What’s he got to say? Kemper Project manager remains muzzled

Racine Unified cancels bus service to school choice students

By   /  February 18, 2015  /  Education, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – More than 40 fourth-and fifth-graders in Racine’s largest school choice program could be left without a ride to school next month, when Racine’s public school system is expected to end busing services to the students.

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Oklahoma lawmakers want to legalize switchblades, regulate burial depths

By   /  February 18, 2015  /  Abuse of power, Education, First Amendment, Government Regulation, Legislature, Oklahoma, Politics & Elections, State Government  /  No Comments

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By Arthur Kane | Watchdog.org
It’s a bill that Sharks and the Jets would love.
State Sen. Frank Simpson, R-Springer, introduced legislation that is perfect for the gangs in “West Side Story” because it legalizes carrying switchblade knives. But under Senate Bill 198, daggers, Bowie knives and sword canes would still have to stay home.
And a bill by […]

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Big decision looms for Philly charter schools

By   /  February 17, 2015  /  Education, News, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

School District of Philadelphia

Wednesday is D-day.

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Common Core, controversial appointee ignite education battle in Santa Fe

By   /  February 17, 2015  /  Education, New Mexico, News, State Government  /  No Comments

Photo by Brigette Russell

Education became a battleground at the New Mexico State Capitol on Monday.

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For many reasons, teachers not on board with unions

By   /  February 16, 2015  /  Education, News, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

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Teachers unions are becoming less appealing to a high percentage of educators.

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School choice advocates hope to expand vouchers in D.C., despite opposition

By   /  February 13, 2015  /  Education, National, News  /  No Comments

Photo by Moriah Costa

Shawnee Jackson struggled to learn math in fourth grade, but her teachers at a D.C. public school wouldn’t give her the one-on-one attention she needed.

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