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  • As Paperwork Goes Missing, Billions in Private Student Loan Debts May Be Wiped Away

    07/17/2017 4:46:53 PM PDT · by Libloather · 77 replies
    NY Times via MSN ^ | STACY COWLEY, JESSICA SILVER-GREENBERG
    Tens of thousands of people who took out private loans to pay for college but have not been able to keep up payments may get their debts wiped away because critical paperwork is missing. The troubled loans, which total at least $5 billion, are at the center of a protracted legal dispute between the student borrowers and a group of creditors who have aggressively pursued them in court after they fell behind on payments. Judges have already dismissed dozens of lawsuits against former students, essentially wiping out their debt, because documents proving who owns the loans are missing. A review...
  • Chicago will force students to have post-high school plans

    07/04/2017 6:24:28 PM PDT · by BBell · 40 replies
    http://nypost.com/ ^ | 7/4/17 | Ruth Brown and Carl Campanile July 4, 2017 | 4:25pm
    Thousands of students in the US soon won’t be able to graduate high school unless they can prove they’ve lined up a job or apprenticeship, enlisted in the military, been accepted to college or joined a “gap-year” program. The program, set to take take effect in Chicago in 2020, is supposed to get scholars in the city’s struggling school system planning for the future early, Mayor Rahm Emanuel told the Washington Post. “We are going to help kids have a plan, because they’re going to need it to succeed,” Emanuel said. “You cannot have kids think that 12th grade is...
  • UPDATE: Not guilty plea entered for Lexington school employee accused of raping former student

    06/20/2017 8:00:38 PM PDT · by Bratch · 36 replies
    WDRB.com ^ | June 20, 2017 | WDRB
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Lexington school employee accused of raping a former student under the age of 16 appeared before a judge on Monday. According to WKYT, a Lexington district judge entered a plea of not-guilty on behalf of Lindsey Banta Jarvis.  Jarvis appeared in court, accompanied by an adult male. That male was not identified. The arrest report indicates that Jarvis is married. To read WKYT's original story, CLICK HERE. Jarvis, a Fayette County school employee, is charged with two counts of third-degree rape in Fayette County. A Woodford County grand jury also handed down indictments against Jarvis. In Woodford...
  • TEA investigating over 150 improper student-teacher relationships in Texas this school year

    04/17/2017 9:21:48 AM PDT · by bgill · 25 replies
    MySA ^ | April 17, 2017 | Kelsey Bradshaw
    As lawmakers consider a myriad of bills to curb the epidemic of inappropriate student-teacher relationships, the Texas Education Agency has opened over 150 investigations into the issue this school year, according to data obtained by mySA.com. The agency has opened 159 cases so far in the 2016-17 school year, which began in August, said TEA spokeswoman DeEtta Culbertson in an email.
  • Taylor HS softball coach accused of improper relationship with student (TX)

    04/01/2017 8:21:34 AM PDT · by bgill · 11 replies
    CBS Austin ^ | March 31, 2017 | CBS Austin
    A coach for Taylor High School's varsity softball team is accused of having a sexual relationship with a student. Kendall Lucas, 25, is charged with improper relationship between educator and student, a second degree felony. Police say the female student was 17 years old at the time of the offense.
  • Pregnant cheerleading coach, 27, is accused of having sex with a male student, 15 (tr)

    03/31/2017 10:01:32 AM PDT · by bgill · 38 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | March 31, 2017 | Daily Mail
    A married middle-school English teacher and cheerleading coach is accused of having sex multiple times with an 15-year-old student and is now pregnant... Harper is now pregnant, but it's unclear from the affidavit whether the boy is the father of the child. 'She's about eight months pregnant, so if we go back in time it's around when that event took place, but she is married, we believe, still. So we're not sure what that leads to,'
  • American Medical Student Association Stands in Opposition Against the American Health Care Act

    03/17/2017 2:57:29 PM PDT · by greatdefender · 15 replies
    AMSA ^ | 3/16/2017 | Kelly Thibert
    The American Medical Student Association (AMSA) has a mission that is built upon our members’ commitment to advocate for the improvement of health care and health care delivery to all people. We believe that health care is a human right and as such, we will always advocate for the rights of our patients. AMSA supports a publicly and progressively financed, privately delivered federal single-payer system of high quality, affordable health care for all persons. In the absence of such of a single-payer system, we support a health care system which expands comprehensive coverage and access for all persons living in...
  • Milwaukee fifth grade teacher accused of having sexual contact with student

    03/06/2017 3:07:10 PM PST · by Az Joe · 43 replies
    WISN News ^ | 3-6-17
    MILWAUKEE —A fifth grade teacher who lives in Milwaukee is accused of having sexual contact with an 11-year-old boy. Katherine Gonzalez is charged with First Degree Child Sexual Assault. Prosecutors said Gonzalez and one of her fifth grade students at Atlas Preparatory Academy had been messaging on Snapchat. They eventually had contact in Gonzalez's car and at her home, according to a criminal complaint.
  • Poll: Half of College Students Believe Their Student Loans Will Be Forgiven

    02/27/2017 5:02:01 AM PST · by davikkm · 42 replies
    breitbart ^ | KATHERINE RODRIGUEZ
    Half of college students believe their student loans will be forgiven after graduation, according to a recent poll. LendEDU, “a private firm that connects students and their families with student loans and loan refinancing,” conducted a survey that found 49.8 percent of students believe the government would forgive their student loans after graduation, the New York Post reported. Despite what these students believe, there are actually a limited number of instances where the government can forgive student loans.
  • It's time to bring back Ideological exclusion

    01/02/2017 8:03:08 AM PST · by mainestategop · 3 replies
    Mainestategop ^ | Brian Ball
    Back from vacation for the holidays and New Years, I've been watching some videos by Pastor Mark Dice from California, he has been doing fake petitions in universities and in Oceanside Beach which is located north of San Diego. These petitions include banning guns and having registered gun owners put in prisons or concentration camps. Also there are petitions making post birth abortions legal, making incest legal, making Karl Marx a candidate for the Democratic party or mandatory euthanasia for the elderly. The majority of of the signers are young naive liberals and marxists of course and your typical California...
  • Biggest Snowflake Meltdowns on College Campuses in 2016

    12/31/2016 5:52:28 PM PST · by simpson96 · 29 replies
    Independent Journal Reivew ^ | 12/29/2016 | Antonia Okafor
    <p>2016 was the year of the college leftist going into a meltdown and hiding in their safe space.</p> <p>Republicans won the presidency, the House and the Senate in a political sweep that left both liberal professors and their students quivering. And because of that sweep, president-elect Donald Trump will be adding a conservative Supreme Court justice or two, or three.</p>
  • Orange Coast College Student Threatened With Expulsion After Recording Professor’s Anti-Trump Tirade

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=db8oL3sRzgo COSTA MESA (CBSLA.com) — A political discussion in a college class touched off a firestorm. A college professor went off on president-elect Donald Trump in her Orange Coast College class. There are now threats of expulsion and threats of legal action. CBS2’s Stacey Butler listened to the controversial rant. The human sexuality teacher — Olga Perez Stable Cox — called Trump’s election “an act of terrorism.” “Our nation is divided. We have been assaulted. It is an act of terrorism,” she told the students. .... “I felt censored and bullied if I did not agree with her opinions,” the...
  • OSU Student Leaks Unbelievable Thing Military Classmates Did During Attack

    11/28/2016 9:36:50 PM PST · by vannrox · 36 replies
    Mad World News ^ | 28NOV16 | Dom the Conservative
    OSU Student Leaks Unbelievable Thing Military Classmates Did During Attack November 28, 2016 Dom the Conservative Cops & Criminals, Religion Share ThisTweet This While most students stacked chairs against the doors and huddled together in a corner, military classmates took a much different approach during Monday morning’s Ohio State University attack. America is reeling as details of an apparent Islamic terrorist attack at the Ohio State University campus are still breaking. However, while everyone is trying to figure out who the attacker is and if they were affiliated with ISIS, one student shocked the nation when she revealed what...
  • A student exchange to provincial USA

    11/06/2016 7:20:31 PM PST · by European Guest · 36 replies
    TAZ ^ | 07.11.16 | Paulina Unfried
    At age 17 our author – a left-liberal, big-city Berlin girl – wants to go to New York, and lands up in Minnesota amongst nothing but Trump fans. What now?
  • Student suspended after posting picture of discolored water in school bathroom

    09/26/2016 1:47:47 PM PDT · by LouieFisk · 36 replies
    kfor.com ^ | September 24, 2016 | KFOR-TV & K. Querry
    "Hazel Juco says she was concerned when she saw discolored water coming from a sink in the girl’s restroom at school. However, she had no idea that she would be suspended because of a picture she took. Juco says she snapped a photo of the water and posted it to her social media pages, hoping that someone would notice and the problem would be fixed. Instead of getting help, she was called to the office."
  • Guest Commentary: Who's At Fault For Student Loans?

    08/12/2016 8:22:16 AM PDT · by george76 · 66 replies
    WBUR ^ | August 11, 2016 | Bob Hildreth
    whom to blame for the student loan crisis; it’s big banks, big government and big corporations ... But if we are really honest, it is us, the citizens, who are to blame. We let our government enter into a crazy scheme of financing America’s colleges with debt. As a taxpayer, you had the right to protest. At any time over the past 50 years, you could have elected leaders who would have replaced the federal student loan program. But you looked away. You accepted the indebted fate of your children. ... Colleges responded by gulping up all the money they...
  • Amazon To Issue Student Loans To New "Prime" Shoppers

    07/23/2016 10:08:07 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 32 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 21 July 2016 | Tyler Durden
    On the off chance the US didn't already have a big enough problem thanks to a staggering $1.3 trillion in student loans which contrary to White House' claims, are crushing an entire generation under their interest expense weight, earlier today none other than billionaire Jeff Bezos announced he was entering the student loan business, when Amazon unveiled a partnership with Wells Fargo in which the bank’s student-lending arm would offer interest-rate discounts to select Amazon shoppers. In Amazon's latest attempt to entice shoppers into its premium Prime program, Wells Fargo will cut half a percentage point from its interest rate...
  • High schooler who was homeless for THREE YEARS after his mother died graduates top of his class

    07/04/2016 1:28:34 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 18 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 4 July 2016 | Hannah Parry For Dailymail.com
    A Texas high schooler left homeless after the death of his mom has graduated top of his class and even won a full college scholarship. Liyjon DeSilva was just five years old when he lost his mother, and spent the next few years living with between different relatives until he was finally just abandoned. But even while he was spending his nights sleeping in parking lots or on park benches in southwest Houston, Texas he never considered missing school.
  • Vanderbilt football player, Found GUILTY of Orchestrating Gang Rape

    06/18/2016 10:38:05 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 121 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 19 June 2016 | Dailymail.com Reporter and Associated Press
    A jury has found a former Vanderbilt football player guilty on all charges for his role in the rape of an unconscious woman. Brandon Vandenburg was found guilty by the jury in Nashville of raping the woman who he was dating at the time in his Vanderbilt dorm room three years ago. The jury took four hours to make their decision and delivered their verdict just after 8.20pm local time. Vandenburg now faces a potential jail sentence of up to 25 years and was taken into custody as soon as the verdicts were read out while his parents began to...
  • VANITY: Ok, why can't I find the UCLA shooter's name anywhere? I mean - IT'S NOWHERE!

    06/02/2016 6:39:56 AM PDT · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 100 replies
    Self ^ | 6/2/16 | Self
    Plenty of articles of Professor Klug, whom the shooter killed (a young father and excellent teacher, by all accounts) -- but no articles or photos of the shooter himself! Praying for Prof. Klug and his family.