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eVarsity blues

Education | Does competitive video gaming belong on college campuses?
by Laura Edghill
Posted 7/31/19, 03:51 pm

Colleges across the country are embracing competitive video gaming as a sport. Top high school gamers can now apply for “e-sports” scholarships, and universities are spending millions on state-of-the-art gaming facilities. But the acceptance of e-sports at the college level could have negative repercussions on students’ mental health.

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Parents united

Education | Support for school choice, worry about student debt cross party lines
by Laura Edghill
Posted 7/24/19, 05:29 pm

Parents across the political spectrum agree that student debt and school choice are the two most pressing concerns about their children’s education, according to a new survey from K12, a provider of educational programs for individuals, families, and schools.

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Religious scholars need not apply?

Education | The Supreme Court takes on what could become a landmark school choice case
by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 7/03/19, 04:27 pm

Kendra Espinoza worked two jobs to scrape enough money together to send her two daughters to Stillwater Christian School four years ago after they had problems in their public school. The Montana single mother was also counting on scholarship money from a program funded by donors who received a new state tax credit for giving to scholarships for private schools, both religious and secular.

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