide an exemplary education, a caring atmosphere and service to God — but not for everyone. Continue reading

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{FD} The end of the valedictorian? Schools rethink class rankings

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At many American high schools, the graduation-day tradition of crowning a valedictorian is becoming a thing of the past. Continue reading

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{FD} DeVos non-committal on private school LGBT discrimination

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says that schools receiving federal money should follow federal law, but she would not commit to banning discrimination against LGBT students. Continue reading

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{FD} Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

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Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ May 31 The New York Times on Donald Trump working with world leaders: The tectonic plates of Europe are shifting, and President Trump is at the heart of this upheaval. Continue reading

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{FD} Old South monument backers embrace “Confederate Catechism”

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Sometimes it seems like Confederate monument supporters are using a different history book than others, and they are. Continue reading

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{FD} US households owe record amount, topping pre-recession peak

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U.S. household debt reached a record high in the first three months of this year, topping the previous peak reached in 2008. Continue reading

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{FD} Attorneys general: Restore guidance to aid student borrowers

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Attorneys general from 20 states and the District of Columbia are faulting Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for rolling back Obama-era guidance they say is helping protect student loan borrowers. Continue reading

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{FD} Immigrant tuition break gaining support in Tennessee

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A deeply conservative state, Tennessee voted overwhelmingly for President Donald Trump and his tough stance on immigration. Continue reading

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{FD} Schools in rural areas shifting toward a 4-day week

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A dynamic shift has begun in rural school districts across the United States, with many considering — and in some cases implementing — a four-day school week. Continue reading

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{FD} Report: Nearly half of students in college think they will receive federal loan forgiveness

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Owing to a serious misconception, almost half of college students recently polled believe they won’t be saddled with student loans soon after graduation. Continue reading

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{FD} Swimsuit costs cause stir at Chicago-area school district

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The U.S. Department of Education has scrutinized the cost of swimsuits for physical education classes at a suburban Chicago school district, alleging discrimination because female students were charged more for the suits than male students. Continue reading

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{FD} No free lunch: Donors come forward to erase students’ debts

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Ashley C. Ford felt driven to act by a sad fact of life in the nation’s school cafeterias: Kids with unpaid lunch accounts are often embarrassed with a substitute meal of a cold cheese sandwich and a carton of milk. Continue reading

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{FD} Seeking students, public colleges reduce out-of-state prices

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As high school seniors and their families try to decide where they might afford a college education, they might take a fresh look at out-of-state schools. Continue reading

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{FD} Rhodes scholars for Class of 2017 announced

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The Rhodes Trust has named the 32 American men and women chosen as Rhodes Scholars who will pursue post-graduate studies at Oxford University. Continue reading

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{FD} New rules could help students clear loans in cases of fraud and misconduct

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Officials issue new rules to help students have their federal loans erased in situations where their schools had fraud and misconduct involved. Continue reading

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{FD} US tycoon’s China scholars project opens doors in Beijing

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A Wall Street tycoon has launched a new scholarship program intended to rival the prestigious Rhodes Scholarships and build understanding between China and the world. Continue reading

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{FD} Herb Alpert endows LA City College music education

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Herb Alpert’s foundation has given $10.1 million to endow music education at Los Angeles City College. Continue reading

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{FD} Ivy League colleges gear up for fight with union organizers

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Graduate students at Columbia University count as employees under federal labor law and may now vote to unionize, the Democrat-controlled National Labor Relations Board ruled Tuesday. Continue reading

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{FD} UC Berkeley insurance to cover range of gender-reassignment procedures

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Incoming students at the University of California Berkeley may not be able to afford insurance for their dependents next year, but if they are transgendered they can sleep well knowing that electrolysis hair removal and other elective procedures associ… Continue reading

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{FD} Universities boost stipends ahead of ruling on grad unions

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Several private universities are boosting stipends and benefits ahead of a federal ruling that could clear the way for graduate students to form unions. Continue reading

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{FD} Harrison Ford set to take teen on flight at convention

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Hollywood actor and avid pilot Harrison Ford is set to take an Illinois teenager flying in Wisconsin. Continue reading

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{FD} Scholarship program aids immigrants facing restrictions

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The first 85 students are slated to start classes this fall under a new scholarship program that assists immigrants in states where they face hurdles in attending public universities. Continue reading

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{FD} University offers scholarships to Chewbacca mom’s family

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A Florida university has offered scholarships to a woman who made the viral Facebook video showing her laughing hysterically as she tries on a Chewbacca mask. Continue reading

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{FD} Los Angeles mayor supports free year of college proposal for high school grads

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Thursday he supports the goal of offering one free year of college education to all of those who graduate from the city’s school district. Continue reading

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{FD} Report: US didn’t find trouble at college before it failed

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A report by the Center for American Progress says federal education officials failed to detect trouble at one of the country’s largest for-profit colleges in the years before it collapsed. Continue reading

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