7 countries where Americans can study at universities, in English, for free (or almost free)

By Rick Noack Since 1985, U.S. college costs have surged by about 500 percent, and tuition fees keep rising. In Germany, they’ve done the opposite. The country’s universities have been tuition-free since the beginning of October, when Lower Saxony became the last state to scrap the fees. Tuition rates were always low in Germany, but now […]

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It’s time to end foreign-language voter ballots

Last week, the Census Bureau released its list of covered jurisdictions that will be required to provide bilingual ballots for the upcoming 2012 elections. This list includes 248 counties in 25 states. 100% of the counties in California, Texas, and Florida will be required to foot the burdensome bill to print foreign-language ballots and to […]

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CA may weaken limited-English-proficiency (LEP) requirements

Tell the CA Assembly to vote NO on SB 930!  Tomorrow, the California State Assembly’s Appropriations Committee will hold a hearing to consider SB 930, a bill that will weaken limited-English-proficiency (LEP) requirements under the Public School Performance Accountability Program. Currently, students who have limited English skills have one year to take the CA standardized test […]

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Emergency Alert on Puerto Rican Statehood!

House Democratic leaders plan to bring H.R. 2499, the Puerto Rico Democracy Act, to the floor of the House of Representatives for a vote this week! H.R. 2499 is “stealth legislation” designed to make Spanish-speaking Puerto Rico the 51st state. That is the only reason why Puerto Ricans are being asked to vote again, after they […]

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