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September 09, 2019 - 3:26 pm
The report listed Webster University at No. 17 in the category of Regional Universities Midwest.
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August 12, 2019 - 12:05 pm
(KFTK) — Historical contributions by members of the LGBTQ community will now be included in public school curriculum in Illinois. Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill requiring the inclusion into law over the weekend. The new law ensures that students in Illinois public schools will learn about the...
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In God We Trust
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July 26, 2019 - 10:00 am
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — When students return to public schools across South Dakota this fall, they should expect to see a new message on display: “In God We Trust.” A new state law that took effect this month requires all public schools in the state’s 149 districts to paint, stencil or otherwise...
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May 16, 2019 - 2:26 pm
NEW YORK (KFTK) — The College Board , which administers the SAT exam, is preparing to add an 'adversity score' that weighs a student's cultural and economic background when calculating its score. The 'adversity score' will weigh 15 different factors including the poverty level and crime rate of the...
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March 13, 2019 - 3:01 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KFTK) — The Illinois House of Representatives passed HB 246 Wednesday with a 60-42 vote. If passed by the Senate and signed by Governor J.B. Pritzker, this law would require K-12 students to learn curriculum that includes the historical contributions of LGBTQ individuals,...
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