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The Swampby Mark Silva and updated at 230 pm EDT The suggested lesson plans accompanying President Barack Obama's planned address to schoolchildren next week have been modified, but this hasn't mollified critics of the president's back-to-school speech.: The...
The Swampby Mark Silva President Barack Obama, whose two young daughters return to school next week, has some back-to-school plans of his own: An unprecedented presidential address to public schoolchildren at noon EDT on Tuesday. Arne Duncan, the president's...
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Palm Beach Politics - Sun-Sentinel BlogsU.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Boca Raton, said Florida made important strides by becoming a finalist in the federal government's Race to the Top competition for education funding. The education secretary announced Florida's inclusion on the list Tuesday. ???...
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FAU Sports | Sun-Sentinel BlogsNo 16 seed has beaten a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. It???s not just that the ones have much better talent. They also have much bigger budgets for the basketball teams and overall athletic department, making the......
Here's what Ben Bernanke, the Federal Reserve chairman, said three years ago as the nation's gap between rich and poor widened toward historic levels: "I think it's a very bad development. It's creating two societies. And it's based very much, I think, on...
When I was 5 years old, something just clicked. I remember it clearly: It was a Saturday morning and I was sitting in my dad's chair in our basement family room. Cartoons were on the television, but I was more interested in the P.D. Eastman book, "Go...
The "tea party" is back and is brewing trouble for the Republican establishment. After the GOP debacle in the 2012 election, when Republicans not only failed to win the presidency but blew a chance to take over the Senate, party leaders paused to...
Dear Liz: My wife and her brother are selling their parents' home. The parents transferred the deed to their children's names years ago. My wife should receive about $85,000 from the sale. Our yearly income (one salary; she's a stay-at-home mom) is around...
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In 2008, Paul Tough’s first book, “Whatever It Takes,” told the story of the Harlem Children’s Zone, a massive effort to leverage a pre-birth-through-high-school system of education services to change the trajectory of 10,000...
As students ask themselves if they dare take on the student loans they'll need for college, the questions are especially critical for women. More women are going to college than men, and women are earning higher grades on average. But a year after...
It started, as these problems often do, with a hospital billing error. After a visit to a Naperville radiologist, a bill that was supposed to be sent to Tim Ells' home wound up lost. The radiologist, Ells said, had been sending the bill to the wrong...
PRESS RELEASE: Students at Purdue University, Ivy Tech and Oakland High School will present solutions to public policy issues during a Project Citizen Showcase on April 19. The showcase, which is free and open to the public, will be 5:30-8:30 p.m. in...
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