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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Obama to nominate John B. King for EducationIn an apparent reversal, President Obama on Thursday said he would nominate Joh
Obama to nominate John B. King for Education
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 6 hours ago
In an apparent reversal, President Obama on Thursday said he would nominate John B. King as Secretary of Education, after receiving commitments from lawmakers to give his nomination speedy consideration. The move comes months after the White House... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Obama to nominate John B. King for EducationIn an apparent reversal, President Obama on Thursday said he would nominate Joh
Obama to nominate John B. King for Education
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 9 hours ago
In an apparent reversal, President Obama on Thursday said he would nominate John B. King as Secretary of Education, after receiving commitments from lawmakers to give his nomination speedy consideration. The move comes months after the White House... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Obama to nominate John B. King for EducationIn an apparent reversal, President Obama on Thursday said he would nominate Joh
Obama to nominate John B. King for Education
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 9 hours ago
In an apparent reversal, President Obama on Thursday said he would nominate John B. King as Secretary of Education, after receiving commitments from lawmakers to give his nomination speedy consideration. The move comes months after the White House... Read more
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USA Today
White House to nominate John B. King as Education SecretaryIn an apparent reversal, President Obama on Thursday said he would nominate Joh
White House to nominate John B. King as Education Secretary
USA Today / Posted 9 hours ago
In an apparent reversal, President Obama on Thursday said he would nominate John B. King as Secretary of Education, after receiving commitments from lawmakers to give his nomination speedy consideration. The move comes months after the White House... Read more
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First Coast News
Obama to nominate John B. King for EducationIn an apparent reversal, President Obama on Thursday said he would nominate Joh
Obama to nominate John B. King for Education
First Coast News / Posted 9 hours ago
In an apparent reversal, President Obama on Thursday said he would nominate John B. King as Secretary of Education, after receiving commitments from lawmakers to give his nomination speedy consideration. The move comes months after the White House... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Obama to nominate John B. King for EducationIn an apparent reversal, President Obama on Thursday said he would nominate Joh
Obama to nominate John B. King for Education
KTVB Boise / Posted 9 hours ago
In an apparent reversal, President Obama on Thursday said he would nominate John B. King as Secretary of Education, after receiving commitments from lawmakers to give his nomination speedy consideration. The move comes months after the White House... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Obama to nominate John B. King for EducationIn an apparent reversal, President Obama on Thursday said he would nominate Joh
Obama to nominate John B. King for Education
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 9 hours ago
In an apparent reversal, President Obama on Thursday said he would nominate John B. King as Secretary of Education, after receiving commitments from lawmakers to give his nomination speedy consideration. The move comes months after the White House... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Obama to nominate John B. King for EducationIn an apparent reversal, President Obama on Thursday said he would nominate Joh
Obama to nominate John B. King for Education
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 9 hours ago
In an apparent reversal, President Obama on Thursday said he would nominate John B. King as Secretary of Education, after receiving commitments from lawmakers to give his nomination speedy consideration. The move comes months after the White House... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Obama to nominate John B. King for EducationIn an apparent reversal, President Obama on Thursday said he would nominate Joh
Obama to nominate John B. King for Education
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 9 hours ago
In an apparent reversal, President Obama on Thursday said he would nominate John B. King as Secretary of Education, after receiving commitments from lawmakers to give his nomination speedy consideration. The move comes months after the White House... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Obama to nominate John B. King for EducationIn an apparent reversal, President Obama on Thursday said he would nominate Joh
Obama to nominate John B. King for Education
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 9 hours ago
In an apparent reversal, President Obama on Thursday said he would nominate John B. King as Secretary of Education, after receiving commitments from lawmakers to give his nomination speedy consideration. The move comes months after the White House... Read more
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The Hill
Obama formally names Education secretary nomineePresident Obama has nominated John B. King, Jr. to lead the Department of Educa
Obama formally names Education secretary nominee
The Hill / Posted 12 hours ago
President Obama has nominated John B. King, Jr. to lead the Department of Education, where he has served as acting secretary since the beginning of the year, the White House said Thursday. The announcement came after key senators pledged to give... Read more
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The Advocate
South Dakota Lawmakers Double Down on Anti-LGBT DiscriminationSouth Dakota is making a name for itself as what may be America’s most anti-LGB
South Dakota Lawmakers Double Down on Anti-LGBT Discrimination
The Advocate / Posted 12 hours ago
South Dakota is making a name for itself as what may be America’s most anti-LGBT state. The Senate Education Committee today passed a new bathroom bill that would adversely impact transgender students. But that was just one measure in a week full of... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Senate bill could consolidate Lumberton schoolsA Senate bill could disband the Lumberton School District and send those studen
Senate bill could consolidate Lumberton schools
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 13 hours ago
A Senate bill could disband the Lumberton School District and send those students to Lamar or Pearl River County schools. The bill, which was introduced by Sen. Gray Tollison, chairman of the Senate Education Committee, details the administrative... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Republicans advance bill on academic standards reviewFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Senate Republicans have advanced a sweeping educ
Republicans advance bill on academic standards review
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 15 hours ago
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Senate Republicans have advanced a sweeping education bill aimed at creating a new review structure for state academic standards. The measure cleared the Senate Education Committee Thursday. The bill is a top priority... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Republicans advance bill on academic standards reviewFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Senate Republicans have advanced a sweeping educ
Republicans advance bill on academic standards review
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 15 hours ago
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Senate Republicans have advanced a sweeping education bill aimed at creating a new review structure for state academic standards. The measure cleared the Senate Education Committee Thursday. The bill is a top priority... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Sen. Marty Knollenberg denies alleged assault of Oakland County Clerk Lisa BrownMichigan State Senator Marty Knollenberg (R-Troy) State Sen. Marty Knollenberg
Sen. Marty Knollenberg denies alleged assault of Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 16 hours ago
Michigan State Senator Marty Knollenberg (R-Troy) State Sen. Marty Knollenberg, R-Troy, is denying a reported alleged assault of Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown immediately following Executive L. Brooks Patterson�s State of the County event at a... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Senate approves appointed school superintendentsA bill to eliminate elected school superintendents passed the Senate on Thursda
Senate approves appointed school superintendents
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 16 hours ago
A bill to eliminate elected school superintendents passed the Senate on Thursday and is now headed to the House of Representatives. The bill, which would change the 55 elected superintendent positions in the state to appointed positions beginning... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mississippi Senate advances bill for elected superintendentsJACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi lawmakers are moving forward with a plan to e
Mississippi Senate advances bill for elected superintendents
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 17 hours ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi lawmakers are moving forward with a plan to eliminate the election of school superintendents - an issue that has been debated for many years. The Senate on Thursday passed a bill that would let 55 elected... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Mississippi Senate Advances Bill for Elected SuperintendentsJackson, Miss.Mississippi lawmakers are moving forward with a plan to eliminate
Mississippi Senate Advances Bill for Elected Superintendents
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 18 hours ago
Jackson, Miss.Mississippi lawmakers are moving forward with a plan to eliminate the election of school superintendents, an issue that has been debated for many years. The Senate Thursday passed a bill that would let 55 elected superintendents serve... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Mississippi Senate advances bill for elected superintendentsJACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi lawmakers are moving forward with a plan to e
Mississippi Senate advances bill for elected superintendents
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 18 hours ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi lawmakers are moving forward with a plan to eliminate the election of school superintendents - an issue that has been debated for many years. The Senate on Thursday passed a bill that would let 55 elected... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
Transgender bathroom bill to be considered by South Dakota Senate panelA Senate panel is set to debate a bill that would require students to use bathr
Transgender bathroom bill to be considered by South Dakota Senate panel
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 21 hours ago
A Senate panel is set to debate a bill that would require students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that match their biological sex at birth. The Senate Education committee is scheduled to consider the measure Thursday. The state House of... Read more
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dna
Jennifer Garner fights for children's literacy programmeJennifer Garner testified in front of Kentucky lawmakers, urging them to preser
Jennifer Garner fights for children's literacy programme
dna / Posted 22 hours ago
Jennifer Garner testified in front of Kentucky lawmakers, urging them to preserve the budget for an early childhood education programme in the state. The Hollywood star spoke during a Senate Education Committee hearing on behalf of Save The... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
ArticleA Senate panel is set to debate a bill that would require students to use bathr
Article
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 23 hours ago
A Senate panel is set to debate a bill that would require students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that match their biological sex at birth. The Senate Education committee is scheduled to consider the measure Thursday. The state House of... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Tuition freeze for public colleges advances in SenateNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A bid to freeze tuition at public colleges and universi
Tuition freeze for public colleges advances in Senate
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted yesterday
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A bid to freeze tuition at public colleges and universities and colleges in Tennessee is advancing in the state Senate. The Senate Education Committee voted 9-0 in favor of the measure sponsored by Sen. Dolores Gresham of... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Lawmakers says soaring college costs due to higher education officials actions, not state cutbacksNASHVILLE — Senate Education Committee Republicans on Wednesday backed a bill i
Lawmakers says soaring college costs due to higher education officials actions, not state cutbacks
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
NASHVILLE — Senate Education Committee Republicans on Wednesday backed a bill implementing a two-year freeze on tuition increases at Tennessee's colleges and universities, as well as limits on future tuition boosts. The legislation is a response... Read more
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Deseret News
After-school programs a 'comprehensive' way to help kids, lawmakers saySALT LAKE CITY — A Utah senator is hoping to improve academic achievement for s
After-school programs a 'comprehensive' way to help kids, lawmakers say
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah senator is hoping to improve academic achievement for some of Utah's most at-risk students by increasing funding for after-school programs. Sen. Luz Escamilla, D-Salt Lake City, said it's a "comprehensive" way of teaching and... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Tuition freeze for public colleges advances in SenateNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A bid to freeze tuition at public colleges and universi
Tuition freeze for public colleges advances in Senate
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted yesterday
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A bid to freeze tuition at public colleges and universities and colleges in Tennessee is advancing in the state Senate. The Senate Education Committee voted 9-0 in favor of the measure sponsored by Sen. Dolores Gresham of... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
Tuition freeze for public colleges advances in SenateNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A bid to freeze tuition at public colleges and universi
Tuition freeze for public colleges advances in Senate
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted yesterday
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A bid to freeze tuition at public colleges and universities and colleges in Tennessee is advancing in the state Senate. The Senate Education Committee voted 9-0 in favor of the measure sponsored by Sen. Dolores Gresham of... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
State Senate committee recommends approval of tuition-freeze billNASHVILLE — A state Senate committee recommended approval Wednesday of a bill t
State Senate committee recommends approval of tuition-freeze bill
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
NASHVILLE — A state Senate committee recommended approval Wednesday of a bill to freeze and then limit tuition increases at Tennessee's public colleges and universities, but it still has several hurdles to jump before becoming law. The bill, which... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
State senator blames tuition increases partly on “salary inflation” on campusesNASHVILLE — A state Senate committee recommended approval Wednesday of a bill t
State senator blames tuition increases partly on “salary inflation” on campuses
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
NASHVILLE — A state Senate committee recommended approval Wednesday of a bill to freeze and then limit tuition increases at Tennessee's public colleges and universities, but it still has several hurdles to jump before becoming law. The bill, which... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Idaho panel backs proposal to move school board electionsBOISE - An Idaho panel has introduced a legislative proposal that would move sc
Idaho panel backs proposal to move school board elections
KTVB Boise / Posted yesterday
BOISE - An Idaho panel has introduced a legislative proposal that would move school board elections from May in odd years to November in even years. Republican Sen. Jim Rice says the move would garner better voter turnout because the school board... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Idaho panel backs proposal to move school board electionsBOISE, Idaho (AP) -- An Idaho panel has introduced a legislative proposal that
Idaho panel backs proposal to move school board elections
KIVI Boise / Posted yesterday
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- An Idaho panel has introduced a legislative proposal that would move school board elections from May in odd years to November in even years. Republican Sen. Jim Rice says the move would garner better voter turnout because the... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Aggravated domestic assault suspect turns himself inLenten Season begins in the Pine Belt, across the globeLenten Season begins in
Aggravated domestic assault suspect turns himself in
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
Lenten Season begins in the Pine Belt, across the globeLenten Season begins in the Pine Belt, across the globe Today is Ash Wednesday, which means the beginning of the season of Lent. Today is Ash Wednesday, which means the beginning of the season... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Coroner: Body of missing Iron Co. toddler found in van near homeLenten Season begins in the Pine Belt, across the globeLenten Season begins in
Coroner: Body of missing Iron Co. toddler found in van near home
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
Lenten Season begins in the Pine Belt, across the globeLenten Season begins in the Pine Belt, across the globe Today is Ash Wednesday, which means the beginning of the season of Lent. Today is Ash Wednesday, which means the beginning of the season... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Lenten season begins in the Pine Belt, across the globeLenten Season begins in the Pine Belt, across the globeLenten Season begins in
Lenten season begins in the Pine Belt, across the globe
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
Lenten Season begins in the Pine Belt, across the globeLenten Season begins in the Pine Belt, across the globe Today is Ash Wednesday, which means the beginning of the season of Lent. Today is Ash Wednesday, which means the beginning of the season... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Ed committee passes appointed superintendent billA bill that would require all school superintendents positions in Mississippi t
Ed committee passes appointed superintendent bill
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
A bill that would require all school superintendents positions in Mississippi to be appointed cleared an initial hurdle out of the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday. Legislative leaders have been pushing for the change, which comes up nearly... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Senate Committee passes bill requiring appointed superintendentsJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Senate Education Committee has passed
Senate Committee passes bill requiring appointed superintendents
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Senate Education Committee has passed legislation improving the governance of school districts through appointed superintendents. Senate Bill 2438 will move to the full Senate for consideration. “The... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Bill requiring appointed superintendents passes Senate CommitteeThe Senate Education Committee today passed legislation improving the governanc
Bill requiring appointed superintendents passes Senate Committee
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
The Senate Education Committee today passed legislation improving the governance of school districts through appointed superintendents, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said. Senate Bill 2438 moves to the full Senate for consideration. “The current model of... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Senate panel seeks appointed local school superintendentsJACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi lawmakers are starting a fresh push to have 5
Senate panel seeks appointed local school superintendents
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi lawmakers are starting a fresh push to have 55 elected local school superintendents appointed by school boards instead. The Senate Education Committee approved Senate Bill 2438 Wednesday, with only Democrat J.P.... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Bill Requiring Appointed Superintendents Passes Senate CommitteeJackson, Miss. The Mississippi Senate Education Committee Wednesday passed legi
Bill Requiring Appointed Superintendents Passes Senate Committee
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted yesterday
Jackson, Miss. The Mississippi Senate Education Committee Wednesday passed legislation calling for school superintendents to be appointed rather than elected. Senate Bill 2438 moves to the full Senate for consideration. Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said the... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Senate panel seeks appointed local school superintendentsJACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi lawmakers are starting a fresh push to have 5
Senate panel seeks appointed local school superintendents
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted yesterday
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi lawmakers are starting a fresh push to have 55 elected local school superintendents appointed by school boards instead. The Senate Education Committee approved Senate Bill 2438 Wednesday, with only Democrat J.P.... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Senate committee endorses student privacy billCHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A state Senate committee has endorsed a proposed bill tha
Senate committee endorses student privacy bill
KULR-8 Billings / Posted yesterday
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A state Senate committee has endorsed a proposed bill that would prohibit teachers and school officials from prying into students' private personal social media accounts. The unanimous action Wednesday by the Senate Education... Read more
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Rolla Daily News
Advocacy group calls on Missouri Legislature to rethink scholarship An advocacy group is pushing the Missouri Legislature to reconsider how it aw
Advocacy group calls on Missouri Legislature to rethink scholarship
Rolla Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
An advocacy group is pushing the Missouri Legislature to reconsider how it awards scholarships for a 30-year-old program designed to keep the brightest college students in the... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Idaho Senate panel introduces tuition lock proposalBOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho Senate panel has introduced legislation that would
Idaho Senate panel introduces tuition lock proposal
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho Senate panel has introduced legislation that would freeze college and university tuition for incoming freshman so they would pay the same rate for at least four academic years. Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter’s office unveiled... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Idaho Legislature rejects new science standardsIdaho lawmakers have rejected new K-12 science standards after receiving critic
Idaho Legislature rejects new science standards
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
Idaho lawmakers have rejected new K-12 science standards after receiving criticism over how the rules -- which for the first time include global warming and evolution components-- were finalized. The Senate Education Committee spiked the proposed... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Legislative roundup — Feb. 9Days remaining in session: 9 Medicaid probe Democratic Attorney General Hector
Legislative roundup — Feb. 9
Clovis News Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Days remaining in session: 9 Medicaid probe Democratic Attorney General Hector Balderas on Monday delivered results of his investigation that cleared 10 of the 15 behavioral health care providers that Republican Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Idaho lawmakers reject new K-12 science standardsBOISE, Idaho — Idaho lawmakers have rejected new K-12 science standards after r
Idaho lawmakers reject new K-12 science standards
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
BOISE, Idaho — Idaho lawmakers have rejected new K-12 science standards after receiving criticism over how the rules — which for the first time include global-warming and evolution components — were finalized. The Senate Education Committee spiked... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Idaho Legislature rejects new science standardsBOISE -- Idaho lawmakers have rejected new K-12 science standards after receivi
Idaho Legislature rejects new science standards
KTVB Boise / Posted 3 days ago
BOISE -- Idaho lawmakers have rejected new K-12 science standards after receiving criticism over how the rules - which for the first time include global warming and evolution components - were finalized. The Senate Education Committee spiked the... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Idaho Legislature rejects new science standardsBOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Idaho lawmakers have rejected new K-12 science standards a
Idaho Legislature rejects new science standards
KIVI Boise / Posted 3 days ago
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Idaho lawmakers have rejected new K-12 science standards after receiving criticism over how the rules -- which for the first time include global warming and evolution components-- were finalized. The Senate Education Committee... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Bill ending social promotion stalls in New Mexico SenateSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A bill that calls for New Mexico third graders who don't
Bill ending social promotion stalls in New Mexico Senate
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 3 days ago
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A bill that calls for New Mexico third graders who don't show proficiency in reading to be held back has stalled in a Democratic-controlled Senate committee. The Senate Education Committee voted Monday to table a proposal that... Read more
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