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Jefferson City News Tribune
LU faculty talking unionSome Lincoln University employees are launching a campaign to organize a collec
LU faculty talking union
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 10 hours ago
Some Lincoln University employees are launching a campaign to organize a collective bargaining unit with the Missouri National Education Association. NEA said it already has similar units at several Missouri colleges, including Harris-Stowe State... Read more
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Bennington Banner
In first debate, Minter, Scott class on Act 46 and school choicemore affordable place to live. The 90-minute debate held at the Chandler Music
In first debate, Minter, Scott class on Act 46 and school choice
Bennington Banner / Posted 12 hours ago
more affordable place to live. The 90-minute debate held at the Chandler Music Hall in Randolph was sponsored by Vermont's National Education Association, the state teachers' union, and was moderated by Peter Hirschfeld of Vermont Public Radio and... Read more
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Kenosha News
Ex-KEA president back as interim executive directorassistant director of the Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association, will split
Ex-KEA president back as interim executive director
Kenosha News / Posted 12 hours ago
assistant director of the Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association, will split his time with the Kenosha union. Both are National Education Association affiliates. “I’m really excited. It’s an exciting opportunity that I took advantage of,” said... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Down With Homework: Teacher's Viral Note Tells Of Growing Attitudelocking of horns as soon as he got home: 'Hurry up, do your homework, eat your
Down With Homework: Teacher's Viral Note Tells Of Growing Attitude
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
locking of horns as soon as he got home: 'Hurry up, do your homework, eat your dinner, you know?' " said Tarah Uranga. National Education Association standards suggest limiting the after-class workload to 10-20 minutes a night for... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Down With Homework: Teacher's Viral Note Tells Of Growing Attitudelocking of horns as soon as he got home: 'Hurry up, do your homework, eat your
Down With Homework: Teacher's Viral Note Tells Of Growing Attitude
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
locking of horns as soon as he got home: 'Hurry up, do your homework, eat your dinner, you know?'" said Tarah Uranga. National Education Association standards suggest limiting the after-class workload to 10-20 minutes a night for first... Read more
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Boston Globe
Is a homework backlash brewing after teacher’s note goes viral?world where both parents usually work, and children desperately need downtime b
Is a homework backlash brewing after teacher’s note goes viral?
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
world where both parents usually work, and children desperately need downtime because they’ve been learning all day.” The National Education Association supports 10 to 20 minutes of homework in first grade and an additional 10 minutes per grade... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Do students have too much homework?got it after 20 problems, and now I'm just doing busy work," Spaulding said. A
Do students have too much homework?
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
got it after 20 problems, and now I'm just doing busy work," Spaulding said. Age also determines the workload. The National Education Association recommends following the 10-minute rule. From first grade on, add 10 minutes of... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
CJ Extra Calendar: Topeka's upcoming meetings and events, August 23, 20164310 S.W. 21st. Information: LHenderson85@gmail.com. Capital Area Retired Educ
CJ Extra Calendar: Topeka's upcoming meetings and events, August 23, 2016
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
4310 S.W. 21st. Information: LHenderson85@gmail.com. Capital Area Retired Educators, 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, Kansas National Education Association, 715 S.W. 10th St. Program: Kansans for Fair Court. Information: Larry Brayton,... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Texas teacher implements no-homework policy; the Internet rejoicesshe said. “Also Brooke is interested in gymnastics and this will allow more tim
Texas teacher implements no-homework policy; the Internet rejoices
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 2 days ago
she said. “Also Brooke is interested in gymnastics and this will allow more time for that.” The National PTA and the National Education Association recommends the maximum amount of homework (all subjects combined) should be 10 minutes or less... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Texas teacher implements no-homework policy; the Internet rejoicesshe said. “Also Brooke is interested in gymnastics and this will allow more tim
Texas teacher implements no-homework policy; the Internet rejoices
The Record Searchlight / Posted 2 days ago
she said. “Also Brooke is interested in gymnastics and this will allow more time for that.” The National PTA and the National Education Association recommends the maximum amount of homework (all subjects combined) should be 10 minutes or less... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Texas teacher implements no-homework policy, the Internet rejoicesshe said. “Also Brooke is interested in gymnastics and this will allow more tim
Texas teacher implements no-homework policy, the Internet rejoices
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
she said. “Also Brooke is interested in gymnastics and this will allow more time for that.” The National PTA and the National Education Association recommends the maximum amount of homework (all subjects combined) should be 10 minutes or less... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Texas teacher implements no-homework policy; the Internet rejoicesshe said. “Also Brooke is interested in gymnastics and this will allow more tim
Texas teacher implements no-homework policy; the Internet rejoices
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 2 days ago
she said. “Also Brooke is interested in gymnastics and this will allow more time for that.” The National PTA and the National Education Association recommends the maximum amount of homework (all subjects combined) should be 10 minutes or less... Read more
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USA Today
Texas teacher implements no-homework policy, the Internet rejoicesshe said. “Also Brooke is interested in gymnastics and this will allow more tim
Texas teacher implements no-homework policy, the Internet rejoices
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
she said. “Also Brooke is interested in gymnastics and this will allow more time for that.” The National PTA and the National Education Association recommends the maximum amount of homework (all subjects combined) should be 10 minutes or less... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Texas teacher implements no-homework policy; the Internet rejoicesshe said. “Also Brooke is interested in gymnastics and this will allow more tim
Texas teacher implements no-homework policy; the Internet rejoices
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 2 days ago
she said. “Also Brooke is interested in gymnastics and this will allow more time for that.” The National PTA and the National Education Association recommends the maximum amount of homework (all subjects combined) should be 10 minutes or less... Read more
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WPTZ Burlington
Minter, Scott square off at first post-primary debategubernatorial debate of the post-primary season. WATCH video story HERE. The
Minter, Scott square off at first post-primary debate
WPTZ Burlington / Posted 2 days ago
gubernatorial debate of the post-primary season. WATCH video story HERE. The 90-minute event was sponsored by Vermont National Education Association, the state's largest union that focuses on education. No official theme was designated,... Read more
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CBS News
Hillary Clinton walks tightrope on educationteachers’ unions have been very vocally opposed to Duncan’s and Obama’s educati
Hillary Clinton walks tightrope on education
CBS News / Posted 3 days ago
teachers’ unions have been very vocally opposed to Duncan’s and Obama’s education agenda. The rift was so large that the National Education Association (NEA), one of the largest teachers’ unions in the country, called for Duncan’s resignation.... Read more
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WLWT-TV Cincinnati
Confronting deadly school violence: Teaching teachers how to shoot backthe National Association of Secondary School Principals, the National Associati
Confronting deadly school violence: Teaching teachers how to shoot back
WLWT-TV Cincinnati / Posted 3 days ago
the National Association of Secondary School Principals, the National Association of Elementary School Principals, the National Education Association, the National School Boards Association, the American Association of School Administrators,... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Teachers tackle racial bias: 'We're tired of waiting'union. The program, run in collaboration with the University of Washington and
Teachers tackle racial bias: 'We're tired of waiting'
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 5 days ago
union. The program, run in collaboration with the University of Washington and funded with a three-year grant from the National Education Association, is the outgrowth of meetings with parents and a survey of 11,000 Washington teachers and... Read more
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The News & Observer
Tell the truth on NC school fundingpublic schools. By the numbers Percentage increase in average instructional s
Tell the truth on NC school funding
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
public schools. By the numbers Percentage increase in average instructional staff salaries from 2004-05 to 2014-15: Change in inflation adjusted dollars: Average salary of public school teachers 2014-15 Source: National Education Ass... Read more
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Boston Globe
The checks are pouring into the charter fight. But who’s signing themits top donors, all teachers unions: the Massachusetts Teachers Association, th
The checks are pouring into the charter fight. But who’s signing them
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
its top donors, all teachers unions: the Massachusetts Teachers Association, the American Federation of Teachers, and the National Education Association. Such disclosure is required under a 2014 state law designed to shed light on the powerful... Read more
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Columbia Star
NEA Foundation and National Education Association name Columbia educator to receive national awardto being recognized for excellence in instructional and professional practice,
NEA Foundation and National Education Association name Columbia educator to receive national award
Columbia Star / Posted 7 days ago
to being recognized for excellence in instructional and professional practice, awardees are nominated by their peers—their National Education Association state affiliate—for their dedication to the profession, community engagement, professional... Read more
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NBC Chicago
New Report Ranks States With 'Biggest Bullying Problems'problem of the states analyzed. It was followed by Louisiana, West Virginia, Mo
New Report Ranks States With 'Biggest Bullying Problems'
NBC Chicago / Posted 8 days ago
problem of the states analyzed. It was followed by Louisiana, West Virginia, Montana and Arkansas. According to the National Education Association, more than 160,000 children miss school every day out of fear of being bullied. Bullying... Read more
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Beauregard Daily News
Employees association initiates plan to help schools in flooded parishesgreatest sign of hope as we face a time of tremendous rebuilding.” LAE leaders,
Employees association initiates plan to help schools in flooded parishes
Beauregard Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
greatest sign of hope as we face a time of tremendous rebuilding.” LAE leaders, in conjunction with national affiliate, the National Education Association, announce support for Louisiana’s school employees. Earlier this week, association officials -... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Bennington County candidates submit finance formsher bid for a second term. She's raised a total of $2,352.50 to date, including
Bennington County candidates submit finance forms
Bennington Banner / Posted 9 days ago
her bid for a second term. She's raised a total of $2,352.50 to date, including a $1,000 donation from the Vermont NEA (National Education Association) Fund for Children and Public Education in July. She raised $1,272.50 in the latest reporting... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Should elementary schools ban homework?in 2015 found students in kindergarten, first grade and second grade get three
Should elementary schools ban homework?
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 9 days ago
in 2015 found students in kindergarten, first grade and second grade get three times more homework than necessary. The National Education Association and the National Parent-Teacher Association recommend a "10-minute rule" that increases as... Read more
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KWGN Denver
Should elementary schools ban homework?in 2015 found students in kindergarten, first grade and second grade get three
Should elementary schools ban homework?
KWGN Denver / Posted 9 days ago
in 2015 found students in kindergarten, first grade and second grade get three times more homework than necessary. The National Education Association and the National Parent-Teacher Association recommend a “10-minute rule” that increases as... Read more
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The Washington Times
Unions march with Democratswinding down, and teachers are readying their lessons for the upcoming school y
Unions march with Democrats
The Washington Times / Posted 10 days ago
winding down, and teachers are readying their lessons for the upcoming school year. But America’s largest labor union — the National Education Association (NEA) — is hatching another plan: to use teachers’ union dues to elect Hillary Clinton. The... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Teachers tackle racial bias: ‘We’re tired of waiting’union. The program, run in collaboration with the University of Washington and
Teachers tackle racial bias: ‘We’re tired of waiting’
The Seattle Times / Posted 13 days ago
union. The program, run in collaboration with the University of Washington and funded with a three-year grant from the National Education Association, is the outgrowth of meetings with parents and a survey of 11,000 Washington teachers and... Read more
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CNBC
Hillary Clinton doesn't want to abolish the 2nd Amendment. That's 'nonsense'a few weeks later, usually in the context of calling for children to have less
Hillary Clinton doesn't want to abolish the 2nd Amendment. That's 'nonsense'
CNBC / Posted 14 days ago
a few weeks later, usually in the context of calling for children to have less access to weapons. In a speech to the National Education Association, she declared, "It does not make sense for us at this point in our history to turn our backs... Read more
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CNN
Where does Hillary Clinton stand on guns?too many children have access to those guns -- and we have to act to prevent th
Where does Hillary Clinton stand on guns?
CNN / Posted 15 days ago
too many children have access to those guns -- and we have to act to prevent that," Clinton said in a 1999 speech to the National Education Association after the Columbine massacre . Once she entered the Senate in 2001, Clinton backed a series... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
State Board approves seventh district for deregulation programschool districts. Proponents argue the program can help schools better serve s
State Board approves seventh district for deregulation program
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
school districts. Proponents argue the program can help schools better serve students, but critics, such as the Kansas National Education Association, warn it could undermine important quality controls. The other participating districts are... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
CJ Extra calendar: Topeka's upcoming meetings and events, August 8, 2016 updateS.W. 10th. Guests welcome. Information: 232-2836. Capital Area Retired Educato
CJ Extra calendar: Topeka's upcoming meetings and events, August 8, 2016 update
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
S.W. 10th. Guests welcome. Information: 232-2836. Capital Area Retired Educators, 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, Kansas National Education Association, 715 S.W. 10th. Information: Larry: 224-6437. Meadowlark Toastmasters, 5:45 p.m. Thursday,... Read more
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The Columbian
Schools Suit a DistractionThe platforms adopted this summer by the major political parties both express s
Schools Suit a Distraction
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
The platforms adopted this summer by the major political parties both express support for charter schools; and the National Education Association in the past has written: “NEA is committed to advocating on behalf of educators, parents and... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Brownback says election not repudiation of policies, doesn't know how state would pay for new school spendingled to weeks of gridlock and the longest legislative session in state history.
Brownback says election not repudiation of policies, doesn't know how state would pay for new school spending
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
led to weeks of gridlock and the longest legislative session in state history. Mark Desetti, a lobbyist for the Kansas National Education Association, said Brownback is refusing to acknowledge the state’s tax policy had failed. On the other... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
Shifts in Democratic Party platform on testing reflects deep divide on education, shift away from Obstandardized testing, which they argue robs teachers of their autonomy and turn
Shifts in Democratic Party platform on testing reflects deep divide on education, shift away from Ob
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 18 days ago
standardized testing, which they argue robs teachers of their autonomy and turns classrooms into test prep factories. When National Education Association President Lily Eskelsen Garcia spoke with the Deseret News last July, she made little effort... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Both sides in charter school ballot fight take to airwavesfinanced by three teachers' unions - the Massachusetts Teacher Association, the
Both sides in charter school ballot fight take to airwaves
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 21 days ago
financed by three teachers' unions - the Massachusetts Teacher Association, the American Federation of Teachers and National Education Association - began running earlier this week. Election Day is Nov. 8. Copyright 2016 The Associated... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Passing the baton: UnifiEd names new executive directorfor public school. Before taking the job at UnifiEd, Barriere worked with the
Passing the baton: UnifiEd names new executive director
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 22 days ago
for public school. Before taking the job at UnifiEd, Barriere worked with the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association, the two largest teachers unions in the country. Doing that work, he said, he kept hearing... Read more
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NBC News
Climbing DC Politics with Mickey Ibarra's New Bookpreviously served as White House director of Intergovernmental Affairs during t
Climbing DC Politics with Mickey Ibarra's New Book
NBC News / Posted 22 days ago
previously served as White House director of Intergovernmental Affairs during the Clinton administration, and was with the National Education Association, having started his career as a teacher in Utah. "Only in America can a Mexican kid who grew... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Lester Frank Russellhonorary for industrial education) and was past Master of Auburn Lodge #124 A.F
Lester Frank Russell
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 23 days ago
honorary for industrial education) and was past Master of Auburn Lodge #124 A.F. & A.M. Lester was a life member of the National Education Association, the International Technology Education Association, the National Council of Technology... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Maine Chamber of Commerce forms PAC to oppose new tax to fund educationinitiative funded primarily by the Maine Education Association, the state teach
Maine Chamber of Commerce forms PAC to oppose new tax to fund education
Bangor Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
initiative funded primarily by the Maine Education Association, the state teachers union, and its parent organization, the National Education Association. Dana Connors, the president of the chamber, could not be immediately reached for... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Charter school industry donations prompt questions; millions flow into PACS, campaignsAlliance. According to the Center for Responsive Politics, which runs the Open
Charter school industry donations prompt questions; millions flow into PACS, campaigns
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 23 days ago
Alliance. According to the Center for Responsive Politics, which runs the Open Secrets website on campaign spending, the National Education Association gave more than $15 million to political groups and candidates during the past two years, and... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
CJ Extra Calendar: Topeka's upcoming meetings and events, Aug. 2, 2016 update11, TGS Library, 2712 S.E. Indiana. Public welcome. Capital Area Retired Educa
CJ Extra Calendar: Topeka's upcoming meetings and events, Aug. 2, 2016 update
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 23 days ago
11, TGS Library, 2712 S.E. Indiana. Public welcome. Capital Area Retired Educators, 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, Kansas National Education Association, 715 S.W. 10th. Information: Larry: 224-6437. Meade Flower & Garden Club, 6 p.m. Thursday,... Read more
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Daily Journal
Stile: Sweeney suddenly in no hurry to actthat [Sweeney] would do this,” said Donna Mirabelli, a math supervisor in West
Stile: Sweeney suddenly in no hurry to act
Daily Journal / Posted 23 days ago
that [Sweeney] would do this,” said Donna Mirabelli, a math supervisor in West New York schools and a board member of the National Education Association. “We can’t trust him. And I tweeted about this.” Minutes later, Sweeney, a likely candidate... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Sweeney suddenly in no hurry to actthat [Sweeney] would do this,” said Donna Mirabelli, a math supervisor in West
Sweeney suddenly in no hurry to act
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 24 days ago
that [Sweeney] would do this,” said Donna Mirabelli, a math supervisor in West New York schools and a board member of the National Education Association. “We can’t trust him. And I tweeted about this.” Minutes later, Sweeney, a likely candidate... Read more
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Boston Globe
Anti-charter school expansion group kicks off TV blitztop contributors are teachers’ unions: The Massachusetts Teachers Association,
Anti-charter school expansion group kicks off TV blitz
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
top contributors are teachers’ unions: The Massachusetts Teachers Association, the American Federation of Teachers, and the National Education Association. Proponents of the ballot question say the push will give families, especially those in... Read more
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Boston Globe
August 1, 2016top contributors are teachers’ unions: The Massachusetts Teachers Association,
August 1, 2016
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
top contributors are teachers’ unions: The Massachusetts Teachers Association, the American Federation of Teachers, and the National Education Association. Proponents of the ballot question say the push will give families, especially those in... Read more
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The Morning Sun
Candidate reports releasedtotaled $20,417, with the largest donors being $1,000 from Fred Spigarelli of P
Candidate reports released
The Morning Sun / Posted 27 days ago
totaled $20,417, with the largest donors being $1,000 from Fred Spigarelli of Pittsburg and $1,000 from the Kansas National Education Association in Topeka. The largest expense was roughly $648 for yard signs.Neither has a primary opponent... Read more
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Boston Herald
Bernie Sanders: Bigotry central theme of Trump campaignsupport Hillary and I am going to do it,” said Canaan, Vt., resident Martha All
Bernie Sanders: Bigotry central theme of Trump campaign
Boston Herald / Posted 29 days ago
support Hillary and I am going to do it,” said Canaan, Vt., resident Martha Allen, the head of the Vermont chapter of the National Education Association, the first union in the nation to support Sanders. “It’s time to put emotions aside and start... Read more
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Boston Herald
Rallying backers behind Clinton, Bernie decries Trump ‘bigotry’support Hillary and I am going to do it,” said Caanan, Vt., resident Martha All
Rallying backers behind Clinton, Bernie decries Trump ‘bigotry’
Boston Herald / Posted 29 days ago
support Hillary and I am going to do it,” said Caanan, Vt., resident Martha Allen, the head of the Vermont chapter of the National Education Association, the first union in the nation to support Sanders. “It’s time to put emotions aside and start... Read more
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The Mercury News
Historic moment: Clinton secures presidential nomination, first woman for major partyher former rival, Barack Obama. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clin
Historic moment: Clinton secures presidential nomination, first woman for major party
The Mercury News / Posted 30 days ago
her former rival, Barack Obama. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton waves as she arrives to address the The National Education Association (NEA) Representative Assembly in Washington D.C., Tuesday, July 5, 2016. (Molly... Read more
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