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Trump Budget Proposes Cuts To Education

President Trump’s new budget proposal calls for nearly an 8 percent cut to education. (Photo by … THE WASHINGTON POST VIA GETTY IMAGES Each year, President Trump has proposed a new budget with cuts to programs at the Department of Education. This year is no different as his new …

Pope: ‘Education concerns the future of humanity’

Pope: ‘Education concerns the future of humanity’ Pope Francis says poverty, discrimination, climate change, the globalization of indifference and the exploitation of human beings all prevent the flourishing of millions of children, thus his call to join forces to achieve a broad educational covenant. By Linda Bordoni Despite …

The Best And Worst Ways To Pay Off Student Loans

Want to pay off student loans? Make sure you understand the advantages and disadvantages for each repayment plan. Here’s what you need to know. 1. Student Loan Consolidation Federal student loan consolidation is the process of combining your federal student loans into a new federal student loan called a …

We, the Rohingya youth, demand our right to an education

In the summer of 2012, when a particularly gruesome episode of anti-Rohingya violence erupted in the capital city of Myanmar’s Rakhine state, Sittwe, I was a second-year physics student at the town’s university. Sittwe’s Buddhist residents were attacking Rohingya homes and businesses with makeshift weapons. Soldiers, who had allegedly been sent …