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UT admissions scandal prompts new investigation

By   /  November 30, 2015  /  Florida, News, Texas  /  No Comments

The University of Texas' use of political favoritism in admissions is an aberrant practice, a new study finds.

Following the University of Texas admissions scandal, the Chronicle of Higher Education published an investigation into admissions favoritism at 13 top public universities Sunday.

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There are liberals who support school choice, too

By   /  November 24, 2015  /  Education, Education Blog, Florida  /  No Comments

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While school choice can sometimes seem like a partisan issue, it’s important to remember that there are those on both sides of the aisle supporting access to a good education.  The Sunshine State News writes about a group in Florida that is working to enlist support from both the political right and left.

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Record number of Florida students using private school choice

By   /  November 19, 2015  /  Education, Education Blog, Florida  /  No Comments

In Florida, a growing number of families are taking advantage of three school choice programs to attend private schools.

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Study: Washington state wireless tax, fee rate of 25 percent highest in nation

By   /  November 19, 2015  /  Florida, National, News, Oregon, Technology, Washington  /  No Comments

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States have increasingly turned toward the monthly wireless bill as a revenue stream to pay for ballooning public pensions and government services.

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Bloomberg’s back, this time with TV ads attacking state AGs on EPA regulation

By   /  November 9, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, Federal Government, Florida, Michigan, Missouri, National, News, regulations, State Government, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has launched a $10 million campaign against attorneys general who oppose the Clean Power Plan.

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Onetime supporter says ethics board devolved into ‘lapdog, not a watchdog’

By   /  September 10, 2015  /  Accountability, Florida, Issues, National, Politics & Elections, Power Abuse  /  No Comments


Original supporters of an initiative to create an ethics board in Tallahassee say it’s gone way off track and they’re disillusioned, they tell

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