Laura Edghill

Laura Edghill is a freelance writer, church communications director, and public school board member living in Clinton Township, Mich., with her engineer husband and three sons. She is a graduate of the WORLD Journalism Institute's mid-career course. Follow Laura on Twitter @LTEdghill.

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Controversial California sex-ed class spurs parental rights law

Sex Education
by Laura Edghill
Posted 4/15/15, 03:58 pm

A controversial sex-education program at a California high school has provoked state lawmakers into proposing legislation that would increase parental rights over the content their students are exposed to.

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What went wrong with Rolling Stone's campus rape story

Media
by Laura Edghill
Posted 4/07/15, 03:25 pm

Rolling Stone magazine has officially retracted its November 2014 article about an alleged gang rape at a University of Virginia (UVA) fraternity party. The admission comes after a months-long independent review by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Rolling Stone requested the outside review in response to criticism of the veracity of the article.

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Obamacare edges out college health plans with costlier coverage

Healthcare
by Laura Edghill
Posted 3/31/15, 11:23 am

Increasing numbers of college-bound students are being forced off campus in their search for affordable health insurance. And many are finding their options under the Affordable Care Act aren’t as cheap or as good as the plans their schools used to offer.

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