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It's that time of year when students across the country pack their bags and head off to college. While college may feel like a scary time to open a credit card, it can actually be one of the most financially responsible things students can do.
South Lake High School teacher Marna Lucillo understands the devastation of the Holocaust — three family members didn't survive the concentration camp in Auschwitz and one died in Mauthausen. But for her students at the Groveland school, the genocide of about 6 million European Jews during World War II by Nazi Germany is considered “ancient history,” said the 58-year-old educator, who started her 15th school year in Lake County this week. Lucillo is an innovative learning specialist who also teaches government and economics to seniors. She wanted to figure out how to include the Holocaust in her classwork and got ideas while attending the three-day Belfer National Conference for Educators in
The Trump Education Department is operating like a K Street lobbying firm. Betsy DeVos now wants your tax dollars to fund for-profit colleges that defraud students. The Education Department proposed to eliminate — not just weaken, as many people had expected — so-called “gainful employment” guidelines that cut off federal student loans to colleges if the majority of graduates earned so little that they were not able to pay off their loans. Under the DeVos proposal, for-profit colleges could use any trick in the book to lure in students with grandiose images of career success, charge them far above the actual cost of instruction, and leave them steeped in debt and unable to find a good paying job.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A boy stood up and repeatedly stabbed a 14-year-old girl during an assembly at an Oklahoma high school on the first day of classes Thursday and she was airlifted to a hospital, a local sheriff's spokesman said. Mark Opgrande, spokesman for the Oklahoma County sheriff, said the unidentified 14-year-old suspect is in custody. "They were having an all-school assembly ... when for some reason a male student allegedly stood up and started stabbing a female student. Right now we don't have a motive," Opgrande said. Opgrande said the girl, who also was not identified, was in stable condition after being stabbed "multiple times ... five, six, seven times" by the boy at Luther High