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The Globe and Mail
Canada takes second spot globally on social-progress rankingcategories, countries are also measured against 53 indicators, spanning nutriti
Canada takes second spot globally on social-progress ranking
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
categories, countries are also measured against 53 indicators, spanning nutrition, shelter, personal safety, tolerance and higher education. To arrive at a ranking, researchers scour a broad range of data, looking at how fairly laws are enforced,... Read more
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Vail Daily
Controlling health costs will ‘take time’insurance more affordable. But, she added, costs are ultimately up to insurers
Controlling health costs will ‘take time’
Vail Daily / Posted 5 hours ago
insurance more affordable. But, she added, costs are ultimately up to insurers and medical providers. Vail Valley Medical Center CEO Doris Kirchner and Kaiser Permanente Colorado Regional Vice President Jandel Allen-Davis both spent some time... Read more
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KERA North Texas
FACT CHECK: Clinton's Speech On The Economy, AnnotatedShe and I agree, the federal government should not be making money off of sendi
FACT CHECK: Clinton's Speech On The Economy, Annotated
KERA North Texas / Posted 9 hours ago
She and I agree, the federal government should not be making money off of sending our young people to college to get an education. [The New America Foundation's Jason Delisle, an expert in student loans, pointed out what was wrong with this... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Raul Castro Conferred Doctor Honoris Causa Titlethe President of the Councils of State and Ministers of the Republic of Cuba, w
Raul Castro Conferred Doctor Honoris Causa Title
Radio Angulo / Posted 15 hours ago
the President of the Councils of State and Ministers of the Republic of Cuba, was handed over in emotional ceremony at that center of higher studies, reported Prensa Latina. The highest honorary and academic recognition given by this University was... Read more
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MLive.com
Hospital stays top $1,200 out-of-pocket even with insurance, U-M study findssee the rise in costs paid by privately insured hospital patients, researchers
Hospital stays top $1,200 out-of-pocket even with insurance, U-M study finds
MLive.com / Posted 16 hours ago
see the rise in costs paid by privately insured hospital patients, researchers at the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation looked at data from more than 50 million Americans over a four-year period. All of them had insurance... Read more
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The Aspen Times
‘Doing Time in Education’ with Anna Deveare Smith at Aspen Ideas FestivalAmericans living in poverty are often led into the criminal justice system. Tit
‘Doing Time in Education’ with Anna Deveare Smith at Aspen Ideas Festival
The Aspen Times / Posted 23 hours ago
Americans living in poverty are often led into the criminal justice system. Titled “Notes From the Field: Doing Time in Education,” Smith will perform excerpts tonight at the Aspen Ideas Festival. The performance at the Aspen District Theatre is... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Poll: A third of people have done no long-term care planningto more than $92,000 for a private room in a nursing home, according to Genwort
Poll: A third of people have done no long-term care planning
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 23 hours ago
to more than $92,000 for a private room in a nursing home, according to Genworth Financial. Yet an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research survey finds that a third of Americans 40 and older have done no planning for their own... Read more
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TribLIVE
Jeannette panel seeks to tackle aging workforce, skills shortagesare “literally challenging the skills needed by the employers,” Fisher said. “A
Jeannette panel seeks to tackle aging workforce, skills shortages
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
are “literally challenging the skills needed by the employers,” Fisher said. “Across the board, employers are looking for higher (level) skills.” Brian Lapp, vice president of human resources at Elliott Co., said officials there have seen... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
A “view” from the Courtroom: A final bite at the appleand that “minimum standards for an abortion facility must be equivalent to” the
A “view” from the Courtroom: A final bite at the apple
SCOTUSblog / Posted yesterday
and that “minimum standards for an abortion facility must be equivalent to” the state’s standards for “ambulatory surgical centers.” Breyer doesn’t play it too coy, announcing pretty quickly that these requirements “are not consistent with the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Niagara Honor Roll for the week of June 26Dr. Kathleen Wong, an adjunct faculty member of Niagara University’s College of
Niagara Honor Roll for the week of June 26
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
Dr. Kathleen Wong, an adjunct faculty member of Niagara University’s College of Education in Ontario, has been selected for the 2016 R.W.B. Jackson Award by the Canadian Educational Researchers’ Association. She recently received her award at the... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorialscan be defined by another's failure, and the rough truth that in most instances
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted yesterday
can be defined by another's failure, and the rough truth that in most instances, personal interest trumps altruism. As a policy model, it's less amusing. But it's a fair summary of the way Michigan's lawmakers have begun to use Detroit public... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorialscan be defined by another's failure, and the rough truth that in most instances
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted yesterday
can be defined by another's failure, and the rough truth that in most instances, personal interest trumps altruism. As a policy model, it's less amusing. But it's a fair summary of the way Michigan's lawmakers have begun to use Detroit public... Read more
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University of Pennsylvania Health System
State Medical Home Initiative Slashes Healthcare Costs for Complex Medicaid Patientsfindings come at a time when governmental and private health insurance provider
State Medical Home Initiative Slashes Healthcare Costs for Complex Medicaid Patients
University of Pennsylvania Health System / Posted yesterday
findings come at a time when governmental and private health insurance providers alike are moving toward value-based – higher quality, lower cost -- care. Increasingly, health care providers are incentivized to focus on quality outcomes and... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
DeMaria takes over as state's education chiefCOLUMBUS — Paolo DeMaria begins today as Ohio’s 38th superintendent of public i
DeMaria takes over as state's education chief
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
COLUMBUS — Paolo DeMaria begins today as Ohio’s 38th superintendent of public instruction. “Education defines our future as individuals, as a community, as a state and as a nation,” DeMaria said in a news release. “It’s an exciting time for... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Clinton tax plan getting more scrutinyeconomic agenda that would raise taxes by more than $1 trillion during the next
Clinton tax plan getting more scrutiny
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
economic agenda that would raise taxes by more than $1 trillion during the next decade to finance an expansion of education, science and retirement programs as well as a wave of new roads and bridges. Although wealthy individuals and... Read more
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Salon.com
Time to end these blood bans: U.S. policy on gay and bi male blood donations is a failure—and Canada is repeating the same mistakesthat the country plans to significantly reduce the waiting period imposed on ga
Time to end these blood bans: U.S. policy on gay and bi male blood donations is a failure—and Canada is repeating the same mistakes
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
that the country plans to significantly reduce the waiting period imposed on gay men who wish to donate blood. The current policy stipulates that any man who has sex with men (MSM) is banned from giving blood if he’s engaged in sexual intercourse... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Clinton backing more than a dozen tax changes; she’s in Cincy...economic agenda that would raise taxes by more than $1 trillion during the next
Clinton backing more than a dozen tax changes; she’s in Cincy...
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 2 days ago
economic agenda that would raise taxes by more than $1 trillion during the next decade to finance an expansion of education, science and retirement programs as well as a wave of new roads and bridges. Although wealthy individuals and... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Clinton backing more than a dozen tax changes; she’s in Cincy...economic agenda that would raise taxes by more than $1 trillion during the next
Clinton backing more than a dozen tax changes; she’s in Cincy...
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 2 days ago
economic agenda that would raise taxes by more than $1 trillion during the next decade to finance an expansion of education, science and retirement programs as well as a wave of new roads and bridges. Although wealthy individuals and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Middle-class paindebt in America has topped $1.2 trillion, surpassing even credit card debt, man
Middle-class pain
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
debt in America has topped $1.2 trillion, surpassing even credit card debt, many U.S. families are finding that a college education isn't affordable. Over the last four decades, the cost of college has increased nearly three-fold, rising 5 to 6... Read more
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Daily Record
Raymond Bateman, Somerset County's public servant, has diedCollege Theatre in Branchburg. Memorial donations can be made to the North Bran
Raymond Bateman, Somerset County's public servant, has died
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
College Theatre in Branchburg. Memorial donations can be made to the North Branch Reformed Church, The Ray Bateman Student Center for Student Life and Leadership at RVCC, or the Pleasant Pond Protective Association. Gov. Chris Christie called... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scots campus with no students pays fashion guru over £200,000including fine jewellery, fragrance and furniture.” Zambrelli has advised the
Scots campus with no students pays fashion guru over £200,000
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
including fine jewellery, fragrance and furniture.” Zambrelli has advised the university on setting up the ‘Fair Fashion Center’ (FFC) project at the New York campus. Glasgow Caledonian’s website explains: “The Fair Fashion Center will be... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
UT chancellor’s post could prove popular with job-seekershiring of Cheek, Athletic Director Dave Hart, former Vice Chancellor for Divers
UT chancellor’s post could prove popular with job-seekers
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
hiring of Cheek, Athletic Director Dave Hart, former Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion Rickey Hall and others. Higher education and intercollegiate athletics rank among Parker's specialties, according to the firm's website. The company... Read more
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Philly.com
Finally, jobs for new college grads - just maybe not the jobs they wantedbrightening. But they’re still not great. Since the recession, it has been ha
Finally, jobs for new college grads - just maybe not the jobs they wanted
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
brightening. But they’re still not great. Since the recession, it has been hard for graduates to find jobs at their education level, and it still is. Although college historically has been an excellent investment and grads are finding work,... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates University of Vermont Medical Center Series 2016B Revs 'AWIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A-' rating to the following revenue bonds
Fitch Rates University of Vermont Medical Center Series 2016B Revs 'A
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A-' rating to the following revenue bonds expected to be issued by the Vermont Educational and Health Buildings Financing Agency on behalf of University of Vermont Medical Center (UVMMC): --$89,000,000... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms Mecklenburg County GOs at 'AAA'; Outlook Stableand manufacturing, with a growing presence in energy production, tourism, high-
Fitch Affirms Mecklenburg County GOs at 'AAA'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
and manufacturing, with a growing presence in energy production, tourism, high-technology manufacturing, and health and education. The county is anchored by the city of Charlotte, with access to transportation alternatives that include the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Will the Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action affect Harvard's pending case?use of race-conscious admissions. Boston.com spoke with Neal Hutchens, a senior
Will the Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action affect Harvard's pending case?
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
use of race-conscious admissions. Boston.com spoke with Neal Hutchens, a senior researcher whose work focuses on law and policy issues at the Center for the Study of Higher Education at Pennsylvania State University, to learn what this means for... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
A disappointing decision, but more lawsuits are on the wayElizabeth Slattery is a legal fellow at The Heritage Foundation’s Edwin Meese I
A disappointing decision, but more lawsuits are on the way
SCOTUSblog / Posted 4 days ago
Elizabeth Slattery is a legal fellow at The Heritage Foundation’s Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies. Yesterday’s ruling in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin was disappointing, to say the least. Justice Anthony Kennedy’s... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
Surprisingly, facts rule the day in Fisher IIof Texas at Austin marks the first time Justice Anthony Kennedy has ruled in fa
Surprisingly, facts rule the day in Fisher II
SCOTUSblog / Posted 4 days ago
of Texas at Austin marks the first time Justice Anthony Kennedy has ruled in favor of a racial affirmative action policy in the twenty-eight years he has served on the Supreme Court. Unwilling to sound the death knell on racial affirmative... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New U.S. Ambassador Presents Letter of Credencewho arrived at the ceremony with a delegation from several top US institutions
New U.S. Ambassador Presents Letter of Credence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
who arrived at the ceremony with a delegation from several top US institutions including USAID, Peace Corps, the Center for Disease Control and the interim team at the US Embassy, expressed gratitude for the level of cooperation that... Read more
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The Hill
Why Elizabeth Warren shouldn't be Clinton's VP pickhas settled and work with them to lighten the regulations associated with the D
Why Elizabeth Warren shouldn't be Clinton's VP pick
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
has settled and work with them to lighten the regulations associated with the Dodd-Frank legislation. Second, her energy policy will rapidly resemble the "all of the above" supports that Obama has pressed, which favor the fossil fuel... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Ruling Signals 'Yellow Light' On College Affirmative Actionpast two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and sta
Ruling Signals 'Yellow Light' On College Affirmative Action
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 4 days ago
past two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and state bans for public institutions, legal and education experts said. In a 4-3 opinion, a court majority held that Texas demonstrated its narrowly tailored policy of... Read more
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Slate
Chris Christie Thinks Schools in Poor Black Neighborhoods Have Too Much MoneyChris Christie’s Education Plan Is ShockingHe wants to give to the rich and tak
Chris Christie Thinks Schools in Poor Black Neighborhoods Have Too Much Money
Slate / Posted 4 days ago
Chris Christie’s Education Plan Is ShockingHe wants to give to the rich and take from the poor. On Tuesday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made a speech that sounded commonsensical. “No child in this state is worth more state aid than another,” he... Read more
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Rappler
Aquino: Crucible of leadershipyears old, when Marcos declared martial law. “From my Dad’s solitary cell to E
Aquino: Crucible of leadership
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
years old, when Marcos declared martial law. “From my Dad’s solitary cell to EDSA and people trying to stop tanks that are higher than they are. To all the ingredients necessary for a bloody revolution being present. But we somehow avoided it.... Read more
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WALB Albany
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative actionpast two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and sta
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative action
WALB Albany / Posted 5 days ago
past two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and state bans for public institutions, legal and education experts said. In a 4-3 opinion, a court majority held that Texas demonstrated its narrowly tailored policy of... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative actionpast two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and sta
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative action
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 5 days ago
past two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and state bans for public institutions, legal and education experts said. In a 4-3 opinion, a court majority held that Texas demonstrated its narrowly tailored policy of... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative actionpast two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and sta
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative action
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 5 days ago
past two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and state bans for public institutions, legal and education experts said. In a 4-3 opinion, a court majority held that Texas demonstrated its narrowly tailored policy of... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative actionpast two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and sta
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative action
WGEM Quincy / Posted 5 days ago
past two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and state bans for public institutions, legal and education experts said. In a 4-3 opinion, a court majority held that Texas demonstrated its narrowly tailored policy of... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative actionpast two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and sta
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative action
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 5 days ago
past two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and state bans for public institutions, legal and education experts said. In a 4-3 opinion, a court majority held that Texas demonstrated its narrowly tailored policy of... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative actionpast two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and sta
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative action
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 5 days ago
past two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and state bans for public institutions, legal and education experts said. In a 4-3 opinion, a court majority held that Texas demonstrated its narrowly tailored policy of... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative actionpast two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and sta
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative action
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
past two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and state bans for public institutions, legal and education experts said. In a 4-3 opinion, a court majority held that Texas demonstrated its narrowly tailored policy of... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative actionpast two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and sta
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative action
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 5 days ago
past two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and state bans for public institutions, legal and education experts said. In a 4-3 opinion, a court majority held that Texas demonstrated its narrowly tailored policy of... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative actionpast two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and sta
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative action
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 5 days ago
past two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and state bans for public institutions, legal and education experts said. In a 4-3 opinion, a court majority held that Texas demonstrated its narrowly tailored policy of... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative actionpast two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and sta
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative action
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 5 days ago
past two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and state bans for public institutions, legal and education experts said. In a 4-3 opinion, a court majority held that Texas demonstrated its narrowly tailored policy of... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative actionpast two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and sta
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative action
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 5 days ago
past two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and state bans for public institutions, legal and education experts said. In a 4-3 opinion, a court majority held that Texas demonstrated its narrowly tailored policy of... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative actionpast two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and sta
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative action
KXXV Waco / Posted 5 days ago
past two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and state bans for public institutions, legal and education experts said. In a 4-3 opinion, a court majority held that Texas demonstrated its narrowly tailored policy of... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative actionpast two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and sta
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative action
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 5 days ago
past two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and state bans for public institutions, legal and education experts said. In a 4-3 opinion, a court majority held that Texas demonstrated its narrowly tailored policy of... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative actionpast two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and sta
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative action
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 5 days ago
past two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and state bans for public institutions, legal and education experts said. In a 4-3 opinion, a court majority held that Texas demonstrated its narrowly tailored policy of... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative actionpast two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and sta
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative action
KWWL Iowa / Posted 5 days ago
past two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and state bans for public institutions, legal and education experts said. In a 4-3 opinion, a court majority held that Texas demonstrated its narrowly tailored policy of... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative actionpast two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and sta
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative action
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 5 days ago
past two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and state bans for public institutions, legal and education experts said. In a 4-3 opinion, a court majority held that Texas demonstrated its narrowly tailored policy of... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative actionpast two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and sta
Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative action
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 5 days ago
past two decades due to shifting public opinion, previous court rulings and state bans for public institutions, legal and education experts said. In a 4-3 opinion, a court majority held that Texas demonstrated its narrowly tailored policy of... Read more
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