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Sara Morris in Education   February 16, 2017

18-Year-Old Captures The Daily Plights Of Black Women In Profound Poem

18-Year-Old Captures The Daily Plights Of Black Women In Profound Poem. Poetess Stella Binion has just entered the throes of adulthood but she’s wholly grasped the burdens of being a black woman in America. In her poem “Black Girls Be Boxing,” the 18-year-old high school senior uses the spor

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Sara Morris in Degree   February 16, 2017

Northwestern to offer master's degree in special education

Northwestern to offer master's degree in special education. Northwestern College’s graduate school has added another track to its Master of Education offerings: special education. The curriculum is offered entirely online. Registration opens March 22 for classes that begin May 15. The new specia

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Bill Crawford in College   February 16, 2017

Crawford: Move remediation to community colleges

Crawford: Move remediation to community colleges. Across the nation, ever-rising higher education costs are in conflict with tight state budgets. “So the question is, how do states navigate that?” The Pew Charitable Trusts, in an article titled “The High Cost of Higher Education,” suggests

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Sara Morris in College   February 16, 2017

DeVos’ Howard Visit Fuels HBCU Executive Order Buzz

In her first official act, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos visited Howard University in the District of Columbia. On Feb. 9, DeVos accompanied by Omarosa Manigault, director of communications for the White House Office of Public Liaison, met with Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederi

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Sara Morris in Education   February 16, 2017

13-Year-Old Girl Composes Song Based On Hillary Clinton’s Concession Speech

13-Year-Old Girl Composes Song Based On Hillary Clinton’s Concession Speech. Following her defeat in the 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton delivered a powerful concession speech in which she addressed “all the little girls watching.” Now, a group of students at SOL-LA Music Academy

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Sara Morris in College   February 16, 2017

Contact information for Iowa colleges, universities

Contact information for Iowa colleges, universities. Peruse this list of Iowa’s colleges and universities as you consider your search. Public universities » Iowa State University, Ames, 800-262-3810, www.iastate.edu » University of Iowa, Iowa City, 319-335-3847, www.uiowa.edu » University of

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Anne E. Kremer in College   February 16, 2017

A successful college search begins with the right questions

A successful college search begins with the right questions. The right school for you will fit you in three important ways: academically, personally and financially. Either is OK. Finding the right academic environment is about much more than ensuring a college or university offers your desired ma

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