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Spokane school board gets a sex ed lecture

Sex was on everyone’s mind at Wednesday night’s school board meeting. During an hour-and-a-half of public testimony, community members expressed concerns, support and at times outrage toward a proposed middle school sex education curriculum, “Get Real.”

Money woes forcing Oregon to alter community college promise

The Oregon Promise may not be kept to students from wealthier families. The program approved by lawmakers two years ago allows students to attend community college for nearly free, after scholarships and grants are subtracted from the tuition bill.

Steve Christilaw: Title IX opened new sports horizons for girls, women

A world of achievement by women in sports can be traced back to that piece of legislation (Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972), which reads, in part, that “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”