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When most people think of 20-somethings and disposable income, they picture a group of young adults disbursing money frivolously and leaving their futures behind. But in reality, most youth want to have a grip on their finances and start saving as soon as they can. Financial priorities for Canadians between...
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Among the couple hundred protesters who gathered in Union Square Wednesday then marched down Broadway, beating drums and holding signs, one wore a black graduation robe with the number 40,000 printed on the back. That's how many dollars protester Sue Meaney, owes the government and private lenders in student...
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INDIANAPOLIS -- Three eighth-graders from northwest Indiana who say they were expelled after joking on Facebook about which of their classmates they would like to kill asked a federal judge Wednesday to order the district to allow them to return to school. The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana filed...
CHERRY HILL, N.J. — Teachers hurled insults like "bastard," "tard," "damn dumb" and "a hippo in a ballerina suit." A bus driver threatened to slap one child, while a bus monitor told another, "Shut up, you little dog." They were all special needs students, and their parents all learned about...
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Sen. Scott Brown (R) has launched another attack on Elizabeth Warren, who is seeking to unseat him in the Massachusetts Senate race, criticizing her over a 20-year interest-free loan Warren received while a professor at Harvard law school, the Boston Herald reports. According to financial disclosure forms Warren...
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SANTIAGO, Chile — President Sebastian Pinera said Wednesday a tax overhaul he is sending to congress will raise $700 million that will be enough to bring real changes to Chile's education system. He spoke as thousands of students marched in the streets to denounce the plan as insufficient. "This is...
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CHERRY HILL, N.J. - Teachers hurled insults like "bastard," ''tard," ''damn dumb" and "a hippo in a ballerina suit." A bus driver threatened to slap one child, while a bus monitor told another, "Shut up, you little dog."They were all special needs students, and their parents all learned about the...
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President Barack Obama ridiculed a Republican Senate candidate on Wednesday for saying that the United States has "stage three cancer of socialism" because of federal student loans. As The Huffington Post reported earlier, Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) made the remark at a policy debate on Saturday, while...
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A Tennessee-based lawmaker raised more than a few eyebrows this week after suggesting that children who were committing suicide were doing so because they "were not instilled the proper principles" at home. As The Tennessean is reporting, State Rep. Jeremy Faison (R-Cosby) spoke up against a proposed...
Update: Thursday morning, Joseph Bryski -- who had cosigned the loan of his son Christopher, who died in 2006 -- received a letter from KeyBank stating that the bank decided to forgive his debt, according to an email from Christopher's brother Ryan Bryski to The Huffington Post. Previously: When...
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This piece comes to us courtesy of the Philadelphia Public School Notebook. District staff and consultants are recommending a sweeping overhaul of how public schools in Philadelphia operate, planning to close 64 schools over the next five years and divvy up those that remain among "achievement...
By Kate Wong The impact of Homo sapiens on the environment over the past few hundred years has been so profound that some scientists term this chapter of Earth’s history the Anthropocene. But humans may have begun wreaking ecological havoc far, far earlier than that. A new theory...
INDIANAPOLIS -- An Indiana teacher who says she was fired from a Roman Catholic school for using in vitro fertilization to try to get pregnant is suing in a case that could set up a legal showdown over reproductive and religious rights. Emily Herx's lawsuit accuses the Diocese of Fort...
WASHINGTON -- Republicans and Democrats on Wednesday laid down competing, partisan visions of how to maintain affordable student loan rates, with the GOP aiming to eliminate a health care measure and Democrats looking to tax people like Newt Gingrich. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said that Democrats, by accusing the...
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This piece comes to us courtesy of The Brookings Institution. It is written by Matthew M. Chingos, governance studies fellow at the Brown Center on Education Policy. Today President Obama is visiting the University of Iowa on the last day of a three-state tour promoting his proposal to...
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Chanting, whistling and cheering, nearly 175 students left class at Western International High School in Southwest Detroit Wednesday morning to participate in a joint walkout with students from nearby Southwestern High School. Around 75 people marching from Southwestern joined the Western students and community supporters for a rally in...
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Is the internet bad for our brains? Is it affecting our ability to remember things, form meaningful relationships, or make decisions?
Health Care Reform,
WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday, congressional Democrats announced plans to introduce legislation that would extend the current low interest rates on government-subsidized student loans, responding to the major public relations push from President Barack Obama. But while the issue has ginned up cable news chatter and drawn attention to...
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This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Corey G. Johnson A state Senate committee voted today to support legislation that would create a task force to strengthen the state's oversight of earthquake protections for public schools. Sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Ellen Corbett,...
Beginning next year, all high school juniors in Louisiana will be required to take the ACT -- for free. A new effort by the Louisiana Department of Education will include administering a series of standardized pre-tests that prepare students for the ACT beginning in the eighth grade. The pre-exams, called...