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Biden budget seeks more for schools, health care and housing

 President Joe Biden released a $1.5 trillion wish list for the federal budget on Friday, asking for an 8.4% increase in agency operating budgets with substantial gains for Democratic priorities like education, health care, housing and environmental protection.  The request by…

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Indiana Students Tackle Climate Change Head On

There's frequently talk about climate change going on in the background, but despite being one of the most pressing issues of today, it rarely comes to the forefront of discourse. A group of dedicated Shortridge students is trying to change…

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Educators Hope to Boost Flagging College Enrollment Post-Pandemic

Many young people, especially those of color, are avoiding college enrollment, perhaps anticipating a post-pandemic job rebound that will make higher education unnecessary. But professionals in the field say that approach is shortsighted.  Martha Parham, senior vice president of public…

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Youth Advocates Push MD Bill to Divert Kids from Jail

As many states consider policing reforms, juvenile-justice groups in Maryland are pushing lawmakers to pass a bill to give police officers an alternate approach to arresting young people.  House Bill 1187 would divert kids under age 13 from entering the…

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