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Poor, indebted school district mulls fancy new construction

By   /  February 10, 2017  /  Education, News, Texas  /  No Comments

Courtesy Hays CISD

Hays Consolidated Independent School District, situated just south of Austin and north of San Marcos, is about to make a giant leap up the rankings of least fiscally responsible school districts in the region, with three of the most expensive schools in state history.

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House Education Committee chair exposes cracks in Vermont pre-K, equity

By   /  February 10, 2017  /  Education, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

D.C. Bilingual Public Charter School image

During a meeting of the House Education Committee last week, chair Rep. David Sharpe, D-Bristol, noted that an increase of disruptive students in the classroom is a growing area of concern in Vermont’s pre-kindergarten milieu.

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Gov. Scott Walker invokes ‘Reform Dividend’ in rolling out ambitious spending plan

By   /  February 8, 2017  /  Education, Governor, Legislature, News, Politics & Elections, State Budgets, State Government, Transportation, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“This budget includes historic investments in our priorities,” Walker said.

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Survey: College ‘bias response teams’ threaten free speech

By   /  February 8, 2017  /  Campus Culture, Education, First Amendment, National  /  No Comments

Photo by NewYorkFamilies.org

Free speech is being eroded on college campuses. Not with a bang, but with a bias response team.

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Wisconsin school choice advocates cheer DeVos confirmation, liberals jeer

By   /  February 7, 2017  /  Education, News, Uncategorized, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

“I voted against Betsy DeVos’ confirmation because she lacks the public education experience and qualifications for this job,” said Sen. Tammy Baldwin.

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Chancellor of troubled UW-Platteville looking for new job

By   /  February 7, 2017  /  Education, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Photo by the University of Wisconsin-Platteville

“I want to be at an institution that is fully committed to the student experience,” Shields told Wright State students.

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