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Regis opens normally Tuesday after Monday evening gun scare 12.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Regis University, which advised students to shelter in place Monday night after a man with a gun was spotted nearby, opened Tuesday morning telling students to report for classes and work normally.
Rick Wilson gives Democrats the perfect blueprint to shut down Jim Jordan at impeachment inquiry 12.11.2019 Raw Story
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) recently moved Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) to the House Intelligence Committee in the hopes of getting one of President Donald Trump’s fiercest defenders into impeachment hearings. However, conservative strategist Rick Wilson on Tuesday gave House Democrats the perfect way to shut Jordan down — by bringing up his alleged […]
Hong Kong protests hit universities, business district 12.11.2019 Raw Story
Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters clashed with riot police in the city’s upmarket business district and on university campuses Tuesday, extending one of the most violent stretches of unrest seen in more than five months of political chaos. The confrontations followed a particularly brutal day on Monday, when police shot a protester and a man was […]
San Diego State University suspends fraternities after student dies 12.11.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
San Diego State University suspends 14 fraternities after 19-year-old Dylan Hernandez's death.
Opinion: Donating money to help your child get into college isn't wrong 12.11.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The college admissions scandal uncovered illegalities. The question is not whether but how frequently money should influence admissions decisions.

NBC Disregards GOP Solutions to ‘What Matters’ to Democratic Voters 12.11.2019 NewsBusters
For Friday’s edition of their biased “What Matters” series, where they talk solely to Democratic voters, NBC Nightly News was in the kitchen of 2020 hopeful, New Jersey Senator Cory Booker to talk about how to pay for childcare. Of course, as the network did when hawking the “Big Idea” from Democrats on paid family leave, they’ve been ignoring Republicans solutions to the ...
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Hong Kong protests: Schools and universities shut amid safety fears 12.11.2019 BBC: World
The territory braces for another day of chaos and protests after Monday's spike in violence.
Many young Americans say high school diploma is enough for success, poll finds 12.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Although most young Americans believe in the value of higher education, many still consider a high school diploma alone to be enough for success, according to a survey of teens and young adults by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
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The US-China fight over AI: 'We're over-reacting' 12.11.2019 BBC: Technology
The US-China over artificial intelligence is heating up, but some warn the US could be over-reacting.
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Colorado, Washington scientific groups remove job posts over LGBTQ policy at BYU 12.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
SALT LAKE CITY -- Two well-known scientific groups have dropped job postings from their websites from Brigham Young University because of the school's LGBTQ policies, igniting a debate on whether research organizations should take a stance on social issues.
Racism Created A Separate, Unequal GI Bill For Black Vets 11.11.2019 Crooks Liars
Joseph Thompson , Mississippi State University When President Franklin Roosevelt signed the GI Bill into law on June 22, 1944, it laid the foundation for benefits that would help generations of veterans achieve social mobility . Formally known as the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944 , the bill made unprecedented commitments to the nation’s veterans. For instance, it provided federal assistance to veterans in the form of housing and unemployment benefits. But of all the benefits offered through the GI Bill, funding for higher education and job training emerged as the most popular ...
Colorado DACA recipients hope for the best at Supreme Court, but brace for the worst 11.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado DACA recipients can’t shake a feeling of helplessness as the U.S. Supreme Court will begin hearing oral arguments on Tuesday in a case that could lead to the end of the DACA.
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GI Bill opened doors to college for many vets, but politicians created a separate one for blacks 11.11.2019 Raw Story
When President Franklin Roosevelt signed the GI Bill into law on June 22, 1944, it laid the foundation for benefits that would help generations of veterans achieve social mobility. Formally known as the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944, the bill made unprecedented commitments to the nation’s veterans. For instance, it provided federal assistance to veterans […]
Appealing to Black Voters in South Carolina, Elizabeth Warren Fires Up White Liberals 11.11.2019 Mother Jones
Elizabeth Warren came to the South Carolina Lowcountry on Saturday and played all the standards. At a town hall in Goose Creek, about 20 miles north of Charleston, she talked about corporate greed and government decisions that put the wealthy few ahead of the working many, before rounding into her proposals for voting reforms that […]
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Join Jeremy Johnson from Andela at Disrupt Berlin 11.11.2019 TechCrunch
Over the past few years, Andela has built a simple yet powerful answer to the talent shortage in Silicon Valley and other overheating tech ecosystems. The company helps you hire some of the most talented software developers in a handful of African cities. That’s why I’m excited to announce that Andela co-founder and CEO Jeremy […]
A chat about UK deep tech and spin-out success with Octopus Ventures 11.11.2019 TechCrunch
New research commissioned by UK VC firm Octopus Ventures has put a spotlight on which of the country’s higher education institutions are doing the most to support spin outs. The report compiles a ranking of universities, foregrounding those with a record of producing what partner Simon King dubs “quality spin outs”. The research combines and […]
Here's how two schools have made free college work — for decades 11.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The idea of tuition-free college isn't a new concept for some schools. Two colleges in Kentucky have been making it work for years.
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Rudderless Republicans Try Wrestling 10.11.2019 Crooks Liars
Republicans announced that coatless Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Locker Room) will temporarily join the intelligence committee for the impeachment hearings , replacing Rick Crawford. Gym Jordan isn’t exactly known as a quick-thinking devil who will brilliantly cross examine anyone, but as a liar and conspiracy theorist who throws bombs at hearing, which is of course the Stock-in-Trade for the Freedumb Caucus. GOP minority leader Kevin McCarthy must be a-feared for his leadership post to appease these numbskulls again. (But as the title suggests, they have no plan. None. Zip. So why not move in one of their shameless idiots to try to disrupt things. We also wonder what Devin Nunes must be thinking if the Leadership is bringing in a bigger ...
How to protect a child's education savings from greedy adults 10.11.2019 LA Times: Business

Custodial accounts and trusts have clear rules to prevent trustee self-dealing. But there are steps you can take to shield a child's funds from a shifty grown-up.

Five moments that define Sesame Street's first 50 years 10.11.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
From puppets in Congress to play-based learning in war zones, here are some of the biggest milestones.
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