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#ParentsSay Twitter chat leads to debate over charter schools

By   /  May 4, 2016  /  Education, National, News  /  No Comments

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An outpouring of support for increasing public charter schools and school choice took place during a #ParentsSay twitter chat, but the conversation also included some sharp exchanges. The #ParentsSay chat took place at 3 p.m. Wednesday among a diverse group of participants that included Rep. Jared Polis, a Colorado Democrat; Nina Rees, president and CEO […]

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Federal squeeze on Charter sparks broadband data-cap spikes

By   /  May 4, 2016  /  Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, National, News, Technology, Tennessee  /  No Comments

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“Of course, those heavy users would prefer not to pay for additional data, but why shouldn’t they bear more of the cost of [the] network?” he said.

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West Virginia activists see hope for more right-to-work states

By   /  May 4, 2016  /  Kentucky, Labor, National, News, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia  /  No Comments

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Activists who fought to make West Virginia a right-to-work state see opportunity for other states in their success.

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Mother sues over race-based regulations in Missouri school transfer program

By   /  May 4, 2016  /  Education, Judiciary, Missouri, National, News  /  No Comments

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La’Shieka White sued a Missouri school transfer program Wednesday, claiming…

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America today: Black comedian calling president the N-word is OK, disputing president’s policies is not

By   /  May 2, 2016  /  Energy and Environment, First Amendment, Free Speech, National, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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The speech police have come to the defense Comedy Central host Larry Wilmore, who dropped the generally offensive word at Saturday night’s White House Correspondents’ dinner.

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Embracing Obamacare still no recipe for Republican success

By   /  May 2, 2016  /  Commentary, Health Care, National, Ohio, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich bills himself as the most electable Republican presidential candidate, but he’s strangling the party’s strongest health care message.

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