APNewsBreak: Rules proposed for school accountabilityProposed federal guidelines would allow states to decide how to use a mix of test scores, academic growth and other measures like chronic absenteeism to identify failing schools and children who are struggling the most.
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In reversal, House backs LGBT rights for federal contractorsAfter party leaders let Republican lawmaker vote as they wished, the House reversed course and approved a measure aimed at upholding an executive order that bars discrimination against LGBT employees by federal contractors
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Iraqi PM asks protesters to stay home to aid Fallujah pushIraq's prime minister has appealed to Iraqis to postpone weekly Friday protests so that security forces can focus on a key military operation aimed at retaking the city of Fallujah from the Islamic State group
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