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UW-Platteville chancellor prepares to fire whistleblower professor

By   /  April 3, 2017  /  Education, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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UW-Platteville Associate Professor Sabina Burton on Thursday received a letter from Chancellor Dennis Shields advising her that he has “found just cause” to dismiss her.

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Researchers respond to Evers’ criticism of school choice study

By   /  March 30, 2017  /  Education, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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WILL responds to DPI Superintendent Tony Evers calling their school choice study an apples to giraffe comparison.

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Charles Murray wants people to keep Middlebury in mind, but Vermonters would rather forget

By   /  March 30, 2017  /  Campus Culture, Campus Culture, Education, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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State lawmakers, Middlebury students and administrators have been unusually quiet in the wake of the disruption of Murray’s speech at the school.

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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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