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Judge dismisses criminal charges against former Michigan State University president regarding Larry Nassar case
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Judge dismisses criminal charges against former Michigan State University president regarding Larry Nassar case

A judge dismissed criminal charges against former Michigan State University president Lou Anna Simon, who was accused of lying to investigators in 2018 as they tried to learn what she knew years earlier about sexual assault complaints involving Larry Nassar.

Donald Trump-appointed panel recommends schools consider arming staff, using veterans as guards to keep students safe
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Donald Trump-appointed panel recommends schools consider arming staff, using veterans as guards to keep students safe

A safety panel set up by US President Donald Trump in the wake of numerous school shootings recommended on Wednesday that schools consider arming staff, using veterans as guards and reversing Obama-era guidelines.

Harvard, NYU legal journals accused of bias against whites and men as scrutiny mounts over how America's elite colleges consider race
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Harvard, NYU legal journals accused of bias against whites and men as scrutiny mounts over how America's elite colleges consider race

A group based in Texas is suing legal journals at Harvard University and New York University over allegations that they illegally give preference to women and racial minorities when selecting editors and the articles they publish.

US federal court rules against Donald Trump Education Secy Betsy DeVos for delaying student loan protection rule
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US federal court rules against Donald Trump Education Secy Betsy DeVos for delaying student loan protection rule

Democratic attorneys general from 19 states and the District of Columbia have won a lawsuit against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over her decision to suspend rules meant to protect students from abuse by for-profit colleges.

Donald Trump donates part of his salary to education dept, says will always put students' needs first
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Donald Trump donates part of his salary to education dept, says will always put students' needs first

President Donald Trump has decided to donate his second quarter salary to the US education department to help American students get access to high quality education

Donald Trump billionaire cabinet wealthiest in US history, 'white', 'rich' get a pie, diversity bids bye
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Donald Trump billionaire cabinet wealthiest in US history, 'white', 'rich' get a pie, diversity bids bye

As Donald Trump fills out his Cabinet, it's looking less like America's population and more like the world Trump has always orbited: wealthy, white, male-dominated and business-minded.

Donald Trump picks two women, including a critic, for key Cabinet roles
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Donald Trump picks two women, including a critic, for key Cabinet roles

Donald Trump began to broaden the base of his future cabinet on Wednesday, nominating two conservative women, including a critic, after his earlier picks rewarded campaign loyalists

Donald Trump picks wealthy activist Betsy DeVos for education secretary
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Donald Trump picks wealthy activist Betsy DeVos for education secretary

US President-elect Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he intends to nominate Betsy DeVos, a wealthy Republican campaigner for alternatives to public schools, as his education secretary.