Black business group blasts the EPA’s Clean Power Plan

By   /  June 17, 2015  /  Arizona, California, Energy and Environment, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, National, New York, News, Regulations, Texas  /  No Comments

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A recent study claims that Hispanics and African-Americans will be disproportionately hurt by the economics of the proposed EPA Clean Power Plan.

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Education week-in-review: charter schools need more space and more freedom

By   /  May 29, 2015  /  Education, Education Blog, Georgia, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By Paul Brennan | Watchdog.org
From Washington D.C., where charter schools are squeezed for space, to Wisconsin, where more freedom is leading to better results for charter school students, it’s been a busy week in education.
Watchdog.org has covered it all.
Washington D.C.
Empty school buildings but no room for charter schools
For Carmen Rioux-Bailey, chief education officer at the […]

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s Obamacare Roadshow rolls on

By   /  May 29, 2015  /  Georgia, Health Care, National, News, Ohio, South Carolina  /  No Comments

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Is Ohio Gov. John Kasich running a Republican presidential campaign, or an Obamacare promotional tour?

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Atlanta charter schools thriving against state’s high standards

By   /  May 28, 2015  /  Education, Georgia, Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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Atlanta charter schools must outperform the state to stay alive, and they are doing just that.

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Mayorkas dodges bullet at visa-investor hearing

By   /  May 1, 2015  /  Georgia, Immigration, National, New Jersey, News, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

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Bobbing and weaving through a congressional committee hearing, former immigration boss Alejandro Mayorkas frustrated attempts to bring transparency to a controversial investor-visa program — while ducking accountability for his actions.

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Education week in review: confusing school consolidation, free union rent

By   /  April 10, 2015  /  California, Education, Education Blog, Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By Paul Brennan | Watchdog.org
From legally questionable free office space for teachers unions in Philadelphia to a Los Angeles, where a court ruling means the city’s school district will have to provide more space for charter schools, it’s been a busy week in education news.
Watchdog.org covered it all.
Vermont: consolidation and confusion
A confused and confusing plan […]

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