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Hillary's Strange Notions of Free Speech

Hear the words, “President Hillary Clinton,” and innumerable reservations and concerns spring to mind. Especially worrisome in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo killings is how her authoritative predispositions might impinge on free speech. 599 more words

Making a Difference

Students Give Back to the Community

By Jaime Aupperle, Staff Writer

The education department is using its powers for good with a tutoring program designed to improve literacy skills of students from pre-kindergarten to eighth grade. 434 more words


"The Corinthian 15:" Group of former students refusing to pay their student loans, but why?

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — A handful of former students claiming to be “made poor by the business of education” are protesting their student loans by refusing to pay them. 387 more words


These States Have the Lowest Graduation Rates in the U.S.

The U.S. is graduating more of its high school students than ever, but one in five students still fails to get a diploma each year — with D.C., Oregon and New Mexico posting the worst graduation rates in the country, according to new numbers. 117 more words

US High School Graduation Rate Rises To 81 Percent High

WASHINGTON (AP) – The latest high school graduation rate has reached 81 percent, the Education Department said Thursday in an analysis of the 2012-2013 school year. 152 more words


NPS failed to spend and had to forfeit $1.6 million

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Imagine you’re a parent of a low-income student and you find out his school system failed to use $1.6 million designed to help your child. 794 more words

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The State of Higher Education in Punjab: A Perspective from the Field

As a teacher by choice, I have served the Higher Education Department Punjab (HEDP) for twenty four years. I have closely observed and experienced the organisational culture of    the HEDP. 2,284 more words