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5 Eyewitness News St. Paul
Education Minnesota Gives Up: Annual Conference to be Called 'MEA' AgainUpdated: 09/03/2015 12:20 PM Created: 09/03/2015 12:16 PM KSTP.com By: Jennie
Education Minnesota Gives Up: Annual Conference to be Called 'MEA' Again
5 Eyewitness News St. Paul / Posted 11 hours ago
Updated: 09/03/2015 12:20 PM Created: 09/03/2015 12:16 PM KSTP.com By: Jennie Lissarrague MEA Week is back. Each year, Education Minnesota hosts a professional development conference on the third Thursday and Friday in October. For years it was... Read more
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The Huffington Post
School Protesters Force Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel To Shut Down Budget MeetingA group of protesters caused Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to shut down a budget m
School Protesters Force Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel To Shut Down Budget Meeting
The Huffington Post / Posted yesterday
A group of protesters caused Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to shut down a budget meeting on Wednesday evening after he refused to answer their questions regarding the future of a city school. According to local news reports, Emanuel was holding a... Read more
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The Advocate
The Story Behind the First LGBT History MonthIn August, The Advocate ran an op-ed that seemed to suggest that LGBT History M
The Story Behind the First LGBT History Month
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
In August, The Advocate ran an op-ed that seemed to suggest that LGBT History Month was founded a mere decade ago. As those who were there at the start, more than two decades ago, we’d like to set the record “straight.” In January 1994, a suburban... Read more
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NBC 10 Providence
Newport teachers plan demonstrationThe National Education Association RI says Newport teachers will be protesting
Newport teachers plan demonstration
NBC 10 Providence / Posted 2 days ago
The National Education Association RI says Newport teachers will be protesting early Wednesday morning. A demonstration is set for Rogers High School at 7:45 a.m. over the lack of a new teachers' contract. Schools are scheduled to open Sept. 8, but... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
The great homework debate: How much is too much, and is it necessary?STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Asking your child to do homework after a full day of sch
The great homework debate: How much is too much, and is it necessary?
Staten Island Advance / Posted 2 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Asking your child to do homework after a full day of school is no easy task. And it can be even more stressful for parents who have to learn the day's lesson in order to help their children with their work. Denise Pope, a... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
NC teachers to receive one-time $750 bonusThe state’s nearly two-month overdue budget glacially neared completion Wednesd
NC teachers to receive one-time $750 bonus
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 8 days ago
The state’s nearly two-month overdue budget glacially neared completion Wednesday as the legislature reached an agreement on teacher pay. Teachers across the state will receive a one-time $750 bonus this year as opposed to the House’s original plan... Read more
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Alaska Public
NPR StoryKnock Knock, Teacher's Here: The Power Of Home Visits Ninety percent of studen
NPR Story
Alaska Public / Posted 8 days ago
Knock Knock, Teacher's Here: The Power Of Home Visits Ninety percent of students at Hobgood Elementary in Murfreesboro, Tenn., come from low-income households. Most of the school's teachers don't. And that's a challenge, says principal Tammy... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Knock Knock, Teacher's Here: The Power Of Home VisitsPhoto by LA Johnson NPR Ninety percent of students at Hobgood Elementary in Mu
Knock Knock, Teacher's Here: The Power Of Home Visits
KPBS San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
Photo by LA Johnson NPR Ninety percent of students at Hobgood Elementary in Murfreesboro, Tenn., come from low-income households. Most of the school's teachers don't. And that's a challenge, says principal Tammy Garrett. "If you only know... Read more
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News 8000
Back to School Week: Do kids get too much homework?It's a question many parents have asked over the years: do teachers give out to
Back to School Week: Do kids get too much homework?
News 8000 / Posted 9 days ago
It's a question many parents have asked over the years: do teachers give out too much homework? The National Education Association says teachers should follow something called the "10 minute rule," meaning students should see about 10 minutes of... Read more
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Washington Post
The real reasons behind the U.S. teacher shortageKindergarten teacher Gracia Hidalgo, left, welcomes new student Valentina Tapia
The real reasons behind the U.S. teacher shortage
Washington Post / Posted 10 days ago
Kindergarten teacher Gracia Hidalgo, left, welcomes new student Valentina Tapia, 5, and her mother, Andrea Tapia, center, before the start of the first day of school Monday at T.J. Austin Elementary School in Tyler, Tex. (Andrew D. Brosig/Tyler... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Labor unions face tricky choice in Democratic primaries Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., gestures during
Labor unions face tricky choice in Democratic primaries
Rutland Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., gestures during a speech last week in Reno, Nev. LAS VEGAS � The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
St. John Neumann Regional Academy welcomes new high school principalKurzejewski has an extensive career in education, having served as teacher and
St. John Neumann Regional Academy welcomes new high school principal
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
Kurzejewski has an extensive career in education, having served as teacher and principal on the elementary level and as assistant superintendent of the Jersey Shore Area School District. He also has served as high school principal at St. John Neumann... Read more
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OregonLive.com
I'm grateful for teachers unionsUnions: I was not surprised to read in the increasingly right-leaning Oregonian
I'm grateful for teachers unions
OregonLive.com / Posted 11 days ago
Unions: I was not surprised to read in the increasingly right-leaning Oregonian opinion pages the "In My Opinion" column by Steve Buckstein, but I was disappointed. As a retired teacher with 28 years of service, I am grateful to the National... Read more
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FOX News
Why is union holding a teacher's salary hostage?Diversité is a word high school French teacher Linda Misja knows well. Hanging
Why is union holding a teacher's salary hostage?
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
Diversité is a word high school French teacher Linda Misja knows well. Hanging in her Pennsylvania public school classroom is a poster that reads: “Everyone is different. Respect the differences.” Sadly, leaders of the state’s largest teachers union... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Guest commentary: Schools, teachers need to roar against Common CoreIn 1998, the San Francisco Unified School District became "The Mouse that Roare
Guest commentary: Schools, teachers need to roar against Common Core
Oakland Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
In 1998, the San Francisco Unified School District became "The Mouse that Roared." Even before No Child Left Behind, Republican Gov. Pete Wilson implemented standardized testing, demanding that all students -- even recent immigrants who spoke not a... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
McPherson may seek first teacher licensure waiverA former environmental instructor at an Arizona zoo who also is licensed to tea
McPherson may seek first teacher licensure waiver
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
A former environmental instructor at an Arizona zoo who also is licensed to teach in that state is the first potential applicant for a controversial teacher licensure waiver that has drawn criticism from the state’s main teachers union. McPherson... Read more
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Black Press USA
Labor Unions Facing Tricky Choice in Democratic PrimariesLAS VEGAS (AP) — The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor Unions Facing Tricky Choice in Democratic Primaries
Black Press USA / Posted 14 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads — Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Sydney Paige's buy one, give one philosophy helps underserved childrenMORAGA -- Sydney Paige Inc. is redefining the term "BOGO." Instead of "buy one
Sydney Paige's buy one, give one philosophy helps underserved children
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 14 days ago
MORAGA -- Sydney Paige Inc. is redefining the term "BOGO." Instead of "buy one get one," the Moraga-based women's business enterprise is distributing thousands of "buy one give one" backpacks and accessories. For every high-quality backpack... Read more
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Philly.com
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesClinton, Sanders and former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley have been auditioning
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
Philly.com / Posted 14 days ago
Clinton, Sanders and former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley have been auditioning before labor unions this summer, seeking their stamp of approval and an army of volunteers that can fuel campaigns. Clinton and Sanders met with the Nevada AFL-CIO at the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Democrats courting, but unions play hard to getLAS VEGAS -- In deciding between Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bernie Sanders, lab
Democrats courting, but unions play hard to get
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
LAS VEGAS -- In deciding between Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bernie Sanders, labor unions face a difficult choice. Clinton has campaigned as a fighter for middle-class families, and carries with her establishment support and ties to labor leaders... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Laura Jo Dalton , age 83, of Sebring, passed away at 2:20 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, at Cop
Laura Jo Dalton
The Alliance Review / Posted 14 days ago
, age 83, of Sebring, passed away at 2:20 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, at Copeland Oaks. She was born Aug. 9, 1932, in Alliance, Ohio, to Joseph and Marian H. (Morrow) Dalton. Laura was a 1950 graduate of Alliance... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) � The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) � The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads � Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesThe choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down t
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 15 days ago
The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads — Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for the... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Christie says he'd work with unions, unlike BushLONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) - The latest from the New Hampshire Education Summit, wh
Christie says he'd work with unions, unlike Bush
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 15 days ago
LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) - The latest from the New Hampshire Education Summit, where six Republican presidential contenders were scheduled to answer questions about their views on K-12 public education in interviews with advocate Campbell Brown. (All... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Christie says he'd work with unions, unlike BushLONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) - The latest from the New Hampshire Education Summit, wh
Christie says he'd work with unions, unlike Bush
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 15 days ago
LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) - The latest from the New Hampshire Education Summit, where six Republican presidential contenders were scheduled to answer questions about their views on K-12 public education in interviews with advocate Campbell Brown. (All... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Jindal holds firm on anti-Common Core stanceLONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) - The latest from the New Hampshire Education Summit, wh
Jindal holds firm on anti-Common Core stance
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 15 days ago
LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) - The latest from the New Hampshire Education Summit, where six Republican presidential contenders were scheduled to answer questions about their views on K-12 public education in interviews with advocate Campbell Brown. (All... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Jindal holds firm on anti-Common Core stanceLONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) - The latest from the New Hampshire Education Summit, wh
Jindal holds firm on anti-Common Core stance
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 15 days ago
LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) - The latest from the New Hampshire Education Summit, where six Republican presidential contenders were scheduled to answer questions about their views on K-12 public education in interviews with advocate Campbell Brown. (All... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Teachers unions protest GOP outside eventThe latest from the New Hampshire Education Summit, where six Republican presid
Teachers unions protest GOP outside event
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 15 days ago
The latest from the New Hampshire Education Summit, where six Republican presidential contenders are scheduled to answer questions about their views on K-12 public education in interviews with advocate Campbell Brown. (All times are local). 12:50... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Furloughs, film and fairness topics of LCPS board meetingLAS CRUCES >> At Tuesday's meeting of the Las Cruces School Board, the ro
Furloughs, film and fairness topics of LCPS board meeting
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 15 days ago
LAS CRUCES >> At Tuesday's meeting of the Las Cruces School Board, the room was filled with the district's classified employees — custodians, cafeteria workers and the like — all sporting black T-shirts expressing their opposition to this... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Scott Walker touts union clashes at forumLONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) - The latest from the New Hampshire Education Summit, wh
Scott Walker touts union clashes at forum
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 15 days ago
LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) - The latest from the New Hampshire Education Summit, where six Republican presidential contenders are scheduled to answer questions about their views on K-12 public education in interviews with advocate Campbell Brown. (All... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 15 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
WGEM Quincy / Posted 15 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 15 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 15 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Teachers unions protest GOP outside eventLONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) - The latest from the New Hampshire Education Summit, wh
Teachers unions protest GOP outside event
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 15 days ago
LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) - The latest from the New Hampshire Education Summit, where six Republican presidential contenders are scheduled to answer questions about their views on K-12 public education in interviews with advocate Campbell Brown. (All... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 15 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) — The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
Bennington Banner / Posted 15 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads — Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 15 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 15 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley / Posted 15 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 15 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
KWWL Iowa / Posted 15 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 15 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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NBC 10 Providence
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
NBC 10 Providence / Posted 15 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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KOAM-TV Pittsburg
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
KOAM-TV Pittsburg / Posted 15 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 15 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesThe choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down t
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
Dayton Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads — Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for the... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesThe choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down t
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 15 days ago
The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads — Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for the... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) — The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
The Evening Sun / Posted 15 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads — Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
David Ellison: Schools, teachers need to roar against Common CoreIn 1998, San Francisco Unified School District became "The Mouse that Roared."
David Ellison: Schools, teachers need to roar against Common Core
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 16 days ago
In 1998, San Francisco Unified School District became "The Mouse that Roared." Even before No Child Left Behind, Republican Gov. Pete Wilson implemented standardized testing, demanding that all students--even recent immigrants who spoke not a word... Read more
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