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GAO report: Segregation increasing at some U. S. schools

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA News Wire
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A recent report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that the segregation of African American and Hispanic students nationwide is getting worse. 472 more words

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Federal Student Loan Customer Service In Need Of "Significant" Improvements

Last year, the Department of Education issued more than $96 billion in federal student loans to more than 9.1 million college students. Someday in the future these borrowers will begin repaying these debts, but a new report finds that limitations and a disconnect between the federal government and its contracted loan servicers can make this a daunting and sometimes costly task.  776 more words

GAO Wants Better FRA Oversight of Car Order

The U.S. Government Accountability Office is recommending that the Federal Railroad Administration improve its oversight of the stalled project to build new passenger cars for Midwest and West Coast corridor passenger trains. 246 more words

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[VIDEO] Divisive, Angry, Racial Fear-Stoking Left-Wing President Accuses 'Right-Wing' Radio and Cable of Stoking Racial Fears 

T. Becket Adams reports: “Right-wing radio” and “some cable news stations” are actively stoking racial fears among white Americans, President Obama warned Wednesday.

“I have been listening to the stuff for a while now,” he told a crowd of supporters in Elkhart, Ind. 130 more words

Mediasphere

BUSTED: State Dept. Admits Intentionally Altering Video of Iran Press Conference 

When it was revealed that the video had been edited to remove those comments, the State Department quickly restored the entire video, and blamed the missing video on a ‘glitch.’ 320 more words
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GAO Wants to Protect Privacy, Doesn't Mind Gov't Surveillance

June 1, 2016—In an article I recently wrote for The Advocates for Self-Government, I detailed how the US. government’s own watchdog group has been focusing on privacy and surveillance issues while never touching on the unconstitutional surveillance state we now live under. 655 more words

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Gov't Report: Feds Spend Billions To Run Old Technology

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WASHINGTON (AP) – Congressional investigators say the government spends about three-fourths of its technology budget maintaining aging computer systems. That includes platforms more than 50 years old in such vital areas as nuclear weapons and Social Security. 114 more words

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