Nearly 30,000 people have applied to have their student loans forgiven under a government program that rewards those who work in public service for at least 10 years while keeping their payments for their loans up to date.
Only 96 actually had their loans forgiven, CNBC reports today. Read more →
Texas holds a lot of sway in the education of kids far outside the state, so if your young child in the future has no idea who Dwight Eisenhower is, blame Texas, where education officials Thursday cut several historical figures from the curriculum. Read more →
If you’re a big fan of consistency, happy Constitution Day, the day every year when we find out Americans are no smarter than they were a year ago when they proved — again — they haven’t got a clue about the document they’re quick to cite when asserting their presumed rights. Read more →
If ever there was a slam-dunk case in which the 4th Amendment was clearly violated, it was the mass arrest and handcuffing of a group of middle school girls in San Bernardino, Calif., in 2013. For some reason the school board has continued to defend it and the sheriff’s deputy. Today, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals smacked it down again, just as a lower court had. Read more →