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Northwest Herald
Stress relief for local law enforcementWhen driving, keep your cell phones off and pay attention. Thumbs up: To fewer
Stress relief for local law enforcement
Northwest Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
When driving, keep your cell phones off and pay attention. Thumbs up: To fewer tests for high-schoolers. The Illinois State Board of Education announced earlier this month it would no longer require high school juniors to take the Partnership... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Editorial: High school PARCC exam won’t be missedus. But that was the general feeling among area school administrators upon hea
Editorial: High school PARCC exam won’t be missed
SaukValley.com / Posted 11 hours ago
us. But that was the general feeling among area school administrators upon hearing the news last week that the Illinois State Board of Education had dropped the unpopular PARCC exam for high schoolers. PARCC, which stands for Partnership for... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
People close to suspected Nev. bomber shocked by attackshis job voluntarily and on good terms. The timing of his departure, however, c
People close to suspected Nev. bomber shocked by attacks
Nevada Appeal / Posted 13 hours ago
his job voluntarily and on good terms. The timing of his departure, however, coincides with a loss of his license. The State Board of Nursing stripped Jones of his license and barred him from seeking reinstatement for five years in March after... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Illinois Supreme Court to consider remap ballot measureand set a briefing schedule, bypassing the appellate court. A group called the
Illinois Supreme Court to consider remap ballot measure
SaukValley.com / Posted 13 hours ago
and set a briefing schedule, bypassing the appellate court. A group called the Independent Map Amendment cited an Aug. 26 State Board of Elections deadline to get on the ballot in their request to the court. They've proposed an 11-member... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois Supreme Court to consider remap ballot measureand set a briefing schedule, bypassing the appellate court. A group called the
Illinois Supreme Court to consider remap ballot measure
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 hours ago
and set a briefing schedule, bypassing the appellate court. A group called the Independent Map Amendment cited an Aug. 26 State Board of Elections deadline to get on the ballot in their request to the court. They've proposed an 11-member... Read more
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The News & Observer
A cheerleader, a basketball player and why they deserve more timeto submit their proposal to the N.C. Department of Instruction, which oversees
A cheerleader, a basketball player and why they deserve more time
The News & Observer / Posted 16 hours ago
to submit their proposal to the N.C. Department of Instruction, which oversees the NCHSAA. Bill Cobey, the chair of the State Board of Education, when asked about the proposal, said: “(The) NCHSAA has had the final say on almost everything... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Complaint Filed Over Hartford School Sticker Controversyby the training session that has left some Hartford parents and school employee
Complaint Filed Over Hartford School Sticker Controversy
Hartford Courant / Posted 17 hours ago
by the training session that has left some Hartford parents and school employees outraged. Parents plan to ask the State Board of Education at its meeting this week to launch an independent investigation, Samuel said. She dismissed the city... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
People close to suspected Nevada bomber shocked by attackshis job voluntarily and on good terms. The timing of his departure, however, c
People close to suspected Nevada bomber shocked by attacks
Nevada Appeal / Posted 19 hours ago
his job voluntarily and on good terms. The timing of his departure, however, coincides with a loss of his license. The State Board of Nursing stripped Jones of his license and barred him from seeking reinstatement for five years in March after... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Euless Junior High teacher resigns after confronted about relationship with studentwith students," the statement said. "The district is cooperating with the local
Euless Junior High teacher resigns after confronted about relationship with student
Dallas Morning News / Posted 21 hours ago
with students," the statement said. "The district is cooperating with the local police and immediately notified the State Board for Educator Certification. The district has also reached out to the family of the victim to provide support for... Read more
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The Seattle Times
People close to suspected Nevada bomber shocked by attackshis job voluntarily and on good terms. The timing of his departure, however, c
People close to suspected Nevada bomber shocked by attacks
The Seattle Times / Posted 21 hours ago
his job voluntarily and on good terms. The timing of his departure, however, coincides with a loss of his license. The State Board of Nursing stripped Jones of his license and barred him from seeking reinstatement for five years in March after... Read more
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Al.com
Jim Zeigler lawsuit claims STAARS contract doesn't meet bid lawcontinues to have operational problems, saying it has reached "a new level of d
Jim Zeigler lawsuit claims STAARS contract doesn't meet bid law
Al.com / Posted 21 hours ago
continues to have operational problems, saying it has reached "a new level of dysfunction." On Wednesday, Zeigler said the State Board of Adjustment tentatively approved three payments from one state agency to another because STAARS could not... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
State funeral board director resigns after conflict with board memberissues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know After a months-long sp
State funeral board director resigns after conflict with board member
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 22 hours ago
issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know After a months-long spar with a board member, the Director of the State Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers, Vanessa Niekamp, resigned from her position effective at the end of... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Former Portland social worker arrested for contacting victim of alleged sexual assaultcurrent clients. O'Rourke's arrest came six months after a complaint regarding
Former Portland social worker arrested for contacting victim of alleged sexual assault
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 22 hours ago
current clients. O'Rourke's arrest came six months after a complaint regarding the relationship was filed with the Maine State Board of Social Worker Licensure. In that time, O'Rourke continued his practice and his license remained active. He... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Howard College nursing programs approved by stateto meet demand for health care professionals in the workforce, Howard College o
Howard College nursing programs approved by state
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 22 hours ago
to meet demand for health care professionals in the workforce, Howard College on Thursday received approval from the Texas State Board of Nursing to establish a generic and an accelerated Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) to Registered Nurse (RN)... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Former Portland social worker arrested for contacting victim of alleged sexual assaultcurrent clients. O'Rourke's arrest came six months after a complaint regarding
Former Portland social worker arrested for contacting victim of alleged sexual assault
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 23 hours ago
current clients. O'Rourke's arrest came six months after a complaint regarding the relationship was filed with the Maine State Board of Social Worker Licensure. In that time, O'Rourke continued his practice and his license remained active. He... Read more
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ajc.com
Governor Deal appoints former top aide to Georgia Lottery boardthe Georgia Ports Authority, was named Thursday to the Georgia Lottery Board.
Governor Deal appoints former top aide to Georgia Lottery board
ajc.com / Posted 23 hours ago
the Georgia Ports Authority, was named Thursday to the Georgia Lottery Board. In 2012, Deal appointed Gobeil’s wife to the State Board of Workers’ Compensation, a full-time judicial post. Bart Gobeil, former chief operating officer for Gov. Nathan... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
State studying a fourth traffic light for Highway 160From 2018 through the 2020 fiscal year, the NDOT will spend $27,515,056 on proj
State studying a fourth traffic light for Highway 160
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted yesterday
From 2018 through the 2020 fiscal year, the NDOT will spend $27,515,056 on projects across the county, officials said. The state Board of Transportation will approve the Nye County 2017 Work Program and accept its updated Statewide Transportation... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Troubled cemetery, funeral home under new ownershipBEACH, Fla. - Beaches Memorial Park and its sister company, First Coast Funeral
Troubled cemetery, funeral home under new ownership
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted yesterday
BEACH, Fla. - Beaches Memorial Park and its sister company, First Coast Funeral Home, are under new management after the state board that oversees cemeteries and funeral homes voted Friday morning to allow the businesses to be sold. The Florida... Read more
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MLive.com
Transgender student guidance won't be finalized by State Board in AugustVoluntary guidance on the treatment of gay and transgender K-12 students needs
Transgender student guidance won't be finalized by State Board in August
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
Voluntary guidance on the treatment of gay and transgender K-12 students needs more work and won't go to the Michigan State Board of Education for approval in August, as originally expected, the Michigan Department of Education announced... Read more
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The Herald News
Come September, Rhode Islanders will cast ballots on new voting machinesincluding maintenance. The budget for the fiscal year that began July 1, includ
Come September, Rhode Islanders will cast ballots on new voting machines
The Herald News / Posted yesterday
including maintenance. The budget for the fiscal year that began July 1, includes nearly $1.4 million for the machines. The state Board of Elections for years was responsible for purchasing voting equipment, but after roughly five years of... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Parents petition for property annexationconvenience and the closeness of their home to the new school and voted in favo
Parents petition for property annexation
Minot Daily News / Posted yesterday
convenience and the closeness of their home to the new school and voted in favor of the annexation. Unless the couple successfully appeals the matter to the state board, their older child will be a kindergartener at Nedrose Elementary th... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
No physical exam? PPS students can't start school without oneOct. 15 deadline last year, which is part of the reason the district went to th
No physical exam? PPS students can't start school without one
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Oct. 15 deadline last year, which is part of the reason the district went to the earlier deadline. Though the Illinois State Board of Education requires proof of physicals and immunizations by Oct. 15, school districts can have earlier... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
The Illinois voter database was hackedPEORIA, Ill. -- The Illinois State Board of elections said the Illinois voter d
The Illinois voter database was hacked
Central Illinois News Center / Posted yesterday
PEORIA, Ill. -- The Illinois State Board of elections said the Illinois voter database was hacked. According to a letter from election officials, the hack took place last Tuesday, July 12. Officials said the database was reportedly taken offline as... Read more
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First Coast News
Duval school district violates rule in closure of failing schoolswith the district as well,” said Duval County Schools Superintendent Dr. Nikola
Duval school district violates rule in closure of failing schools
First Coast News / Posted yesterday
with the district as well,” said Duval County Schools Superintendent Dr. Nikolai Vitti. Word spread quickly after the state board said Duval County Schools violated a rule when it came to closing two elementary schools. The problem: Hyde... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Bond sale to provide $64 million for local projectsinterest rate than had been predicted. Here's a quick look at the two local pr
Bond sale to provide $64 million for local projects
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
interest rate than had been predicted. Here's a quick look at the two local projects on the list: Lafourche jail: The state board approved the sale of $44 million worth of bonds for the construction project. Discussed for years, officials... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Bond sale to provide $64 million for local projectsinterest rate than had been predicted. Here's a quick look at the two local pr
Bond sale to provide $64 million for local projects
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
interest rate than had been predicted. Here's a quick look at the two local projects on the list: Lafourche jail: The state board approved the sale of $44 million worth of bonds for the construction project. Discussed for years, officials... Read more
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The Hill
Illinois online voter registry hacked; voter records takenThe Illinois State Board of Elections online voter registration has been hacked
Illinois online voter registry hacked; voter records taken
The Hill / Posted yesterday
The Illinois State Board of Elections online voter registration has been hacked, local media confirmed with a board official. Earlier, McLean County Clerk Kathy Michael posted a letter to Facebook she claimed was sent to election authorities from... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Dentist charged after allegedly admitting to drugging, molesting underage girlsessions. A grand jury will review the evidence to determine if any further ch
Dentist charged after allegedly admitting to drugging, molesting underage girl
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted yesterday
sessions. A grand jury will review the evidence to determine if any further charges will be filed against Robbins. The state Board of Dental Examiners suspended Robbins' license. Authorities are asking the public's help and for any other... Read more
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The Mercury News
San Ramon dentist allowed to stay in business following 3-old's deathgirl who died after complications is allowed to keep her practice open -- even
San Ramon dentist allowed to stay in business following 3-old's death
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
girl who died after complications is allowed to keep her practice open -- even while she is being investigated by the state board. Dr. Cheri Dang is listed as the dentist at Dentabliss at 111 Deerwood Road Suite 170 in San Ramon where tragedy... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Voter registration drive set for Saturdaysaid. "I encourage people to attend this drive to have a voice, and a choice, o
Voter registration drive set for Saturday
Staten Island Advance / Posted yesterday
said. "I encourage people to attend this drive to have a voice, and a choice, on who they want representing them in office." According to the New York State Board of Elections, approximately only 60 percent of Staten Islanders are registered to vo... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Barbershop beer bill will increase alcohol-related harmthe public health and safety ramifications of the bill that the state ABC, the
Barbershop beer bill will increase alcohol-related harm
Marin Independent Journal / Posted yesterday
the public health and safety ramifications of the bill that the state ABC, the state Department of Public Health, and the state Board of Barbering and Cosmetology do not seem to be concerned at all. Barbershops or beauty salons that wish to serve... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Educators Say Testing Isn’t the End-All, Be-All for College Readiness in Texasa long way to go,” said Raymond Parades, the commissioner of the Texas Higher E
Educators Say Testing Isn’t the End-All, Be-All for College Readiness in Texas
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
a long way to go,” said Raymond Parades, the commissioner of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. He spoke to the State Board of Education this week. Paredes said these benchmarks are a good indicator. But he and others agree they aren’t... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Sen. Jose Menendez: Proposed Mexican-American studies textbook fails to live up to standards of Texas educationWhen the Texas State Board of Education voted to add Mexican-American studies t
Sen. Jose Menendez: Proposed Mexican-American studies textbook fails to live up to standards of Texas education
Dallas Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
When the Texas State Board of Education voted to add Mexican-American studies to Texas curricula as an official course two years ago, it was already long overdue. More than half of Texas public school students are Hispanic, and the state's long... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
As PARCC test is ended for high schools, North Shore grade schools target itteacher training, it's not clear how long the two-year-old state PARCC exams wi
As PARCC test is ended for high schools, North Shore grade schools target it
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
teacher training, it's not clear how long the two-year-old state PARCC exams will last and in what format. The Illinois State Board of Education's contract to administer PARCC ends June 30, 2018, state records show, and ISBE officials say... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
State School Board says Duval broke rule in two school changes; wants new plan back by Aug. 15for turning around three persistently failing middle schools and plans to close
State School Board says Duval broke rule in two school changes; wants new plan back by Aug. 15
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
for turning around three persistently failing middle schools and plans to close and revamp two other schools to the State Board of Education, which is meeting at Port St. Lucie. The appointed body easily voted to approve Vitti’s plans to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Another constitutional smackdown for the people of Illinoisimmediately asked for a direct and expedited appeal to the Illinois Supreme Cou
Another constitutional smackdown for the people of Illinois
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
immediately asked for a direct and expedited appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court. Aug. 26 is the deadline for the State Board of Elections to certify the November ballot. It ought to go without saying that this appeal deserves the prompt... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
The Brief: Cruz Not Endorsing Trump is Booed in Cleveland - The Brief: Cruz Not Endorsing Trump is Booed in Cleveland by Madeline Conway and John Reynolds The Texas Tribune July 21 2016 The Big Conversation U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz failed to endorse Don...and public education leaders were on full display Wednesday as Texas Higher Edu
The Brief: Cruz Not Endorsing Trump is Booed in Cleveland - The Brief: Cruz Not Endorsing Trump is Booed in Cleveland by Madeline Conway and John Reynolds The Texas Tribune July 21 2016 The Big Conversation U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz failed to endorse Don...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
and public education leaders were on full display Wednesday as Texas Higher Education Commissioner Raymund Paredes told the State Board of Education it isn't doing enough to prepare students for college. Rural Landowners May Sue TxDOT Over Toll... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Illinois' OpenBook site allows users to follow the moneyits employees. It combines information from the comptroller's accounting syste
Illinois' OpenBook site allows users to follow the money
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
its employees. It combines information from the comptroller's accounting system with information collected by the Illinois State Board of Elections in one place. Munger said in a news release Wednesday that she believes "government should be an... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Court lets Peabody pay local school taxagreed to advance the district $1.3 million in revenues it otherwise would be r
Court lets Peabody pay local school tax
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
agreed to advance the district $1.3 million in revenues it otherwise would be receiving over the next 12 months, and the state Board of Education then loaned it $1 million, depleting the board’s contingency reserve fund, with the idea that the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Millie Clements, a leader in education, banking, and community affairs, dies at 81for a lot of years.” Along with her leadership role at ABC, and being appointe
Millie Clements, a leader in education, banking, and community affairs, dies at 81
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
for a lot of years.” Along with her leadership role at ABC, and being appointed by then-Governor Edward J. King to the state Board of Education, Ms. Clements was a founding parent of the Highland Park Free School in Roxbury, one of the city’s... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Editorial, July 21, 2016: State water board decision: Now, it’s up to usof interested parties. But nobody should be under the impression that solving o
Editorial, July 21, 2016: State water board decision: Now, it’s up to us
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 2 days ago
of interested parties. But nobody should be under the impression that solving our water problems just became easy. The state board’s decision allows 8,310 acre-feet a year diversion from the Carmel River for five more years. That level was good... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Judge spikes plan to overhaul Illinois' political mapsare the "building blocks of the General Assembly," redistricting is by its natu
Judge spikes plan to overhaul Illinois' political maps
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 days ago
are the "building blocks of the General Assembly," redistricting is by its nature structural and procedural. The Illinois State Board of Elections had already determined that the group had enough valid signatures for the ballot. Update —... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Aiding segregationthe propaganda and writing off the Little Rock School District. The question
Aiding segregation
Arkansas Times / Posted 2 days ago
the propaganda and writing off the Little Rock School District. The question lingers from last week's State Board of Education meeting at which the Board ignored federal court desegregation orders and allowed students to... Read more
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The Signal
COC hosts training session for teachersin preparation for the implementation of Next Generation Science Standards (NGS
COC hosts training session for teachers
The Signal / Posted 2 days ago
in preparation for the implementation of Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), which were formally adopted by the State Board of Education in September 2013. As part of that training, members from the college’s School of Mathematics,... Read more
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Arkansas Times
1957 all over againtroops after state officials resisted a federal court desegregation order. On
1957 all over again
Arkansas Times / Posted 2 days ago
troops after state officials resisted a federal court desegregation order. On the very same day a few blocks away, the State Board of Education voted to ignore federal courts and allow school district transfers that will encourage segregation.... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
Pumping limits on Carmel River debated in SacramentoIT ALL STARTED IN 1995 WHEN THE STATE WATER BOARD THE LEGAL LIMITS FOR HOW MUCH
Pumping limits on Carmel River debated in Sacramento
KSBW Salinas / Posted 2 days ago
IT ALL STARTED IN 1995 WHEN THE STATE WATER BOARD THE LEGAL LIMITS FOR HOW MUCH WATER IT CAN PUMP FROM THE IN 2009, THE STATE BOARD GAVE A DEMANDED THE COMPANY GET DOWN TO THE LEGAL LIMIT OF PUMPING BY DECEMBER 31, 2016. CAL-AM IS NOT GOING TO... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Coalition, professors demand state board dump Hispanic American textbookapproved courses in the subject. The company that published the book is headed
Coalition, professors demand state board dump Hispanic American textbook
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
approved courses in the subject. The company that published the book is headed by Cynthia Dunbar, a former member of the State Board of Education who has condemned public education as "tyrannical" and a "tool of perversion" and opposed teaching... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
New Texas textbooks downplay slavery in the Civil Wartextbooks. New state education standards were adopted in 2010. New books selec
New Texas textbooks downplay slavery in the Civil War
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
textbooks. New state education standards were adopted in 2010. New books selected in 2014—the first time since 2002 the State Board of Education voted on new books—are set to hit desks next semester. But since the standards came to light,... Read more
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The Atlantic
Is Mike Pence America's Next Chief Executive?her. He briefly established a parallel state agency she didn’t control; strippe
Is Mike Pence America's Next Chief Executive?
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
her. He briefly established a parallel state agency she didn’t control; stripped her automatic appointment as chair of the state Board of Education; and pulled the plug on an $80 million federal grant. Given the number of federal independent... Read more
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Salon.com
Judge blocks Illinois redistricting plan from ballotsupport from non-partisan good government groups. So this ruling is definitely
Judge blocks Illinois redistricting plan from ballot
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
support from non-partisan good government groups. So this ruling is definitely a setback for the people of Illinois.” The State Board of Elections had already determined the Independent Map group appeared to have enough valid signatures for the... Read more
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