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Democrats strongly favor tuition-free college, GOP divided by age and education 

Among all U.S. adults, 63% favor making tuition at public colleges free, including 34% who strongly favor the proposal. Source: Democrats strongly favor tuition-free college, GOP divided by age and education | Pew Research Center

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Lessons in the Decline of Democracy From the Ruined Roman Republic

Historian Edward Watts argues that violent rhetoric and disregard for political norms was the beginning of Rome’s end. Source: Lessons in the Decline of Democracy From the Ruined Roman Republic

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What Kind of Burnt Out Are You? (And Why It Matters)

Different types of burnout require different solutions. Source: What Kind of Burnt Out Are You? (And Why It Matters)

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How Racial Bias Affects The Quality Of Black Students’ Education 

By Casey Quinlan The Department of Education recently released some startling numbers about how much our country spends on prisons versus schools that added fuel to the fire of national conversation about criminal justice reform. One way to think about … Continue reading

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Strip club seeks recent high school grads for employment

By Danielle Miller There are numerous ways to pay for college, some more conventional than others. For those living in Las Vegas, there’s no shortage of opportunities for fast cash. “It fits in with Vegas. Vegas is always going to … Continue reading

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The Problem With The New York Teacher Exam Is That White People Are More Likely To Pass It

By Casey Quinlan A federal judge ruled that a New York Teachers exam is racially biased because it did not properly measure skills relevant to all teachers. For black and Latino candidates, the pass rate ranged between 54 percent and … Continue reading

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Conservative advocate sues to end affirmative action at Harvard

By Joan Biskupic In recent months, Harvard University has come under attack in court for allegedly limiting the number of Asian-American students it admits. A Reuters examination reveals how the lawsuit brought in their name arose from a broader goal: … Continue reading

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Robert Reich – To Save The Economy We Need Free College For All

Senator Bernie Sanders is making waves with a big idea to reinvent education: Making public colleges and universities tuition-free. I couldn’t agree more. Higher education isn’t just a personal investment. It’s a public good that pays off in a more … Continue reading

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Stuck In The School-To-Prison Pipeline

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Can Racism Be Stopped in the Third Grade?

By Lisa Miller The form arrived in an email attachment on the Friday after winter break.“What is your race?”it asked. And then, beneath that, a Census-style list: “African-American/Black,” “Asian/Pacific Islander,” “Latina/o,” “Multi-racial,” “White,” and “Not sure.” The email, signed by … Continue reading

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