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NAPLES, Fla. - The 2014 Legislative session illustrated the lingering tensions over charter regulation. For the first time, a group of seven charter school representatives, seven county school...
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As state officials discuss a bill that would allow teachers to carry a gun at work, both sides of the debate are quick to point to safety as a primary concern. Proponents say the legislation, which...
2014/09/20 14:46
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The Times News asked local lawmakers for their thoughts on state Sen. Don White's proposed legislation that would allow school boards to authorize trained, certified staff members to carry guns on...
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Title: Providing for Protection and Defense of Pupils Content: School boards may authorize school employees who are licensed and certified to carry firearms to bring their weapons onto school...
2014/09/20 13:46
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A western Pennsylvania senator believes a law that would allow teachers to carry guns would help keep students safe until police arrive to handle violent outbreaks. But an anti-gun mothers' group,...
2014/09/20 05:06
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WHITE ROSES >> To Temple Beth Israel for its Doing Good for Goode program. Congregants provide school supplies to students at Alexander D. Goode Elementary School, named for the rabbi who was one of...
2014/09/18 02:25
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HARRISBURG — As he returned home from Franklin Regional High School the day of the mass stabbing in April, state Sen. Don White thought of rural schools and how much longer it could take state police...
2014/09/17 05:16
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Republican Sen. Donald White, R-Indiana, the prime sponsor, said at a Senate Education Committee hearing that the bill would give school boards more options for protecting students, especially those...
2014/09/17 03:05
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State lawmakers are debating whether teachers should be able to carry guns in school. Bill 1193 would allow all school personnel to have access to firearms. Districts would have to establish...
2014/09/16 21:52
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Angela Couloumbis, Inquirer Harrisburg Bureau Posted: Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 5:28 PM Mayor Nutter called Tuesday's House committee vote "quite significant," and said he believes it is a sign...
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Giving up power isn’t easy, it seems. The Louisiana Senate on Friday refused to agree with the House version of a bill that would have eliminated Senate confirmation of the state higher education...
2014/09/16 18:31
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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A bill to allow Pennsylvania teachers and other school employees to carry guns at work is drawing a mixed reaction. Republican Sen. Donald White, the prime sponsor, said...
2014/09/16 14:09
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Bill would let Pa. school employees carry guns Print this ArticleEmail this ArticleSign up for text alertsSign up for e-mail headlines September 16, 2014 HARRISBURG (AP) — Teachers and other school...
2014/09/12 20:46
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A Lehighton Area School District board member spoke Wednesday at the state capitol in Harrisburg in favor of legislation aimed at simplifying the school construction reimbursement process. Currently,...
2014/09/12 16:25
2014/09/12 16:25
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State lawmakers gradually return to session Monday from their summer break. Lawmakers don’t have to be in House and Senate chambers for roll call until 1 p.m. and neither chamber is expected to...
2014/09/12 00:39
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Republican gubernatorial candidate David Vitter has been holding “leadership forums” across the state on issues ranging from higher education to transportation. Vitter, currently in his second term...
2014/09/08 22:46
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SALT LAKE CITY — A recent ruling by a federal judge has placed November's State School Board election in limbo while throwing new fuel onto an often fiery debate about the role partisan politics plays...
2014/09/06 03:15
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AUSTIN — The TV advertising war in the lieutenant governor's race has officially begun, and Democratic nominee Leticia Van de Putte is on the attack in a new ad ripping her Republican opponent over...
2014/09/04 18:03
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Who's winning, who's losing, and why. In 2010, Virginia gave a new history textbook to its fourth-graders: Our Virginia: Past and Present. Written by Joy Masoff—an author, but not a trained...
2014/09/04 05:05
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Judge John Dietz must have a terrible case of déjà vu. In 2004, he told Texas lawmakers that the state's public school-finance system failed to meet the state constitutional requirement to educate all...
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