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7 of the Best Cheap Stocks for December

Stocks can be cheap for a number of reasons and not all cheap stocks always offer value. Therefore, investors need to do due diligence to find bargain stocks that could also bring solid returns. Today’s article introduces seven of the best cheap stocks that also offer value.
Over 80 years ago, economist Benjamin Graham, who later inspired Warren Buffett, among others, first put forward the idea of investing in shares that sold at a discount to their intrinsic value.
Markets have had an incredible run-up since the lows hit in mid-March.

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What Joe Biden actually promised about replacing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

Biden was at a candidates event in Houston with National Education Association members in July 2019 when he said: “First thing, as president of United States — not a joke — first thing I will do is make sure that the secretary of education is not Betsy DeVos. It is a teacher. A teacher. Promise.”

That promise has led many K-12 teachers from public schools to expect he would pick an education secretary from their ranks, and many will be disappointed if that doesn’t happen.

Obama’s long-serving education secretary, Arne Duncan, infuriated teachers with school overhauls that used standardized test

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Can Joe Biden find a student loan forgiveness plan that will make everyone happy?

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Student Loan Debt Protest

Students hold placards as they stage a demonstration at the Hunter College, which is a part of New York City University, to protest ballooning student loan debt for higher education and rally for tuition-free public colleges in New York on November 13, 2015. Cem Ozdel/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

This article originally appeared here on Salon.com

When President-elect Joe Biden takes office on Jan. 20, one of the first questions he will face is how to help the millions of Americans struggling to pay off student debt. His answer to that question could prove one of the touchiest

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Betsy DeVos’ Legacy: Transforming How The Education Department Treats Civil Rights

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights has spent months failing to make meaningful progress on urgent complaints of education discrimination relating to COVID-19, even as the pandemic continues to turn schools upside down and put vulnerable students at an even further disadvantage, according to multiple sources.  

In September, employees in at least some of the department’s regional offices were informed that civil rights complaints specific to COVID-19 ― such as for children who have not been receiving accommodations for their disability during remote learning ― would require scrutiny from the highest levels of management, a development that

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National Treasury proposes to slash R2bn from Limpopo’s education budget



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The National Treasury wants Limpopo to cut R4.5-billion from its provincial budget. 

The cuts are being proposed to the education budget and the health budget at R2-billion and R2.5-billion respectively.

“We explained that if they just take R2-billion from the department, we won’t be able to pay our salaries and we will not be able to [continue] meeting Covid-19 regulations in terms of safety and health,” said Polly Boshielo, the education MEC in the province.

Furthermore, she said the department would be compelled

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