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Exclusive: Calpers triggers legal fight with bankrupt San Bernardino over pension debt

America's biggest public pension moved aggressively against the bankrupt city of San Bernardino, California, on Tuesday night over the city's decision to halt payments to the fund.The

Accreditor Questions Louisiana State U.’s Leadership Merger

The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools took issue with the appointment of William L. Jenkins as both interim president of the LSU system and interim chancellor of the flagship campus ...

Reducing sibling rivalry in youth improves later health and well-being

Sibling conflict represents parents' No. 1 concern and complaint about family life, but a new prevention program -- designed and carried out by researchers at Penn State -- demonstrates that siblings of elementary-school age can learn to get along. In doing so, they can improve their future health and well-being.

Jeb Bush, with cash and clout, pushes contentious school reforms

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush soared to rock star status in the education world on the strength of a chart.A simple graph, it tracked fourth-grade reading scores. In 1998, when Bush was