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Washington and Lee University will remove Confederate flag replicas

LEXINGTON, Va. — Washington and Lee University has agreed to remove replicas of Confederate flags several months after 12 black law students demanded their removal from campus.

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US colleges fall short in handling sexual assault cases, report says

LOS ANGELES — U.S. colleges and universities are failing to effectively investigate sexual misconduct cases on campus, with efforts hobbled by inadequate training and limited reporting channels, according to a national survey released Wednesday.

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With decimal mistake, students become millionaires, may lose aid

WASHINGTON — Low-income students have inadvertently presented themselves as millionaires on an application for federal financial student aid — making it less likely they will qualify for grants and loans.

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Study: Teen hookah use, health risk are up

Study: Teen hookah use, health risk are up

Eighteen percent of high school seniors report using hookahs.

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‘Trigger warnings’ shackle free flow of ideas

‘Trigger warnings’ shackle free flow of ideas

Leave the necessity of a warning to the discretion of educators.

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‘Trigger warnings’ don’t interfere with learning, they enhance it

‘Trigger warnings’ don’t interfere with learning, they enhance it

Incorporating trigger warnings is a good starting point for debate.

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Calvin Baker: Costly licensing fees impede new teachers

Calvin Baker: Costly licensing fees impede new teachers

Arizona should accept teacher licenses from other states, saving time and money.

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Hispanic youth invited to apply for grants

Hispanic youth invited to apply for grants

Educational grants are offered in several categories, ranging from $1,000 to $3,000.

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Two Southern Arizona schools earn tech, science grants

Two Southern Arizona schools earn tech, science grants

Schools in Nogales and Cochise County will use grants for equipment and programs.

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Vail receives high honor for ‘Beyond Textbooks’

Vail receives high honor for ‘Beyond Textbooks’

Curriculum program recognized by the Center for Digital Education.

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New program aims to help Tucson students graduate

New program aims to help Tucson students graduate

Free, self-paced online program is for students ages 16 to 22. 

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Education notes

Education notes

A weekly roundup of education-related news.

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2 years in, Dreamers still waiting for reform

2 years in, Dreamers still waiting for reform

Stalled immigration reform has limited opportunities.

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Education Notes: 4 appointments at TUSD

Education Notes: 4 appointments at TUSD

A weekly roundup of education-related news. 

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Does focus on 'thigh gap' lead to eating disorders?

Women's idolization of skinny legs is not new.

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PCC boss: School headed in right direction

PCC boss: School headed in right direction

Chancellor driving change in ‘abusive culture,’ seeks to upgrade staff and programs.

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Sabino High grad receives agriculture scholarship

Sabino High grad receives agriculture scholarship

Maya Wallace wins $1,000 to use to attend University of Arizona.

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Six Tucson students honored for volunteerism

Six Tucson students honored for volunteerism

Students receive Kohl's gift cards, qualify for chance to win scholarships.

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New administrative appointments made at Tucson Unified School District

New administrative appointments made at Tucson Unified School District

Two directors, a principal and a project manager appointed by TUSD board.

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Study: Arizona dropouts costly to economy

Study: Arizona dropouts costly to economy

High school dropouts are costing Tucson $435 million, a new study shows.

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