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2015/05/21 23:37
2015/05/21 23:37
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At a budget work session Wednesday, the Henderson County Board of Commissioners decided to charge the towns a rate for the services based on the county's costs to provide them, taking into account the...
2015/05/21 23:37
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2015/05/18 01:39
2015/05/18 01:39
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The compromise over Louisiana’s use of Common Core in public schools was heralded by supporters and critics of the multistate education standards. But exactly what the deal would mean for Louisiana’s...
2015/05/16 00:43
2015/05/16 00:43
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Is this how the Common Core wars end? Not with a fight to the finish but with a hearty chorus of “Kumbaya” among combatants who seem as surprised as anyone to be singing in harmony? Not with a...
2015/05/15 07:51
2015/05/15 07:51
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Fresh leadership will be brought in to run Sutherland Co-operative Academy, Wrockwardine Wood Arts Academy, Phoenix Academy and Lakeside Academy, which have all been placed in special measures. Peter...
2015/05/14 01:39
2015/05/14 01:39
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A $3.6 billion public school financing formula that would boost spending by $78 million next year started moving forward in the Legislature, gaining approval Wednesday from the House Education...
2015/05/13 20:35
2015/05/13 20:35
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The proposal, the first piece of which won support from the House Education Committee without objection, calls for a wholesale review of English and math standards used in public schools. Development...
2015/05/12 22:39
2015/05/12 22:39
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Closed-door negotiations continued Tuesday on ways to stop another divisive legislative clash about Common Core education standards, but it wasn’t clear the two sides could reach terms in time to stop...
2015/05/09 01:39
2015/05/09 01:39
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Just a year ago last week, two key anti-Common Core bills died in the Louisiana House Education Committee, twin blows from which opponents never recovered. Has sentiment changed since then? A new...
2015/05/08 15:46
2015/05/08 15:46
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We had 157 people enter the Jan./Feb. On-Line Safety Quiz Contest! Of those 157, 62 got all five questions correct. See the correct answers below! From a random drawing of the 62 correct...
2015/05/06 12:20
2015/05/06 12:20
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The announcement last month of a settlement between the owners of the Clinton Landfill and the DeWitt County Board is a big step, says former Champaign City Manager Steve Carter, but it doesn't...
2015/04/29 17:39
2015/04/29 17:39
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About 200 red-shirted opponents of Common Core are visiting the State Capitol Wednesday to demonstrate for bills that would sideline the national academic standards program. Tiffany Guidry, of Moss...
2015/04/29 12:20
2015/04/29 12:20
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SAVOY — An outside management company could be hired by midsummer to run Willard Airport, a key recommendation of a recent plan to improve airport service. The University of Illinois is preparing an...
2015/04/25 15:56
2015/04/25 15:56
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IFFSA/PIFF Staff photo by Rob Beintema The launch of the 2015 BMO IFFSA/PIFF, the largest South Asian film festival in North America, kicked off at the Living Arts Centre Thursday (Apr 23). From...
2015/04/22 19:39
2015/04/22 19:39
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Not to be outdone by stuffed pink unicorns, Common Core opponents Wednesday morning distributed stuffed red crawfish to state lawmakers in arguing that the academic standards are riddled with...
2015/04/21 17:35
2015/04/21 17:35
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Rep. Brett Geymann, R-Lake Charles, failed in a procedural maneuver Monday to get his House Bill 373 — which would change the method for adopting education standards — moved to the full House without...
2015/04/20 21:39
2015/04/20 21:39
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A surprise bid Monday by anti-Common Core forces in the state House to steer one of their bills away from a House committee in favor of a debate in the full House failed. The vote was 36 in favor and...
2015/05/21 23:37
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