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Alamo College controversies cloud bond election

By   /  January 4, 2017  /  Education, News, Politics & Elections, Taxes, Texas  /  No Comments

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The Alamo Colleges in San Antonio want voters to approve $450 million in additional debt at a May 6 election. But new accreditation problems and growing concerns over spending spell trouble.

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Obama undermines Trump on civil rights with last-minute appointments

By   /  January 3, 2017  /  Campus Culture, Commentary, Criminal Justice, Education, National  /  No Comments

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Obama’s appointments will be harmful to police and due process rights.

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As year ends, more Texas schools are ‘unacceptable’

By   /  December 28, 2016  /  Accountability, Education, Education Blog, Legislature, News, Texas  /  No Comments

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Texas families hope 2017 will be a good school year for their children. But the odds are against thousands of pupils stuck at failing campuses across the Lone Star State. Some 241 campuses and 39 school districts were designated “improvement required/academically unacceptable” by the Texas Education Agency in 2016.

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Scariest People of 2016: No. 8-Michael Lovell

By   /  December 27, 2016  /  Campus Culture, Education, First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Part 2 of 10 in the series Scariest People of 2016 2016 might go down as one of the most unusual years in the history of American politics. Voters chose historic change, but in all too many ways, it was business as usual. Too many bureaucrats still put their own interests over the interests of […]

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Scariest People of 2016: No. 9-Jerry Oleksiak

By   /  December 26, 2016  /  Education, Labor, News, Pennsylvania, State Budgets, State Government  /  No Comments

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Part 3 of 10 in the series Scariest People of 2016 2016 might go down as one of the most unusual years in the history of American politics. Voters chose historic change, but in all too many ways, it was business as usual. Too many bureaucrats still put their own interests over the interests of […]

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Oconomowoc schools investigating marketing director who did consulting work during business hours

By   /  December 22, 2016  /  Education, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“We’ll continue to investigate in our fact-finding until we can reach some logical conclusions, and then we’ll take whatever actions we deem necessary,” Rindo said

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