Helen Keller

“Have you ever been at sea in a dense fog, when it seemed as if a tangible white darkness shut you in and the great ship, tense and anxious, groped her way toward the shore with plummet and sounding-line, and you waited with beating heart for something to happen? I was like that ship before my education began, only I was without compass or sounding line, and no way of knowing how near the harbor was. “Light! Give me light!” was the wordless cry of my soul, and the light of love shone on me in that very hour.”

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State lawmakers wrestle with scope and timing of higher ed budget cuts

State lawmakers wrestle with scope and timing of higher ed budget cuts

Nearly all public colleges and universities can expect big budget cuts in the coming year, but officials in different states are taking vastly different approaches for determining how big those reductions will be and what they will mean for faculty, staff and students.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, a Republican, ordered

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State lawmakers wrestle with scope and timing of higher ed budget cuts

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