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Trans People Say They #WontBeErased As Trump Administration Mulls Defining 'Sex'

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"The agency's proposed definition would define sex as either male or female, unchangeable, and determined by the genitals that a person is born with," The New York Times reported. Reaction was swift.

Harvard Admissions Secrets Emerge; Defrauded Borrowers Can Now Seek Loan Forgiveness

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Also this week, dozens of lawmakers ask Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to look into the troubled Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.

USC Reaches $215 Million Settlement Over Gynecologist Abuse Allegations

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The tentative deal would compensate current and former female students who were patients of former USC gynecologist George Tyndall. He has been accused by about 500 women of sexual misconduct.

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Chickenpox Outbreak To Keep Dozens Of Battle Ground Students Home

A chickenpox outbreak at Daybreak Primary School in Battle Ground will keep some students home effective Monday.

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Why Public Service Loan Forgiveness Is So Unforgiving

Ninety-nine percent of applications for Public Service Loan Forgiveness have been denied. A former student-loan watchdog saw it coming.

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Clark College To Close During Patriot Prayer 2nd Amendment Rally

Clark College will be closed all day Monday in response to a Patriot Prayer rally planned on campus. President Bob Knight made the decision after consulting with the college’s leaders and attorneys.

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'I Am Heartbroken': Your Letters About Public Service Loan Forgiveness

NPR reported on the troubled Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, and dozens of aggrieved student borrowers wrote in to share their stories.

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In Syria, A School Helps Children Traumatized By War

"What we found is children had been so traumatized, they couldn't even recognize numbers or letters," says a U.S. official. "We had to work through that before we could start educating them again."

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SEI Staff Removed From Portland's Jefferson High School Amid Inquiry

A legal complaint has led SEI staff to be kicked out of Jefferson High School - but the nonprofit's after-school programs continue.

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What To Know About Affirmative Action As The Harvard Trial Begins

The trial in Boston will dissect a contentious political issue in higher education: affirmative action.

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Are You A Teacher Who Uses 'Harry Potter' In Your Curriculum? Tell Us About It

It's been about 20 years since Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone was first published in the U.S. NPR wants to hear from teachers who use the series in class.

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Former Staffer Alleges Sexual Misbehavior At Portland Education Nonprofit

Self-Enhancement, Inc. has drawn praise for helping improve graduation rates for black students. But a legal complaint alleges sexualized behavior at the nonprofit.

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Class Of 2025: Follow Students From 1st Grade To Graduation

Oregon set a goal to have graduate 100 percent of students in the class of 2025. OPB has followed a group of students from kindergarten as they start their educational journey toward high school. Third grade is almost over for the Class of 2025. These are some of their stories.

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