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Michigan affirmative action ban upheld

The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a Michigan law banning the use of racial criteria in college admissions, a key decision in an unfolding legal and political battle nationally over affirmative action.

The justices found 6-2 that a lower court did…

School officials offer guidance to parents on keeping kids home or not

Districts help students, parents with added stress

Attendance numbers at schools across San Antonio were normal Tuesday, despite parents raising concerns about a threat against an unspecified elementary school later this week.

Law enforcement educators evaluate school threat

Law enforcement, educators evaluate school threat

Local law enforcement agencies are combining their efforts to identify the person who sent an e-mail to dozens of Northside Independent School District accounts.

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'Earth Week' underway at UTSA

Tuesday marks Earth Day 2014 and kicks off a week-long campaign by UTSA students to promote environmental conservation.

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Rand Paul in Chicago: School choice is 'the great equalizer'

Continuing his outreach to minority voters, Sen. Rand Paul told an audience in Chicago Tuesday that the debate over school choice is not a Republican vs. Democrat issue, but a fight between the "dead-enders" and "those who believe in innovation."

SAPD issue statement on school threats

School threat has area parents worried

Area parents say news of a recent threat of violence made towards an unspecified San Antonio elementary school has them concerned for their children's safety.


Local law enforcement investigating school threats

Local law enforcement officials are investigating recent threats made toward a San Antonio-area school.

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SOUND OFF: Are you keeping your kids at home this week?

With many districts in Bexar County warning parents about unspecified threats this week, some parents are choosing to keep their kids at home.

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Grads hit with defaults when co-signers die

Student loan borrowers are suddenly being thrown into default when the co-signer on their loan -- often a parent or grandparent -- dies or files for bankruptcy.

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How some colleges are offering free textbooks

Open textbooks are catching on among educators and institutions looking to save students money.


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