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Washington And Lee Reforming The Law School Experience

For such an expensive undertaking, traditional law schools offer students little in the way of practical education. It's something that Washington & Lee University is looking to change.

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Romney Backs Extension Of Student Loan Relief

Mitt Romney on Monday endorsed the idea of extending a law that curbs interest rates paid by some recipients of federal student loans, a cause that President Obama has made a campaign issue.
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What America Owes In Student Loans

Total student debt has gone through the roof. But the average debt per college grad has gone up much more slowly.
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Chicago Wants Longer School Day; Foes Want Details

Most Chicago public schools have less-than-six-hour school days — some of the shortest in the country. And many have no recess. Mayor Rahm Emanuel is pushing to lengthen the day to at least seven hours. But critics say some crucial details are missing — especially, how much a longer school day would cost.
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Maryland Hires New State Superintendent Of Schools

Delaware Secretary of Education Dr. Lillian Lowery has been hired as Maryland's new State Superintendent of Schools.

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To The Mountaintop: Charlayne Hunter-Gault

For more than 40 years, she's been a reliable and engaging journalist on public radio and television. But did you know Charlayne Hunter-Gault was a civil rights pioneer while still a teenager...

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Maryland Picks New State Superintendent Of Schools

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley named Dr. Lillian Lowery as the new Superintendent of Schools for the state based on her success in Delaware.

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