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GM CEO Mary Barra Has a New Plan to Get More Girls Interested in STEM

General Motors CEO Mary Barra is on a mission to get more girls to pursue careers in technology and engineering. Barra announced that GM will pledge $850,000 to four nonprofits — Code.org, Black Girls Code, Institute of Play and Digital Promise — for programs that encourage young women and…

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Editorial: Another Sign of Retreat on Civil Rights

Civil rights organizations and some members of Congress are troubled by the Trump administration’s rollback of civil rights enforcement generally, but they are particularly worried by what is going on at the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. The office has…

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Santa Fe Public Schools eyes scrapping letter grade ‘D’

One of New Mexico’s biggest school districts is mulling scrapping the letter grade “D” to raise graduation standards amid similar changes in other school districts across the country. According to a plan under consideration by the board of Santa Fe…

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