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Activists Stop Paying Their Student Loans

Students who say their for-profit college degrees are worthless took their "debt strike" to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Tuesday.
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Students From Troubled For-Profit Colleges Refuse To Pay Back Loans

A group of students met with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Tuesday to send a message: They won't pay back the loans they incurred attending troubled for-profit colleges.
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Live From Small Town America: Teachers Who Blog To Stay In Touch

Teachers in remote areas say it's a great way to plug into conversations with other educators.
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Maryland Lawmaker Criticizes Baker's Proposal To Raise Taxes For Schools In Prince George's County

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker wants a roughly 15 percent hike for next year, but a fellow Democrat in Prince George's County is trying to stop him.
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Revolving Door Of Teachers Costs Schools Billions Every Year

The constant churn affects schools' ability to provide all students with skilled teachers. But professor Richard Ingersoll says schools can fix this without spending a dime.
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Saying Goodbye: Reflections Of A Music Teacher

An Ohio music teacher looks back at the school that defined her more than 30 years of teaching.
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Guess What Makes The Cut As A 'Smart Snack' In Schools? Hot Cheetos

Frito-Lay has reformulated Flamin' Hot Cheetos to meet new federal nutrition standards for school snacks. That's been a big hit with school kids, but the rules' creators say the snack is still junk.
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University Of Oklahoma: Racist Chant Learned At National Frat Event

President David Boren, releasing an investigation into the incident involving Sigma Alpha Epsilon, contradicts statements by the fraternity's national office that the chant was learned locally.
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Stretching One Great Teacher Across Many Classrooms

A Nashville middle school is test-driving a big idea: To put a great teacher in charge of multiple classrooms.
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D.C. Public Library Pitches In To Create First-Ever Library For Inmates At D.C. Jail

Inmates at the D.C. Jail can now access something they rarely had before: books.

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