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  • Georgetown professor: Time to shake-up school funding

    Georgetown professor: Time to shake-up school funding
    A Georgetown University researcher on Tuesday urged Pennsylvania's Basic Education Funding Commission to adopt a new student-based funding model that gives schools more control over their spending. Marguerite Roza, director of Georgetown's Edunomics Lab...
  • U. of I. alum gives historical photos life on Web

    U. of I. alum gives historical photos life on Web
    A 32-year-old University of Illinois alum, frustrated after he couldn't find pictures of the Old West online, found a way to digitally set free millions of historical images by creating a database that is accessible to anyone and free of copyright laws....
  • White House declares war on drug-resistant superbugs

    White House declares war on drug-resistant superbugs
    The White House announced Thursday that it was mobilizing key federal agencies to combat a growing, global health threat -- bacteria that have evolved an immunity to powerful antibiotic drugs. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria cause 2 million illnesses...
  • Meningitis suspected in death of Georgetown student from S. Florida

    A Georgetown University student died Tuesday after apparently contracting meningitis, the university said. Andrea Jaime, a 19-year-old from Miami, was a sophomore in the school of nursing and health studies, Georgetown said in a statement. She had...
  • Riverside study supports IUD use by teens

    Riverside study supports IUD use by teens
    Only 4.5 percent of women under the age of 20 use long-acting reversible contraception, despite growing evidence of its safety and effectiveness. "Many providers have not been counseling adolescents about the use of an IUD (intrauterine device) for...
  • States that have struggled with healthcare sites consider lawsuits

    Enrollments in the nation's healthcare program have nearly concluded, but for states whose insurance exchanges have been crippled by technical problems, a difficult phase is just beginning: potential legal battles and a race to overhaul their systems...
  • Three vie for open District 100 House seat

    Three vie for open District 100 House seat
    An open seat in an overwhelmingly Democratic district has attracted three candidates to the primary race. District 100 includes the coastline of Broward and Miami-Dade counties from Dania Beach and Hollywood in the north to Surfside and Bal Harbour in...
  • Is continuing education worth the investment?

     Is continuing education worth the investment?
    Sobered by indiscriminate job losses and mounting education debt, consumers of ongoing education are demanding more evidence their newly minted degrees will pay off in the job market. Schools are responding with new curriculum and placement-tracking...
  • College graduates should consider options for health insurance

    College graduates should consider options for health insurance
    Devyn Bisson is a 22-year-old Orange resident about to graduate from Chapman University with a degree in film. She knows she'll need to think about health insurance after graduation, but not just yet. "It's the last thing I'm looking at," she says. "I'm...
  • In the Arts

    The Festivals of Arts Foundation recently announced that it has awarded $90,000 in grants to nonprofits in Laguna Beach. The recipients include the Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach College of Art + Design, Laguna Beach Live!, No Square Theater and the...
  • Maryland lawmakers cautious about new health exchange

    Maryland lawmakers cautious about new health exchange
    As Maryland prepares for a major overhaul of its troubled health exchange — switching out its buggy software for Connecticut's proven technology — lawmakers and information technology experts are raising new concerns about whether there is...