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WASHINGTON (AP) — Exotic dancers hired as admissions counselors. Recruiters told to seek out “impatient” individuals who have “few people in their lives who care about them.” Military personnel still recovering from brain damage told to sign on the dotted line. In the two decades since trade schools started popping up on U.S. stock exchanges [...]
School Libraries to Receive More Than $1M From AuthorNEW YORK (AP) — James Patterson is announcing the first round of school libraries to receive grants from an initiative he and Scholastic Reading Club launched in March, and he continues to raise the amount of money he will donate.  The best-selling and prolific author said Tuesday that $500,000 has been given to 127 schools, [...]
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Affirmative Action to Be Reviewed Again by SCOTUS  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday it will dive back into the fight over the use of race in admissions at the University of Texas, a decision that presages tighter limits on affirmative action in higher education.  The justices said they will hear for a second time the case of a White woman [...]
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Should Teachers Pay Union Fees if They’re Not Members?WASHINGTON (AP) — Powerful public-sector unions are facing another high-profile legal challenge that they say could wipe away millions from their bank accounts and make it tougher for them to survive. A group of California schoolteachers, backed by a conservative group, has asked the Supreme Court to rule that unions representing government workers can’t collect [...]
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T’Prinn Ingram – An Ill. Youth Who Is Making a DifferenceGraduate’s name: T’Prinn Ingram Home city: Aurora, Illinois Name of school or program: West Aurora High School Degree or certificate earned: High school graduate Why you’re honoring this graduate: “T’Prinn is one of five winners of a 2015 college scholarship from the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (CCH). During her senior year at Aurora West High School, she also [...]
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Shawneice White – A Product of Grandparent Love, RespectGraduate’s name: Shawneice White Home city: Moss Point, Mississippi Name of school or program: Moss Point High School Degree or certificate earned: High school graduate Why you’re honoring this graduate: “Congratulations, graduates! “There should be a double shout out for Shawneice White, graduate of Moss Point High School Class of 2015 and her grandparents Lynn and Allen [...]
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Alan Stanfield – A 2nd Grader Who Loves His Mom’s HelpGraduate’s name: Alan Stanfield Home city: Tupelo, Mississippi Name of school or program: Parkway Elementary School Year completed: Second grade What is your education story? “My mom, Stephanie Stanfield, is helping me write this because I’m only 9. I’m Alan Stanfield, and I just graduated from second grade at Parkway Elementary in Tupelo, Mississippi. It [...]
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Carlos Alexander Garcia Cortes – He’s a Champion in L.A.Graduate’s name: Carlos Alexander Garcia Cortes Home city: Los Angeles Name of school or program: Virgil Middle School Year completed: Middle school Why you’re honoring this graduate: “Carlos was diagnosed with autism when he was 4 years old. After a meeting with the specialist, his mom could not imagine that he might not be able [...]
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Ada Neri Curiel – A Mom With a Passion for EducationGraduate’s name: Ada Neri Curiel Home city: Donna, Texas Name of school or program: MEI Academy of Cosmetology Degree or certificate earned: Certificate Why you’re honoring this graduate: “Ada Neri Curiel, otherwise known as Nelly by her peers, has been an active member of La Union del Pueblo Entero (LUPE) since 2010. Originally from Mexico, Nelly [...]
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Kenya Watson – Her Clarity Helped Her Son GraduateGraduate’s name: Kenya Watson Home city: Laurel, Mississippi Name of school or program: Parents for Public Schools Parent Engagement Program (PEP – Class of 2015) Degree or certificate earned: Certified Parent Leader (Class of 2015) Why you’re honoring this graduate: “Dr. Seuss could have been speaking directly to the 2015 Parents for Public Schools Parent [...]
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