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Zero Hedge
Like Everything Else, History Repeats (Almost Exactly) Because Power Truly CorruptsThe Citizens United ruling has exacerbated this. Now they are getting involved
Like Everything Else, History Repeats (Almost Exactly) Because Power Truly Corrupts
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
The Citizens United ruling has exacerbated this. Now they are getting involved in every race pouring 10s of millions into local school board races and state governments. All of the legislation is written by ALEC and they just sign on the dotted... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
RIVALRY WAGERIn anticipation of the annual high school football game between rivals East Liv
RIVALRY WAGER
The East Liverpool Review / Posted yesterday
In anticipation of the annual high school football game between rivals East Liverpool and Beaver Local, school board presidents Jerry Barnett (right) of Beaver Local and Larry Walton of East Liverpool have decided to engage in a friendly wager based... Read more
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Salem News
ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES11 and under when accompanied by an adult. South Range board to meet as part o
ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES
Salem News / Posted yesterday
11 and under when accompanied by an adult. South Range board to meet as part of committee BEAVER TWP. - The South Range Local school board as part of a 22-member committee will meet at 6 p.m. Oct. 12 and Nov. 2 in the K-12 campus media center... Read more
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Sun Star
Town okays increase of teachers honorariumus that they needed an increase in salary and it’s about time to give them the
Town okays increase of teachers honorarium
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
us that they needed an increase in salary and it’s about time to give them the increase,” Fongwan added. Fongwan added the local school board teachers are among the lowest paid workers in the country, given their role in the community as framers of... Read more
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Salem News
ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES11 and under when accompanied by an adult. South Range board to meet as part o
ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES
Salem News / Posted 2 days ago
11 and under when accompanied by an adult. South Range board to meet as part of committee BEAVER TWP. - The South Range Local school board as part of a 22-member committee will meet at 6 p.m. Oct. 12 and Nov. 2 in the K-12 campus media center... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
USA TODAY analysis: Super PAC donations surge past $1 billiontrade groups and then use that money to elect or defeat candidates. Their prese
USA TODAY analysis: Super PAC donations surge past $1 billion
The Arizona Republic / Posted 2 days ago
trade groups and then use that money to elect or defeat candidates. Their presence in everything from presidential races to local school board contests has the potential to give some of the nation’s wealthiest people enormous influence in... Read more
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USA Today
USA TODAY analysis: Super PAC donations surge past $1 billiontrade groups and then use that money to elect or defeat candidates. Their prese
USA TODAY analysis: Super PAC donations surge past $1 billion
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
trade groups and then use that money to elect or defeat candidates. Their presence in everything from presidential races to local school board contests has the potential to give some of the nation’s wealthiest people enormous influence in... Read more
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Salem News
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEKArea Chamber of Commerce, Business Showcase at Lamppost Farm, 14900 Market St.,
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK
Salem News / Posted 3 days ago
Area Chamber of Commerce, Business Showcase at Lamppost Farm, 14900 Market St., 5:30 p.m. HANOVERTON United Local school board, 7:30 p.m., high school library. LEETONIA Leetonia High School Class of 1950, breakfast, 9:30 a.m.,... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Using technology to help inform votersThis week the Daily Press will start holding candidate forums for City and Town
Using technology to help inform voters
Desert Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
This week the Daily Press will start holding candidate forums for City and Town Council elections, as well as local school board races. In the 2014 election, we held three such forums, two at Victor Valley College and one at Adelanto High School, to... Read more
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CBC.ca
Parents plead with school board to move 'dangerous' rural bus stopHundreds of people living in a rural community east of Ottawa have signed a pet
Parents plead with school board to move 'dangerous' rural bus stop
CBC.ca / Posted 4 days ago
Hundreds of people living in a rural community east of Ottawa have signed a petition urging the local school board to pick up children in front of their homes, rather than force them to wait for a school bus on the narrow shoulder of a busy transport... Read more
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The Press and Journal
23 Years Ago:Edition Of The Press And Journal The architectural consultant for the Middleto
23 Years Ago:
The Press and Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Edition Of The Press And Journal The architectural consultant for the Middletown Area School District will meet with the local School Board on Mon., Sept. 27 to review details of an expansion and renovation project proposed for Kunkel Elementary... Read more
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Salem News
on the calendar this weekArea Chamber of Commerce, Business Showcase at Lamppost Farm, 14900 Market St.,
on the calendar this week
Salem News / Posted 4 days ago
Area Chamber of Commerce, Business Showcase at Lamppost Farm, 14900 Market St., 5:30 p.m. HANOVERTON United Local school board, 7:30 p.m., high school library. LEETONIA Leetonia High School Class of 1950, breakfast, 9:30 a.m.,... Read more
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Arts Journal
‘Street Gangs of the Lower East Side’As Quiles tells us, as early as ’72, Bimbo Rivas and the poets of the Nuyorican
‘Street Gangs of the Lower East Side’
Arts Journal / Posted 5 days ago
As Quiles tells us, as early as ’72, Bimbo Rivas and the poets of the Nuyorican organized gang members to help lobby the local school board for more Latino members. Yet, I would be misrepresenting this book if the relatively positive things I’ve... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Early voting ends Monday in LR, NLR school electionscontrol of the district for fiscal distress the following June and immediately
Early voting ends Monday in LR, NLR school elections
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
control of the district for fiscal distress the following June and immediately dismissed both the superintendent and the local school board. On Feb. 16, the Jacksonville/North Pulaski School District held a special election on a 7.6-mill tax... Read more
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Salem News
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEKArea Chamber of Commerce, Business Showcase at Lamppost Farm, 14900 Market St.,
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK
Salem News / Posted 6 days ago
Area Chamber of Commerce, Business Showcase at Lamppost Farm, 14900 Market St., 5:30 p.m. HANOVERTON United Local school board, 7:30 p.m., high school library. LEETONIA Leetonia High School Class of 1950, breakfast, 9:30 a.m.,... Read more
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Salem News
on the calendar this weekArea Chamber of Commerce, Business Showcase at Lamppost Farm, 14900 Market St.,
on the calendar this week
Salem News / Posted 7 days ago
Area Chamber of Commerce, Business Showcase at Lamppost Farm, 14900 Market St., 5:30 p.m. HANOVERTON United Local school board, 7:30 p.m., high school library. LEETONIA Leetonia High School Class of 1950, breakfast, 9:30 a.m.,... Read more
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ajc.com
New app makes it easier for Gwinnett voters to connect with...a heavy set of overlapping databases to trace elected leaders from the presiden
New app makes it easier for Gwinnett voters to connect with...
ajc.com / Posted 8 days ago
a heavy set of overlapping databases to trace elected leaders from the president and congressmen down to state lawmakers, local school board members, city councilors, prosecutors and judges. Then the app gives citizens email, telephone and address... Read more
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ajc.com
New app makes it easier for Fulton voters to connect with leadersa heavy set of overlapping databases to trace elected leaders from the presiden
New app makes it easier for Fulton voters to connect with leaders
ajc.com / Posted 8 days ago
a heavy set of overlapping databases to trace elected leaders from the president and congressmen down to state lawmakers, local school board members, city councilors, prosecutors and judges. Then the app gives citizens email, telephone and address... Read more
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ajc.com
New app makes it easier for DeKalb voters to connect with leadersa heavy set of overlapping databases to trace elected leaders from the presiden
New app makes it easier for DeKalb voters to connect with leaders
ajc.com / Posted 8 days ago
a heavy set of overlapping databases to trace elected leaders from the president and congressmen down to state lawmakers, local school board members, city councilors, prosecutors and judges. Then the app gives citizens email, telephone and address... Read more
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ajc.com
New app makes it easier for Cobb voters to connect with leadersa heavy set of overlapping databases to trace elected leaders from the presiden
New app makes it easier for Cobb voters to connect with leaders
ajc.com / Posted 8 days ago
a heavy set of overlapping databases to trace elected leaders from the president and congressmen down to state lawmakers, local school board members, city councilors, prosecutors and judges. Then the app gives citizens email, telephone and address... Read more
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Salem News
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEKArea Chamber of Commerce, Business Showcase at Lamppost Farm, 14900 Market St.,
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK
Salem News / Posted 8 days ago
Area Chamber of Commerce, Business Showcase at Lamppost Farm, 14900 Market St., 5:30 p.m. HANOVERTON United Local school board, 7:30 p.m., high school library. LEETONIA Leetonia High School Class of 1950, breakfast, 9:30 a.m.,... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Mayor-Elect G.T. Bynum Outlines Plans For Tulsawhere he said he hoped to assist leaders already in place with improving educat
Mayor-Elect G.T. Bynum Outlines Plans For Tulsa
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 9 days ago
where he said he hoped to assist leaders already in place with improving education. "I have no desire to overtake the local school board, or try to tell them how to run the school," said Bynum. He said he hoped to build up the city parks... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Diet soda comeback unlikely in District 51allowed for local control. ” … There’s no better regulator for this conduct th
Diet soda comeback unlikely in District 51
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
allowed for local control. ” … There’s no better regulator for this conduct than the parent and the parent’s voice at the local school board,” Durham said. “To believe, as a parent, that the state can protect your child from a variety of unhealthy... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
VDOE: 81 Percent of Schools Fully Accreditedcorrective actions prescribed by the state Board of Education and affirmed thro
VDOE: 81 Percent of Schools Fully Accredited
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 10 days ago
corrective actions prescribed by the state Board of Education and affirmed through a memorandum of understanding with the local school board. The status of 145 schools at risk of being denied accreditation — including 92 schools that were warned... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Community at odds over Act 91any specific mechanisms for oversight: “Unless mutually agreed to by both the c
Community at odds over Act 91
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
any specific mechanisms for oversight: “Unless mutually agreed to by both the charter school’s governing authority and the local school board pursuant to a duly authorized resolution adopted by each governing entity, the local school board shall... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Little Rock School District superintendent to speak to League of Women Voters of Pulaski Countyat the Fletcher Library. Poore is expected to discuss the state-controlled dis
Little Rock School District superintendent to speak to League of Women Voters of Pulaski County
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
at the Fletcher Library. Poore is expected to discuss the state-controlled district's progress toward reinstatement of a local school board, and the future of programs such as gifted education, special education and arts education at a time when... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Faith groups lead Moral Day of Action at Statehouseout what they believe citizens should demand from candidates and elected offici
Faith groups lead Moral Day of Action at Statehouse
Charleston City Paper / Posted 12 days ago
out what they believe citizens should demand from candidates and elected officials from the presidential race on down to local school board members. Joining in Monday’s national day of action was Rev. Kylon Middleton of Mt. Zion AME Church in... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Recess fight will move back to TallahasseeAfter nearly two years, the "recess moms" can claim victory in Orange County, w
Recess fight will move back to Tallahassee
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
After nearly two years, the "recess moms" can claim victory in Orange County, where the local school board is set to require daily recess in all public elementary schools. Now these mothers, who created the advocacy group Recess for all Florida... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
COCHRANTINGS: Our PTSDget back to just enjoying life we put a big dent in our collective PTSD. When
COCHRANTINGS: Our PTSD
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 12 days ago
get back to just enjoying life we put a big dent in our collective PTSD. When we take the time to understand who is on the local school board and who we elect that most directly affect our lives we will put better people in office who deserve our... Read more
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Op-Ed News
First Thoughts on 911 -- 15 Years LaterTwo weeks after September 11, 2001, my term as a local school board member came
First Thoughts on 911 -- 15 Years Later
Op-Ed News / Posted 13 days ago
Two weeks after September 11, 2001, my term as a local school board member came to an end, and with it the last in an every-two-week series of columns in the local paper during my three-year term. What I wrote in that September 25, 2001, column seems... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
No polls open for LR, NLR school votecontrol of the district for fiscal distress the following June and immediately
No polls open for LR, NLR school vote
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
control of the district for fiscal distress the following June and immediately dismissed both the superintendent and the local school board. On Feb. 16 , the Jacksonville/North Pulaski School District held a special election on a 7.6-mill tax... Read more
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ajc.com
More Georgia school districts oppose Opportunity School Districtto change the constitution, schools could be absorbed into the new district and
More Georgia school districts oppose Opportunity School District
ajc.com / Posted 14 days ago
to change the constitution, schools could be absorbed into the new district and either shut down, run with or without the local school board or converted to independent charter management. The staff could also be removed. The decisions would be... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
Santa Monica Mayor Tony Vazquez to be Guest Speaker at Sept. 19 Activist Support Circle Public ForumCommittee, and most recently served on the School District’s Feasibility Commit
Santa Monica Mayor Tony Vazquez to be Guest Speaker at Sept. 19 Activist Support Circle Public Forum
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
Committee, and most recently served on the School District’s Feasibility Committee. He has played an active role in every local school board campaign for over twenty years As a recipient of a City of Santa Monica “Commendation” and Church in... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Tyler ISD: Smaller classes mean more attention on pre-K studentsbe made on a district by district basis. "It’s hard to say that it needs to be
Tyler ISD: Smaller classes mean more attention on pre-K students
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 15 days ago
be made on a district by district basis. "It’s hard to say that it needs to be a state decision. I really believe that our local school board is capable of making a decision as to what would be the best decision for Tyler," Hanson said. State law... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Transgender student locker room access debate erupts in ElginAnother controversy over locker room access for a transgender student is brewin
Transgender student locker room access debate erupts in Elgin
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
Another controversy over locker room access for a transgender student is brewing after a local school board member took to Facebook about the matter Monday. Elgin-based School District U-46 board member Jeanette Ward wrote that Tuesday marks the... Read more
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PhysOrg
National education reformers target local school boardsState University, led a study looking at non-local contributions to school boar
National education reformers target local school boards
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
State University, led a study looking at non-local contributions to school board races. Credit: Michigan State University Local school board elections increasingly are becoming a national political battleground, as millions of dollars in campaign... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Birmingham council member asks that DNC trip reimbursement be rescindedAlabama Code on elections which reads, in part: “No person in the employment of
Birmingham council member asks that DNC trip reimbursement be rescinded
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 17 days ago
Alabama Code on elections which reads, in part: “No person in the employment of the State of Alabama, a county, a city, a local school board, or any other government agency, whether classified or unclassified, shall use any state, county, city,... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Birmingham council member asks that DNC trip reimbursement be rescindedAlabama Code on elections which reads, in part: “No person in the employment of
Birmingham council member asks that DNC trip reimbursement be rescinded
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 17 days ago
Alabama Code on elections which reads, in part: “No person in the employment of the State of Alabama, a county, a city, a local school board, or any other government agency, whether classified or unclassified, shall use any state, county, city,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Transgender student locker room access debate erupts in ElginAnother controversy over locker room access for a transgender student is brewin
Transgender student locker room access debate erupts in Elgin
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
Another controversy over locker room access for a transgender student is brewing after a local school board member took to Facebook about the matter Monday. Elgin-based School District U46 board member Jeanette Ward wrote that Tuesday marks the... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Does Maricopa County really need 56 school districts?with the option, as it is now, for each school to offer elective courses. The e
Does Maricopa County really need 56 school districts?
The Arizona Republic / Posted 18 days ago
with the option, as it is now, for each school to offer elective courses. The elective courses could be decided by the local school board, or the Parent-Teacher Association. There is also the option for parents to designate $200 per individual... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The UnrepresentedUntil New York City put its School Board under mayoral control, "immigrants wit
The Unrepresented
Op-Ed News / Posted 18 days ago
Until New York City put its School Board under mayoral control, "immigrants with children in the city schools could vote in local school board elections, whether or not they were legal citizens of the United States. " These parents pay taxes and are... Read more
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Emery County Progress
Emery school district to receive trust lands money - September 6, 2016Councils, which are composed of parents, teachers and the principal from each s
Emery school district to receive trust lands money - September 6, 2016
Emery County Progress / Posted 18 days ago
Councils, which are composed of parents, teachers and the principal from each school, and are approved by each respective local school board. "Hiring teachers and aides to reduce class sizes, and investing in classroom technology are often... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
DeKalb Co. Wind Farm Moving Forwardton of coordination with various agencies inclusive of our turbine manufacturer
DeKalb Co. Wind Farm Moving Forward
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 22 days ago
ton of coordination with various agencies inclusive of our turbine manufacturer, state agencies, county officials, down to local school board areas," said NextEra project manager Jeremy Ferrell. In addition to what is seen above ground with the... Read more
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Raw Story
Mostly-white Portland school district only uses people of color in its ‘dropout’ posterfor longer than one semester. But while she supported the campaign itself, Jul
Mostly-white Portland school district only uses people of color in its ‘dropout’ poster
Raw Story / Posted 22 days ago
for longer than one semester. But while she supported the campaign itself, Julie Esparza Brown — the only member of the local school board who is not white — said she had an issue with the ad. “I looked at that and said, ‘Whoa this is a problem... Read more
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Deseret News
6 surprising things American parents really think about educationabstract, only 30 percent supported charters. If informed that charters are "pu
6 surprising things American parents really think about education
Deseret News / Posted 22 days ago
abstract, only 30 percent supported charters. If informed that charters are "publicly funded, but are not managed by the local school board" and that they "are expected to meet promised objectives, but are exempt from many state regulations,"... Read more
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NBC News
Without local school boards, parents in poor communities lose vote- a state will assume broad authority over a district, dramatically reducing an
Without local school boards, parents in poor communities lose vote
NBC News / Posted 23 days ago
- a state will assume broad authority over a district, dramatically reducing and sometimes eliminating the power of a local school board, elected by community constituents. "It feels like we don't have much control over our kids' education... Read more
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The Atlantic
'In A Free Country, No One Has to Kiss the Flag'or on the earth below or in the waters under the earth. You must not bow down t
'In A Free Country, No One Has to Kiss the Flag'
The Atlantic / Posted 23 days ago
or on the earth below or in the waters under the earth. You must not bow down to them nor be enticed to serve them … ” The local school board expelled them; local people boycotted the family store.It would be too easy for the current controversy to... Read more
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Al.com
Could the new state school superintendent help repeal Common Core?we vote on a school board who controls those things. Now, if you have a concer
Could the new state school superintendent help repeal Common Core?
Al.com / Posted 23 days ago
we vote on a school board who controls those things. Now, if you have a concern with these new national standards, your local school board will simply pass the buck to the state school board, who'll then pass the buck to the U.S. Department of... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Hogan, Franchot school announcement could launch political fightcouple of years to testify against the bills that would require a start date af
Hogan, Franchot school announcement could launch political fight
Baltimore Sun / Posted 24 days ago
couple of years to testify against the bills that would require a start date after Labor Day. "MABE strongly supports the local school board role in policy making and would hope that the Hogan administration would respect and want to preserve... Read more
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CBC.ca
Back to school price tag varies wildly across boards in Ottawa areafor items such as pens, crayons, scissors, calculators and geometry sets, that
Back to school price tag varies wildly across boards in Ottawa area
CBC.ca / Posted 24 days ago
for items such as pens, crayons, scissors, calculators and geometry sets, that list is considered voluntary. There is one local school board that covers all the costs of supplies: Ottawa's French Catholic school board, the Conseil des écoles... Read more
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