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House Impeachment Inquiry Becomes Teachable Moment Across US

BEAR CREEK, N.C. — The 10th graders in Aedrin Albright's civics class at a rural North Carolina high school had done their homework, and now it was time to decide: Should President Donald Trump be impeached? The students dragged their chairs across the room...
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Student Performance Lags on Nation’s Report Card

ATLANTA — America's eighth graders are falling behind in math and reading, while fourth graders are doing slightly better in reading, according to the latest results from the Nation's Report Card. But there ...
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US Universities See Decline in Students From China

BURLINGTON, Vt. — After a decade of booming enrollment by students from China, American universities are starting to see steep declines as political tensions between the two countries cut into a major source of...
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UC President Janet Napolitano Announces Plans to Step Down

SAN FRANCISCO — University of California President Janet Napolitano announced Wednesday she will step down in August 2020. Napolitano made the announcement at a meeting of the university's Board of Regents in Los Angeles. "My time at UC has been deeply g...