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Trump’s education cuts won’t pass, but they're headed in the right direction

Trump’s education cuts won’t pass, but they're headed in the right direction

The budget the Trump administration released on March 11 is getting heat from the Left and the press, particularly for the education cuts it recommends. Even though the budget isn’t likely to pass, much of ...
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'Prep school'

'Prep school'

Some terms are obviously euphemisms fabricated in order to evade. When you say you “slept with” someone last night, the appropriate question in reply isn’t about how rested you feel. Others, usually business or journalistic ...
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Common Core sinks, via Alabama’s Marsh

Common Core sinks, via Alabama’s Marsh

Chalk up another blow against the rapidly crumbling edifice of the Common Core educational standards — this time courtesy of an Alabama state senator who suddenly, but fortunately, changed positions as he considers a run ...
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The only thing Trump’s executive order protects is government red tape

The only thing Trump’s executive order protects is government red tape

On Thursday, President Trump singed his executive order tying federal funds to support for free speech. Surrounded by adoring college students with stories of trigger warnings and reprisals they suffered for handing out Valentines, the ...
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NYU's journalism school is now hiring from the gutter

NYU's journalism school is now hiring from the gutter

Far be it from me to tell an institute of higher learning how to do its job, but it seems like an odd choice for New York University to hire partisan activists to mentor would-be ...
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Trump says universities ‘increasingly hostile’ to First Amendment

Trump says universities ‘increasingly hostile’ to First Amendment

President Trump on Thursday signed the Executive Order to Improve Transparency and Promote Free Speech in Higher Education, criticizing American universities for being “increasingly hostile” to First Amendment protections. “In America, the very heart of ...
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Multiple Teachers Reportedly Injured During Active Shooter Drill

Multiple Teachers Reportedly Injured During Active Shooter Drill

An active shooter drill ended with real injuries at an Indiana elementary school, where teachers were reportedly shot with plastic pellets and left with bruises and welts in January. Two Meadowlawn Elementary School teachers, who ...
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Trump to sign college transparency and free speech order

Trump to sign college transparency and free speech order

President Trump is preparing to sign an executive order that would increase the amount of information colleges divulge to prospective students, while adding pressure on schools not to discriminate against unpopular political views. The order ...
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Trump is standing up for conservatives on campus. It's time for us to stand up for him

Trump is standing up for conservatives on campus. It's time for us to stand up for him

Just more than a week after being assaulted by a leftist thug at the University of California, Berkeley, Leadership Institute field representative and Turning Point USA activist Hayden Williams stood by President Trump as he ...
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Beyond the admissions scandal, colleges face a loss of relevance

Beyond the admissions scandal, colleges face a loss of relevance

The admissions cheating scandal at some of America’s universities is only the iceberg’s tip in post-secondary education. Another troubling issue: Do college consumers — students and graduates — think their education gets them “a better ...
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Ivanka Trump leads new campaign for 'good paying jobs,' fix education

Ivanka Trump leads new campaign for 'good paying jobs,' fix education

Top presidential advisor, and first daughter, Ivanka Trump is leading the administration’s latest bipartisan effort, this time to reform federal college education and job training, even for newly released prison inmates. With other bipartisan victories ...
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Millennial anxiety is keeping us from embracing the fortunes of life

Millennial anxiety is keeping us from embracing the fortunes of life

American millennials are among the freest people who have ever lived. We can learn anything, travel anywhere, and capture the world with our technological discoveries. Yet, we are risk adverse, shying away from everyday anxieties ...
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TV Star Mike Rowe’s Unique Take on the College Admission Scandal Goes Viral

TV Star Mike Rowe’s Unique Take on the College Admission Scandal Goes Viral

TV star Mike Rowe, who for years has waged a one-man campaign to promote roads to success that do not involve high-priced college degrees, said in a recent post he is “disgusted” with the recent ...
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Netflix boots Lori Loughlin over college bribery charge

Netflix boots Lori Loughlin over college bribery charge

Lori Loughlin will not appear in the final season of “Fuller House," a new report says. Loughlin, who was charged in the college admissions bribery scandal this week, was booted from the Netflix show’s fifth ...
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University of Tennessee

University Announces Tuition-Free Plan for Lower-Income Students

Education WJ Wire Melinda Fawver / ShutterstockUniversity of Tennessee, Knoxville campus (Melinda Fawver / Shutterstock) By Neetu ChandakPublished March 15, 2019 at 11:10amModified March 15, 2019 at 8:39pm The University of Tennessee will begin offering ...
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