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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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Permanent record

Education | Parkland, Fla., high school grad loses Harvard bid over online postings
by Laura Edghill
Posted 6/26/19, 04:33 pm

A recent graduate from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., who became a well-known school safety activist after the Feb. 14, 2018, mass shooting there, received a letter last month from Harvard University revoking his admission over racist comments he had made when he was 16 years old. The student, Kyle Kashuv, now 18, provoked a new round of public scrutiny last week when he shared on Twitter his exchange with the university, including his letter asking the school to reconsider.

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