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Obama’s Free Community College Plan Could Give 9 Million a Tuition Break

Obama’s Free Community College Plan Could Give 9 Million a Tuition Break

By Sarah Cooke NerdWallet President Barack Obama unveiled an ambitious plan Friday to offer two years of free community college for “those willing to work for it.” It’s a huge shift in policy and part of an administration effort to make college as universal as high school is today. Whether it will go anywhere in

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Missing Mexico Students Burned in Army Crematorium?

By Kyra Gurney InSight Crime Researchers in Mexico have theorized that the bodies of the students who disappeared in Iguala may have been burned at an army crematorium, casting further doubts on the official version of an attack that has sparked protests around the country. At a press conference in December, university researcher Jorge Antonio

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California Law Schools Aim to Attract Hispanics, Other Minorities

By Natalie Gross Latino Ed Beat Six law schools in California are boosting their efforts to increase diversity in the legal profession, providing financial-aid counseling, admission-test prep and application-fee waivers, among other services, to students at 24 community colleges. The initiative, “Pathway to Law School,” targets community colleges with large minority populations, including Rio Hondo

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