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Flyer Sent Home With Maryland Students Raises Concerns

Some parents are raising concerns about a flyer sent home with high school students in Montgomery County from a group that works against homosexual agendas being taught in schools.

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UC Students Propose Alternative To Tuition Increases

Tired of tuition increases within the cash-strapped University of California system, a group of students has suggested eliminating tuition entirely. Instead, they propose that graduates pay the system a percentage of their income over the subsequent 20 years.
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Pennsylvania School District Goes Broke

The Chester Upland School District — a small, mostly minority district outside Philadelphia — is on the verge of going broke. State budget cuts have put the district in such financial straits that teachers and some other employees agreed last month to work without pay for the rest of the school year. A judge ordered the state to advance Chester Upland $3 million, but that will only keep the schools open for a few weeks.
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D.C. Public Library's Fine Forgiveness Program Ends

The D.C. Public Library's fine forgiveness program is coming to an end.
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Worshipers Kicked Out Of N.Y. School On Principle

For years, small churches have been meeting in New York City's public schools. One church, Grace Fellowship, has been gathering at PS-150 in Queens since 2006. In one week, though, they will be evicted. "Freedom for a church to take over a school and convert it to a house of worship is not what our Constitution stands for," says a civil liberties proponent.

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