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Title IX At 40: What Has Changed, And What's Next

It's been 40 years since the adoption of Title IX, the gender equity law that changed college athletics for both women and men. Commenting on the law's future, Frank Deford says that as women dominate college rolls, football fans might be in for a rude shock.
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Board Member Resigns After U.Va. President Fired

Mark Kington was vice rector of the state-appointed Board of Visitors. It sent the campus into uproar last week when it unexpectedly fired popular president Teresa Sullivan. Robert Siegel talks to Anita Kumar, who has been covering the story for The Washington Post.
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Finger-Pointing Follows Ousting Of U.Va. President

A civil war of sorts has broken out at the University of Virginia, pitting MBAs against PhDs. The first shot was fired one week ago, when the head of U.Va.'s governing board announced Teresa Sullivan, a popular and respected president at the school, would be leaving after less than two years.
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UVA Board Appoints Interim President To Replace Teresa Sullivan

University of Virginia leaders ignored the calls of nearly 2,000 protesters yesterday and appointed an interim university president to replace Teresa Sullivan. 

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UVA Board Defends President's Ouster

The University of Virginia Board of Visitors was forced to elaborate Monday on their decision to replace University President Teresa Sullivan, who was forced out over "philosophical differences."

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Funding For D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program Moves Forward

The House struck a deal Monday that will secure funding for the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program, which provides private school vouchers for low-income District students.

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Teaching The War Of 1812 Different In U.S., Canada

Monday marks the 200th anniversary of the start of the War of 1812. Even though it's a conflict that inspired our national anthem and in which the British burned down the White House, the war remains a forgotten chapter in U.S. history. But not so in Canada. Robert Siegel talks with two history teachers — one from the U.S., the other from Canada — about teaching the War of 1812 in their classrooms.

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