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Michigan board questions Whirlpool’s access to student data

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A school board in southwestern Michigan is investigating allegations that Whirlpool Corp. received access to student information. The Herald-Palladium reports that Benton Harbor school board trustees passed a resolution Tuesday directing Interim Superintendent Patricia Robinson to report details of data electronically released to Whirlpool. Robinson ...

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State to close New Mexico’s largest online charter school

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s top education official has decided to not renew the charter for an online school, citing its failure to live up to its touted potential. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports Public Education Secretary-designate Christopher Ruszkowski last week announced the decision that follows the ...

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LePage: Bank wrong to fire mayor who criticized David Hogg

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage has criticized a bank for firing a Republican mayor who made fun of a Parkland, Florida, high school shooting survivor on Twitter. The Republican governor confirmed Tuesday he sent a letter to Skowhegan Savings Bank, saying “your decision to discharge Nick Isgro ...

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More than 10,000 apply for free-tuition program for adults

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Haslam has announced that more than 10,000 adults have applied to Tennessee Reconnect, the state’s new program that allows adults, no matter their age, to go to community college or technical schools tuition-free. Haslam said the immense interest in the program shows that Tennesseans ...

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English-language program survives Washoe County school cuts

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Washoe County school board has tentatively shelved a proposal to cut 10 teaching positions from the program that teaches thousands of students the English language. The Reno Gazette Journal reports the board moved forward Tuesday with preliminary approval of more than $2 million in proposed ...

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US House Speaker Paul Ryan to retire in blow to Republicans

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRyan: ‘Mid-terms will not depend on me running again’ US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan will not run for re-election this year, in a big blow to Republicans with mid-term elections looming. Congress’ most powerful lawmaker said he would not stand ...

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Dead whale had 64 pounds of plastic and waste in it

A young sperm whale that washed ashore in Spain had 64 pounds of waste and plastic inside its stomach. Scientists said that the garbage — mostly plastic, plus pieces of ropes and nets and other junk — found lodged in the 33-foot-long mammal’s belly and intestines led ...

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