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DeVos to college conservatives: ‘Don’t shut up’

By   /  February 23, 2017  /  Campus Culture, Education, Education Blog, First Amendment, News  /  No Comments

Betsy DeVos mentioned free speech concerns at CPAC.

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‘Martyr to political correctness’ John McAdams to receive Academic Freedom award

By   /  February 23, 2017  /  Campus Culture, Education, First Amendment, Free Speech, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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McAdams will be awarded the Jeane Jordan Kirkpatrick Award for Academic Freedom for his outspoken criticism of political correctness on college campuses.

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Florida education committee demands Title I funding with fewer strings

By   /  February 22, 2017  /  Education, Federal government, Florida, News  /  No Comments

The Florida House Education Committee has a message for federal regulators: When it comes to Title I funding, we want your money, just not the accompanying regulatory burden.

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Oconomowoc schools marketer caught consulting on taxpayer dime resigns

By   /  February 22, 2017  /  Education, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“The Oconomowoc Area School District announces that Kate Winckler has resigned from her position as director of Communication and Marketing.”

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Pennsylvania prioritizes horse racing subsidies over needy schools

By   /  February 20, 2017  /  Crony Capitalism, Education, News, Pennsylvania, State Budgets, State Government  /  No Comments

Erie School District officials say they need $30 million from the state to fund basic school programs and close a budget gap, or the city’s schools could face “devastating” cuts. Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget would allocate $1.5 million toward meeting Erie’s request. But Wolf’s budget also includes $250 million in subsidies for the state’s horse […]

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Taxpayers required to pick up tab for educating illegal immigrant students

By   /  February 17, 2017  /  Criminal Justice, Education, Federal government, Immigration, Judiciary, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“The schoolhouse door is not where to deal with illegal immigration.”

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