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Lackland just relocated 200 airmen due to dorm mold — and more moves are coming

Lackland Just Relocated 200 Airmen Due To Dorm Mold -- And More Moves Are Coming

Civil engineers have tried to fix the mold problems in some rooms by bleaching them, tearing out their carpets, and using dehumidifiers.



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Teachers ‘forced special needs child to make a list of his faults’

Teachers 'forced Special Needs Child To Make A List Of His Faults'

Parents' distress as drawing of son's traits pinned up in classroom



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Epic Charter Schools embezzled millions with 'ghost students,' Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says

OSBI Warrant: 'Ghost Students' At Epic

JUL 16, 2019 - A state investigation alleges Epic Charter Schools, the state's largest virtual charter school system, embezzled millions in state funds by illegally inflating enrollment counts with "ghost students." The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation alleged Epic co-founders David Chaney and Ben Harris "devised a scheme to use their positions as public officers to unlawfully derive profits from state appropriated funds." An OSBI agent made the allegations in a search warrant that sought evidence of embezzlement, obtaining money by false pretenses and racketeering. Investigators reported Chaney and Harris "created a system of financial gain at Epic" when they founded the virtual charter school in 2010.



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Alaska’s governor is trying to destroy its universities. The state may never recover | Mike Dunleavy wants to cut the Alaskan university system by $130m – a staggering 41% of its budget

Alaska's Governor Is Trying To Destroy Its Universities. The State May Never Recover

Mike Dunleavy wants to cut the Alaskan university system by $130m - a staggering 41% of its budget



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Betsy DeVos cancels Obama-era regulation aimed at holding for-profit schools accountable

Betsy DeVos Cancels Obama-era Regulation Aimed At Holding For-profit Schools Accountable

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos issued the final repeal of an Obama-era rule aimed at holding low-quality education programs accountable by forcing them to prove their graduates were able to repay their student debt.



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San Francisco school board votes to paint over murals showing slavery and violence

San Francisco School Board Votes To Paint Over Murals Showing Slavery And Violence

Artwork at high school, which shows a dead Native American and black slaves, at center of decades of controversy



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Top engineering university to open jobs exclusively to women

Top Engineering University To Open Jobs Exclusively To Women

Eindhoven University of Technology aims to address 'implicit gender bias'



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Elizabeth Warren to introduce bill cancelling up to $50,000 in student debt for most borrowers

Elizabeth Warren To Introduce Bill Cancelling Up To $50,000 In Student Debt For Most Borrowers

The legislation mirrors her $640 billion presidential campaign proposal.



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W. Va. Principal who plagiarized Asthon Kutcher speech suspended for 5 days.

UPDATE: PHS Principal Gets 5-day Suspension

The Wood County Board of Education says Parkersburg High School Principal Kenny DeMoss will be suspended for 5 days without pay.



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UK teacher uses school funds to build sex dungeon in his office

Headteacher Who Used School Funds To Build 'sex Dungeon' Banned From Profession

James Stewart struck off after defrauding school of tens of thousands of pounds, drinking and having sex on site



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Betsy DeVos used her private email account for government work, internal probe finds

Betsy DeVos Used Her Private Email Account For Government Work, Internal Probe Finds

DeVos pulled a Hillary Clinton -- that is, she used a private email account to conduct official government business



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Undocumented Students Are Newly Eligible For Financial Aid In Colorado

Undocumented Students Are Newly Eligible For Financial Aid In Colorado

Following a 2013 change that allowed them to pay in-state tuition, Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill into law this week that lets students without legal status apply for financial aid too.



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Elizabeth Warren Pledged To Replace Betsy DeVos With A Former Public School Teacher If She Wins In 2020

Elizabeth Warren Pledged To Replace Betsy DeVos With A Former Public School Teacher If She Wins In 2020

"I'll just be blunt: Betsy DeVos is the worst Secretary of Education we've seen," Warren told supporters.



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Elizabeth Warren's plan to cancel student debt is popular with voters, survey finds

More Than Half Of Voters Like Warren's Plan To Cancel Student Debt, Survey Finds

More than half of American voters support Elizabeth Warren's student debt cancellation proposal.



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'I hurt for my child;' Kansas teacher kicks student; mother says school ignored abuse

'I Hurt For My Child;' Kansas Teacher Kicks Student; Mother Says School Ignored Abuse

A mother says an elementary school teacher grabbed and kicked her 5-year-old daughter and when her daughter told a teacher about it, she says the school did nothing.



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The Military Budget Is a Disgrace. The United States is spending $750 billion on its war machine. That money should be going to food, education, health care, and shelter for working people.

The Military Budget Is A Disgrace

The United States is spending $750 billion on its war machine. That money should be going to food, education, health care, and shelter for working people.



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ASU denies professor’s allegations of intentional failing

ASU Denies Professor's Allegations Of Intentional Failing

Arizona State University is strongly denying allegations of price gouging students for grant money and intentionally failing a large percentage of economics students. The accusations came from a professor whose contract is not being renewed at the end of the school year.



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Mental health of pupils is 'at crisis point', teachers warn: Anxiety, self-harm and suicide are rising, finds survey of school leaders and teachers in England

Mental Health Of Pupils Is 'at Crisis Point', Teachers Warn

Anxiety, self-harm and suicide on rise, survey of teachers and school leaders in England finds



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Parents scammed by school to get back nearly $605,000

Parents Scammed By School To Get Back Nearly $605,000

Some Houston families are getting a check after authorities say Varnett Charter Schools' founders scammed parents out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.



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Syrian family in Calgary mourning loss of 9-year-old daughter who died by suicide

Syrian Family In Calgary Mourning Loss Of 9-year-old Daughter Who Died By Suicide

A Syrian refugee family's hopes for a better life in Canada were shattered after the death of a nine-year-old girl who died by suicide.



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