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Arkansas Times
The discipline gapnot the problem. "He shouldn't have hit the boy, and the boy shouldn't have hit
The discipline gap
Arkansas Times / Posted 2 hours ago
not the problem. "He shouldn't have hit the boy, and the boy shouldn't have hit him. ... We know they have a zero-tolerance policy as far as fighting. If you're hit, you're supposed to go tell somebody and not hit them back," she said recently. "My... Read more
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The Source Weekly
Ganja Grows Upthat's a lower THC percentage, but the terpene profile will get you more stoned
Ganja Grows Up
The Source Weekly / Posted 4 hours ago
that's a lower THC percentage, but the terpene profile will get you more stoned or more euphoric than something with a higher THC percent," says Hadar. "So the THC percent is just kind of an arbitrary number. It shows potency. But flavor... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento sheriff revokes dozens of concealed carry permits following arrests, gun crimeslaw enforcement agency in California, according to data from the state Departme
Sacramento sheriff revokes dozens of concealed carry permits following arrests, gun crimes
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 hours ago
law enforcement agency in California, according to data from the state Department of Justice. In 2015, Jones’ office had a higher rate of revocations to permits than any of the other 25 counties with the most active permits that year. Of the 78... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
PennDOT, City of Harrisburg and Carnegie Mellon University hold automated vehicle demo at Capitol Complexresearch has helped attract technology companies to Pennsylvania and positioned
PennDOT, City of Harrisburg and Carnegie Mellon University hold automated vehicle demo at Capitol Complex
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 6 hours ago
research has helped attract technology companies to Pennsylvania and positioned Pittsburgh especially as a research center for developing a safe and effective automated vehicle,” said PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards. “PennDOT is... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
Import Export: Martín Esquivel-Hernandez travelled more than 5,000 miles to be with his family, but five years later he faces deportationin the residential-construction industry. “I can testify to his character,” sa
Import Export: Martín Esquivel-Hernandez travelled more than 5,000 miles to be with his family, but five years later he faces deportation
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 6 hours ago
in the residential-construction industry. “I can testify to his character,” says Rosamaria Cristello of the Latino Family Center. During the county’s process of assessing the needs of the Latino community, Cristello struggled to find volunteers... Read more
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Business Wire
Studies Show College Students Get Higher Grades and Learn Better with Digital Course Materialsthat multiple studies reveal that digital learning materials are improving stud
Studies Show College Students Get Higher Grades and Learn Better with Digital Course Materials
Business Wire / Posted 7 hours ago
that multiple studies reveal that digital learning materials are improving student performance in college, resulting in higher exam scores, better grades, and fewer students dropping out of classes. Digital materials, which are available via... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
‘Starving the Beast’ Review: Higher Education | Battle against deep cuts to higher education funding fuels documentaryin the United States because individuals and businesses are the beneficiaries?
‘Starving the Beast’ Review: Higher Education | Battle against deep cuts to higher education funding fuels documentary
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 18 hours ago
in the United States because individuals and businesses are the beneficiaries? Or does the benefit and responsibility of education fall on our society as a whole? Starving the Beast, a documentary about higher education funding policy’s dramatic... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
UMass Votes Coalition hosts voter registration eventvote for the upcoming election. The president of the UMass Votes Coalition, Phi
UMass Votes Coalition hosts voter registration event
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 20 hours ago
vote for the upcoming election. The president of the UMass Votes Coalition, Phil Duarte, a junior majoring in public health policy and advocacy, displayed optimism for his goals that day. “Goal today is to register 250 people at this voter fair.... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Shelby board OKs private fundraising for White Station facilitiesdonated money in exchange for naming rights. (Nikki Boertman/The Commercial App
Shelby board OKs private fundraising for White Station facilities
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 22 hours ago
donated money in exchange for naming rights. (Nikki Boertman/The Commercial Appeal) The Shelby County Schools Board of Education gave its blessing Tuesday night for a group of White Station High School parents to raise money for renovation... Read more
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Breitbart
FULL TEXT: 10 Things Milo Hates About Islam1.6 billion Muslims in the world as of 2010 – roughly 23 per cent of the global
FULL TEXT: 10 Things Milo Hates About Islam
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
1.6 billion Muslims in the world as of 2010 – roughly 23 per cent of the global population – according to a Pew Research Center estimate. But while Islam is currently the world’s second-largest religion after Christianity, it is the... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Minneapolis's (MN) $120MM GO Bonds 'AAA'; Outlook Stablepopulation of 410,939. Along with its sister city of St. Paul, Minneapolis form
Fitch Rates Minneapolis's (MN) $120MM GO Bonds 'AAA'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
population of 410,939. Along with its sister city of St. Paul, Minneapolis forms the core for the second-largest economic center in the U.S. Midwest, after Chicago. The city's broad and diverse economic base benefits from the presence of major... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms Philadelphia, PA's GOs and IDR at 'Abelow those of most local tax-supported governments. Economic Resource Base P
Fitch Affirms Philadelphia, PA's GOs and IDR at 'A
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
below those of most local tax-supported governments. Economic Resource Base Philadelphia serves as a regional economic center in the northeast, with a stable employment base weighted toward the higher education and healthcare sectors. Jobs... Read more
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Emery County Progress
School board meets at Cleveland Elementary - September 27, 2016at Huntington Elementary and Ferron Elementary. JR Jones principal at BookClif
School board meets at Cleveland Elementary - September 27, 2016
Emery County Progress / Posted yesterday
at Huntington Elementary and Ferron Elementary. JR Jones principal at BookCliff Elementary explained the new citizenship policy. He said last year there were significant behavioral issues at the school. The new policy is aligned with junior high... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Fact Check: First Presidential DebateNPR's politics team, with help from reporters and editors who cover national se
Fact Check: First Presidential Debate
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
NPR's politics team, with help from reporters and editors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and more, is live annotated the debate. Portions of the debate with added analysis are underlined in yellow, followed by... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Fact Check: First Presidential DebateNPR NPR's politics team, with help from reporters and editors who cover nation
Fact Check: First Presidential Debate
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
NPR NPR's politics team, with help from reporters and editors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and more, is live annotated the debate. Portions of the debate with added analysis are underlined in yellow, followed... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Faculty members must now report sexual violence under Title IXFaculty members are no longer confidential resources when it comes to reporting
Faculty members must now report sexual violence under Title IX
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted yesterday
Faculty members are no longer confidential resources when it comes to reporting sexual violence. Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments Act, which calls for gender equity in federally funded educational programs and is most often associated with... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK 2016A GO Bonds 'AA'; Outlook Stablegovernmental sectors supplementing historical strengths in tourism and agricult
Fitch Rates Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK 2016A GO Bonds 'AA'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
governmental sectors supplementing historical strengths in tourism and agricultural. The borough is not an oil production center, but recent weakness in the Alaska's energy economy represents a risk to its rapid growth profile. Revenue Framework:... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Fields: It's a new day at Morton CollegeNearly 2,000 more area residents have taken adult education courses at Morton C
Fields: It's a new day at Morton College
My Suburban Life / Posted 2 days ago
Nearly 2,000 more area residents have taken adult education courses at Morton College and we’ve seen the number of graduates grow. In 2009, we honored 22 graduates. This year, we recognized 56. Even as the state funding crisis resulted in a loss of... Read more
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Breitbart
Three Refugees Diagnosed with Active TB in CaliforniaUP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER The Diagnostic Standards and Classification of Tuberculo
Three Refugees Diagnosed with Active TB in California
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER The Diagnostic Standards and Classification of Tuberculosis in Adults and Childrenpublished by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) defines “TB Class V” as: Tuberculosis suspect (diagnosis pending) Persons should be so... Read more
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First Coast News
As early as this week an herbal supplement thousands are using could turn them into felonsDEA says it has seen a huge spike in kratom use in the United States. At low do
As early as this week an herbal supplement thousands are using could turn them into felons
First Coast News / Posted 2 days ago
DEA says it has seen a huge spike in kratom use in the United States. At low doses it can produce a mild stimulant effect. Higher does are reported to have opioid-like effects. When Bass found out about the DEA’s planned ban, she cried. “I say I... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
For-profit Colleges: Valuing profits before student achievementstudent achievement 26th September 2016 · 0 Comments By Charlene CrowellContr
For-profit Colleges: Valuing profits before student achievement
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
student achievement 26th September 2016 · 0 Comments By Charlene CrowellContributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Higher education is supposed to be about opening doors to a promising future. Fortified by training, skills and credentials,... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
As early as this week an herbal supplement thousands are using could turn them into felonsDEA says it has seen a huge spike in kratom use in the United States. At low do
As early as this week an herbal supplement thousands are using could turn them into felons
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
DEA says it has seen a huge spike in kratom use in the United States. At low doses it can produce a mild stimulant effect. Higher does are reported to have opioid-like effects. When Bass found out about the DEA’s planned ban, she cried. “I say I... Read more
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Mashable
Clinton, Trump, and your money: A personal-finance guide to the debatenoted that "business owners would see reductions in real (inflation-adjusted) i
Clinton, Trump, and your money: A personal-finance guide to the debate
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
noted that "business owners would see reductions in real (inflation-adjusted) income, as would consumers, who would face higher prices as a result of the minimum-wage increase." The article "Minimum Wage Mythbusters," on the U.S. Department of... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Clinton vs. Trump: Tax policies diverge on more than just numbers | Businessand $1.1 trillion in new revenue over the next decade, according to analysts. T
Clinton vs. Trump: Tax policies diverge on more than just numbers | Business
Dallas Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
and $1.1 trillion in new revenue over the next decade, according to analysts. That extra money would help pay for other policy proposals like subsidized college tuition, expanded early childhood education and increased infrastructure... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas requiring child-care facilities to seek intervention before suspending, expelling a childapproaching this issue from the two angles that we see as critical to addressin
Arkansas requiring child-care facilities to seek intervention before suspending, expelling a child
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
approaching this issue from the two angles that we see as critical to addressing this issue: 1) developing and implementing policy, and 2) enhancing and expanding supports for early educators," Fisher said. THE PYRAMID The Arkansas Division of... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Eric Davis assesses state policy challenges Vermont leaders face many policy challenges, chief among them demographics ch
Eric Davis assesses state policy challenges
Rutland Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Vermont leaders face many policy challenges, chief among them demographics change, according to retired Middlebury political science professor Eric Davis. �Vermont has the second oldest population in the... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
"There Ought to be a Law...." Why Prison is the American Waya way that people pay more in taxes and the government plays a significant role
"There Ought to be a Law...." Why Prison is the American Way
Naked Capitalism / Posted 2 days ago
a way that people pay more in taxes and the government plays a significant role in the country. We have free healthcare, education and financial aid to the less fortunate. Personally, I believe this is a just system where we take care of our... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Policy experts to debate academic freedom Monday Malin Curry | Published 10 minutes ago Academic freedom will be the topic of
Policy experts to debate academic freedom Monday
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 2 days ago
Malin Curry | Published 10 minutes ago Academic freedom will be the topic of discussion this afternoon in Wilson Library. John Wilson, co-editor of Academeblog.org, and Jay Schalin, director of... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Millions of Americans finally climbing above poverty linedeeper into the pools of untapped labor, creating more jobs, especially among r
Millions of Americans finally climbing above poverty line
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
deeper into the pools of untapped labor, creating more jobs, especially among retailers, restaurants and hotels, and paying higher wages to attract workers and meet new minimum-wage requirements. “It all came together at the same time,” said Diane... Read more
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First Coast News
As early as this week an herbal supplement thousands are using could turn them into felonsDEA says it has seen a huge spike in kratom use in the United States. At low do
As early as this week an herbal supplement thousands are using could turn them into felons
First Coast News / Posted 3 days ago
DEA says it has seen a huge spike in kratom use in the United States. At low doses it can produce a mild stimulant effect. Higher does are reported to have opioid-like effects. When Bass found out about the DEA’s planned ban, she cried. “I say I... Read more
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USA Today
7 reasons the middle class is in serious troublethe middle class is stuck in neutral, if not outright disappearing. According
7 reasons the middle class is in serious trouble
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
the middle class is stuck in neutral, if not outright disappearing. According to an analysis released by Pew Research Center earlier this year, 203 of the 229 major U.S. metropolitan areas it surveyed between 2000 and 2014 showed a decline in... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Gateway To Induct 4Fame Induction & Reception on Thursday, Sept/ 29 at 5:30 p.m. at Gateway Commun
Gateway To Induct 4
New Haven Independent / Posted 3 days ago
Fame Induction & Reception on Thursday, Sept/ 29 at 5:30 p.m. at Gateway Community College, in the Curran Family Community Center at 20 Church Street, New Haven. Each year, the GCC Foundation honors outstanding members of the corporate community,... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Sept. 25, 2016in the Middle East, stability is not a word heard very often. The U.S. faces pe
The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Sept. 25, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
in the Middle East, stability is not a word heard very often. The U.S. faces perhaps its most difficult foreign policy challenge in history — wading into a Sunni-Shiite struggle of 1,384 years; the continued conflict since 1948 between... Read more
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Mashable
After four years in a refugee camp, one 19-old journeys home to Somaliawith al-Qaida, also afflicted Merca. Mohamed's siblings wished they could go wi
After four years in a refugee camp, one 19-old journeys home to Somalia
Mashable / Posted 3 days ago
with al-Qaida, also afflicted Merca. Mohamed's siblings wished they could go with him; he assured them that once he had an education he would be back to teach them, too. Mohamed's father, Omar, a shopkeeper and a farmer, would have liked to take... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Day-care ejections upset all in familyapproaching this issue from the two angles that we see as critical to addressin
Day-care ejections upset all in family
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
approaching this issue from the two angles that we see as critical to addressing this issue: 1) developing and implementing policy, and 2) enhancing and expanding supports for early educators," Fisher said. THE PYRAMID The Arkansas Division of... Read more
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TribLIVE
Taxpayers foot hefty bill of presidential searches at Pennsylvania's state-owned universitiesM. Jones speaks to the graduates during the 178th commencement ceremony on Satu
Taxpayers foot hefty bill of presidential searches at Pennsylvania's state-owned universities
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
M. Jones speaks to the graduates during the 178th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 10, 2014, in the Convocation Center at California University of Pennsylvania.Photo by Steph Chambers | Trib Total Media Taxpayers and students at... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Clinton vs. Trump: Tax policies diverge on more than just numbersand $1.1 trillion in new revenue over the next decade, according to analysts. T
Clinton vs. Trump: Tax policies diverge on more than just numbers
Dallas Morning News / Posted 4 days ago
and $1.1 trillion in new revenue over the next decade, according to analysts. That extra money would help pay for other policy proposals like subsidized college tuition, expanded early childhood education and increased infrastructure... Read more
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Business Insider
A 32-old disabled vet thought ITT Tech was his ticket out of poverty — what happened shows everything wrong with the $35 billion for-profit education sectorto reach Brandon Straub these days. The 32-year-old doesn’t own a cell phone, l
A 32-old disabled vet thought ITT Tech was his ticket out of poverty — what happened shows everything wrong with the $35 billion for-profit education sector
Business Insider / Posted 4 days ago
to reach Brandon Straub these days. The 32-year-old doesn’t own a cell phone, let alone a landline, and recently, his days center around finding buyers for the belongings he's selling on Craigslist. With $30,000 in student loans, among other debts,... Read more
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The Columbian
Cheers & Jeerslong-term benefits to the local economy while serving a part of the state that
Cheers & Jeers
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
long-term benefits to the local economy while serving a part of the state that previously was overlooked when it came to higher education. “Our goal from Day One has always been to serve this region,” school official Nancy Youlden said. “That’s... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
On Abbott's Watch the Fight for the Soul of Texas Universities Has Cooled - On Abbott's Watch the Fight for the Soul of Texas Universities Has Cooled by Matthew Watkins The Texas Tribune Sept. 23 2016 The moment is now infamous among professors in...conference in Austin, then-Gov. Rick Perry and his handpicked experts gathered
On Abbott's Watch the Fight for the Soul of Texas Universities Has Cooled - On Abbott's Watch the Fight for the Soul of Texas Universities Has Cooled by Matthew Watkins The Texas Tribune Sept. 23 2016 The moment is now infamous among professors in...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
conference in Austin, then-Gov. Rick Perry and his handpicked experts gathered Texas' university regents and told them the higher education system was in trouble. Costs were too high, they said. Professors focused too much on useless research... Read more
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Market Watch
The economy isn’t fixed until it’s fixed for everyonegiven uncertainty about the strength of the labor market and without inflation
The economy isn’t fixed until it’s fixed for everyone
Market Watch / Posted 5 days ago
given uncertainty about the strength of the labor market and without inflation picking up, “it would be unwise for policy to foreclose on the possibility of making further gains in the labor market.” In addition to analyzing the health of... Read more
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Raw Story
Public universities are under attack – and not just from conservative ‘reformers’A new documentary, “Starving the Beast,” recently examined the state of public
Public universities are under attack – and not just from conservative ‘reformers’
Raw Story / Posted 5 days ago
A new documentary, “Starving the Beast,” recently examined the state of public higher education. Directed by Austin-based award-winning documentarian Steve Mims, the film argues that a network of right-wing think tanks and educational reformers are... Read more
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Business Insider
The majority of Americans go without an essential employee perk, and it's costing them billions of dollarssome value there that's hard to capture." In 2004, California became the first
The majority of Americans go without an essential employee perk, and it's costing them billions of dollars
Business Insider / Posted 5 days ago
some value there that's hard to capture." In 2004, California became the first state to implement a paid-family-leave policy that enables most Californians to receive 55% of their usual salary (up to $1,104) for a maximum of six weeks. Since... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Local legislator tours Huttonsville Correctional Centerwarden and the people who are taking care of those who are incarcerated," Boso
Local legislator tours Huttonsville Correctional Center
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 5 days ago
warden and the people who are taking care of those who are incarcerated," Boso said. Belinda Toms, left, Sen. Greg Boso, center, and Warden Marvin Plumley, right, tour the Huttonsville Correctional Center as part of Boso’s visit Thursday. (The... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Ooltewah investigation: Schools failed to address reports of abusepersonnel wanted to know why she was moving her child to another school." The
Ooltewah investigation: Schools failed to address reports of abuse
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
personnel wanted to know why she was moving her child to another school." The report calls on the Hamilton County Board of Education to "better understand and strengthen its responsibility to hold the system, in particular the superintendent,... Read more
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Market Watch
Immigration, not a wall, makes America greattheir U.S.-born children, the study concluded, a point I’ve made before. The N
Immigration, not a wall, makes America great
Market Watch / Posted 6 days ago
their U.S.-born children, the study concluded, a point I’ve made before. The NAS study, which had input from academic and policy experts on all sides of the immigration question, found that immigrants and their children have a small positive... Read more
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Columbia Star
City Snippetsa similar incident from happening and will ensure the community landscape is re
City Snippets
Columbia Star / Posted 6 days ago
a similar incident from happening and will ensure the community landscape is restored.” The county is implementing a policy to ensure plans to cut trees in neighborhoods are reviewed by the appropriate staff to decide how to proceed. Medical... Read more
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Island Packet
At Clemson, football success brings windfall that most schools only dream of$212 million residential village under construction that will include dormitori
At Clemson, football success brings windfall that most schools only dream of
Island Packet / Posted 6 days ago
$212 million residential village under construction that will include dormitories, dining halls, a bookstore and a fitness center. A few hundred yards away, there's a new $30 million innovation center with banks of touchscreen monitors, a 3-D... Read more
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CBS News
Don't believe Trump’s tax and spending planswould levy some types of business taxes and how his tax cuts would be paid for.
Don't believe Trump’s tax and spending plans
CBS News / Posted 6 days ago
would levy some types of business taxes and how his tax cuts would be paid for. First, the Republican candidate says, higher economic growth from lower taxes and deregulation will pay for most of the increase in the debt. According to Trump,... Read more
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The Hill
Do voters care about education in 2016?Even for those following the 2016 campaigns closely, the odds are that they hav
Do voters care about education in 2016?
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
Even for those following the 2016 campaigns closely, the odds are that they haven't seen a lot of attention devoted to education. The Harvard Political Review has observed that candidates "on both sides of the aisle, have ignored a plethora of worthy... Read more
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