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 CUNY Application Fee to Be Waived for Low-Income Students
The initiative, which applies to New York City public school students, is part of an effort by the city to encourage more young people to go to college.

 College Republicans, Once ?the Best Party on Campus,? Endure Taunts Over Trump
Their party?s nominee has attacked conservative heroes and traditions and caused dissension, doubt and widespread mockery from liberal classmates.

 Yale Endowment Earned 3.4% in a Year When Many Peers Lost
The average return among endowments that have reported so far is a loss of 2.7 percent, according to Cambridge Associates.

 On Campus: Pronoun Privilege
At some colleges students introduce themselves by name, followed by a string of preferred pronouns. But the ritual is discomfiting.

 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.


 School seeks to block critical Ofsted report
A school in England has gone to the High Court to try to prevent a highly critical Ofsted report from being published.

 Labour 'will defeat grammar school plans', pledges Rayner
Labour "will defeat" the government's plans to expand grammar schools in England, shadow education secretary Angela Rayner says.

 Narcissism 'short-lived way to popularity'
New students, in those first awkward days of making friends at university, are being told that being a narcissist only makes you popular in the short term.

 Diamond review: Loans 'should replace' tuition fees grant
Loans should replace tuition fee grants and there should be more help with living costs for all Welsh students, a major review of university finance says.