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Don’t want to pay for ‘Sex Out Loud?’ Walker’s budget offers opt-out on student fees

By   /  March 28, 2017  /  Campus Culture, Education, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Under a budget proposal by Gov. Scott Walker, students at UW system schools would be able to opt-out of paying some student fees.

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UW-P professor blames union attorney with political ax to grind for appeals court loss

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  Campus Culture, Education, Judiciary, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“Burton’s problem is that she did not make these broad arguments to the district court,” the 7th Circuit ruling states in a recent ruling.

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Contract negotiations underway for Jefferson County charter takeover

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  Education, Florida, News  /  No Comments

Somerset Academy has a record of raising the achievement levels of poor minority students. Will it work in Jefferson County?

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Senate Education Committee talks testing tweaks

By   /  March 24, 2017  /  Education, Florida  /  No Comments

The Senate Education Committee dedicated its weekly meeting to issues of assessment bloat and effective testing.

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School choice proponents hope for a ‘grand bargain’

By   /  March 24, 2017  /  Education, News, Taxes, Texas  /  No Comments

“There are people who want more money for schools, but only if there’s something for parents,” says former school lobbyist Allan Parker.

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UW-La Crosse parent says chancellor dismissed concerns about ‘orgasm’ emailer

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  Accountability, Campus Culture, Education, First Amendment, Free Speech, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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The incident received national attention when Drake Hall Director Jude Legiste fired off a sexually explicit email to nearly 300 students.

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