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Immaculata University to Cut Tuition By 23% for 2017-18

MALVERN, Pa. (AP) — A Catholic college in suburban Philadelphia has announced plans to reduce its tuition by 23 percent for the 2017-2018 academic year to offset the rising cost of higher education. 116 more words

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Latest Budget Slides 1/13/17

The most updated slides on the MCS 2017-2018 budget gap.  Revised to include the k-3 class size limits enacted by NC General Assembly for AUGUST 2017 AND the long-standing gaps in teacher funding enacted since 2009 by the NC General Assembly.  17 more words

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New Report Conceals SBAC Problems

While many states have embraced improvement in their statewide assessment programs and have rejected invalid tests, Connecticut remains stuck in a program that is harmful to teaching and discriminatory to students. 686 more words

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Philly Teachers Plan Week Of Lessons About Black Lives Matter

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Some Philadelphia teachers are urging their colleagues to plan a week of lessons on the Black Lives Matter movement.

It’s an effort being promoted by the Caucus of Working Educators — a faction of the teachers union. 316 more words

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'Be Feminine And Lady-Like': Parents Outraged Over High School's Dating Assignment

SALT LAKE CITY (CBS) — A high school assignment has caused some outrage in Salt Lake City, Utah. Students were given a dating assignment that is not sitting too well some students and parents. 254 more words

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High School Homework Assignment Asks Which Family Member Sexually Assaulted Young Girl

PERKASIE, Pa. (CBS) — A high school is apologizing following an inappropriate math question about a girl being sexually assaulted by a family member.

A math question on a homework assignment given to students at Pennridge High School asks, “Angelou was sexually abused by her mother’s ___ at age 8, which shaped her career choices and motivation for writing.” After doing the math, the answers were boyfriend, brother or father. 99 more words

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