Education, Family, Tips & How-To, Travel

Ask Avvo: How do I get an F-1 student visa to study in the US?

F-1-Student-Visa

Avvo attorneys answer your legal questions. This week: Florida immigration attorney Peter Loughlin explains the F-1 student visa.

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Education, Family, Government, Money, News, Rights

Equal Pay Day reflections around the Web

Equal-Pay-Day

An #EqualPayDay roundup of the top tweets and articles that got us thinking about gender dynamics in our personal and professional lives.

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Education, Government, Lisa Bloom, News, Rights

‘No promo homo’ laws: Legally required hate instruction in our schools

'No promo homo' laws: Legally required hate instruction in our schools

At least eight states have anti-LGBT curriculum laws that expressly require demeaning LGBT relationships or sexuality.

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Business, Consumer Protection, Education, Lawsuits, Money, Rights

Top 3 industries notorious for exploiting unpaid interns

Top 3 industries notorious for exploiting unpaid interns

Companies in the same 3 industries — fashion, entertainment and publishing — keep landing in court for their treatment of unpaid interns.

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Children, Education, Family, Technology

44 percent of elementary students using smartphones, and other surprising tech trends

44 percent of elementary students using smartphones, and other surprising student tech trends

A look at student tech trends in elementary through high school, and how attitudes are shifting around technology in schools.

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Children, Education, Family, Government

The rise (and fall?) of for-profit colleges

The rise (and fall?) of for-profit colleges

New government regulations aim to curb the high student debt and loan default rates associated with for-profit colleges like ITT Tech.

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Children, Consumer Protection, Education, Family, Safety

Throwback Thursday: When ‘fire’ drills did not include ammunition

Throwback Thursday: Before 'fire' drills included ammunition

School districts are replacing fire and tornado drills with lockdown drills that train students and staff to react to intruders or shooters.

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Celebrity, Education

5 celebs who went to law school (and 3 who dropped out)

Famous, and infamous, celebrities who passed the bar, a few who didn’t make the cut. Plus, child actors turned successful attorneys.

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Avvo, Children, Divorce, Education, Family, Money, Tips & How-To

Ask Avvo: Can I legally require my ex to help pay for college?

Ask Avvo: Can I legally require my ex to help pay for college?

Avvo attorneys answer your legal questions.

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Education, Family, Money

Trends buck tradition: Over half of college students now ‘nontraditional’

Trends buck tradition: More than half of college students now 'nontraditional'

Think of college students as 18- to 22-year-old coeds? Think again. “Nontraditional” college students are now the norm.

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