Diverse Military
by Rob Shimshock

An education scholar believes school choice for the children of military members “is a national security concern,” he said Wednesday. School choice is imperative to retaining military members, Pacific Research Institute Senior Director of Education Studies Lance Izumi explained while speaking with The Daily Caller News Foundation. The scholar was reacting to a letter opposing […]

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by Brian Molongoski

WATERTOWN — Jefferson Community College will receive more than $95,000 in grant funding to start a new class in the fall semester centered on discussion of war and understanding the experiences of combat veterans. JCC was one of 13 colleges nationwide, and the only SUNY college, to receive a National Endowment for the Humanities “Dialogues […]

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by Guidon

Fort Leonard Wood’s next Transition Summit is scheduled for April 26 and 27. This event is mandatory for service members who are currently transitioning or will transition from the military within the next 24 months and is also suggested for their spouses. This summit is also open to all service members, veterans and individuals eligible […]

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by Luke Cross

Tucked away in the Military & Veterans Success Center in The Terrace, a year-long, nationwide program launched Thursday. The program looks to gather feedback on the transition from military to civilian life on behalf of Rep. Gus Bilirakis, vice-chairman of the Veteran Affairs Committee. “It comes from a personal place for me, wanting to solve […]

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Accreditation Tricks Students

by Matthew Lynch

Potential students want the most bang for their buck when it comes to getting a college degree. Considering that the average bachelor’s degree can cost $100,000 or more, that’s a wise decision. Finding the right university is about finding the right program as well as the right fit, and you want a degree that’s from […]

Devos’ Ethics

by Jim Hightower

Question: What do you get when you combine ignorance, imperiousness, and incompetence? Answer: Betsy DeVos. She’s Donald Trump’s multi-billionaire education secretary, who hates public education and loves the plutocratic idea of corporate rule over democracy. DeVos is so bad that she’s winning the contest for worst member of Trump’s cabinet — a little like winning […]

Admiral’s Dilemma


I’m about to suggest something that would’ve been unthinkable to me as an E-3: Put yourself in the admiral’s shoes. You’re 23 years into a terrific career as a naval physician. For 12 of that, you’ve been the president’s doctor, administering checkups to three very different POTUSes — high-stakes business, sure, but you’ve been doing […]