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Why this bilingual education ban should have repealed long ago

In the mid-1990s, conditions were right for California to build the multilingual economy of the future. A slumping economy needed a boost. A remarkably multilingual population -- including millions of Spanish speakers -- was already in place.<p>Bilingual education programs -- pioneered and developed …

Fair or outrageous? New Jersey teen sues her parents to pay up for college

It's another one of those "you can't make this kind of stuff up" stories.<p>A New Jersey high school senior sued her parents, accusing them of tossing her out of the family home when she turned 18 and refusing to pay for her private high school and college education.<p>In a lawsuit, Rachel Canning of …

Student's lawsuit against parents for support loses first round in court

A high school senior's lawsuit against her mother and father for financial support and college tuition hit a hurdle Tuesday when a New Jersey judge denied the teenager's request for immediate financial assistance from the parents.<p>Rachel Canning, 18, alleges in her lawsuit that her parents forced …

Kids in Alaska don't have to take sex ed

Let's start with some statistics: Alaska has the highest rate of reported rape in the country at three times the national average.<p>An estimated 59% of adult women there suffer from sexual or intimate partner violence, according to a statewide survey published in 2010. And 37% suffer from sexual …