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Coachella Valley teen defies odds with acceptance to Harvard University with full-ride scholarship

33 minutes ago   |   ABC

A Coachella Valley student, who is the daughter of Mexican immigrants, defied the odds after being accepted into one of the most esteemed universities in the country.
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Higher Education Webinar: COVID-19 Implications for Higher Education

1 hour ago   |   Asia Unbound


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Local Journalists Webinar: School Policy Decisions During COVID-19

1 hour ago   |   Asia Unbound

Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, speaks on the considerations schools face in terms of reopening, taking into account their individual needs...
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Star scholarships help students attend city colleges tuition-free

Star scholarships help students attend city colleges tuition-free

2 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Some CPS graduates qualify to continue their education with free tuition at the City Colleges of Chicago. Next month, 23-year-old Monique Harvey will graduate from...
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Baltimore County public schools to expand in-person instruction to four days for some students

5 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun   |   2 articles

Elementary students, special education students and students receiving specialized services will have the option of attending in-person four days a week starting in May.
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Fidelity vs Charles Schwab: How the investing apps compare

Fidelity vs Charles Schwab: How the investing apps compare

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List PlacementTable of Contents: Masthead Sticky Fidelity vs. Charles Schwab: The biggest differences Editor's rating 4.8 out of 5 Editor's rating 4.75 out of 5 Fees 0%...
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The 8 best mechanical keyboards of 2021 for gaming and fast typing

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Table of Contents: Masthead StickySummary List Placement Mechanical keyboards create both tactile and auditory feedback, delivering more accuracy for typing and more speed for...
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$1.6B in federal aid to expand IL early childhood education, child care access announced by Pritzker

7 hours ago   |   ABC

$1.6B in federal aid to expand IL early childhood education and child care access was announced by Gov. JB Pritzker Friday in Aurora.
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Crews begin assembling giant crane in downtown Harrisburg

Crews begin assembling giant crane in downtown Harrisburg

9 hours ago   |   WGAL

The crane will do much of the heavy lifting for construction on Harrisburg University's new Health Science Education Center.
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Best friends, first-generation college students accepted into multiple Ivy League schools

10 hours ago   |   ABC

These two best friends from New Jersey will both be first-generation college students. They say they owe their success to their families.
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Tyron Woodley on Ben Askren boxing Jake Paul: 'He'll stop him'

Tyron Woodley on Ben Askren boxing Jake Paul: 'He'll stop him'

ATLANTA - Tyron Woodley is predicting a stoppage victory for Ben Askren over Jake Paul in their Triller Fight Club main event on Saturday. Woodley will be in Askren's corner... Read more ...

Roger Stone sued by federal government for nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes...

Roger Stone sued by federal government for nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes and interest

Summary List Placement Former GOP strategist Roger Stone was sued Friday by the federal government for nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes, interest, and penalties. The complaint... Read more ...

‘Marxist' BLM co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors defends real estate holdings

‘Marxist' BLM co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors defends real estate holdings

“Marxist” Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors tearfully defended her $3.2 million real estate empire, insisting she didn't use a penny of BLM donations on... Read more ...

Jets getting Zach Wilson wide receiver help in NFL Draft may have to wait

Jets getting Zach Wilson wide receiver help in NFL Draft may have to wait

As part of The Post's 2021 NFL Draft preview, we examine what the Jets might do at each position. Friday: Wide receiver. This is a fascinating position for the Jets. The... Read more ...

'Bring it up now!' Biden demands action in the Senate on guns during...

'Bring it up now!' Biden demands action in the Senate on guns during wide-ranging press conference with the prime minister of Japan

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden put public pressure on Majority Leader Chuck Schumer at a Friday press conference , demanding the Senate consider House-passed gun... Read more ...

Bears sign receiver Marquise Goodwin to a one-year deal

Bears sign receiver Marquise Goodwin to a one-year deal

LAKE FOREST - Once again, the priority for the Bears this offseason is to collect new offensive players that will finally get the unit going under head coach Matt Nagy. On... Read more ...

FBI interviewed FedEx mass shooter last year after mother warned of 'suicide...

FBI interviewed FedEx mass shooter last year after mother warned of 'suicide by cop' intentions

INDIANAPOLIS - The former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis was interviewed by FBI agents last year, after his mother called police... Read more ...

Cubs hit by 4 more pitches, Braves hold on in 9th to win 5-2

Cubs hit by 4 more pitches, Braves hold on in 9th to win 5-2

CHICAGO - Kyle Wright plunked four Cubs batters but still left with the lead after a last-minute call-up, Will Smith stranded the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning... Read more ...

Plymouth's Fourth of July parade, fireworks canceled again

Plymouth's Fourth of July parade, fireworks canceled again

For a second year in a row, the Massachusetts town considered to be the birthplace of America won't hold its annual Fourth of July parade and fireworks show. Read more ...

Following uproar, White House says it will raise this year's cap on refugee...

Following uproar, White House says it will raise this year's cap on refugee admissions - but not yet

Summary List Placement The White House capped a confusing day of inconsistent messaging on refugees by saying President Joe Biden will set a new, higher goal for admissions by... Read more ...