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New Federal Rules For Distributing School Money: An 'Unfunded Mandate'?

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Why Do Colleges Spend Millions On Football, Our Commentator Asks

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A New School Year Brings Renewed Focus On Attendance

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Hanging On: The Economic Woes Of Being A Grad Student

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Invincible Iron Man — featuring the debut of a new hero, Riri Williams — is one five books Marvel is using to promote science, math, and arts disciplines through a series of covers. Courtesy of Marvel hide caption

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Texas Students Return To Class With New Open Carry Law In Effect

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Back To School Barbershop: New Goals, Homework And Parental Supervision

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The University of Chicago informed incoming students in a welcome letter it does not support "trigger warnings" or "safe spaces," as part of its policy of free speech. Ralf-Finn Hestoft/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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University Of Chicago Tells Freshmen It Does Not Support 'Trigger Warnings'

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A project now under construction in Cleveland will eventually house the Case Western Reserve University's medical, dental and nursing schools, as well as the Cleveland Clinic's in-house medical school. Courtesy of Cleveland Clinic hide caption

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Teaching Medical Teamwork Right From The Start

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State Rep. Dickie Drake, who sponsored Alabama's new cursive law, says it's about making sure that the state's students know how to perform important life tasks, such as signing their name. Peter Dazeley/Getty Images hide caption

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Cursive Law Writes New Chapter For Handwriting In Alabama's Schools

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