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Rutland Herald
State board OKs Bennington area school district mergerBENNINGTON — The Vermont Board of Education has approved a school district’s me
Rutland Herald / Posted 12 minutes ago
BENNINGTON — The Vermont Board of Education has approved a school district’s merger proposal under Act 46. The proposal, approved Wednesday, involves merging Bennington, Pownal, Shaftsbury and Woodford into the Mount Anthony Unified School... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Ohio lawmakers may change how congressional lines are drawn State lawmakers plan to take another run at changing how Ohio’s congressional
Dayton Daily News / Posted an hour ago
State lawmakers plan to take another run at changing how Ohio’s congressional districts are carved out — a politically charged issue that has eluded reform for years. Ohio Senate President... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Ohio lawmakers may change how congressional lines are drawnState lawmakers plan to take another run at changing how Ohio’s congressional d
Springfield News-Sun / Posted an hour ago
State lawmakers plan to take another run at changing how Ohio’s congressional districts are carved out — a politically charged issue that has eluded reform for years. Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof, R-Medina, said this week that legislative... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Ohio lawmakers may change how congressional lines are drawn State lawmakers plan to take another run at changing how Ohio’s congressional
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 2 hours ago
State lawmakers plan to take another run at changing how Ohio’s congressional districts are carved out — a politically charged issue that has eluded reform for years. Ohio Senate President... Read more
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The Wesleyan Argus
Young Democrats Host Panel for Democratic Board CandidatesOn Monday, Sept. 18, the Greater Middletown Young Democrats hosted Middletown’s
The Wesleyan Argus / Posted 2 days ago
On Monday, Sept. 18, the Greater Middletown Young Democrats hosted Middletown’s Democratic candidates for the Board of Education (BOE) and Planning, Zoning, and Conservation Committees in Russell Library. The event began with mingling in the Hubbard... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Precinct boundaries changing in New Castle and Carbondalethe 2020 presidential election. Shortly after that, we'll have census results,
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 2 days ago
the 2020 presidential election. Shortly after that, we'll have census results, and probably in 2021 or 2022 we'll have redistricting, which is done at the state level." She added that projected increased growth likely means more precincts will... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Oconee school system releases proposed new attendance zonesOconee County’s public school system has released its proposed redistricting pl
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Oconee County’s public school system has released its proposed redistricting plan for next year, when the fast-growing system plans to open its sixth elementary school. Dove Creek Elementary, in northwest Oconee near the county’s border with Barrow... Read more
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Roll Call
The Fatal Flaw for Republicans in Graham-Cassidywith enough moving parts to satisfy Rube Goldberg. At its core, the bill would
Roll Call / Posted 4 days ago
with enough moving parts to satisfy Rube Goldberg. At its core, the bill would return most of the Obamacare money to the states to develop their own health care plans. Meeting with reporters Tuesday afternoon, both Graham and Cassidy warbled... Read more
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FOX News
Juan Williams: Momentum builds against gerrymanderingMomentum builds against gerrymandering Former Attorney General Eric Holder jok
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
Momentum builds against gerrymandering Former Attorney General Eric Holder joked over the summer that he plans to “make redistricting sexy” as head of the new National Democratic Redistricting Committee. I don’t know if drawing congressional... Read more
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FOX News
Juan Williams: Momentum builds against gerrymanderingFormer Attorney General Eric Holder joked over the summer that he plans to “mak
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
Former Attorney General Eric Holder joked over the summer that he plans to “make redistricting sexy” as head of the new National Democratic Redistricting Committee. I don’t know if drawing congressional district lines will ever be “sexy.” Let’s... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Columbia TIF debate continues at council hearinglonger go toward a public parking garage; the garage will instead be owned and
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
longer go toward a public parking garage; the garage will instead be owned and operated by Howard Hughes Corp. Kittleman stated that the money originally slated for the garage would go toward accelerated road improvements in the area. Terrasa... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Obama goes from White House to Wall Street in less than one yeara few paid speeches to other successful people while writing his next book. “H
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 5 days ago
a few paid speeches to other successful people while writing his next book. “He was the president of the entire United States -- financial services are under that umbrella,” said former UBS Group AG executive Robert Wolf, an early supporter who... Read more
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Newsmax
Obama Goes From White House to Wall Street in Less Than One Yeara few paid speeches to other successful people while writing his next book. “H
Newsmax / Posted 6 days ago
a few paid speeches to other successful people while writing his next book. “He was the president of the entire United States -- financial services are under that umbrella,” said former UBS Group AG executive Robert Wolf, an early supporter who... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Supreme Court may decide meaning of one man, one votehas played one of its most important roles in describing what is supposed to be
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
has played one of its most important roles in describing what is supposed to be the constitutional result of drawing up new state legislative districts after each 10-year census counts the American people; however, there has been partisan... Read more
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The Hill
Juan Williams: Momentum builds against gerrymanderingfirst time the issue is smoking hot. ADVERTISEMENT The facts tell a damning s
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
first time the issue is smoking hot. ADVERTISEMENT The facts tell a damning story about the damage being done by partisan state legislatures drawing congressional maps with one goal — to grab power for themselves. In the 2016 election, more than... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Greenwich school board ponders New Leb’s fateGREENWICH — Greenwich will continue to wait for state funding for New Lebanon S
Greenwich Time / Posted 8 days ago
GREENWICH — Greenwich will continue to wait for state funding for New Lebanon School construction - for now. But if the money does not come soon, several school board members this week said they should convene to discuss asking the Representative... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Greenwich school board ponders New Leb’s fateGREENWICH — Greenwich will continue to wait for state funding for New Lebanon S
Darien News-Review / Posted 8 days ago
GREENWICH — Greenwich will continue to wait for state funding for New Lebanon School construction - for now. But if the money does not come soon, several school board members this week said they should convene to discuss asking the Representative... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Needed: An end to political gerrymanderingin the bizarre world of gerrymandering. In an ideal world, all parties — as in
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
in the bizarre world of gerrymandering. In an ideal world, all parties — as in Democrats and Republicans — would be on board with the notion that the every-10-year exercise of redistricting should be devoid of imposing partisan advantage. In... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Fairfield schools looks to get a jump on next year’s budgetFAIRFIELD — There may not be a state budget in place yet, but the Board of Educ
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 10 days ago
FAIRFIELD — There may not be a state budget in place yet, but the Board of Education is already looking to next year — and beyond. The board Tuesday agreed to set up an ad hoc committee to take an in-depth look at ways the school system can save... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Avery steps down as NAACP president to focus on campaignachieved successes with many important issues and challenges during her years a
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
achieved successes with many important issues and challenges during her years as president. One of the first was getting a redistricting map approved by the county board, she said. Under her tenure, the branch also advocated strenuously for a... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
'Sopranos' actor Frank Vincent dies at 78Opening statements begin in trial of man accused of kidnapping Wilmington girlO
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 10 days ago
Opening statements begin in trial of man accused of kidnapping Wilmington girlOpening statements begin in trial of man accused of kidnapping Wilmington girl Openings statements began Wednesday morning in the trial of a man who allegedly kidnapped a... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Howard schools superintendent offers plan to delay proposed redistrictingparents and community members continued to rally against the Howard County Publ
Baltimore Sun / Posted 11 days ago
parents and community members continued to rally against the Howard County Public School System’s proposed countywide redistricting plan Tuesday evening during a regional attendance area open house at Wilde Lake High School in... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Dems vying to replace Kasich hold debategiving potential voters — eight months before the primary election — a chance t
The Toledo Blade / Posted 11 days ago
giving potential voters — eight months before the primary election — a chance to get to know candidates who have little statewide name recognition. The primary focus of the first debate was job creation and education, but the candidates also... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
D-303 balances budget, but parents want more teachersST. CHARLES – The St. Charles School District 303 Board approved a balanced ope
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles School District 303 Board approved a balanced operating budget for 2017-18 on Sept. 11. But some parents attending the board meeting asked why the district didn't spend more money to reduce class sizes. The new... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Malloy: ‘I have no intention of funding’ New Lebanon projectlarger New Lebanon School can address Greenwich Public Schools’ racial balance
Darien News-Review / Posted 15 days ago
larger New Lebanon School can address Greenwich Public Schools’ racial balance problem, and said the project is not worth state investment. In an interview with the Hearst Connecticut Media editorial board this week, state Office of Policy and... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Malloy: ‘I have no intention of funding’ New Lebanon projectlarger New Lebanon School can address Greenwich Public Schools’ racial balance
Greenwich Time / Posted 15 days ago
larger New Lebanon School can address Greenwich Public Schools’ racial balance problem, and said the project is not worth state investment. In an interview with the Hearst Connecticut Media editorial board this week, state Office of Policy and... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
EDITORIAL, Sept. 8: Berger maps out a future for N.C. DemocratsState Sen. Phil Berger has some simple advice for Democrats who don't like the
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 16 days ago
State Sen. Phil Berger has some simple advice for Democrats who don't like the redistricting of the state legislature: Become Republicans. Responding to complaints that the new districts aren't competitive, Berger, the Senate's Republican leader,... Read more
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MLive.com
Michigan lawmakers join legal briefs in Supreme Court gerrymandering casein the Gill v. Whitford case. One amicus brief, filed by Holwell Shuster & Gol
MLive.com / Posted 17 days ago
in the Gill v. Whitford case. One amicus brief, filed by Holwell Shuster & Goldberg LLP on behalf of 65 current and former state legislators from eight different states, was supported by 26 Republicans and 39 Democrats. Former state Reps. Dianne... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Fairfield told to fix schools’ racial disparityOffering empty seats to students in neighboring Bridgeport has thus far failed
Connecticut Post / Posted 17 days ago
Offering empty seats to students in neighboring Bridgeport has thus far failed as well. So, somewhat grudgingly, the state Board of Education approved a multiyear plan Wednesday that relies on school expansions, turning McKinley into a magnet... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Political Notebook: LA Assembly race draws wide fieldEast L.A. The Assembly seat became vacant after former Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 17 days ago
East L.A. The Assembly seat became vacant after former Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez (D-Los Angeles) won election to the state's 34th Congressional District seat in June. He succeeded Xavier Becerra, who was appointed the state's attorney general... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Fairfield told to fix schools’ racial disparityOffering empty seats to students in neighboring Fairfield has thus far failed a
Darien News-Review / Posted 17 days ago
Offering empty seats to students in neighboring Fairfield has thus far failed as well. So, somewhat grudgingly, the state Board of Education approved a multiyear plan Wednesday that relies on school expansions, turning McKinley into a magnet... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Fairfield told to fix schools’ racial disparityOffering empty seats to students in neighboring Fairfield has thus far failed a
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 17 days ago
Offering empty seats to students in neighboring Fairfield has thus far failed as well. So, somewhat grudgingly, the state Board of Education approved a multiyear plan Wednesday that relies on school expansions, turning McKinley into a magnet... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Fairfield told to fix schools’ racial disparityOffering empty seats to students in neighboring Fairfield has thus far failed a
Connecticut Post / Posted 17 days ago
Offering empty seats to students in neighboring Fairfield has thus far failed as well. So, somewhat grudgingly, the state Board of Education approved a multiyear plan Wednesday that relies on school expansions, turning McKinley into a magnet... Read more
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Alaska Public
Alaska attorney general joins others arguing that redistricting can be too partisanduring her confirmation hearing in April. She joined a legal brief in a U.S. Su
Alaska Public / Posted 18 days ago
during her confirmation hearing in April. She joined a legal brief in a U.S. Supreme Court case, arguing that Wisconsin’s redistricting process was too partisan. (Photo by Skip Gray/360 North) Alaska Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth joined a... Read more
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The News & Observer
Some Wake elementary students may have to change schools to reduce class sizes| News & Observer North Carolina elementary schools are facing tough choices t
The News & Observer / Posted 18 days ago
| News & Observer North Carolina elementary schools are facing tough choices to find enough classrooms to meet smaller state-mandated K-3 class sizes. At Sycamore Creek Elementary School in Raleigh, several elective teachers lost their... Read more
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Northeast Arkansas Town Crier
Leachville City Council sets interim mayor salaryMayor Ralph Wells gave one set of names and Moba Lee Miller, chairman, gave ano
Northeast Arkansas Town Crier / Posted 19 days ago
Mayor Ralph Wells gave one set of names and Moba Lee Miller, chairman, gave another. �I don't have a problem with the board members but I was told some do not live in the state,� he said. �We need to know who appoints the board... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Wisconsin voter hopes Supreme Court will revolutionize map drawingWisconsin voter Helen Harris says she hopes an upcoming Supreme Court case will
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 22 days ago
Wisconsin voter Helen Harris says she hopes an upcoming Supreme Court case will revolutionize the way state and county legislators draw district maps and bring an end to a political practice she believes has gone amok. At issue is partisan... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
N.C. is case study in what happens when lawmakers get to draw their own boundariesA North Carolina state senate district recently sprouted a mysterious new appen
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 24 days ago
A North Carolina state senate district recently sprouted a mysterious new appendage that just happens to encompass a lawmaker's second home. The extension, and the bipartisan approval it won in the GOP-led state legislature, is a classic example of... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California’s housing crisis and Trump’s response to Hurricane HarveyGood morning. On behalf of The Sacramento Bee’s editorial board, welcome to The
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 24 days ago
Good morning. On behalf of The Sacramento Bee’s editorial board, welcome to The Take, your opinion-politics newsletter. Please sign up for it here. Sign upGet on The Take. Read the influential voices on California and national politics and issues.... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
2 vetoes overridden; bill backs money to address chemicaloverrode two more vetoes by Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and tentatively agreed t
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 24 days ago
overrode two more vetoes by Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and tentatively agreed to fund more regional efforts - rather than state regulators - to treat and research a little-studied chemical in a river. The Senate completed overrides on bills... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Lawmakers OK new legislative maps as court deadline loomsby a federal court, are not based on race. CLICK HERE to read more from ABC af
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 24 days ago
by a federal court, are not based on race. CLICK HERE to read more from ABC affiliate WTVD "It adheres to traditional redistricting principles and it remedies deficiencies found in the previous map," Rep. David Lewis (R-Harnett County), argued... Read more
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The News & Observer
He earned a Purple Heart, led UNC Law and shaped civil rights as a judgewho later became president of the UNC system, Bill Aycock, a former UNC-CH chan
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
who later became president of the UNC system, Bill Aycock, a former UNC-CH chancellor, and John Jordan Jr., a three-term state senator who was a champion of higher education, who all preceded him in death. Sanford, too, sometimes was part of the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Financial firm outlines more options for Scranton School Districtand control payments. • The district should assess current and future capacity
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
and control payments. • The district should assess current and future capacity at all schools to determine whether redistricting or consolidation can be done. Officials should develop a multi-year capital plan for maintenance and repair of... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Wisconsin gerrymandering case offers little hope for Illinois GOPonly token challenges to an incumbent. That phenomenon benefits Democrats in th
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 25 days ago
only token challenges to an incumbent. That phenomenon benefits Democrats in the Chicago area, where the bulk of the state's population resides, and Republicans Downstate. "Illinois is really screwed up, but it's not as screwed up as... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
County clerk joins race for new executive positiongovernment, coordinating economic-development efforts and developing a process
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
government, coordinating economic-development efforts and developing a process to draw an independently developed county board district map after the next census. "I'm going to focus on three things: fiscal responsibility, such as driving cost... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Zack Space to launch election campaign to be state auditorBy LEE MORRISON GateHouse Ohio Media Published: August 28, 2017 11:00 AM DOVER
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 27 days ago
By LEE MORRISON GateHouse Ohio Media Published: August 28, 2017 11:00 AM DOVER -- Former Congressman Zachary T. "Zack" Space, of Dover, is set to launch his campaign Tuesday to seek election... Read more
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The News & Observer
How much power will NC lawmakers have to shape 2018 elections? NC justices could decide.NC Supreme Court hears bellwether redistricting and voting rights cases | News
The News & Observer / Posted 27 days ago
NC Supreme Court hears bellwether redistricting and voting rights cases | News & Observer The N.C. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in two cases on Aug. 28, 2017, that could shape state elections processes and districts in which candidates for... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
EDITORIAL, Aug. 27: School board, not city, needs to act on de facto segregationEd Higgins, chairman of the New Hanover County school board, has a suggestion f
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 28 days ago
Ed Higgins, chairman of the New Hanover County school board, has a suggestion for how to create greater diversity in the schools he helps lead: The city of Wilmington needs to change its housing policies. “It’s going to be impossible to have... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Why Stamford’s urban areas lack neighborhood schoolsJohn J. Ryle Elementary School. In 1972, Ryle became the first school in Stamf
Darien News-Review / Posted 29 days ago
John J. Ryle Elementary School. In 1972, Ryle became the first school in Stamford to incorporate a magnet program in the Board of Education’s push to desegregate city schools. Now gone for more than 30 years, Ryle is a reminder of the schools... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Why Stamford’s urban areas lack neighborhood schoolsJohn J. Ryle Elementary School. In 1972, Ryle became the first school in Stamf
Stamford Advocate / Posted 29 days ago
John J. Ryle Elementary School. In 1972, Ryle became the first school in Stamford to incorporate a magnet program in the Board of Education’s push to desegregate city schools. Now gone for more than 30 years, Ryle is a reminder of the schools... Read more
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