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The real student debt solution

Education | College affordability begins at home, not in Washington
by Laura Edghill
Posted 10/16/19, 05:42 pm

In the run-up to the 2020 presidential primaries, almost every Democratic candidate has proposed big changes to address college affordability. Last week, former Vice President Joe Biden unveiled his higher education plan, which includes free community and technical college for all. Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts are promoting $1 trillion in proposed reforms, including broad student debt cancellation.

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Path to Harvard stays steeper for some

Education | A judge rules against Asian American students denied admission because of race
by Laura Edghill
Posted 10/09/19, 04:54 pm

Harvard University has prevailed in a lawsuit against its acceptance policies, but the court proceedings revealed obvious bias in how the Ivy League school makes admissions decisions.

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War over pronouns

Religious Liberty | Teacher sues school that fired him for sticking to his religious beliefs
by Steve West
Posted 10/08/19, 03:30 pm

A popular Virginia teacher sued the school for firing him after he refused to use male pronouns to address a female student who identified as transgender.

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