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CLD to host college fair The Center for Leadership Development (CLD) will host the 4th Annual College Prep Conference and College Fair on July...

Wash. state students use pennies to show US debt

SNOHOMISH, Wash. (AP) -- Students in a marketing class at Snohomish High School in Washington state illustrated the national debt for their classmates with...

Tenn. Senate OKs ban on teaching of homosexuality

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A bill passed Friday by the Tennessee Senate would forbid public school teachers and students in grades kindergarten through eight...

Back to basics

At the Andrew J. Brown Academy, a charter school located on the city's Eastside, students' are provided a holistic educational experience where their learning...

Cities compete to increase college degree earners, win $1 million

CHICAGO - More than 50 U.S. cities officially entered the competition to increase the number of residents with a college degree and win $1...

Memphis school wins graduation address from Obama

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- An academic turnaround at an urban high school with a rich tradition of educating African-Americans has earned graduating seniors a...

Penn medical school gets record $225 million gift

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The University of Pennsylvania has received a record $225 million gift for its School of Medicine from a Philadelphia philanthropist and...

Schools weigh options after voters nix tax hikes

CONVERSE, Ind. (AP) _ School districts across the state continue to struggle in their attempts to win voter approval for operating money or building...

Cosby tells Ala. grads to help tornado victims

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) _ Comedian Bill Cosby encouraged graduates of Birmingham's Miles College to help rebuild the tornado-ravaged communities in Alabama. Cosby told the...

Schools may ban chocolate milk over added sugar

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Chocolate milk has long been seen as the spoonful of sugar that makes the medicine go down, but the nation's...


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