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The Daily Comet
Edwards' education proposals encounter trouble in Legislatureschools package is dead, stalled or in disarray. Even the governor's own spons
Edwards' education proposals encounter trouble in Legislature
The Daily Comet / Posted 23 hours ago
schools package is dead, stalled or in disarray. Even the governor's own sponsor of a bill to curb access to vouchers -- Senate Education Committee Chairman Dan "Blade" Morrish, R-Jennings -- said he will not push the bill. On another front, a... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Edwards' education proposals encounter trouble in Legislatureschools package is dead, stalled or in disarray. Even the governor's own spons
Edwards' education proposals encounter trouble in Legislature
The Houma Courier / Posted 23 hours ago
schools package is dead, stalled or in disarray. Even the governor's own sponsor of a bill to curb access to vouchers -- Senate Education Committee Chairman Dan "Blade" Morrish, R-Jennings -- said he will not push the bill. On another front, a... Read more
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The Advocate
'We don't have the support': Gov. John Bel Edwards' schools legislative agenda mostly deadschools package is dead, stalled or in disarray. Even the governor’s own spons
'We don't have the support': Gov. John Bel Edwards' schools legislative agenda mostly dead
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
schools package is dead, stalled or in disarray. Even the governor’s own sponsor of a bill to curb access to vouchers — Senate Education Committee Chairman Dan “Blade” Morrish, R-Jennings — said he will not push the bill. More On This Topic On... Read more
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The Advocate
'We don't have the support': Governor Edwards' schools legislative agenda mostly deadschools package is dead, stalled or in disarray. Even the governor’s own spons
'We don't have the support': Governor Edwards' schools legislative agenda mostly dead
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
schools package is dead, stalled or in disarray. Even the governor’s own sponsor of a bill to curb access to vouchers — Senate Education Committee Chairman Dan “Blade” Morrish, R-Jennings — said he will not push the bill. More On This Topic On... Read more
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The Advocate
Voucher, charter school and other education fights loom during 2016 sessionhis predecessor, Edwards, a longtime ally of teachers unions, favors new restri
Voucher, charter school and other education fights loom during 2016 session
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
his predecessor, Edwards, a longtime ally of teachers unions, favors new restrictions on vouchers and charter schools. The Senate Education Committee, formerly headed by an ally of self-styled public school reformers, is now led by Sen. Blade... Read more
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The Advocate
Governor’s public schools legislative agenda mostly deadschools package is dead, stalled or in disarray. Even the governor’s own spons
Governor’s public schools legislative agenda mostly dead
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
schools package is dead, stalled or in disarray. Even the governor’s own sponsor of a bill to curb access to vouchers — Senate Education Committee Chairman Dan “Blade” Morrish, R-Jennings — said he will not push the bill. More On This Topic On... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California must emphasize arts in public schoolssubject for which they’ve earned a credential, nothing will change. The bill p
California must emphasize arts in public schools
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
subject for which they’ve earned a credential, nothing will change. The bill passed its first legislative hurdle, the Senate Education Committee, this month and it recently gained support of the California Teachers Association. In “Peter Pan,”... Read more
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The Daily Californian
University of California opposes bill to reduce terms of UC Board of Regentsauthored by State Senators Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens, and Anthony Cannella,
University of California opposes bill to reduce terms of UC Board of Regents
The Daily Californian / Posted 4 days ago
authored by State Senators Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens, and Anthony Cannella, R-Ceres, was passed on April 20 by the state Senate Education Committee. According to Cannella’s representative Jeff Macedo, the purpose of the bill was to keep the Board... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
State law loophole allows predator teachers to stay in classwe're going to have a lot of kids falling through the cracks,. said Peggy Lehne
State law loophole allows predator teachers to stay in class
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 4 days ago
we're going to have a lot of kids falling through the cracks,. said Peggy Lehner, Republican state senator leading the Ohio Senate Education Committee, when shown 10 Investigates findings.WHAT PARENTS CAN DO The Ohio Department of Education... Read more
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CBS Denver
Medical Pot-In-Schools Bill Clears Another Legislative Hurdlefind much common ground on marijuana issues, but on Thursday both parties found
Medical Pot-In-Schools Bill Clears Another Legislative Hurdle
CBS Denver / Posted 4 days ago
find much common ground on marijuana issues, but on Thursday both parties found an issue they both fully support. The Senate Education Committee unanimously approved HB-1373, a bill that will force school districts to allow students who are... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Iowa regent directs furniture company that won no-bid dealIowa Board of Regents Mary Andringa, left, Patricia Cownie, center, and Norther
Iowa regent directs furniture company that won no-bid deal
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 4 days ago
Iowa Board of Regents Mary Andringa, left, Patricia Cownie, center, and Northern Iowa student Rachael Johnson meet with the Senate Education Committee at the Iowa Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. Manufacturing executive and Republican donor Andringa... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Iowa regent directs furniture company that won no-bid dealIowa Board of Regents Mary Andringa, left, Patricia Cownie, center, and Norther
Iowa regent directs furniture company that won no-bid deal
The New Canaan News / Posted 4 days ago
Iowa Board of Regents Mary Andringa, left, Patricia Cownie, center, and Northern Iowa student Rachael Johnson meet with the Senate Education Committee at the Iowa Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. Manufacturing executive and Republican donor Andringa... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Iowa regent directs furniture company that won no-bid dealIowa Board of Regents Mary Andringa, left, Patricia Cownie, center, and Norther
Iowa regent directs furniture company that won no-bid deal
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
Iowa Board of Regents Mary Andringa, left, Patricia Cownie, center, and Northern Iowa student Rachael Johnson meet with the Senate Education Committee at the Iowa Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. Manufacturing executive and Republican donor Andringa... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Iowa regent directs furniture company that won no-bid dealIowa Board of Regents Mary Andringa, left, Patricia Cownie, center, and Norther
Iowa regent directs furniture company that won no-bid deal
Greenwich Time / Posted 4 days ago
Iowa Board of Regents Mary Andringa, left, Patricia Cownie, center, and Northern Iowa student Rachael Johnson meet with the Senate Education Committee at the Iowa Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. Manufacturing executive and Republican donor Andringa... Read more
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The News-Times
Iowa regent directs furniture company that won no-bid dealIowa Board of Regents Mary Andringa, left, Patricia Cownie, center, and Norther
Iowa regent directs furniture company that won no-bid deal
The News-Times / Posted 4 days ago
Iowa Board of Regents Mary Andringa, left, Patricia Cownie, center, and Northern Iowa student Rachael Johnson meet with the Senate Education Committee at the Iowa Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. Manufacturing executive and Republican donor Andringa... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Iowa regent directs furniture company that won no-bid dealIowa Board of Regents Mary Andringa, left, Patricia Cownie, center, and Norther
Iowa regent directs furniture company that won no-bid deal
Darien News-Review / Posted 4 days ago
Iowa Board of Regents Mary Andringa, left, Patricia Cownie, center, and Northern Iowa student Rachael Johnson meet with the Senate Education Committee at the Iowa Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. Manufacturing executive and Republican donor Andringa... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Iowa regent directs furniture company that won no-bid dealIowa Board of Regents Mary Andringa, left, Patricia Cownie, center, and Norther
Iowa regent directs furniture company that won no-bid deal
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
Iowa Board of Regents Mary Andringa, left, Patricia Cownie, center, and Northern Iowa student Rachael Johnson meet with the Senate Education Committee at the Iowa Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. Manufacturing executive and Republican donor Andringa... Read more
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The Advocate
Edwards says voucher cuts product of historic budget crisis10 percent,” he said. Edwards is a critic of vouchers, and he is pushing bills
Edwards says voucher cuts product of historic budget crisis
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
10 percent,” he said. Edwards is a critic of vouchers, and he is pushing bills to restrict access to the aid. However, Senate Education Committee Chairman Blade Morrish, R-Jennings, said last week he has no plans to push his own bill -- part of... Read more
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The Advocate
Edwards says voucher cuts product of historic budget crisis10 percent,” he said. Edwards is a critic of vouchers, and he is pushing bills
Edwards says voucher cuts product of historic budget crisis
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
10 percent,” he said. Edwards is a critic of vouchers, and he is pushing bills to restrict access to the aid. However, Senate Education Committee Chairman Blade Morrish, R-Jennings, said last week he has no plans to push the governor’s plan to... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
A power play that would only hurt UCto pressure the University of California Board of Regents. His proposed constit
A power play that would only hurt UC
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
to pressure the University of California Board of Regents. His proposed constitutional amendment, SCA1, passed out of the Senate Education Committee this month and, with enough stirring of the pot, could end up on the ballot. For Californians,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Laura Bush talks career, marriage and 9/11 in candid interviewthat a plane had flown into the World Trade Center. She was on her way to meet
Laura Bush talks career, marriage and 9/11 in candid interview
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
that a plane had flown into the World Trade Center. She was on her way to meet Senator Ted Kennedy for a briefing with the Senate Education Committee, and news of the second plane crash broke before she reached her destination. Minutes later, she... Read more
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MLive.com
Senate committee approves legislation to drop 'disastrous' Common Core standardsand resolving outstanding issues like the Detroit Public Schools rescue package
Senate committee approves legislation to drop 'disastrous' Common Core standards
MLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
and resolving outstanding issues like the Detroit Public Schools rescue package, she said. Sen. Phil Pavlov, chair of the Senate Education Committee, said the Common Core has been a "disastrous national experiment." "It is time to end the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Chairs agree charter school accord "unlikely"than it was a few months ago." Asked at the Massachusetts Association of School
Chairs agree charter school accord "unlikely"
Lowell Sun / Posted 6 days ago
than it was a few months ago." Asked at the Massachusetts Association of School Committee event about Peisch's outlook, Senate Education Committee Co-chair Sonia Chang-Diaz of Jamaica Plain said, "I'll be honest with you, I would agree. There's... Read more
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The Christian Post
Common Core Losing Steam? Michigan Could Become Next State to Kill Effortthat was introduced last month is making its way through the legislature. Ther
Common Core Losing Steam? Michigan Could Become Next State to Kill Effort
The Christian Post / Posted 7 days ago
that was introduced last month is making its way through the legislature. There will be a second hearing before the Senate Education Committee on Tuesday evening regarding Senate Bill 826, which seeks to repeal Common Core. Introduced by... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Lubbock senator fighting for wider acceptance of dual-credit hoursto earn a degree from is pretty hard," she said. Texas Senator Charles Perry e
Lubbock senator fighting for wider acceptance of dual-credit hours
KXXV Waco / Posted 7 days ago
to earn a degree from is pretty hard," she said. Texas Senator Charles Perry expressed those same feelings at a recent Senate Education Committee with public and higher-education officials. "The kids are getting told one thing and another... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Lubbock senator fighting for wider acceptance of dual-credit hoursto earn a degree from is pretty hard," she said. Texas Senator Charles Perry e
Lubbock senator fighting for wider acceptance of dual-credit hours
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 7 days ago
to earn a degree from is pretty hard," she said. Texas Senator Charles Perry expressed those same feelings at a recent Senate Education Committee with public and higher-education officials. "The kids are getting told one thing and another... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Lubbock senator fighting for wider acceptance of dual-credit hoursto earn a degree from is pretty hard," she said. Texas Senator Charles Perry e
Lubbock senator fighting for wider acceptance of dual-credit hours
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 7 days ago
to earn a degree from is pretty hard," she said. Texas Senator Charles Perry expressed those same feelings at a recent Senate Education Committee with public and higher-education officials. "The kids are getting told one thing and another... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Lubbock senator fighting for wider acceptance of dual-credit hoursto earn a degree from is pretty hard," she said. Texas Senator Charles Perry e
Lubbock senator fighting for wider acceptance of dual-credit hours
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 7 days ago
to earn a degree from is pretty hard," she said. Texas Senator Charles Perry expressed those same feelings at a recent Senate Education Committee with public and higher-education officials. "The kids are getting told one thing and another... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Alexander: New Education Law Restores Control Of Tennessee Classrooms To Tennesseansway we wrote it for 50 million students and 3.4 million teachers in 100,000 pub
Alexander: New Education Law Restores Control Of Tennessee Classrooms To Tennesseans
The Chattanoogan / Posted 7 days ago
way we wrote it for 50 million students and 3.4 million teachers in 100,000 public schools.” Senator Alexander said the Senate education committee will hold at least six hearings this year on oversight and implementation of the new education... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Rhode Island considers compulsory kindergarten attendanceRoger Picard introduced the bill. The Woonsocket Democrat is a school counselor
Rhode Island considers compulsory kindergarten attendance
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 9 days ago
Roger Picard introduced the bill. The Woonsocket Democrat is a school counselor and former truant officer. The Senate Education Committee has recommended the bill's passage. It's scheduled for a Tuesday vote in the Senate. Rhode Island... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
College savings agenda spreads in New Englandto New Hampshire's pilot program has been tabled in the Senate. Sen. John Reaga
College savings agenda spreads in New England
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
to New Hampshire's pilot program has been tabled in the Senate. Sen. John Reagan, a Deerfield Republican who leads the Senate Education Committee, said members objected to providing special attention to limited locations. But Sen. Nancy Stiles,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Voters should tie support for income tax hike to school reformseasier to lay off tenured teachers who have received poor evaluations. The bil
Voters should tie support for income tax hike to school reforms
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
easier to lay off tenured teachers who have received poor evaluations. The bill is scheduled to come in June before the Senate Education Committee, assuming the CTA doesn’t reflexively quash it. It’s just the sort of sensible measure voters... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
LEGISLATURE 2016 highlightsnearly two years. Vaccine exemption changes — A bill that would change the pro
LEGISLATURE 2016 highlights
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 9 days ago
nearly two years. Vaccine exemption changes — A bill that would change the process for vaccine exemptions died after the Senate Education Committee declined to bring it up. The bill would have removed the requirement that the state Department of... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Children's savings account programs spread in New Englandto New Hampshire's pilot program has been tabled in the Senate. Sen. John Reaga
Children's savings account programs spread in New England
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
to New Hampshire's pilot program has been tabled in the Senate. Sen. John Reagan, a Deerfield Republican who leads the Senate Education Committee, said members objected to providing special attention to limited locations. But Sen. Nancy Stiles,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Children's savings account programs spread in New Englandto New Hampshire’s pilot program has been tabled in the Senate. Sen. John Reaga
Children's savings account programs spread in New England
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
to New Hampshire’s pilot program has been tabled in the Senate. Sen. John Reagan, a Deerfield Republican who leads the Senate Education Committee, said members objected to providing special attention to limited locations. But Sen. Nancy Stiles,... Read more
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Island Packet
Children's savings account programs spread in New Englandto New Hampshire's pilot program has been tabled in the Senate. Sen. John Reaga
Children's savings account programs spread in New England
Island Packet / Posted 10 days ago
to New Hampshire's pilot program has been tabled in the Senate. Sen. John Reagan, a Deerfield Republican who leads the Senate Education Committee, said members objected to providing special attention to limited locations. But Sen. Nancy Stiles,... Read more
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The Advocate
TOPS an unrealistic, pie-in-the-sky idea, much like Bernie Sanders’ free college promisein his legislative package. Edwards also has put similar bills by House Educati
TOPS an unrealistic, pie-in-the-sky idea, much like Bernie Sanders’ free college promise
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
in his legislative package. Edwards also has put similar bills by House Education Committee Chairwoman Nancy Landry and Senate Education Committee Chairman Dan “Blade” Morrish on his wish list but does not favor raising standards for TOPS, his... Read more
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The Advocate
Cursive-writing mandate clears first Louisiana legislative hurdle, but will full Senate follow the script?school students would have to be taught cursive writing starting in August unde
Cursive-writing mandate clears first Louisiana legislative hurdle, but will full Senate follow the script?
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
school students would have to be taught cursive writing starting in August under a bill that breezed through the Louisiana Senate Education Committee on Thursday. It next faces action in the full Senate, and an uncertain future. Freshman state... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Tenn. legislators divert university diversity funds for yearspent throughout public higher education on such diversity efforts as scholarsh
Tenn. legislators divert university diversity funds for year
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 11 days ago
spent throughout public higher education on such diversity efforts as scholarships and faculty recruitment. Later, the Senate Education Committee recommended taking $8 million from the university's diversity programs. The compromise adopted by... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Tenn. legislators divert university diversity funds for yearspent throughout public higher education on such diversity efforts as scholarsh
Tenn. legislators divert university diversity funds for year
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 11 days ago
spent throughout public higher education on such diversity efforts as scholarships and faculty recruitment. Later, the Senate Education Committee recommended taking $8 million from the university's diversity programs. The compromise adopted by... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Tenn. legislators divert university diversity funds for yearspent throughout public higher education on such diversity efforts as scholarsh
Tenn. legislators divert university diversity funds for year
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 11 days ago
spent throughout public higher education on such diversity efforts as scholarships and faculty recruitment. Later, the Senate Education Committee recommended taking $8 million from the university's diversity programs. The compromise adopted by... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Tenn. legislators divert university diversity funds for yearspent throughout public higher education on such diversity efforts as scholarsh
Tenn. legislators divert university diversity funds for year
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 11 days ago
spent throughout public higher education on such diversity efforts as scholarships and faculty recruitment. Later, the Senate Education Committee recommended taking $8 million from the university's diversity programs. The compromise adopted by... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Tenn. legislators divert university diversity funds for yearspent throughout public higher education on such diversity efforts as scholarsh
Tenn. legislators divert university diversity funds for year
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 11 days ago
spent throughout public higher education on such diversity efforts as scholarships and faculty recruitment. Later, the Senate Education Committee recommended taking $8 million from the university's diversity programs. The compromise adopted by... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Tenn. legislators divert university diversity funds for yearspent throughout public higher education on such diversity efforts as scholarsh
Tenn. legislators divert university diversity funds for year
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 11 days ago
spent throughout public higher education on such diversity efforts as scholarships and faculty recruitment. Later, the Senate Education Committee recommended taking $8 million from the university's diversity programs. The compromise adopted by... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Tenn. legislators divert university diversity funds for yearspent throughout public higher education on such diversity efforts as scholarsh
Tenn. legislators divert university diversity funds for year
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 11 days ago
spent throughout public higher education on such diversity efforts as scholarships and faculty recruitment. Later, the Senate Education Committee recommended taking $8 million from the university's diversity programs. The compromise adopted by... Read more
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11 News Houston
Tenn. legislators divert university diversity funds for yearspent throughout public higher education on such diversity efforts as scholarsh
Tenn. legislators divert university diversity funds for year
11 News Houston / Posted 11 days ago
spent throughout public higher education on such diversity efforts as scholarships and faculty recruitment. Later, the Senate Education Committee recommended taking $8 million from the university's diversity programs. The compromise adopted by... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Tenn. legislators divert university diversity funds for yearspent throughout public higher education on such diversity efforts as scholarsh
Tenn. legislators divert university diversity funds for year
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 11 days ago
spent throughout public higher education on such diversity efforts as scholarships and faculty recruitment. Later, the Senate Education Committee recommended taking $8 million from the university's diversity programs. The compromise adopted by... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Tenn. legislators divert university diversity funds for yearspent throughout public higher education on such diversity efforts as scholarsh
Tenn. legislators divert university diversity funds for year
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 11 days ago
spent throughout public higher education on such diversity efforts as scholarships and faculty recruitment. Later, the Senate Education Committee recommended taking $8 million from the university's diversity programs. The compromise adopted by... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Tenn. legislators divert university diversity funds for yearspent throughout public higher education on such diversity efforts as scholarsh
Tenn. legislators divert university diversity funds for year
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 11 days ago
spent throughout public higher education on such diversity efforts as scholarships and faculty recruitment. Later, the Senate Education Committee recommended taking $8 million from the university's diversity programs. The compromise adopted by... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Tenn. legislators divert university diversity funds for yearspent throughout public higher education on such diversity efforts as scholarsh
Tenn. legislators divert university diversity funds for year
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 11 days ago
spent throughout public higher education on such diversity efforts as scholarships and faculty recruitment. Later, the Senate Education Committee recommended taking $8 million from the university's diversity programs. The compromise adopted by... Read more
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