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File photo of a mock Boston Tea Party demonstration. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Schools Teaching Boston Tea Party As Terrorist Act

The most historical instance of protesting against taxation without representation is now being taught in Texas schools as a terrorist act.


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Attorney Bert Rein, left, speaks to the media while standing with plaintiff Abigail Noel Fisher, right, after the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments yesterday in the affirmative action case stemming from the University of Texas. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Texas Affirmative Action Plan In Trouble At Supreme Court

The fate of the University of Texas’ affirmative action program rests with the Supreme Court, where skeptical conservative justices indicated they are ready to impose new limits on the use of race in college admissions.


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Supreme Court Considers Limit On Univ. Of Texas Affirmative Action

The Supreme Court is questioning the University of Texas’ use of race in college admissions in a case that could lead to new limits on affirmative action.


An El Paso superintendent is being sentenced this week for accepting federal money and failing students to do better on standardized tests. (Photo credit should read SAMUEL KUBANI/AFP/GettyImages)

Superintendent Could Get 3.5 Years For Failing Students For Federal Money

A former superintendent is scheduled to be sentenced Friday for his part in a scheme to fraudulently improve high-stakes school testing scores in the El Paso Independent School District by getting rid of students likely to fail.


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Nearly Half Of Children ‘Left Behind’ In Texas Schools

Nearly half of Texas public and charter schools failed to meet federal accountability standards based on the No Child Left Behind Law.


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Louisiana Charter School Forces Girls To Take Pregnancy Tests

The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana threatened Tuesday to sue a northeastern Louisiana charter school if it doesn’t change rules that keep pregnant students out of the classroom and require girls under suspicion of being pregnant to be tested.


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Perry Appoints 2 To Key State Health Posts

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry appointed two men Monday to key posts in the Health and Human Services Commission following recent high-level departures. Perry named former state lawmaker Dr. Kyle Janek as commissioner […]


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House To Vote On DC 20-Week Abortion Ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is scheduled to vote on a bill that would ban abortions in the District of Columbia after 20 weeks of pregnancy. The bill is based on the disputed claim that […]


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Louisiana Middle School Yearbook Labels Students As ‘Clueless,’ ‘Empty Box’

Parents at one Louisiana middle school are outraged after a yearbook labeled some students as “clueless” and “empty box.”


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Top 10 Colleges Most Likely To Make You A Billionaire

See 10 colleges that graduates filthy rich people.

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8 New Health Benefits For Women

Now, women with health plans will be given 8 services free that will make being a woman a little easier.

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