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Morning Roundup: From the Los Angeles Times: Banned dictionary to return to Riverside County school Parents will get the...


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From the Los Angeles Times: Banned dictionary to return to Riverside County school
Parents will get the option to determine if they want their children to have access to Merriam Webster's 10th Collegiate Edition, which was pulled over references to oral sex.
From the Los Angeles Times: Ventura gets first plug-in hybrid electric school bus in Southern California
The Ventura Unified School District will put the $200,000, state-of-the-art bus into service this week. It's expected to achieve 30% better fuel economy than a conventional bus.
From The Chronicle of Higher Education: In a Speech Focused on the Economy, Obama Calls for Cutting College Costs
In his first formal State of the Union address on Wednesday night, President Obama focused on the nation's economic problems but also zeroed in on several issues of concern to higher education, including college costs.
From The Washington Post: Obama on education in State of the Union: "We only reward success"
President Obama used the State of the Union to tout his national competition to improve schools and said he would work with Congress to expand the program to all 50 states. He urged the Senate to follow the House and pass a bill making college education more affordable.
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