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2014/08/19 20:18
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If Baltimore County residents had any doubts about the wisdom of moving toward a hybrid appointed/elected school board rather than the all-appointed version we have now, they were likely erased last...
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2014/08/19 01:18
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Questionable campaign practices at the state and local level prompted state lawmakers to approve three reform bills Monday, including one adopted after a lobbyist was fined for...
2014/08/18 17:13
2014/08/18 17:13
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CHICAGO - Monday, August 18 the Chicago Students Union (CSU) -- one of the nation's largest student unions with members from grades 9 to 12 -- will hold a press conference in Daley Plaza, march to...
2014/08/18 11:12
2014/08/18 11:12
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Voter unrest is threatening to upend the Chicago City Council next year, with or without a tough race for Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Against a backdrop of crime, school closings and the threat of higher...
2014/08/14 20:01
2014/08/14 20:01
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I was very distraught by the disrespect shown to the people when the Navajo Nation disregarded the time honored practice to display the U.S. flag at an official meeting called by the Navajo Nation....
2014/08/14 12:39
2014/08/14 12:39
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Thank you for the opportunity to respond. An elected school board, and the administration they oversee, must have a common purpose: quality public education. However, both entities must maintain...
2014/08/13 21:33
2014/08/13 21:33
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I'm having a serious case of deja vu. Orange County's school district is asking voters to approve a sales tax to fix up old schools. They are buying billboards and sending voters mail pushing the...
2014/08/13 21:33
2014/08/13 21:33
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He also said the original plan was hampered by the statewide class size amendment, which voters approved the same year they approved the first half penny. That suddenly meant that schools needed more...
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2014/08/07 19:46
2014/08/07 19:46
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Call it Anti-Rahm Fever or the beginnings of a true progressive movement in City Council. Either way, it appears more progressive aldermanic challengers are announcing their candidacy earlier in the...
2014/08/06 23:02
2014/08/06 23:02
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BRIDGEPORT -- A city teacher for 24 years, Kathy Silver is one of the public school educators who helped Jonathan Pelto collect the thousands of signatures needed to get his name onto November's...
2014/08/06 03:53
2014/08/06 03:53
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Columbus school board moves to ditch ‘policy governance’ Education Blog The winds of change continued to blow through Columbus City Schools today with the introduction of a resolution that would...
2014/08/05 20:32
2014/08/05 20:32
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Salaries, benefits, and how columns grow out of control Some of you have asked why my columns are so long. It’s a good question, because I never set out to write so much. It’s hubris to think my...
2014/08/03 16:42
2014/08/03 16:42
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Private and corporate interests targeting Texas public schools for a hostile takeover have an experiment under way right now in Dallas ISD. And you have a big stake in the outcome, no matter where you...
2014/08/01 22:26
2014/08/01 22:26
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It's precisely that political indifference that State Rep. Barb Wheeler hopes would be improved by a new bill that to change the date of local elections. The Crystal Lake Republican has signed on to...
2014/07/31 04:33
2014/07/31 04:33
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Salisbury Post Millie Hall wins leadership award Kannapolis City Board of Education member Millie Hall is the 2014 winner of the Goldmine Toastmasters Club Communication and Leadership Award. The...
2014/07/30 13:48
2014/07/30 13:48
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In April, I took off my educator’s hat and, writing as a parent, confessed to doubts about sending my 4-year-old daughter to public school next year [April 30, “The Parent’s Dilemma”]. Judging from...
2014/07/29 17:13
2014/07/29 17:13
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An already lengthy list of questions that will be posed to Chicago voters this fall got a little longer today after the Cook County Board voted to add two more advisory referendums to the Nov. 4...
2014/07/28 20:56
2014/07/28 20:56
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When Shelby County’s six new suburban school districts register students on Tuesday, July 29, some of those systems’ superintendents will watch for changes from the numbers of students who...
2014/07/28 16:33
2014/07/28 16:33
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Generally, it is not good to have all branches of government controlled by one party. Witness what has happened in Michigan these last few years. The State House of Representatives, the State Senate,...
2014/07/28 08:56
2014/07/28 08:56
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Politics should stay out of boardPublished 12:03am Sunday, July 27, 2014 I want to strongly state that I oppose an elected school board. Having an appointed school board works to put people with the...
2014/08/19 20:18
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