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2015/04/24 23:48
2015/04/24 23:48
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LAS CRUCES >> David Morales couldn't believe his ears when Las Cruces Public Schools Superintendent Stan Rounds announced that he has been selected as the 2015-2016 LCPS Teacher of the Year. The...
2015/04/24 23:48
2015/04/24 23:48
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2015/04/23 08:50
2015/04/23 08:50
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Legal discrimination, lack of family recognition, and lack of safe educational environments put LGBT people of color at risk of lifelong poverty, says a report released today. Paying an Unfair Price:...
2015/04/21 15:59
2015/04/21 15:59
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The Every Child Achieves Act of 2015, introduced earlier this month by Senate education committee Chairman Lamar Alexander and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-Wash.) to fix “No Child Left Behind,” last...
2015/04/20 18:45
2015/04/20 18:45
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Thomas Steyer, former head of the San Francisco-based hedge fund Farallon Capital, has given $20,753,000 to super PACs in the 2014 election. A staunch environmentalist, Steyer has donated $20,253,000...
2015/04/20 07:58
2015/04/20 07:58
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MONTPELIER � Some say he�s down. Some say he�s out. Gov. Peter Shumlin says he�s neither. As the Legislature prepared to enter the final weeks of the 2015 session, the Democratic governor this past...
2015/04/19 22:28
2015/04/19 22:28
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ATLANTA (AP) — Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance. This...
2015/04/16 08:19
2015/04/16 08:19
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Congress is now attempting to rewrite the fatally flawed No Child Left Behind, the current version of the 1965 Elementary and Secondary Education Act. NCLB was supposed to be rewritten in 2007 but...
2015/04/16 00:45
2015/04/16 00:45
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Thomas Steyer, former head of the San Francisco-based hedge fund Farallon Capital, has given $20,753,000 to super PACs in the 2014 election. A staunch environmentalist, Steyer has donated $20,253,000...
2015/04/15 19:04
2015/04/15 19:04
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Total 2013 gross wage salaries: 188 ($6,857,558.37). Average annual salary, including part-time employees: $36,476.37. Amount of salaries at $60,000 or higher: 43 (22.9 percent of 188 total...
2015/04/13 05:13
2015/04/13 05:13
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In January, with that in mind, Gov. Terry Branstad challenged the second-grade students of Fort Dodge to read 2,015 books by March 2, which was Read Across America Day. The Read Across America...
2015/04/12 06:27
2015/04/12 06:27
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FILE: UNDATED: AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka (3rd L) marches with Jack Ahern, President of the NYC Central Labor Council (3rd R) and other leaders at a rally in New York, N.Y. (AP) Two of the...
2015/04/12 02:19
2015/04/12 02:19
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Lily Eskelsen Garcia, president of the National Education Association. (Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post) The head of the country’s largest teachers union said that her organization does not support...
2015/04/11 03:40
2015/04/11 03:40
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Award for the Arts Apr. 10, 2015 @ 11:30 PM CHARLESTON - When Randall Reid-Smith was 4 years old, he strolled onto the stage at Mud River Baptist Church. He turned, faced the crowd and gave them...
2015/04/10 17:34
2015/04/10 17:34
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With two film adaptations and numerous literary awards, "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" is a favorite novel among schoolteachers and children alike. From April 12 through May 15, the Orlando...
2015/04/09 21:37
2015/04/09 21:37
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Town hall to be held tonight at Lawson State to address challenges facing HBCUsPosted: Thursday, April 9, 2015 9:53 AM EDTUpdated: Thursday, April 9, 2015 4:12 PM EDT (Source: ASU Jefferson-Shelby...
2015/04/09 21:28
2015/04/09 21:28
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A bill banning teacher strikes and contract impositions strikes out in the Vermont House. Lawmakers voted against the bill 104-43 Thursday afternoon. Many of those who initially supported the bill...
2015/04/09 19:45
2015/04/09 19:45
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The Vermont House has voted to kill legislation calling for a study of collective bargaining between teachers and school boards. Thursday's 104-43 vote against the bill came a day after lawmakers...
2015/04/08 23:46
2015/04/08 23:46
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In a very tight vote, House lawmakers Wednesday rejected a bill that would have outlawed teacher strikes as well as imposed contracts by school boards. The 70-73 vote was even closer than it...
2015/04/08 21:47
2015/04/08 21:47
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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has been putting his years at KSEV talk radio to good use lately: Take a bad idea, dress it up with talking points such as “tax credit,” “freedom,” and “religion,” and like-minded...
2015/04/08 16:20
2015/04/08 16:20
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In this Feb. 12, 2015 photo, seventh-grade students take part in a trial run of a new state assessment test on laptop computers at Annapolis Middle School in Annapolis, Md. (Patrick Semansky/AP) Just...
2015/04/24 23:48
2015/04/24 23:48
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