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Bigger Money, Wider Focus For Program That Supports Region's Latino Nonprofits

A D.C. youth soccer team, an Arlington robotics program and several other Washington-area groups are benefiting from the Inter-American Development Bank's decision to consolidate its grant money for local Latino and Caribbean nonprofits.

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A Program For Preschoolers Gets A Convention Bounce

Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youth, or HIPPY, is a program backed by by 20 years of research. Bill Clinton gave it some love at his speech in Philadelphia. We take a closer look.
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Clinton's Free-Tuition Promise: What Would It Cost? How Would It Work?

This proposal is novel and dramatic: a broadly scaled entitlement program for the middle class directed not at older people, like Social Security and Medicare, but at younger Americans.
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Transgender Student Files Suit Against School District, Alleging Discrimination

Ash Whitaker has filed a federal Title IX lawsuit against his school district. The transgender teen says the Kenosha School District has essentially created a surveillance program to monitor his bathroom usage, with plans to issue green wristbands to help identify transgender students.
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University Of Louisville President Resigns, With $690,000 Payout

James Ramsey will receive a settlement to avoid potential litigation against the school, which is facing both federal and NCAA investigations.
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Is The Student Loan Crisis Fact Or Fiction?

A new book says the student loan crisis is overblown. Author Sandy Baum says we really need to focus on the small portion of borrowers who are really struggling.
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Ready, Set, Play: A Top 10 'Playlist' From The Nation's Children's Museums

Lasers and lava and mummies, oh my! Here are the exhibits that kids and their grown-ups love the most from 10 of the nation's best children's museums.
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Good News On Student Loans ... For Some

More students are getting affordable payments, a new report says. But they might not be the ones who really need it.
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Why Summer Jobs Don't Pay Off Anymore

The minimum wage is flat, college tuition is up and students are broke: Summer jobs just don't have the purchasing power they used to, especially when you look at the cost of college.
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A History Lesson: When Math Was Taboo

When Houman Harouni's students asked why they have to study math, he looked to ancient history for answers.

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