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Updated Nov 24, 2015 at 11:53 AM

Last Friday night, the Union of White NYU Students, a "community" on Facebook, posted its first status update.Linking to a student-run blog addressing diversity issues at New York University, the union's Facebook admin mused, "What does 'diversity' mean other than 'not white'? I'm not sure there is an answer to this. Is the word 'diversity' itself a discriminatory term against whites?"

Updated Nov 24, 2015 at 8:59 AM

A class project at Pleasant Ridge High School has resulted in a $50,000 prize.

Updated Nov 20, 2015 at 12:48 PM

Did your child's school make the cut?

Updated Nov 19, 2015 at 8:31 AM

When they met Wednesday, members of the Leavenworth Board of Education discussed options for replacing the outdoor track at Leavenworth High School.

Updated Nov 16, 2015 at 3:43 PM

Why don't more people get college degrees? In a new working paper, Sang Yoon Lee, Yongseok Shin and Donghoon Lee write: "In the early 1980s, American men with at least four years of college education earned about 40 percent more on...

Posted Nov 5, 2015 at 8:00 AM

Richard Warren Middle School recently received state and national recognition for health and wellness initiatives. And the school had three assemblies Wednesday to celebrate the achievement.

Updated Nov 3, 2015 at 10:07 AM

Did your alma mater make this list?

Updated Oct 27, 2015 at 3:54 PM

Is your alma mater on this list?

Updated Oct 22, 2015 at 10:49 AM

For the last 20 years, state higher education spending has fallen while incarceration rates climbed. Here are 11 states where those lines have crossed, along with four that still spend more on higher education.

Updated Oct 22, 2015 at 8:29 AM

A drop in enrollment this year in the Leavenworth public schools is not the result of students transferring to the new Lansing High School.

Posted Oct 17, 2015 at 9:00 AM

Leavenworth High School boasts that it has the oldest Junior ROTC unit in the country.

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