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Tennessee back-to-school sales tax-free weekend kicks off

Jul. 29, 2022 04:13 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is starting a sales tax-free weekend that covers back-to-school needs such as clothing, school supplies and computers. The sales tax holiday runs from Friday through Sunday. It includes general clothing items that cost less than $100 each. School...

Democrats widen scrutiny of tech over abortion data privacy

Jul. 22, 2022 11:46 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic representatives are widening their scrutiny into the role of tech companies in collecting the personal data of people who may be seeking an abortion, as lawmakers, regulators and the Biden administration grapple with the aftermath of the Supreme Court ruling last...

Bill makes coding an alternative to language for scholarship

Jun. 06, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — High school students working to earn free college tuition through Louisiana's TOPS state scholarship program could take computer coding instead of a foreign language under a bill passed Monday amid complaints efforts to revive the French language could be undermined. ...