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 The Cost of College: The Trouble With Hillary Clinton?s Free Tuition Plan
Differences in how states finance higher education mean such a policy could end up being hugely expensive, grossly unfair or both.

 Mike Pence?s Record on Education Is One of Turmoil and Mixed Results
Mr. Pence ended the Common Core and expanded vouchers and charter schools during a contentious time for public education in Indiana.

 Baylor Sexual Assault Report Produces Punishment, but No Paper Trail
Outside lawyers investigated sexual violence at Baylor University. But a full accounting of the inquiry was never written down ? at the university?s request.

 Finances of City College?s President Are Under Federal Investigation
After a report that one of the college?s foundations had paid for some personal expenses for President Lisa S. Coico, a United States attorney is taking a closer look.

 Beverly Hills to boot non-district K-8 pupils
After more than four hours of emotional and sometimes contentious debate, the Beverly Hills Unified School District approved a controversial proposal Tuesday to boot out more than 400 out-of-district students.

 ?At hope? kids better than ?at risk??

Sen. Rosa Franklin, D-Tacoma, is sponsoring a bill this session that would replace references to low-income children such as "disadvantaged," and "at-risk" with a more-positive term, "at hope." Decades ago, poor children became known as "disadvantaged." Then they were "at-risk." Now, a Washington lawmaker wants to replace those euphemisms with a new one: "at hope."


 Hawaii legislators seek to lengthen school year
Stuck with the nation's shortest school year, Hawaii lawmakers will consider proposals for longer and more school days when this year's legislative session opens Wednesday.

 Loophole frees mentally ill youth offenders

In this undated file photo provided by Jan Henry, her husband Todd Henry is shown playing a guitar in Tyler, Texas. Todd Henry, a special education teacher, was fatally stabbed by a student at the school.Recent slaying cases highlight the complexities of a 1997 law meant to keep mentally ill juveniles from being held in detention centers where they can't get proper treatment.


 Female students urged to apply for top graduate schemes
Female graduates are less likely to aim for top jobs but are more likely to land them if they apply, research suggests.

 Girls less confident as they grow older, says Girlguiding
Girls' career confidence plummets as they near the world of work, suggests research by Girlguiding.

 Holiday hunger: Parents skip meals to feed children
Some parents will skip a meal to feed their children this summer because of worries over paying for childcare and food during the school break, a charity says.

 Deaf children "allowed to engage in sexual activity", whistleblower says
Children at a school for the deaf were mishandled by staff and allowed to misbehave and engage in sexual activity, a whistleblower says.