Last-minute alterations to a consent decree by Ferguson's city council are a historic first. The Justice Department will likely be unsatisfied, however, especially as similar consent decrees have been made in more than 20 other cities.
The American Association of University Professors, a national advocacy group, wrote an open letter to the University's president characterizing his actions as 'fundamentally at odds with basic standards of academic due process.'
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Cast members (from l. to r.) Tilda Swinton, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich, Josh Brolin, and Channing Tatum pose during a photocall to promote the movie 'Hail, Caesar!' at the 66th Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin Thursday.
The acting US Secretary of Education said Tuesday that the Department of Education will begin to help states streamline and improve testing in schools by getting rid of 'low-quality, redundant or unhelpful' exams.