An Arizona administrative law judge recently ruled that a program in Tucson's public schools violates a state law banning classes that 'promote resentment toward a race or class of people.' But program supporters say the courses teach a neglected history and inspire Latino students to excel. The Los Angeles Times' Stephen Ceasar has reported this issue and speaks with host Michel Martin.
The theme of the 2012 GOP presidential contest has been dissatisfaction with the candidates, and a rollicking battle for the honor of being the anti-Mitt Romney. Curious about what young conservatives are saying about the race, we asked editors at The Dartmouth Review in Hanover, N.H.
Increasingly, academic medical centers are joining elite hospitals in mounting national ad campaigns. Their goals include attracting faculty and students — and more patients. But the results of the marketing campaigns are hard to measure, analysts say.
Western Governors University is an online school that uses personal mentors to help adult students finish their college degrees at an affordable price. After 15 years in existence, the model finally seems to be catching on.
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