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Education

Harvard proposal would ban fraternities and sororities

A proposal at Harvard University would ban all fraternities, sororities and single-gender clubs starting in fall 2018, a measure that’s largely aimed at the school’s exclusive, all-male social clubs that have been blamed for problems with sexual assault and alcohol abuse.

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Freedom School in Dallas offers summer programs for kids

After he finishes reading a book, Jabari Ford looks down to see seven eager faces staring back at him. He didn’t ever envision himself in the role of an instructor. But here he is, in a classroom at the Dallas Independent School District’s Pease Elementary in east Oak Cliff, with a group of young boys sitting — and squirming — on a rug in front of him as he reads. It’s a life-changing experience.