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Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Sep. 29, 2021 13:39 PM EDT

(Columbia) The State. Sept. 27, 2021. Editorial: SC representatives should join GOP’s Graham, vote yes on $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill Infrastructure, perhaps more than any service government oversees, affects all of us. ...

LSU freshman class: record size, diversity, accomplishment

Sep. 28, 2021 13:49 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University's freshman class has set records for size, diversity and accomplishment, the school said Tuesday. It's the fourth high mark in a row for both size and diversity, spokesman Ernie Ballard said in an email. The students'...

Regents look to state colleges to retool diversity centers

Aug. 19, 2021 11:25 AM EDT

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Board of Regents says nothing but mandating curriculum is off the table when it comes to retooling diversity centers at state colleges. The regents' general counsel, Nathan Lukkes, addressed questions from the Legislature's Joint...

NYC school administrators remove students' diversity mural

Aug. 05, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Brooklyn school administration's decision to remove a mural that a group of sixth-graders had painted at their school to capture its diversity has faced criticism from parents and is being investigated by the city Department of Education. The...

U of Louisiana System program aims to cultivate diversity

Jul. 24, 2021 00:14 AM EDT

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — JaCaleb Smith worked at a trampoline park during his first semester studying chemical engineering at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Along with his summer job at Home Depot, his earnings went to pay for college, but he still wondered if he should — or could...