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President Obama delivers a speech at the Grand Theater of Havana in Cuba on Tuesday. Obama said he came to Cuba to "bury the last remnant of the Cold War in the Americas." Desmond Boylan/AP

Study Calls On Obama to Withdraw Legal Memo That Allows Faith-based Charities to Discriminate

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Now, as Obama prepares to leave office, a group of prominent constitutional lawyers is calling on the Obama White House to revoke the legal memo, which they argue has been used by religious groups to refuse to provide services, including emergency contraception for human trafficking victims, that conflict with their beliefs.
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This is first time UAS has had graduates with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts in Alaska Native Languages and Studies. (Photo by Lisa Phu/KTOO)

Can teaching Native languages improve graduation rates in Alaska?

By | Alaska Native Arts & Culture, Alaska Native Government & Policy, Arts & Culture, Education, Featured News, Federal Government, Government, State Government | No Comments
Many of Alaska’s rural schools are not working. Low student performance and high teacher turnover are just two of more obvious indicators of problems in these mostly Native school districts. Those working in the schools say it’s time for radical changes.
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