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Rutland Herald
Eric Davis assesses state policy challengeswhere the sizing of staffs is out of line with the rest of the state, including
Eric Davis assesses state policy challenges
Rutland Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
where the sizing of staffs is out of line with the rest of the state, including Chelsea, Bethel, and South Royalton. �The National Education Association doesn�t want to address this,� he said. As for education and higher education in general,... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Hillary Clinton's Plan For America's StudentsBoth Randi Weingarten, head of the AFT, and Lily Eskelsen-Garcia, the head of t
Hillary Clinton's Plan For America's Students
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
Both Randi Weingarten, head of the AFT, and Lily Eskelsen-Garcia, the head of the other large education union, the National Education Association, have been full-throated Clinton surrogates. Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit... Read more
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Bennington Banner
SVSU ESP and teachers to pursue joint health planemployees. That concern is a student-centered concern from the board's perspect
SVSU ESP and teachers to pursue joint health plan
Bennington Banner / Posted 2 days ago
employees. That concern is a student-centered concern from the board's perspective." ESP counsel Norm Bartlett, of the National Education Association, asked which aspects of the current policy, which states layoffs be done in reverse order of... Read more
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Breitbart
Mispronouncing Student’s Name Now a ‘Microaggression’an assistant professor of education at the University of California at Riversid
Mispronouncing Student’s Name Now a ‘Microaggression’
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
an assistant professor of education at the University of California at Riverside, toldNEA Today – the publication of the National Education Association, the nation’s largest teachers’ union – that overlooking the mispronunciation of a student’s... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lafayette College professor who went on hunger strike is denied tenure againprobationary period averages three years for community colleges and seven years
Lafayette College professor who went on hunger strike is denied tenure again
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
probationary period averages three years for community colleges and seven years at a four-year college, according to the National Education Association. Rojo was at that seven-year mark when documents, including student and faculty reviews of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lafayette College professor who went on hunger strike is denied tenure againprobationary period averages three years for community colleges and seven years
Lafayette College professor who went on hunger strike is denied tenure again
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
probationary period averages three years for community colleges and seven years at a four-year college, according to the National Education Association. Rojo was at that seven-year mark when documents, including student and faculty reviews of... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Living 'paycheck to paycheck,' these teachers moonlight to make ends meetteacher pay in Texas is more than $6,000 below the national average, according
Living 'paycheck to paycheck,' these teachers moonlight to make ends meet
Dallas Morning News / Posted 4 days ago
teacher pay in Texas is more than $6,000 below the national average, according to a 2015-2016 school year survey by the National Education Association. Although the moonlighting survey is not scientific, it is still revealing, said Clay... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Out-of-state donors spend big on Mass. ballot questionsgroup Save Our Public Schools. The Massachusetts Teachers Association contribut
Out-of-state donors spend big on Mass. ballot questions
Lowell Sun / Posted 6 days ago
group Save Our Public Schools. The Massachusetts Teachers Association contributed $4.6 million in 2016, followed by the National Education Association with $1.9 million. "It's really important for people to know who's advocating for an issue and... Read more
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The Manila Times
Helping or hurting? Homework in the modern ageto spend hours more doing homework. And it is increasingly unclear whether home
Helping or hurting? Homework in the modern age
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
to spend hours more doing homework. And it is increasingly unclear whether homework has any inherent value. In the US, the National Education Association and the National Parent-Teacher Association have called for a 10-minute rule for homework.... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Oklahoma governor names DA for Pittsburg, Haskell countiesstate's teacher evaluation system says it doesn't have much confidence in the l
Oklahoma governor names DA for Pittsburg, Haskell counties
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 9 days ago
state's teacher evaluation system says it doesn't have much confidence in the latest results. The executive director of the National Education Association of New... Clovis man found guilty of assault with a metal baseball batClovis man found guilty... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Teachers union has no confidence in evaluationsteacher evaluation system says it doesn't have much confidence in the latest re
Teachers union has no confidence in evaluations
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 9 days ago
teacher evaluation system says it doesn't have much confidence in the latest results. The executive director of the National Education Association of New Mexico, Charles Bowyer, says tying the evaluations to student achievement based on... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Teachers union has no confidence in evaluationsteacher evaluation system says it doesn't have much confidence in the latest re
Teachers union has no confidence in evaluations
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 9 days ago
teacher evaluation system says it doesn't have much confidence in the latest results. The executive director of the National Education Association of New Mexico, Charles Bowyer, says tying the evaluations to student achievement based on... Read more
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FOX News
In A Single School Year, Alabama Paddled 19k Kidsa long-standing (and legal) disciplinary tradition in the state that locals don
In A Single School Year, Alabama Paddled 19k Kids
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
a long-standing (and legal) disciplinary tradition in the state that locals don't seem terribly motivated to change: The National Education Association wants the practice banned, but the Alabama Education Association has stayed mum—despite the... Read more
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Breitbart
Feds Force American Communities to Educate Almost 4 Million Foreign Studentsmaking scant progress learning English.” As many as half of all LEP students na
Feds Force American Communities to Educate Almost 4 Million Foreign Students
Breitbart / Posted 11 days ago
making scant progress learning English.” As many as half of all LEP students nationwide may fall into this category, the National Education Association estimates. Illegal aliens from violent countries are also a danger to American communities... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas Supreme Court ponders teacher tenure law: logrolling or horse trading?teachers of tenure violated a single-subject rule for legislation found in the
Kansas Supreme Court ponders teacher tenure law: logrolling or horse trading?
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 12 days ago
teachers of tenure violated a single-subject rule for legislation found in the state constitution. Attorneys for the Kansas National Education Association, which is challenging the law, and the state fought over whether the bill represented normal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fake Promise?years. But the scheme is now colliding with stiff resistance from the National
Fake Promise?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
years. But the scheme is now colliding with stiff resistance from the National Teachers Association of Liberia (NTAL), the National Education Association in the United States, the Swedish Teachers' Association, and the Union of Education in Norway,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Charlie Baker defends donation by ed chair to pro-charter groupMassachusetts Teachers Association directly contributed nearly $4.2 million. Th
Charlie Baker defends donation by ed chair to pro-charter group
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
Massachusetts Teachers Association directly contributed nearly $4.2 million. The Boston- and Washington-based American Federation of Teachers gave more than $700,000. The Washington-based National Education Association contributed $1.... Read more
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The Hill
Kaine suddenly abandons right-to-work and majority of Americansfollowing the money is a good place to start. According to a Manhattan Institut
Kaine suddenly abandons right-to-work and majority of Americans
The Hill / Posted 13 days ago
following the money is a good place to start. According to a Manhattan Institute report, the collective donations of National Education Association, AFSCME, and Service Employees International Union during the 2010 election cycle totaled $175... Read more
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OJornal News
Charter school campaign draws $19M from backers, criticsand Washington-based American Federation of Teachers, which contributed more th
Charter school campaign draws $19M from backers, critics
OJornal News / Posted 13 days ago
and Washington-based American Federation of Teachers, which contributed more than $700,000; and the Washington-based National Education Association, which contributed $1.9 million. Opponents of the charter school question put out a statement... Read more
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Al.com
Why did Alabama paddle 19,000 students in one school year?and administrators know what the local board policy allows and to ensure employ
Why did Alabama paddle 19,000 students in one school year?
Al.com / Posted 14 days ago
and administrators know what the local board policy allows and to ensure employees follow local board policy. While the National Education Association has called for a ban on paddling, the Alabama Education Association has not done so. Efforts... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Charter school campaign draws $19M from backers, criticsand Washington-based American Federation of Teachers, which contributed more th
Charter school campaign draws $19M from backers, critics
WWLP Springfield / Posted 15 days ago
and Washington-based American Federation of Teachers, which contributed more than $700,000; and the Washington-based National Education Association, which contributed $1.9 million. Opponents of the charter school question put out a statement... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Charter school campaign draws $19M from backers, criticsand Washington-based American Federation of Teachers, which contributed more th
Charter school campaign draws $19M from backers, critics
Lowell Sun / Posted 16 days ago
and Washington-based American Federation of Teachers, which contributed more than $700,000; and the Washington-based National Education Association, which contributed $1.9 million. AdvertisementOpponents of the charter school question put... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Oakland University expert gives homework mediocre gradesto get enough sleep, spend time with family or participate in extracurricular a
Oakland University expert gives homework mediocre grades
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
to get enough sleep, spend time with family or participate in extracurricular activities, she said. A new study by the National Education Association finds that children, especially in the lower elementary grades, are getting as much as three... Read more
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ajc.com
Georgia teachers puts an initial $125K into fighting school...campaign disclosures show the Georgia Association of Educators, the local affil
Georgia teachers puts an initial $125K into fighting school...
ajc.com / Posted 16 days ago
campaign disclosures show the Georgia Association of Educators, the local affiliate of the politically powerful National Education Association, has already put $125,000 into a political committee fighting the amendment. About half of... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Court orders board to probe complaint about labor unionto a political mailing sent shortly before the November 2014 election to her hu
Court orders board to probe complaint about labor union
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
to a political mailing sent shortly before the November 2014 election to her husband by the PSEA and its affiliate, the National Education Association, urging him to "join Mary" in voting for Wolf. She said she didn't support Wolf. The November... Read more
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Philly.com
Court orders board to probe teacher's complaint about duesto a political mailing sent shortly before the November 2014 election to her hu
Court orders board to probe teacher's complaint about dues
Philly.com / Posted 17 days ago
to a political mailing sent shortly before the November 2014 election to her husband by the PSEA and its affiliate, the National Education Association, urging him to "join Mary" in voting for Wolf. She said she didn't support Wolf. The November... Read more
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Daily Herald
Court orders board to probe teacher's complaint about duesto a political mailing sent shortly before the November 2014 election to her hu
Court orders board to probe teacher's complaint about dues
Daily Herald / Posted 17 days ago
to a political mailing sent shortly before the November 2014 election to her husband by the PSEA and its affiliate, the National Education Association, urging him to "join Mary" in voting for Wolf. She said she didn't support Wolf. The November... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Maryland teachers union backs Chris Van Hollen for SenateVan Hollen and Szeliga are running in a federal race, the endorsement technical
Maryland teachers union backs Chris Van Hollen for Senate
Baltimore Sun / Posted 18 days ago
Van Hollen and Szeliga are running in a federal race, the endorsement technically comes from the political arm of the National Education Association. It is the MSEA, the state chapter of the national group, that sends questionnaires to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
More carrots, please"Just what are the real priorities of the educational establishment, the Nation
More carrots, please
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
"Just what are the real priorities of the educational establishment, the National Education Association, the administrators, the teachers' unions? Are these groups really interested in getting the best teachers into the classroom and the incompetents... Read more
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Havre Daily News
Letter to the Editor: Montana's future in good hands with Melissa Romanoyears. I am also a trustee for the Southwestern Montana Central Labor Council,
Letter to the Editor: Montana's future in good hands with Melissa Romano
Havre Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
years. I am also a trustee for the Southwestern Montana Central Labor Council, a candidate for House District 74, and the National Education Association director for Montana. Out of all of these positions, the most important is that of teacher. My... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
N.C. gubernatorial candidates war over words regarding teacher payRicky Diaz in a statement. Cooper sees North Carolina’s low ranking in teacher
N.C. gubernatorial candidates war over words regarding teacher pay
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 18 days ago
Ricky Diaz in a statement. Cooper sees North Carolina’s low ranking in teacher pay—41st in the nation according to a National Education Association report—as a weakness for McCrory, said Kris Nordstrom, an education policy consultant at the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
CJ Extra Calendar: Topeka's upcoming events and meetings, September 7, 2016 updateS.W. 10th. Guests welcome. Information: 232-2836. Capital Area Retired Educato
CJ Extra Calendar: Topeka's upcoming events and meetings, September 7, 2016 update
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
S.W. 10th. Guests welcome. Information: 232-2836. Capital Area Retired Educators, 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, Kansas National Education Association, 715 S.W. 10th. Information: Larry, 224-6437. Summer of Encore Mentoring event: “Simple Steps... Read more
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MLive.com
Michigan named state with biggest bullying problem in nationfrom the U.S. Census Bureau, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Bureau
Michigan named state with biggest bullying problem in nation
MLive.com / Posted 18 days ago
from the U.S. Census Bureau, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Bureau of Labor Statistics, StopBullying.gov, National Education Association, National Center for Education Statistics, Cyberbullying Research Center and GLSEN to create... Read more
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Philly.com
Black Lives Matter vs. charter schoolstalking points. BLM talks about "an international education privatization agend
Black Lives Matter vs. charter schools
Philly.com / Posted 19 days ago
talking points. BLM talks about "an international education privatization agenda," which sounds very similar to a recent National Education Association tweet claiming, "Privatization is a global threat to public education." And like the NEA, the... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Anti-feminist Schlafly gives out, after giving her critics fits84-8, was backed by presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter, the
Anti-feminist Schlafly gives out, after giving her critics fits
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 19 days ago
84-8, was backed by presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter, the AFL-CIO, the League of Women Voters and the National Education Association. Schlafly believed it a bad idea and, in her monthly newsletter, railed against the bill.... Read more
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The New Yorker
Firebrandlobbied for by the First Ladies Betty Ford and Rosalynn Carter. The A.F.L.-C.I.
Firebrand
The New Yorker / Posted 19 days ago
lobbied for by the First Ladies Betty Ford and Rosalynn Carter. The A.F.L.-C.I.O., the League of Women Voters, and the National Education Association backed it; women’s magazines ranging from Redbook and Good Housekeeping to Cosmopolitan ran... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Most local educators: Yes, students, you will get homeworkfor making our kids work." Educators for a while have followed the 10-Minute R
Most local educators: Yes, students, you will get homework
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 20 days ago
for making our kids work." Educators for a while have followed the 10-Minute Rule of homework, as suggested by the National Education Association, which means to give 10-minutes of homework for first-graders and add 10 more minutes for each... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Brownback administration input process for school finance contrasts with an earlier project: KanCaresystem was put in place. “This should have been done, or begun, a year ago,” s
Brownback administration input process for school finance contrasts with an earlier project: KanCare
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
system was put in place. “This should have been done, or begun, a year ago,” said Mark Desetti, a lobbyist for the Kansas National Education Association. State board of education chairman Jim McNiece said he knows of several finance plans already... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Country music singer to share anti-bullying message at Hamilton County middle schoolsevery day, and about 71 percent of students report bullying as an ongoing probl
Country music singer to share anti-bullying message at Hamilton County middle schools
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 21 days ago
every day, and about 71 percent of students report bullying as an ongoing problem, according to statistics from the National Education Association. During Dawson's visit, which is being coordinated by the bar association, he plans to share... Read more
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The News & Observer
Yes, teachers should give homework – the benefits are manynight should be equal to the child’s grade level times 10. So a second-grader s
Yes, teachers should give homework – the benefits are many
The News & Observer / Posted 23 days ago
night should be equal to the child’s grade level times 10. So a second-grader should have 20 minutes of homework. The National Education Association and the National Parent Teacher Association agree with this philosophy. My internet searches... Read more
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Kenosha News
Labor Person of the Year: Marvin Modderis a life-long member of the Kenosha Education Association-Retired, Wisconsin E
Labor Person of the Year: Marvin Modder
Kenosha News / Posted 23 days ago
is a life-long member of the Kenosha Education Association-Retired, Wisconsin Education Association Council and the National Education Association, and has been a strong union member all of his adult life. “Over the years I became more and... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
40 Civil Rights Groups Urge Census to Stop Miscounting PrisonersCenter for Lesbian Rights National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA)
40 Civil Rights Groups Urge Census to Stop Miscounting Prisoners
CommonDreams.org / Posted 23 days ago
Center for Lesbian Rights National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA) National Council of Jewish Women National Education Association National Health Care for the Homeless Council National LGBTQ Task Force National Low Income... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Teachers enforcing no homework policy for studentsa 10 hour day. We don't do that as adults. How can we ask young children to do
Teachers enforcing no homework policy for students
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 24 days ago
a 10 hour day. We don't do that as adults. How can we ask young children to do that," said Olufs, The National PTA and National Education Association recommends the maximum amount of homework should be ten minutes or less per grade level a... Read more
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Columbia Star
Richland One teacher receives award from NEAone of 43 educators nationwide who will receive the prestigious California Casu
Richland One teacher receives award from NEA
Columbia Star / Posted 24 days ago
one of 43 educators nationwide who will receive the prestigious California Casualty Award for Teaching Excellence from the National Education Association (NEA) and the NEA Foundation. The award, which recognizes innovative teaching methods, will... Read more
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Daily Herald
Kaneland support workers get 3, 4 percent raises in first contractin 2016-17 and eight paid holidays in 2017-18. The union is affiliated with th
Kaneland support workers get 3, 4 percent raises in first contract
Daily Herald / Posted 25 days ago
in 2016-17 and eight paid holidays in 2017-18. The union is affiliated with the Illinois Education Association and National Education Association. "I believe that the agreement that we reached is fair and equitable, and we look forward to... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Education group puts forward school finance framework; Brownback solicits input via emailplan on supporting an extension of the existing block grant funding mechanism."
Education group puts forward school finance framework; Brownback solicits input via email
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 25 days ago
plan on supporting an extension of the existing block grant funding mechanism." Mark Desetti, a lobbyist with the Kansas National Education Association, said his organization would like to see the old formula used as a starting point. He... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
How Tenure Destroys Kidsdisproportionately punished. There is a growing sentiment – this nationwide –
How Tenure Destroys Kids
The Chattanoogan / Posted 26 days ago
disproportionately punished. There is a growing sentiment – this nationwide – that the powerful teacher unions, like the National Education Association (NEA) or the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), play a huge role in the dumbing down of... Read more
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USA Today
Many mega-donors leery of TrumpWisconsin also has a strong presence from many of the most politically active u
Many mega-donors leery of Trump
USA Today / Posted 26 days ago
Wisconsin also has a strong presence from many of the most politically active unions in the country, such as the National Education Association, the American Federation of Teachers and the American Federation of State County and Municipal... Read more
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Business Insider
Hannity rants against Glenn Beck, Ted Cruz, and the Never Trump movement: 'I'll blame you' if Clinton wins!labor force. You own Obamacare, which is a disaster for this country. You own e
Hannity rants against Glenn Beck, Ted Cruz, and the Never Trump movement: 'I'll blame you' if Clinton wins!
Business Insider / Posted 26 days ago
labor force. You own Obamacare, which is a disaster for this country. You own education because she is beholden to the NEA [National Education Association]. And if we don't improve the lives of 95 million Americans out of the labor force, I blame... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Want to Think Like Shakespeare?those who launched the Scientific Revolution. This education fostered some of t
Want to Think Like Shakespeare?
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 26 days ago
those who launched the Scientific Revolution. This education fostered some of the very habits of mind endorsed by both the National Education Association and the Partnership for 21st Century Learning: critical thinking; clear communication;... Read more
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