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It started with Congress, which in 1998 voted to deny federal financial
aid to students with minor drug convictions like marijuana possession.
Now the use of financial aid as an incentive to cu
Used to be, nearly everyone--Democrat or Republican--loved Head Start,
the federal preschool program for kids from low-income families. And why
As a law school dean, I was much taken with a statement from Justice
Sandra Day O'Connor's landmark opinion in the University of Michigan
case: "Law schools represent the training ground for a
Late last week, Yale clerical and maintenance workers who had been striking for three weeks won a contract that will transform the standard of living of clerical workers at the university, as wel
The economy's vital signs spell trouble.
Once they snubbed "Republicrats"; now they're set to oust Bush by any
Benjamin Elijah Mays--devout Christian minister, uncompromising advocate
for justice, career educator and longtime president of Morehouse College
in Atlanta--was called the "Schoolmaster of the
The Iranian student demonstrations that began on June 10 initially
protested plans to privatize Teheran University and to raise tuition.
They quickly became a forum for criticizing the repressi
A recent article in the Washington Post described some suburban
high schoolers preparing for their proms by spending nearly $3,000 to
rent an H2 Hummerzine, "complete with six TVs, a DVD
One of the many casualties of our national obsession with the war on
Iraq is the emerging crisis of America's public colleges and
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