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Idaho House passes ‘nondiscrimination’ education bill

The Idaho House on Thursday approved legislation aimed at preventing public and charter schools and universities from teaching critical race theory, which examines the ways in which race and racism influence American politics, culture and the law. The measure, which passed with a 57-12 vote and no Democratic support, would prevent educators from making students

COVID-19

Governor Ducey Announces $115 Million To Support Universities’ COVID-19 Response

Governor Doug Ducey today (12/30) announced $115 million for Arizona’s three public universities, an acknowledgement of the instrumental role they’ve played in the state’s ongoing efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. “Our universities continue to go the extra mile to fight the spread of COVID-19, protect our communities, and ensure students’ needs are met,”

National

Small businesses in college towns struggle without students

Perry Porikos sat in the street outside one of his five businesses, in a makeshift patio area that didn’t exist before the COVID-19 pandemic sent his best customers — University of Michigan students — back home in mid-March. The Greek immigrant arrived here more than four decades ago as a 20-year-old soccer player for the

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