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Trump Presses Case That 'Mexican' Judge Curiel Is Biased Against Him

Donald Trump intensified his attacks on the federal judge presiding over fraud lawsuits against Trump University — saying Indiana-born Gonzalo Curiel is biased against him because "he's a Mexican."
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Politics In Real Life: The Struggle To Pay For College

Loans and grants often aren't enough to cover all the expenses of a college education. For many students the struggle to afford school means long work hours and even skipping meals.
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High School Suspensions Cost the Country $35 Billion Annually, Report Estimates

Suspended students more often drop out of school, says the report from UCLA's Civil Rights Project. And that imposes broad social costs.
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Asian American Groups Target Top Ivy League Schools For Racial Discrimination

A coalition of Asian American groups filed a federal complaint asking for an investigation into Yale, Brown and Dartmouth for alleged racially discriminatory practices in college admissions processes.
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'As A Matter Of Conscience,' Ken Starr Resigns As Baylor University's Chancellor

Starr has been under fire over the university's handling of allegations of sexual assault on campus. The university had previously removed him from the presidency.
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Practice Makes Possible: What We Learn By Studying Amazing Kids

In the age-old fight between hard work and talent, researcher Anders Ericsson says it's no contest. Practice wins the day.
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High Lead Levels Discovered In Chicago School's Drinking Fountains

Chicago officials faced angry parents and three water fountains were shut down at an elementary school. Now, all of the city's public schools are being tested for lead contamination.
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Why Trump Called A Press Conference To Bash The Press

Challenged about his fundraising for veterans, Donald Trump detailed $5.6 million he says he has delivered. But the larger message was his ongoing assault on the media, which resonates with his base.
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Let's Take A Ride With A Kentucky School Bus Driver

Some people in public education work hidden in plain sight. Here's the story of one man who takes on the role of surrogate parent, teacher and counselor.
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One Student Tries To Help Others Escape A 'Corridor Of Shame'

An unlikely leader rises in a poor, rural Southern school district.

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