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Education reforms largely fail midterms

Education | School funding became a rallying cry this spring but had mixed results at the ballot box Tuesday
by Leigh Jones
Posted 11/07/18, 05:26 pm

Education played a much smaller role than expected in Tuesday’s midterm elections following teacher strikes this year. Activists hoped a pro-education wave would wash over state capitols and, in some cases, governors’ mansions. But the advocacy championed by teachers unions had mixed results.

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University of California, Los Angeles

University uniformity

Education | Signing—or writing—diversity statements is becoming a common part of the higher ed hiring process
by Leigh Jones
Posted 10/31/18, 04:57 pm

Students are usually at the center of free speech fights on university campuses—think Christian groups sanctioned for faith-based leadership requirements and both socialists and libertarians ordered not to pass out pamphlets without prior approval.

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Union University

Overcoming Title IX exemption shame

Education | Proposed policy changes would end government list of ‘discriminatory’ Christian colleges
by Leigh Jones
Posted 10/24/18, 04:13 pm

Christian colleges and universities found themselves forced to wear a scarlet letter under the Obama administration: D for discrimination.

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