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James Jay Carafano: Why is Trump snubbed on most American campuses?

Let the commencement addresses commence. Universities always try to score a big “get” to keynote their graduation exercises, and they don’t get any bigger than a head of state. This week, a prestigious American university proudly turned its graduation podium over to the leader of — Germany. Harvard’s preference for the …

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Mississippi raises high-stakes reading bar for third graders

JACKSON, Miss. – More than 35,000 Mississippi third graders sat down in front of computer this week to take reading tests, facing a state mandate to “level up” or not advance to fourth grade. But with the bar set higher this year, state and local officials expect more students will …

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NJ lawmaker wants to block Chinese company from buying music college

There are increasing calls to stop the sale of a New Jersey college to a Chinese company. “The question is, do we want a hostile communist dictatorship gaining footholds in strategic academic and scientific areas of our country? Absolutely not!” New Jersey Assemblyman Hal Wirths, a Republican, said. Wirths has …

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Students can skip Pledge of Allegiance, school district says

WATERBURY, Conn. – A Connecticut school district has acknowledged students have the right not to participate in the Pledge of Allegiance, as a result of a lawsuit by a teenage girl who says her teacher shamed her and other students for opting out. The Waterbury Board of Education and teacher …

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