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Should Teachers Be Disciplined For Online Lives?

Several teachers have been disciplined, and even fired, for their online activities. A Philadelphia teacher was suspended after posting that students acted like "rude, disengaged, lazy whiners." And a Georgia teacher was forced to resign over a Facebook photo that showed her drinking alcohol.
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Vets Help Others Move From Combat To College

With thousands of veterans home from the Iraq war and thousands more coming home from Afghanistan, colleges across the country are addressing ways to meet their needs. At Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, student veterans are leading the way to help each other navigate the challenges of college life.
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A Novel Idea: Arlington Plans To Add To Library Budget

While many libraries in the area are sparsely-staffed and sport restricted hours, Arlington is planning to add staff and services.

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For-Profit Schools Under Fire For Targeting Veterans

Veterans, with their post-Sept. 11 education benefits, have been an important driver in the growth of for-profit colleges and universities in recent years. Some lawmakers say for-profit schools are ripping off veterans, and the government, by luring students into programs that seldom lead to good jobs.
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VIDEO: 'It Gets Better' For Mormon Students Too

Students from a strict Mormon college that prohibits "homosexual behavior" have launched a Web video aimed at reassuring other gay and lesbian youth struggling with their faith and sexual orientation.
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Fractions Curriculum Strikes Right Note In California

A music-focused math program in the San Francisco Bay Area is showing significant results. Third graders in San Bruno, Calif., who took two 30-minute music classes better understood fractions than those who did not follow the curriculum.

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