Feds continue to drive up cost of education

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    Why did feds claim Kindle violates civil rights? | Washington Examiner

    It seems that regulations make it illegal for universities to try and cut the textbook costs for students because blind people have a problem using Kindles, which they would not be required to use.
     
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    and blind people don't have problems using textbooks? Who knew.......
     
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    I agree, this is retarded.
     
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    Yeah, that is the part that gets me. Maybe they can read the print by feeling the ink, like Daredevil.
     
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    You'd be amazed QW, you know the school I am on the school board of has a $10M a year budget and $1M of that is spent on 8 students? We spent almost $250K a year on ONE student, who frankly and sadly will never be in a position to take advantage of her education..... But we were ordered by a court to provide all the things we provide her. At the expense of 800 other kids of course.
     
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    if it's what its purported to be, it sure is.

    the question is can we trust a writer who called people opposed to arizona's law 'the chattering class'?
     
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    paranoia runs deep huh?
     
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    Grasping at straws

    You are the chattering class. You are a small minority of Americans, who make a lot of noise. Support is still at 67% for the bill after the ruling, and Obama's Numbers are at there lowest.

    Just keep chattering.
     
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    Wouldn't know, but I can definitely trust the DoJ to do the stupidest possible thing, and then announce it because they are proud of it.

    Settlement Agreement between the United States and the National Federation of the Blind, Inc., the American Council of the Blind, the Arizona Board of Regents, and Arizona State University
     
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    I've been working for a college for a few years now and it still(and always will) amazes me what the price tag on higher education is! It seems like the Fed government prefers having their citizens healthy but ignorant after passing that travisty of a Health care bill...
     

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