The left fret about budget cuts to Department of Education In reality, the cuts do not go deeply enough

From The Wall Street Journal: Trump Job Cuts at Education Department Worry Civil-Rights Advocates The government office that responds to such issues as sexual harassment and racial discrimination is losing significant numbers of employees By Michelle Hackman | December 15, 2017 5:30 AM EST WASHINGTON—The Education Department is cutting staff at its Office for Civil …

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Governor Bevin gets it right

Prospects for liberal arts graduates were already waning following the 1994 and 2001 recessions, and the 2008-9 recession really killed them. Businesses which used to hire French Literature graduates into entry-level management positions are now looking for grads with a more closely related degree. From the Lexington Herald-Leader: Bevin implores universities to cut programs that …

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Studying or stoning? It’s no surprise which one leads to better grades.

Heather Long, who moved from CNN to The Washington Post’s WonkBlog, tweeted: These college students in Europe lost access to legal pot — and started getting better grades https://t.co/yoq6cJ1eXX via @Patrick_C_Reis — Heather Long (@byHeatherLong) July 25, 2017 And the story: These college students lost access to legal pot — and started getting better grades …

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