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Native American teenagers participate in a drum circle dance during the College Horizons summer retreat for prospective students at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wi.
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A new study reports bottom dogs have higher rates of bullying, fighting and gang activity and lower rates of safety and belonging than top and middle dogs.
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The college financial aid system is both meager and unwieldy, says author Sara Goldrick-Rab. "Our first really big takeaway was that if the goal is to get people money, financial aid doesn't do a great job. There's 50 steps between you and the money you need."
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Critics voice concern over this proposed Mexican-American heritage textbook. Some scholars on in the subject say that the textbook, "Mexican American Heritage," is riddled with factual errors, is missing content and promotes racism and culturally offensive stereotypes.
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A Connecticut judge wrote in a scathing review of the state's public education system: "The state's definition of what it means to have a secondary education is like a sugar-cube boat. It dissolves before it's half launched."